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Why Antioxidants Are Important

Interviewer: Angela, you talk a lot about antioxidants. Why are those important?<p>Angela Bruer-Balouch: Antioxidants are critical at the cellular …

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Could cocoa tame obesity's inflammation - Futurity

PENN STATE (US) — Feeding mice cocoa powder lowers inflammation, a condition linked to obesity …

The Dark Side Of The Love Hormone Oxytocin

New research shows oxytocin isn't the anti-anxiety drug we thought it was.<p>Oxytocin, the feel-good bonding hormone released by physical contact with another person, orgasm and childbirth (potentially encouraging monogamy), might have a darker side. The love drug also plays an important role in …

Kids who were breastfed longer have higher IQs, new study shows

Young children who were breastfed as infants scored higher on intelligence tests than formula-fed kids, and the longer and more exclusively they were breastfed, the greater the difference, say Harvard University researchers in a study published today in JAMA Pediatrics.<p>This study adds “to the body …

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Intense fighting has dramatically intensified in northern Syria since mid-December, fueling one of the largest displacements of people since the war …

Ultrasound 'may stop kidney injury' from surgery

<b>Ultrasound treatments could be used to prevent a common kidney complication than can arise after major surgery, researchers suggest.</b><p>The work, published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, was carried out on mice.<p>But the researchers said there could be a "rapid translation" to …

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