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Soot in the womb: Research suggests air pollution threatens developing babies

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Breathing in polluted air may send soot far beyond a pregnant woman’s lungs, all the way to the womb surrounding ...
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Increased dementia risk linked to high blood pressure during middle age

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Controlling high blood pressure during middle age may help stave off dementia later in life. In a long-term study, researchers ...
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Sleep deprived brains might be more susceptible to Alzheimer’s

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A sleep-deprived brain is awash in excess amounts of not one but two proteins whose bad behavior is implicated in ...
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Appendix removal reduces risk of Parkinson’s disease, study suggests

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The appendix, a once-dismissed organ now known to play a role in the immune system, may contribute to a person’s ...
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Flu vaccine works better on some younger people—if you have the right genetics

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Nine genes are tied to a strong immune response to the flu vaccine in people 35 and under, a new ...
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