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Does Coffee Help You Live Longer? It's Complicated

Does Coffee Help You Live Longer? It’s Complicated

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Another week, another coffee-is-good-for-you study that’s caught people’s attention. New research found a link between regular coffee consumption and a reduced risk of death. While the findings are the latest to suggest that coffee is perfectly fine to drink, they’re not necessarily strong proof that your daily cup of joe …

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Dr Carrie Jose health and wellness column why is shoulder pain not going away

Statistics show that shoulder pain impacts approximately 15.4% of men and 24.9% of women. The prevalence of shoulder pain also tends to increase and become more severe as we age, especially for folks in their 50’s.  There are many reasons why we get shoulder pain. It’s the most mobile joint in your body, making it …

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Once-a-day tablet etrasimod treats the condition ulcerative colitis by binding to immune cells and preventing them from mistakenly attacking healthy tissue in the lining of the gut

Ulcerative colitis can be eliminated in just three months thanks to daily tablet

Patients with severe bowel disease could benefit from a new drug that can eliminate their distressing symptoms within just three months. Once-a-day tablet etrasimod treats the condition ulcerative colitis by binding to immune cells and preventing them from mistakenly attacking healthy tissue in the lining of the gut.  In a recent trial, 27 per cent …

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Monkeypox in Illinois: 2nd probable case reported, Chicago public health officials say

Monkeypox in Illinois: 2nd probable case reported, Chicago public health officials say

CHICAGO (WLS) — A second probable case of monkeypox has been identified in Illinois, Chicago public health officials said Friday. The second person to test positive for monkeypox is a close contact of the first positive case, according to a statement from the Chicago Dept. of Public Health. “The risk to the general public remains …

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Third suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County, health officials say

Third suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County, health officials say

Third suspected monkeypox case identified in Sacramento County, health officials say Updated: 1:53 PM PDT May 31, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript HAVE NOW. THIS COMES AS MORE CASES HAVE ENBE SUSPECTED IN THE GLOBAL OUTBREAK OF THIS VERY RARE DISEASE THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION OR THE WHO HAS IDENTIFIED00 2 CASES IN 12 WESTERN …

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The small study suggested women looking to reduce fat would benefit most by exercising in the morning (file photo)

Women should exercise in the morning and men at night, study suggests

Why women should exercise in the morning – and men at night: Females can burn fat better in early hours while males benefit from working out in evenings, study suggests A small study has found men could get more benefits exercising in the evening Both morning and evening exercise provided ‘significant’ benefits to women It …

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A study of 4.5million children in Nordic countries found that 1.5 per cent of youngsters born to mothers not taking medication were autistic, while 0.8 per cent had learning disabilities. But the rates soared among mothers taking topiramate (pictured), with 4.3 per cent of youngsters having autism and 3.1 per cent being diagnosed with learning difficulties by the age of eight

Pregnant women taking epilepsy drugs up to 2.5-times more likely to have child with autism

Women who take epilepsy drugs during pregnancy may be significantly more likely to have a child with autism or learning difficulties, research suggests.  A study of of 4.5million children found rates of the conditions were twice as high in youngsters whose mothers were on topiramate or valproate. The overall incidence of autism and learning disabilities in children …

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Changing our DNA: 'The age of human therapeutic gene editing is here'

Changing our DNA: ‘The age of human therapeutic gene editing is here’

While Rose spent her short life helping to break down the stigma attached to a devastating illness, geneticist David Liu has dedicated his career to developing ways to alter the genetic code that took her life at such a tender age. “That a single misspelling in her DNA ended Adalia’s life so early is a …

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