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COVID-19 is causing silent epidemics — societal and medical crises

As the nation emerges in fits and starts from the lockdowns spurred by the first wave of COVID-19 illnesses, we’re ...
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Is being obese similar to being old? Both make the body vulnerable to life-threatening diseases, researchers say

Globally, an estimated 1.9 billion adults and 380 million children are overweight or obese. According to the World Health Organization, ...
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Gene-editing ‘vaccine’ could radically change heart disease risk

As many as 50 percent of heart attacks strike without any warning signs and in individuals with no history of heart disease. When ...
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Diet wars: Heavy meat consumption carries ‘small but increased’ cardiovascular disease risk, study finds

[In October 2019], the Annals of Internal Medicine published a controversial report that encouraged people not to worry about the ...
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Did evolution lead us down the path to heart disease?

The reason our species finds itself in the ever-constricting clutches of atherosclerosis — the insidious buildup of cholesterol-filled plaques in ...
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‘Do not waste your money’: Most heart-healthy supplements won’t cut your disease risk, study shows

There are lots of things you can do to keep your heart healthy and hopefully live longer. But a new ...
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Heart disease risk: New genetic test could offer stronger early detection

You know your cholesterol, your blood pressure ... your heart gene score? Researchers say a new way of analyzing genetic ...
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Do omega 3 supplements protect against heart disease? New evidence says ‘no’

New evidence published [July 18] shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of ...
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IVF: Safe method of conception for those with infertility or ‘evolutionary experiment’

An evolutionary biologist called IVF an ‘evolutionary experiment’ and alleges IVF kids will have more health problem. Evidence for these ...
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Scoop on ‘leaky gut syndrome’–And effect of pathogenic gut microbes on health

Do microbes in your gut cause pathologies elsewhere in the body like the heart? ...