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Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men’s Bones, Study Suggests

Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men’s Bones, Study Suggests

Nov 19, – Boys who drink more milk during their teenage years might not see any drop in their risk for hip fractures as adults, new research suggests. Just the opposite: Their risk actually might rise. The finding, which was not observed among women, is based on the fracture history of nearly 100,000 white men […]

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FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods

FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods

Nov 08, – U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg said the proposed restrictions on the use of trans fats could prevent 20,000 heart attacks a year and 7,000 deaths. U.S. health officials announced Thursday a plan to phase out heart-harmful trans fats in processed foods and restaurant fare. “The agency has made […]

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Anti-aging strategies can boost self-esteem

Anti-aging strategies can boost self-esteem

Nov 05, – The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) offers advice on how to slow aging and boost self-esteem. Anti-aging strategies like using creams and skin-improvement methods can improve appearance and boost self esteem, say experts. ”Photoaging or the changes induced by chronic UV exposure is responsible for accelerating the skin’s aging process,” said […]

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First Effective Malaria Vaccine May Be Near, Experts Say

First Effective Malaria Vaccine May Be Near, Experts Say

Oct 08, –  The phase III clinical trial of more than 15,000 infants and young children in Africa found that the vaccine — called RTS,S — continued to protect the youngsters from malaria for up to 18 months after vaccination. The ongoing trial of the RTS,S vaccine is being conducted by 11 research centers in […]

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Study finds: Lipsticks, Glosses Contain Toxic Metals Children should not play with these products

Study finds: Lipsticks, Glosses Contain Toxic Metals Children should not play with these products

May 2, Lipsticks and lip glosses apparently give you more than colorful kissers, according to a new study by California scientists that contends the products contain lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other toxic metals. The research team tested 32 different lip glosses and lipsticks commonly sold at drug and department stores. Some metals were […]

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