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The reason you should add chia seeds to your water

Chia seeds have been all the rage with the health-conscious for some time and it’s easy to see why. “Chia seeds are robustly nutritious seeds that originate from the plant Salvia Hispanic L,” Alicia Romano, a registered dietitian at Tufts Medical Center and media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics told Good Housekeeping. […]

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Black death map: THIS is where the plague is still a threat

The Black Death was once one of the most deadly diseases on the planet, as it tore through Europe during the middle ages, causing a range of unpleasant symptoms and decimating much of the continent’s population. Although the virus has seemingly faded from public consciousness, it remains alive, scattered in pockets throughout the globe. Where […]

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Study offers new insight into brain connectivity

A new framework for understanding changes in the brain’s activity and connections, which has implications for how to best model the mechanisms of disease in the brain, has been developed by Georgia State University researchers and collaborators. The study builds on previous work showing that shape and connectivity of brain networks—discrete areas of the brain […]

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Mosquito-borne diseases could be prevented by skin cream

A skin cream used to treat warts and skin cancer could help protect people against viral diseases such as Zika and dengue, according to new research from the University of Leeds. Their findings have identified a new way we might prevent infection from a wide variety of dangerous viruses. The climate emergency, coupled with an […]