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Alzheimer's disease destroys neurons that keep us awake

Study suggests Tau tangles, not amyloid plaques, drive daytime napping that precedes dementia

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A quarter of the world's population at risk of developing tuberculosis

A new approach based on epidemiological evidence of latent tuberculosis shows that it will be extremely difficult to meet the WHO targets to eliminate tuberculosis by 2035

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New Report Shines Spotlight on Mental Health Needs in LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ youth are more likely than non-LGBTQ youth to have experienced universal risk factors for disrupting youth mental health

Pregnant women

10 tips to beginning your fit pregnancy journey

If you've ever been pregnant you know that some days, especially in the first trimesrer wanting to embark on a fit pregnancy journey can be hard!

Dr. Kent Brantly, left, speaks at Emory University Hospital as Nancy Writebol listens on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Atlanta.

Former Ebola patient calls attention to current outbreak

"We need the United States government and the international community to step up in a bigger way", Dr. Kent Brantly

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The three positive personality traits

The three great factors of this "luminous triad", are in turn composed of twelve elements, which "capture" the essence of Kantism, humanism, and faith in Humanity

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NFL players may develop mental health problems

A study explores the interplay between career length, position and cognitive and mental health outcomes among professional football players

Dr. Gustavo Quintana, during an interview in Bogotá

Gustavo Quintana: A doctor between life and death

Quintana's struggle, beyond euthanasia, refers to the privacy of each person, in order to decide how to die without being judged

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20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns

In a report on global immunization coverage, the U.N. agencies found that vaccination levels are stagnating, notably in poor countries or areas of conflict

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Ultimate guideline for exercise during normal pregnancy

A number of international organizations recommend exercise during pregnancy, provided there are no complications during the gestational period 

An informal gold miner carries a shovel as he climbs out from inside a gold mining pit at the site of Nsuaem-Top, Ghana

The wildcat goldminers doomed by their toxic trade

As miners go for gold, they are poisoning rivers, farmland —and themselves

A group of elderly people at a lunch gathering organised by a charity in Singapore

Grey fingers: Ageing Singapore uses gardening to fight loneliness

It has hit on the idea of getting more elderly people out of the house and into gardens to reduce time spent alone

A nurse vaccinates a child against Ebola in Beni, Congo DRC.

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

A declaration of a global health emergency often brings greater international attention and aid, along with concerns that nervous governments might overreact with border closures

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Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer

The results showed that a 100 millilitre (ml) a day increase in consumption of sugary drinks was linked to an 18% increased risk of overall cancer

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Meditation in children, a combination that can work

Although it does not seem like a very effective tool to deal with children and teenagers, meditation is helping to overcome behavioral problems

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Researchers created new glasses to cure myopia in children

Research scientists in Hong Kong claim they've created new lenses that can certainly stop the development of nearsightedness in children
 

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Homemade makeup remover: a natural way to remove make-up

Here are some recipes to prepare your makeup remover at home

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5 tips for helping your baby to stop using a pacifier

The pacifier is one of the most precious objects for a baby and leaving it can become a very complicated process. Here we give you some tips to help you achieve it

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Learn how to prevent a brain bleeding

A study from the University of Helsinki reveals that subarachnoid hemorrhage can be prevented with this simple activity

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Do you know what postpartum hypopressive gymnastics is?

We tell you about this incredible method to get fit after childbirth

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