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What it’s like to live without a sense of smell

The smell of cut grass, freshly baked bread, childhood memories, lost loved ones, Christmas. What happens when it’s all gone? A new study from the University of East Anglia reveals the huge range of emotional and practical impacts caused by a loss of smell. It finds that almost every aspect of life is disrupted—from everyday […]

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Using marijuana may risk the lives of millions of heart patients

Warning for 2 million weed-smoking heart patients: Marijuana may boost statin and blood thinner levels to dangerous levels and cause the SAME cardiovascular damage as cigarettes Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers estimate that some two million Americans with heart disease use marijuana  A review of prior studies found the livers attempt to process both marijuana […]

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9/11 responders have a greater risk of leukaemnia, study finds

Emergency responders involved in the 9/11 clean-up at Ground Zero ‘have a greater risk of LEUKAEMIA’ Police, firefighters and construction workers at 40% increased risk of leukaemia They inhaled toxic cocktail of  jet fuel, asbestos and cement during the clean-up New York scientists scoured records of  28,729 responders to come to finding Responders involved in the clean-up […]