The Truth About Monosodium Glutamate

The Truth About Monosodium Glutamate

Monosodium glutamate, or MSG, might be one of the scariest-looking words you see on ingredients lists. Luckily, it’s not as unnatural or harmful ...
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Future Obesity Clues Could Surface in 6-Month-Olds, Study Suggests

Future Obesity Clues Could Surface in 6-Month-Olds, Study Suggests

Early signs of childhood obesity could be detected in the weight gains of infants as young as 6 months old, suggests a new ...
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Depression Among Cancer Patients May Be Overestimated

Depression Among Cancer Patients May Be Overestimated

The rate of depression among cancer patients has been overestimated, a review of dozens of studies suggests. According to the review, nearly 1 ...
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Hormone Found to Help Stop Brain Swelling

Hormone Found to Help Stop Brain Swelling

The hormone vasopressin — long known to be key to maintaining the body’s water balance — can also prevent brain cells from swelling, ...
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Neurons Lost in Alzheimer’s Created Anew from Stem Cells

Neurons Lost in Alzheimer’s Created Anew from Stem Cells

Scientists have transformed a human embryonic stem cell into a type of neuron that is vital for retrieving memories, but dies during the ...
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Painkillers Reduce Antidepressants’ Effect, Study Suggests

Painkillers Reduce Antidepressants’ Effect, Study Suggests

Painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen could decrease the effectiveness of certain antidepressant medications, a new study suggests. Mice given both an anti-inflammatory ...
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TV Reporter who Garbled Speech Suffered Migraine, Not Stroke

TV Reporter who Garbled Speech Suffered Migraine, Not Stroke

Serene Branson, the Los Angeles TV reporter whose garbled speech during a live broadcast at the Grammys on Sunday led many to believe ...
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Alzheimer’s Often Misdiagnosed Until Later On

Alzheimer’s Often Misdiagnosed Until Later On

Of the people who develop Alzheimer’s disease before the age of 60 but do not yet display any memory problems, more than half ...
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Can Changing Your Diet Decrease Your Risk of Alzheimer’s?

Can Changing Your Diet Decrease Your Risk of Alzheimer’s?

A healthy diet isn’t just good for your body — it’s good for your brain and may help to ward off Alzheimer’s disease, ...
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