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Why Are Some People ‘Night Owls’? Gene Mutation Could Explain Preferences For Sleeping Late

For some people, waking up in the morning is the ultimate definition of a chore, especially if one tends to be more productive or creative late in the evening. To some, it may seem like personal preference, but a new study suggests that being a “night owl” can be chalked up to gene mutations. Researchers analyzed a total of 70 ...

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A Fully Reversible Male Contraceptive Could Become A Thing, But Big Pharma Might Put A Stop To It

A new type of male contraceptive might be on its way to local stores, and unlike traditional methods of male birth control, this one is completely reversible, as reported by Science Alert. For as long as we can remember, males have only ever used two methods to prevent their partners from getting pregnant while having sex: condoms and “the snip.” ...

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Drinking Wine Before Bed Could Actually Help You Lose Weight

Drinking alcohol is usually associated with weight gain, but wine has given us a sneaky loophole. According to two recent studies by Harvard Medical School and Washington State University, drinking just two glasses of wine before bed can help prevent obesity. The 13-year Harvard University study showed that women who consumed two glasses of red wine per day had a ...

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Hair Loss Drug Propecia Could Cause Long-Term Erectile Dysfunction

Propecia is a known way of treating hair loss. But while it may potentially help men grow lost hair back, a new study shows that certain drugs of this kind, including Propecia, could also cause erectile dysfunction in some users. According to NBC News, not too many men suffer from this unfortunate tradeoff – only 1.4 percent of men who ...

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Alzheimer’s Disease Could Single-Handedly Collapse Medicare, Medicaid

Alzheimer’s is a disease that scares almost everyone, and today in America, it has become so prevalent that it consumes one in every five Medicare/Medicaid dollars. CNN reported that Alzheimer’s is the disease that could bankrupt Medicare; by the year 2050, more than half of Americans over the age of 65-years-old could have Alzheimer’s disease. And experts say that the ...

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Exercise And Libido: Intense Physical Exercise Could Lower Men’s Sex Drives

Men who fear the gym and take great pride in their “dad-bods” may have a reason to celebrate. A new study on the link between exercise and libido suggests that men who go on strenuous, extensive workouts may not have a strong sex drive when compared to those who aren’t exactly the type you’d call a “gym buff.” But that ...

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Does Back Pain Kill? Study Claims It Could Be Indicator Of Early Death

There’s no question that back pain could be a source of extreme discomfort. And it’s not uncommon for people to complain that such pain is “killing them.” But a new study suggests that back pain could kill, in the sense that it may be a sign that people may die an earlier death than others. A report from ABC News ...

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Major Disease Affecting 30 Million People Being Misdiagnosed, Could You Have It?

It appears that there is a major disease going misdiagnosed that affects more people than diabetes and heart disease, and you could have it without realizing it. One of the most horrific things to go through is the idea that you could be dying from a terrible disease you cannot stop, but what if you were diagnosed earlier and lived ...

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Could Yeast In The Gut Signal A Baby’s Asthma Risk, And Is Sanitation A Factor?

Could yeast in the gut be a predictor of a baby’s risk of developing childhood asthma? New research involving Ecuador-born babies indicates that a specific fungus living among a baby’s gut microbes could imply an increased risk of childhood asthma. Though this is believed to be the first time that a study has linked yeast in babies’ guts with an ...

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Arsenic In Rice: Expert Says Usual Way Of Cooking Could Leave Traces Of Poison

Potentially dangerous levels of arsenic may remain in rice when it is cooked the way most of us cook it. That was the primary takeaway from an expert’s demonstration of how the usual way of cooking rice may leave traces of the deadly poison. A report from The Independent looked at the findings of the new research, which suggests that ...

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