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Can eating curry 'help beat dementia?'

Can eating curry 'help beat dementia?' Watch

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Spicy food has always had hidden health benefits. Now, devotees of spicy Indian food could be better equipped to ward off dementia, research ...

Stroke, heart attack or diabetes? Which would you prefer?

Stroke, heart attack or diabetes? Which would you prefer? Watch

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People who are using the cholesterol-reducing drug statins are more likely to gain weight, a new study from the University College London and the ...

DARPA developing new implants for 'healing superpowers'' - Mark of the Beast? Probably, but it doesn't matter because you're already marked

DARPA developing new implants for 'healing superpowers'' - Mark of the Beast? Probably, but it doesn't matter because you're already marked Watch

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The U.S. government, working through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), says it plans to develop tiny implants that will help ...

This disease may foretell diabetes, heart attacks, or cancer and you may just have it!

This disease may foretell diabetes, heart attacks, or cancer and you may just have it! Watch

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Federal health statistics show that nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, severely raising their risk for ...

Are officials keeping facts about Ebola from the easily frightened public?

Are officials keeping facts about Ebola from the easily frightened public? Watch

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The current Ebola outbreak has the world terrified. While still largely confined to West Africa, there is very little the world can do to ...

Anti-anxiety, sleeping pills now linked to onset of Alzheimer's disease

Anti-anxiety, sleeping pills now linked to onset of Alzheimer's disease Watch

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It now appears that the elderly have been taking a class of drugs to beat one condition, only to increase their risk for the dreaded ...

Amazing! Your computer might be able to tell if you have a heart condition

Amazing! Your computer might be able to tell if you have a heart condition Watch

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Researchers may be able to accurately detect atrial fibrillation with just a regular laptop camera and some sophisticated software, a new pilot ...

Rare, unidentified illness striking nation's children

Rare, unidentified illness striking nation's children Watch

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It's of high concern to the nation's parents: Thousands of kids in at least 10 U.S. have fallen ill to a mysterious respiratory illness. Doctors ...

Every two minutes, an Indian commits suicide, new WHO study reveals

Every two minutes, an Indian commits suicide, new WHO study reveals Watch

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Every 40 seconds a person commits suicides, and a decade long study conduced by the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that every third ...

New study shows that people with diabetes are more likely to suffer from tuberculosis

New study shows that people with diabetes are more likely to suffer from tuberculosis Watch

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The increasing number of Type 2 diabetes cases worldwide is going to make it more difficult to control and eliminate tuberculosis, experts have ...

Electric shocks to the brain can aid those who suffer from stroke, Alzheimer's, memory loss

Electric shocks to the brain can aid those who suffer from stroke, Alzheimer's, memory loss Watch

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Applying electric shocks to the brain can improve memory, researchers have found. Furthermore, researchers say the discovery could develop ...

Do you eat pomegranates? Well here's a few reasons why you should

Do you eat pomegranates? Well here's a few reasons why you should Watch

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An ingredient in pomegranate may help stop the spread of Alzheimer's disease, scientists from the University of Huddersfield claim.

NEW HOPE IN EBOLA CRISIS: U.S. doctor released from hospital - cured

NEW HOPE IN EBOLA CRISIS: U.S. doctor released from hospital - cured Watch

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Contracting the deadly African virus while he worked to save their lives, Dr. Kent Brantly became one of the handful of people from the United ...

HEALTH DISASTER: Is nearly half of all Americans destined to contract diabetes?

HEALTH DISASTER: Is nearly half of all Americans destined to contract diabetes? Watch

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Has the United States reached the tipping point with diabetes and obesity? A shocking new study claims that nearly HALF of all Americans, if ...

First large-scale shipment of new malaria drug shipped out

First large-scale shipment of new malaria drug shipped out Watch

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Just as virulent - as far more easily transmitted than Ebola, malaria is making new inroads to populations in sub-Saharan Africa. In response, ...

Very accurate colon cancer in-home detection kit approved by FDA

Very accurate colon cancer in-home detection kit approved by FDA Watch

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Screening for colon cancer is frequently arduous and invasive. Patients need to fast prior to a colonoscopy, and the colonoscopy itself be highly ...

You'll think twice before you put this dangerous chemical back in your mouth!

You'll think twice before you put this dangerous chemical back in your mouth! Watch

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A top-selling toothpaste uses the chemical triclosan which has been linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals, and ...

Mutated gene increases women's chance for breast cancer by threefold

Mutated gene increases women's chance for breast cancer by threefold Watch

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A new study has found that mutated versions of a gene called PALB2 can dramatically increase a woman's risk of breast cancer. Researchers say ...

WAS WORLD'S THROAT CUT? Ebola vaccine research was earlier abandoned

WAS WORLD'S THROAT CUT? Ebola vaccine research was earlier abandoned Watch

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With increasing fears of the Ebola virus in West Africa and elsewhere, world governments are now frantically trying to contain the disease. What ...

PLAGUE STRIKES HOME: At least six people tested for Ebola in U.S.

PLAGUE STRIKES HOME: At least six people tested for Ebola in U.S. Watch

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At least six people within the continental United States have been tested for the dreaded Ebola virus, the deadly hemorrhagic disease tearing ...

NEW THERAPY: Will chemotherapy be rendered obsolete in 20 years' time?

NEW THERAPY: Will chemotherapy be rendered obsolete in 20 years' time? Watch

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Chemotherapy is regime that many cancer patients undergo. Many feel that the cure is at times worse than the disease: Weeks of nausea, fatigue, ...

COUNTDOWN TO GLOBAL INFECTION: Hunt is on for 30,000 Ebola carriers worldwide

COUNTDOWN TO GLOBAL INFECTION: Hunt is on for 30,000 Ebola carriers worldwide Watch

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With the death of 40-year-old Patrick Sawyer, an American who contracted Ebola while caring for his sister with the virus, the hunt is on for ...

THERE IS HOPE: Drug-resistant malaria has not yet spread to parts of Africa

THERE IS HOPE: Drug-resistant malaria has not yet spread to parts of Africa Watch

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As the western part of the African continent struggles with the spread of the horrifying Ebola virus, there is hope on the health front - albeit ...

Ebola coming to America? American death from Ebola hammers home worldwide threat posed by disease

Ebola coming to America? American death from Ebola hammers home worldwide threat posed by disease Watch

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American Patrick Sawyer, who worked as a top government official in the Liberian Ministry of Finance, had been caring for his Ebola-stricken ...

A LOT OF TEETH! Doctors remove 232 teeth from mouth of teenager

A LOT OF TEETH! Doctors remove 232 teeth from mouth of teenager Watch

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We've all had to suffer for several hours in a dental chair, but chances are that our worst experiences were nothing like that of an Indian ...

SURPRISE! Study finds that obese kids in the U.S. see themselves as being skinny!

SURPRISE! Study finds that obese kids in the U.S. see themselves as being skinny! Watch

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Should it come as a surprise - or just another sad comment on the prevalence of obesity in the United States? A new study has found that children ...

NEW FEARS: Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome may be transmitted through air

NEW FEARS: Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome may be transmitted through air Watch

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There are new fears that the rapidly spreading virus, Middle Eastern respiratory The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, or MERS, may ...

Light at end of tunnel? HIV epidemic could be contained by 2030

Light at end of tunnel? HIV epidemic could be contained by 2030 Watch

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While HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, continues to be an ongoing threat - more so in developing nations where education about its transmission ...