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Exercise in small amounts boosts women’s brain speed, study finds

A delay in the brain’s processing speed is one of the key aspects of cognitive aging. Being able to think more quickly helps with planning, problem-solving, staying focused on tasks and the ability to easily engage in conversations with others. “We found that greater physical activity was associated with greater thinking speed reserve in women, …

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Where is monkeypox in Michigan?  Here's a map of cases and everything you should know about symptoms

Where is monkeypox in Michigan? Here’s a map of cases and everything you should know about symptoms

According to Michigan health officials, there are currently 19 confirmed cases in the state as of Wednesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is tracking these cases and is making information about them public. Most cases are in Wayne County, with one case in the county and four in Detroit. According to the …

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Where is monkeypox in Michigan?  Here's a map of cases and everything you should know about symptoms

Where is monkeypox in Michigan? Here’s a map of cases and everything you should know about symptoms

According to Michigan health officials, there are currently 19 confirmed cases in the state as of Wednesday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is tracking these cases and is making information about them public. Most cases are in Wayne County, with one case in the county and four in Detroit. According to the …

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A Danish study of 8,500 women with breast cancer has raised hopes more women can use HRT to treat symptoms of the menopause without increasing their risk of the disease returning (stock image of a breast cancer scan)

Giving HRT to breast cancer survivors does NOT raise risk of recurrence, study suggests

Giving breast cancer survivors hormone replacement therapy is safe, research has suggested. Doctors have for decades avoided recommending HRT to women who have beaten the disease over fears it would trigger a recurrence. Danish scientists have now questioned the concerns, sparked by two studies in the 1990s. They uncovered no increased risk of the disease …

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'Zombie Cells' Are Still Alive But Can't Function, And They Accumulate as We Age

‘Zombie Cells’ Are Still Alive But Can’t Function, And They Accumulate as We Age

Damage to the ends of your chromosomes can create “zombie cells” that are still alive but can’t function, according to our recently published study in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology. When cells prepare to divide, their DNA is tightly wound around proteins to form chromosomes that provide structure and support for genetic material. At the …

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Researchers at the University of Texas at Houston say maintaining a good diet and exercising regularly can even offset any genetic risk

The SEVEN healthy habits that may almost halve your risk of suffering a stroke

Sticking to seven healthy clothes may almost halve your risk of suffering a stroke, a study suggests. Researchers at the University of Texas at Houston say maintaining a good diet and exercising regularly can even offset any genetic risk. The other key steps include not smoking and losing weight. Experts followed 11,500 middle-aged adults in …

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Scientists say preserving stool samples could be a good insurance policy against ill health

Scientists say preserving stool samples could be a good insurance policy against ill health

Could freezing your own stool sample when you are young and healthy be the secret to fighting illness later in life? That’s the unsavory suggestion from a group of US medics who say putting faecal matter on ice at -80c for several decades, before thawing it and putting it back inside the body when you …

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CDC chief insists monkeypox is not out of control in the United States

CDC chief insists monkeypox is not out of control in the United States

The director of the CDC insisted warnings that the monkeypox is out of control were ‘misinformed and off base’ on Monday despite cases in the US quadrupling over two weeks. Dr Rochelle Walensky also claimed in a statement that it was still possible to ‘significantly decrease’ infections thanks to more testing — with about 10,000 …

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