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Eating cod, herring and red snapper may ward off Parkinson's disease

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, found that these fishes contain high levels of the protein parvalbumin, which prevents the formation of protein structures.

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Teenagers' eyes reveals their future heart-disease risk

Researchers from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Australia, found that for every one point increase in a person's health quality-of-life, their retinal vessels narrow by 0.00005mm,

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Losing teeth in middle age could raise heart disease risk

The risk of heart disease rose by nearly a quarter among people who had 25-32 natural teeth but lost two in middle age, according to new research findings from Tulane University in New Orleans.

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Graphs show heart disease is the biggest danger for Americans

Graphs made by students at University of California San Diego have revealed that how people think they will die often does not match up with actual rates for the most common causes of death in the US.

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Curing cancer ‘not a realistic goal,’ doctors focus on managing instead of curing disease

"It’s been a big shift in the last 10 years with thinking about cancer in that way: instead of a cure, treat it like a chronic disease."

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Abortion pill is being used to treat a rare disease

The same compound that terminates pregnancies in the abortion pill is also approved to treat a rare hormonal disorder, and the manufacturer, Corcept charges more than double the price for it.


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Contracting mono as a child raises autoimmune disease risks later in life

The mono virus binds to susceptible DNA in certain people to reprogram their immune system cells and raise their risks for seven diseases, a Cincinnati Children's Hospital study revealed.

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80s hitmaker Huey Lewis cancels all future shows after losing his HEARING due to rare ear disease

The frontman for Huey Lewis and the News revealed in a Facebook post Friday that doctors suspect the sudden hearing loss is the result of an incurable inner ear condition.

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Mystery behind ‘dripping candle wax’ disease is cracked

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health, Maryland, found the genetic mutations behind the rare disorder only occur in affected bones and do not spread elsewhere in the body.


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