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Potato nutrients may help reduce risk of hypertension

A new study published in Nutrients investigated the effect of increased dietary potassium from a whole food source - baked/boiled potatoes and baked French fries - or a potassium supplement on blood pressure and other cardiovascular …

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Taking fish oil may reduce antibiotic resistance

Australian scientists have confirmed a link between the role of regular fish oil to break down the ability of ‘superbugs’ to become resistant to antibiotics. The discovery, led by Flinders University and just …

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Low Testosterone Could Be Bad News in COVID-19

Testosterone levels may be indicative of COVID-19 severity, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. It suggests that low testosterone levels in the blood are linked to more severe …

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Mushrooms on Mars? Five unproven claims that alien life exists

A recent study claims to have found evidence for mushroom-like life forms on the surface of Mars. As it happens, these particular features are well known and were discovered by cameras aboard Nasa’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, shortly after it landed in 2004

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Scientists point to risk of new pandemic

Two virus researchers in China are recommending security measures after seven Russian farm workers became infected with a crossover flu virus last year, according to Medical Xpress. In their Perspectives piece published in the …

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WHO study: long working hours are a killer

Working long hours is killing hundreds of thousands of people a year in a worsening trend that may accelerate further due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization said on Monday. In the first global study of the loss of …

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Study reveals danger of 'Covid-19 embarrassment'

Coronavirus 'shame' has stopped people reporting symptoms or even properly social distancing, a new report has warned. Researchers from the University of Kent and Leeds Beckett University said there was a link between …

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Breakfast timing could affect your odds for diabetes

Eating in the early morning hours is associated with lower insulin resistance and lower risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study to be presented at ENDO 2021, a virtual conference from The Endocrine Society held March 20-23. …

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New study reveals when earth to run out of oxygen

All oxygen on Earth may disappear in the next one billion years, potentially resulting in the death of all animals and plants on the planet, a new study published in Nature Geoscience reveals. According to the findings, the …

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