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Purple Potatoes Might Help Slow the Spread of Cancer

Lab experiments show the spuds can kill colon cancer cells

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • August 25th, 2015

One Too Many Steaks Might Make You Even Hungrier

Study finds evidence red meat increases appetite

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • August 24th, 2015

Woman Develops Knee Infection from Flossing Too Eagerly

She injured her gums and so a bacterium entered her body

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • August 19th, 2015

Nearly Complete Human Brain Grown in the Lab from Skin Cells

The organoid replicates the brain of a 5-week-old fetus

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • August 19th, 2015

Viagra for Women: FDA Approves Libido-Boosting Drug Addyi

The drug is meant for premenopausal women

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  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • August 18th, 2015

Study: Exercise Will Not Help You Lose Weight

Well, at least not unless you also count calories

  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • August 11th, 2015
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Fried Chicken Kills, Yet Another Study Warns

The same is true about bacon, other fried foods

  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • August 10th, 2015
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Scientists Believe to Have Identified So-Called Obesity Gene

This gene might explain why some people tend to gain weight

  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • August 8th, 2015
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Mosquito Bite Leaves Woman Nearly Blind in Her Right Eye

The bite made her sick with chikungunya fever

  • By Laura Sinpetru
  • August 7th, 2015
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Sleep on Your Side to Improve Brain Function, Cut Alzheimer's Risk

Sleeping in a side position benefits the brain, study finds

 
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