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New Study Associates Breastfeeding with Higher Intelligence

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Breastfeeding has previously been proven to help infants fend of infectious diseases and even reduce mortality rates. However, a new study is lending even more reason for mother’s to breastfeed, showing it can be associated with a smarter child. Previous studies have found breastfeeding increases […]

Scientists Test Out Telescope Contact Lens To Help The Blind

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Scientists are working on smart contact lenses, ones that could magnify vision up to three times. The lenses use a thin telescope, lending a decidedly magnified viewpoint. The contact lens measures 1.55mm thick due to the incorporation of mirrors and filters. As light enters the […]

Doctor Questions The Harmful Side Effects of Popular Statin

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New claims have surfaced that a popular statin might be increasing the risk of diabetes. One doctor is stressing that the powerful statin rosuvastatin could also be lending to high rates of bad side effects. Founder and senior adviser on the US Public Citizen’s Health […]

Australian Study Finds Homeopathy Is Not Effective

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A major study out of Australia is calling out homeopathic medicine, finding it doesn’t work after all. In an analysis of 1,800 studies, the National Health and Medical Research Council in Australia discovered homeopathy didn’t work better than a placebo. The council deemed studies that […]

Doctors Warn of Popular Health Problem, Hypothyroidism

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Doctors are educating patients on their thyroid, specifically what an underactive thyroid entails. Around 15 in every 1,000 women experience an underactive thyroid. One in every 1,000 men experiences the condition. The common problem involves the gland in the middle of the neck slowing down […]

F.D.A Gives Green Light For First Biosimilar Drug in U.S.

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The Food and Drug Administration has given the green light on a biosimilar drug, the first of its kind in the U.S. The decision could translate into less expensive alternatives for a class of normally costly and complex drugs. The drug comes from Sandoz and […]