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Latest stories on health and diseases from The Talking Democrat

Grapes could be the key to prevent and cure lung cancer

Resveratrol, one of the compounds found in grape (and red wine), would protect against lung cancer when administered nasally. Present…

Violence during childhood would greatly impact the victim’s DNA

Violence during childhood would have an even greater impact on the victims than was previously thought. Violent episodes during childhood…

More and more children are suffering from sleep disorders in the UK

In recent years, admissions to the hospital for sleep disorders have increased by 44% among those under 16 in…

Diets high in sugar are also effective for weight loss

Contrary to popular belief, a new study shows that incorporating good sugars into one’s diet can promote weight loss. Often…

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Mindfulness meditation improves concentration and working memory

Practicing mindfulness meditation ten minutes a day would develop concentration and working memory. Indeed, according to a recent study,…

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One in twenty deaths in the world caused by alcohol

Alcohol kills an estimated 3 million people worldwide each year, representing one in twenty deaths, the World Health Organization…

Researchers have developed a cancer vaccine that is 100% effective in mice

A team of researchers announces the development of a new vaccine that can cure melanoma in mice, stimulating the…

Dog and cat saliva may cause deadly infections in humans

The bacterium Capnocytophaga canimorsus, transmissible by saliva of dogs and cats, can be the source of serious or lethal…

Probiotics may not be as beneficial as previously thought

According to a recent study, after the administration of an antibiotic, probiotics would not have the expected beneficial effect…

Fish Oil during pregnancy

Fish oils during pregnancy, beneficial to the proper growth of the child

We already know that the diet of the future mother is important for the good development and health of…

This bacterium is spreading to hospitals around the world

Researchers have identified white staphylococcus variants that are resistant to antibiotics. They are able to infect the weakest patients…

Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery Risks

The Brazilian Butt Lift is the most dangerous of plastic surgeries

Increasingly requested, the Brazilian Butt Lift has the highest mortality rate of all cosmetic surgery operations according to a…

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Making universal blood becomes possible thanks to an enzyme

Canadian researchers have discovered that an enzyme in the gut microbiota can turn any group blood into universal blood….

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Alcohol consumption during adolescence increases the risk of prostate cancer

American researchers have found that alcohol use during adolescence — from 7 drinks per week — was associated with…

Rare “flesh-eating” STI diagnosed in a British woman

A young British woman has contracted this year a rare sexually transmitted infection (STI) called donovanosis, which can cause…

Bing-drinking causes weight gain

It’s proven: binge-drinking makes people fat. Excessive consumption of alcohol (even punctual) can lead to weight gain. Explanations. To lose…