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kyd-healthy-recipes-millet-grain-rolls

  Hi, this week in our Healthy Recipes series here at Know Your Doctor we present Millet grain rolls a recipe of our own Health & Nutrition Writer from "Trust me I'm a Nutritionist" @ToBeNutritionist – Gosia Pietka Millet grain rolls Millet provides a host of nutrients, such as Magnesium, Vit B3, Thiamin, Zinc, and dietary fibre. Millet has a sweet nutty flav...

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brain-structure-shape

Advanced analysis of brain structure shape may track progression to Alzheimer's disease Use of a novel approach to analyzing brain structure that focuses on the shape rather than the size of particular features may allow identification of individuals in early presymptomatic stages of Alzheimer's disease. A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators using advanced computational too...

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drinking-more-water-associated-with-numerous-dietary-benefits-study-finds

For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, tap water may be what the doctor ordered. A new study that examined the dietary habits of more than 18,300 U.S. adults found the majority of people who increased their consumption of plain water -- tap water or from a cooler, drinking fountain or bottle -- by 1 percent reduced their total daily...

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acupuncture-relieves-pain

Acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients... The world's largest randomized controlled trial of the use of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients.   Led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, the study found acupuncture was as effective as pain medicine in providing long-term reli...

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common-antibiotics-linked-to-increased-risk-of-miscarriage

Many classes of common antibiotics, such as macrolides, quinolones, tetracyclines, sulfonamides and metronidazole, were associated with an increased risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).   Erythromycin was not associated with increased risk nor was nitrofurantoin, often used to treat urinary tract infection...

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prevent-sun-damage-this-summer

Everything You Need To Know To Prevent Sun Damage This Summer—And Beyond The sun is shining and the beach is calling your name. But if you aren't careful, a few too many days spent exposed to the sun could have a lasting impact on your skin. Past generations used to lather on oil and bask under an aluminum foil reflector to bronze their skin. Lately, however, people have been more hesitant to l...

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the-brain-detects-disease-in-others-even-before-it-breaks-out

The human brain is much better than previously thought at discovering and avoiding disease, a new study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden reports. Our sense of vision and smell alone are enough to make us aware that someone has a disease even before it breaks out. And not only aware -- we also act upon the information and avoid sick people. The study is published in the scienti...

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successful-application-of-male-contraceptive-in-monkeys

Male contraceptive options have not changed in over a century, and are currently limited to condoms and withdrawal (with high pregnancy rates in typical use), or vasectomy (meant to be permanent). No long-acting, reversible contraceptives are currently available for men.   The demand for new male contraceptive methods is growing. Surveys indicate that the majority of men would be interested...

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cannabis-does-relieve-stress-but-only-at-low-doses

One of the most common claims about cannabis is that it relieves stress and helps one to relax. A new study demonstrates that this may well be true, but only at lower doses. The results are published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. A group of researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the University of Chicago, IL, leaped through the appropriate legislative loops to i...

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kyd-healthy-recipes-chlodnik-chilled-beet-soup

  Hi, this week in our Healthy Recipes series here at Know Your Doctor we present CHŁODNIK (Chilled Beet Soup) a recipe of our own Health & Nutrition Writer from "Trust me I'm a Nutritionist" @ToBeNutritionist – Gosia Pietka CHŁODNIK (Chilled Beet Soup). Are you a fan of Gazpacho? Then, you might like this beautiful Polish beet chilled soup. The beet versio...

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