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COPD patients can sleep better with alcohol

Most COPD sufferers can drink a glass of wine or two without worrying extra about its effect on their breathing.

Frequent blood donors live longer

A new study shows that people, who donate a lot of blood, suffer no serious ill effects and may even live longer than less frequent donors.

Discharge or diversion? How music helps us regulate our feelings

When it comes to tackling difficult emotions with music, women fare far better than men.

Single treatment with antibiotics wreaks havoc on your gut bacteria

Antibiotics have a hard time with multiresistant bacteria, but will easily kill off the healthy bacteria in your gut.

Phobias flourish among the elderly

One in ten old people might expect to have a phobia which is serious enough to be diagnosed as a mental issue, according to Swedish research.

Could we eat like scavengers?

Dogs eat all kinds of nasty things, and vultures eat carcasses that are long dead. Could we eat rotten food if we heat treated it beforehand?

SAD starts in the eye

People with vision-loss could be three times more likely to develop seasonal affective disorder than those with normal vision, says a new study.

How our cells repair their damaged DNA

Researchers find important mechanism that allows cells to repair damaged DNA. Could answer questions about cancer development.

Plastic additive can slow down sperm cells

As traces of the organic chemical DEHP increased, the swimming abilities of sperms decreased.

Surprisingly many women tested positive for drug use during pregnancy

A new study finds that many pregnant women tested positive for addictive drugs, begging the question, should pregnant women be routinely tested for drugs?

Crohn's, eczema, and psoriasis have the same genetic cause

Diseases like Crohn's, psoriasis, and eczema are all caused by defects in the same genes, reveals new study.

Study: Alcohol does not have any health benefits

Large study casts doubt on the health benefits of alcohol. It might be necessary to cut alcohol completely to lower risk of heart disease.

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