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Latest stories on health and diseases from The Talking Democrat

The best way to remove a tattoo

French researchers have discovered how tattoo ink is transmitted from dying cells to living ones, paving the way for…

types of diabetes

There are five types of diabetes instead of two

The current classification of diabetes, although insufficient by the experts’ own admission, comprises two main forms: type 1 diabetes…

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding protects women against diabetes

Pregnancy causes many metabolic changes with post-meal sugar and triglyceride fluctuations and insulin secretion. A new 30-year study shows…

Fast food is changing our genes

Researchers at the University of Bonn, Germany, discovered that eating fatty and sugary foods affects our immune system and…

What is an emotional miser?

If you have the impression that your partner is cold, distant and never reveals his or her feelings, you…

What is bipolar disorder?

The term “bipolar” is quite often used wrongly to describe people who change mood easily. While that might be…

Holding Hands Pain Relief

Study: holding hands relieves pain in suffering partners

The simply act of holding the hand of a person who is suffering allows you not only to synchronize…

Not Pooping for 45 Days

What happens when you don’t poop for 45 days

In England, a 24-year-old man is currently refusing to poop, allegedly to dissimulate drugs that he had used. Or…

Depression

Long-term depression permanently affects the brain

Is clinical depression a degenerative disease? A new study shows that in the brain, depression-related inflammation increases over time. A…

Depression

Smartphone app can detect depression in its users

A Montreal start-up company has developed mind.me, an application that can detect depression in people who use it. The…

e-cigarette

Anti-smoking policies has reduced the number of smokers and vapers

Banning smoking on public grounds, taxing cigarettes, to improve access to health care… In the United States, the states…

Acidic Drinks

Acidic drinks increase the risk of dental erosion

The consumption of beverages and other acidic foods between meals is strongly discouraged. According to a recent study, this…

This Google algorithm can predict cardiovascular diseases by scanning people’s eyes

A Google-affiliated start-up has just developed an algorithm capable of diagnosing…

Red WIne

Drinking red wine could solve your oral problems

Drinking red wine…

Indian man with 4-pound head tumor successfully operated on

Indian surgeons announced Thursday that they have successfully operated what could…

Measles in Europe

Measles cases increased by 400% across Europe in 2017

Measles cases have increased…