Tag Archives: Mayo Clinic

Sorry, Steak Lovers: Red Meat Linked to Gut Condition

Men who regularly eat red meat have a higher risk of developing an inflammatory bowel condition called diverticulitis than men who don't have much red meat in their diet, a new study…

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Cholesterol Levels Are a Problem for Many US Kids

About 20 percent of U.S. children have problems with their cholesterol levels, such as high levels of "bad" cholesterol or low levels of "good" cholesterol, according to a new report….

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Health care workers at heightened risk of hepatitis C

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Health care workers are at higher than average risk of infection with the hepatitis C virus, a research review suggests.  

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Coca-Cola Controversy: Is Exercising More or Eating Less Better for Weight Loss?

Coca-Cola has given a million dollars to a new research organization that has pushed a message that lack of exercise is a bigger factor in the obesity epidemic than is…

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Low Testosterone May Raise Depression Risk

Men with lower levels of testosterone may be at increased risk of depression, a new study finds. Researchers found that more than half of the men in the study who…

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Arts and Crafts Activities May Stave Off Dementia

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at pottery or knitting, a new study suggests that doing so might be satisfactory for your health. Middle-age & older adults who…

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Spanish hospital conducts complex face transplant

Madrid (AFP) – A Spanish hospital said Monday it has successfully carried out the world's most complex face transplant, reconstructing the lower face, neck, mouth, tongue & back of the…

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Spanish hospital conducts complex face transplant

Madrid (AFP) – A Spanish hospital said Monday it has successfully carried out the world's most complex face transplant, reconstructing the lower face, neck, mouth, tongue & back of the…

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3D printing cartilage to take rhinoplasty by the nose

In just 16 minutes, it's possible to print out living cartilage to donate you a new nose, thanks to scientists at the Federal Polytechnic University in Zurich (ETH Zürich). They…

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More evidence for rise, and race difference, in U.S. celiac disease

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) – – More than one & a half million Americans have a severe immune reaction to the gluten protein in breads & other foods, &…

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