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The brain may actively forget during dream sleep

Forgetting during sleep may be controlled by neurons found deep inside the brain

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LGBTQI+ Latin people struggle for cancer prevention and treatment

This 'double minority' group reports they are afraid to tell health care providers their gender identity and/or sexual orientation

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Everything you need to know about the world-first laser incubator for blood

Researchers have developed the world's first blood incubator using laser technology

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Scientists identify a personality feature that could predict how often you exercise

Individuals who make concrete plans to meet their goals may engage in more physical activity, including visits to the gym, compared to those who don't plan quite so far ahead, research shows

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Storytelling & Millennials: a powerful communications tool

One-on-one interviews reveal which health issues concern millennials and their longing for optimal health

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Pandemics active in the world could kill millions of people

According to a WHO panel, current pandemics could kill millions of people and wreak havoc on the global economy

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Flu season? 5 tips to protect your baby

Being parents means being alert all the time to any virus that can affect your baby. These tips will help you prevent a disease 

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Colombia: Zika and Dengue are fought with technology

Using a telephone application and a platform created by Premise, the information collected was transmitted to the city's health authorities

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What multilingual nuns can tell us about dementia

A strong ability in languages may help reduce the risk of developing dementia, says a new University of Waterloo study

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Did you know that drinking tea improves brain health?

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions

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Refugees' children with PTSD are at higher risk of having psychiatric disorders

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have studied what it means for children to have parents who are refugees and have PTSD

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Proton therapy could help heal brain cancer in children

Proton therapy is an FDA-approved treatment that directs positively charged protons at the tumor

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Are you pregnant? You should check out your blood pressure

Having high blood pressure before becoming pregnant and during pregnancy poses potential complications for both women and their unborn children
 

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Do not believe in myths and other 7 tips for new moms

Receiving the news that you will be a mother for the first time can produce fear and happiness at the same time. These tips will guide you in this new stage

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Vaping may harm fertility in young women

E-cigarette use during pregnancy impairs metabolic health in daughters, mouse study finds

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PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

Women who experienced six or more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in life had a twofold greater risk of developing ovarian cancer

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Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

After publishing two studies, cancer now kills twice as many people as heart disease

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It's never too late to start exercising, new study shows

The research shows that even those who are entirely unaccustomed to exercise can benefit from resistance exercises such as weight training

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Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000

Despite the development of an effective vaccine and treatments, health workers have struggled to stop the virus spreading in remote and conflict-hit areas of eastern Congo

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Exercise in pregnancy improves health of obese mothers

A research at the University of Cambridge reinforced the importance of an active lifestyle when planning pregnancy

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