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Energy Drinks May Lead To Cocaine Addiction Advises Recent University Study

Nearly 33 percent of young adults in the U.S. are at risk of being addicted to cocaine, take prescription medication for non-medical use, and become alcoholics. One in three people between the ages of 21 and 24 habitually consumes energy drinks, and a new study suggests they are more likely to abuse drugs or alcohol later in life. For the ...

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Scientists Explain Why Western World’s Sperm Count Is Declining, And How It Could Lead To Man’s Extinction

New research suggests that sperm counts are declining among men in North America, Europe, and Australia. Worse, it also appears that sperm quality has seen better days among Western men, with both metrics declining drastically since the 1970s. According to a report from USA Today, the new study suggests that for men in the Western world, sperm count declined by ...

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Can Breastfeeding Lead To Cavities? Experts Warn Mothers Not To Breastfeed Their Babies For Too Long

New research suggests that extended breastfeeding could cause cavities in babies who do so for two years or longer. A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics and cited by the New York Daily News in a report suggests that children who are breastfed for at least two years are more susceptible to dental cavities. This is based ...

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Lead Found In Baby Food Alarms Environmental Defense Fund Researchers

Lead contamination has been found in a wide variety of baby foods. Shifting through 11 years of data, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) detected lead in 20 percent of over 2,100 product samples of baby food. The environmental advocacy organization discovered lead in various fruit juices, root vegetables like carrots, cookies, and teething biscuits. Most significantly, lead was found in ...

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Warning About Faulty Lead Testing In Children And Mothers Since 2014

Faulty lead testing means that thousands of children may need to be re-tested for lead poisoning, after a report found that standard tests may be inaccurate. On Wednesday, the FDA warned that some blood tests used to check for lead poisoning in both women and children since 2014 may have incorrectly indicated that children were safe from lead exposure. The ...

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Important Essential Oil Warning: Over-Diluting Oil Of Oregano Can Lead To S. Aureus Biofilm Production

Oil of oregano has been called “one of the most effective plant essential oils with antimicrobial effect,” by Dr. Yifan Zhang, assistant professor of nutrition and food science in the Wayne State’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences according to Farm and Dairy. Meanwhile, Reuters reports that the U.S. food industry is heavily turning to essential oils and other natural ...

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Can Facebook Improve Longevity? Moderate Use Of Social Media Network May Lead To Longer Life, Study Finds

According to a new study, moderate use of Facebook can improve longevity. Yes, as bizarre as it may sound, science how now shown that a certain amount of Facebook may actually lead to a longer life. This particular Facebook study, which was conducted by a team of researchers led by William Hobbs and James Fowler at the University of California-San ...

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Migraines Linked To Gut Bacteria: New Research Could Lead To Probiotic Cure

A new study suggests that people who suffer from migraines may have different gut bacteria than others, and the findings could lead to the development of a simple probiotic remedy to prevent the debilitating headaches. The Guardian reports that researchers found that migraine sufferers tended to have higher levels of bacteria involved in processing nitrates. This could explain why some ...

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‘Prey’: Lead Designer Weighs In On Feel And Nature Of The Game, Reveals Gameplay Elements

We’re finally learning more about Prey, the upcoming first-person shooter. Developer Arkane Studies has been hard at work developing a complete reboot of Prey, and new information has been revealed in terms of the environment of the game and what we can expect. In a report by Gamespot, it’s being said that Prey is looking to take an eccentric approach ...

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'The Night Of' — Lead Actor Can Slam with Onyx Anytime … Says Sticky Fingaz (VIDEO)

The star of ‘Night Of‘ — that TV show you keep hearing about — isn’t just a great actor, he’s got some rap cred too … just ask his co-star on the show, Sticky Fingaz. Riz Ahmed is getting a lot of buzz for his role on the HBO hit, but he’s also been doing music in his native land, ...

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