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- A connection between the laxity of a woman's knee joint and her monthly hormone cycle has been found by University of Calgary researchers.
- A new study finds that "mirthful laughter," coupled with standard diabetic treatment, raises good cholesterol and may lower heart attack risk.
- Women with psoriasis run a higher risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, perhaps because of the underlying inflammation that causes the skin condition, researchers said.
- Scientists claim that, after shedding friends like follicles for much of their adult life, many men enjoy a “golden age” of friendship in their late forties.
- Researchers have found that expectant mothers who drank took longer to recover after the birth.
- Teeth bleaching products for home use may minimally reduce the surface hardness of tooth enamel and enamel's ability to "bounce back" from normal wear and tear, a laboratory study suggests.
- Drinking at least one glass of low sodium vegetable juice every day may help overweight dieters lose more weight.
- A new study suggests that moderate amounts of exercise alone can reduce the inflammation in visceral fat -- belly fat, if you will -- that has been linked with metabolic syndrome, a group of risk factors that predict heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.
- Walnut consumption may provide the body with essential omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and phytosterols that reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.
- Gentle activity such as going over to the TV to change the channel rather than using the remote control boosts your health, scientists have found.
- New research shows that a regimen of dilute bleach baths and antibiotic nasal ointment can improve symptoms in children with eczema, a common, often itchy, skin condition that can become infected with skin microbes.
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