Brain research: mushroom consumption helps the memory on the jumps

Mushrooms protect our brain functions? Doctors found out now that the regular consumption of mushrooms seems to prevent the Occurrence of memory and language problems in people above the age of 60 years. The scientists from the University of Singapore found in their recent study that people aged over 60 years, suffering more than twice a week to eat mushrooms, […]

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Urgent recall at Aldi: metal particles in several edible ice products found

Callback started: In different varieties of Aldi ice cream metal insert parts Different flavors of ice cream that were sold at the food-Discounter Aldi, could possibly contain metal parts. The manufacturer calls the Ice-cream. The information suggests that the products concerned have been taken in the meantime from the sale. The affected product was withdrawn from sale In total, five […]

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Carpenter named to emergency medicine board

Christopher R. Carpenter, MD, a professor of emergency medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected to the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Board of Directors. The board establishes SAEM’s mission, purpose, values and direction. Some of Carpenter’s most notable contributions to emergency medicine are developing widely accepted geriatric emergency department guidelines and leading […]

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The Only Thing New About Chipotle's New Vegan and Vegetarian Options Is Smart Marketing

I like to call Chipotle “Chi-bloat-le,” because that’s how I often feel walking out of the place, stuffed to the upper ribs with a burrito so massive it forces me to waddle my way through the parking lot. When I heard that Chipotle had released “preconfigured ‘vegan’ and ‘vegetarian’ bowls” to offer customers “meat-free alternatives” (press-release language!), I wondered if […]

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Mother’s ‘back pain’ turned out to be deadly SEPSIS

Mother, 45, spends six weeks fighting for her life in hospital and learning to walk again after her ‘back pain’ turned out to be deadly SEPSIS Jo Tucker thought she had slept funny when she woke one morning in October Two days later she was rushed to hospital with a fever and vomiting  She now has Post-Sepsis Syndrome, causing exhaustion, […]

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A Few Simple Diet Changes Helped This Man Lose 400 Pounds

Yes, Robert Treglia was always a bit overweight. As a kid, he shopped in the “husky” section for his school clothes. But as a student athlete he was also highly active, which gave his life balance. That is, until his teen years arrived, and his weight became so problematic he didn’t make the cut for the team anymore. By the […]

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Simple directions from parents can guide children’s discovery

Whether it’s probing a child’s understanding of a topic through questions or engaging in hands-on activities alongside them, parents can guide their children to learn in new ways through simple directions, according to a study by psychology researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior research shows that children use both exploration and explanation when learning, oftentimes using exploration […]

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Blood test to diagnose heart attacks is flawed, warn researchers: One in 20 patients had test levels higher than recommended limit — study results could help to avoid misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment

The blood test used to diagnose a heart attack (acute myocardial infarction) in patients admitted to hospital can be misleading, warn researchers in a study published by The BMJ today. Of 20,000 consecutive patients undergoing blood tests at University Hospital Southampton, one in 20 had levels of troponin (a protein released into the bloodstream during a heart attack) greater than […]

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