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Marriage Healthy for the Heart? Study Tracks Millions in U.S.

Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.

READ MORE:http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/health/Largest-Study-Of-Marriage-Heart-Health-Married-Folks-Have-Fewer-Problems-252891831.html

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Fluorescent sensor indicates presence of date-rape drug within 30 seconds

Central to the dangers of so-called “date-rape” drugs is the fact that they are difficult to detect. Indeed, GHB, one of the most commonly-used of such drugs, is both colorless and odorless. A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a fluorescent sensor which, when mixed with a drink containing GHB, changes color within 30 seconds, potentially alerting people soon after their drink has been tampered with.

READ MORE:http://www.gizmag.com/fluorescent-sensor-date-rape-drug/31401/?utm_source=Gizmag Subscribers

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Smoking bans cut asthma attacks and premature births by 10 percent, study says

Banning smoking in public places has helped to cut premature births by 10 percent, according to new research from the United States and Europe.

READ MORE:http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/03/28/public-smoking-bans-cut-asthma-attacks-and-premature-births-by-10-percent-study/

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DIABETES MAY INCREASE RISK FOR PANCREATIC CANCER

A review of 88 research studies has uncovered a link between diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

READ MORE:http://www.futurity.org/diabetes-may-increase-risk-pancreatic-cancer/

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‘ARTERY’ CHIP SHOWS ASPIRIN CAN’T PREVENT ALL BLOOD CLOTS

A new method for testing drugs used to prevent heart attacks shows that while aspirin can prevent dangerous blood clots in some at-risk patients, it may not be effective in those with narrowed arteries.

READ MORE:http://www.futurity.org/fake-arteries-show-aspirin-cant-prevent-blood-clots/

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LASER TAGS SALMONELLA IN LESS THAN A DAY

A new laser sensor identifies Salmonella bacteria grown from food samples in less than 24 hours, about three times faster than conventional methods.

WATCH VIDEO:http://www.futurity.org/laser-ids-salmonella-less-day/

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KIDS OF ADDICTED PARENTS FACE 58% HIGHER ODDS OF ARTHRITIS

Children of parents who were addicted to drugs or alcohol are much more likely to have arthritis as adults compared to adults whose parents did not have problems with drugs or alcohol.

READ MORE:http://www.futurity.org/kids-addicted-parents-higher-risk-arthritis-adults/

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Medical marijuana may alleviate some symptoms of multiple sclerosis

Some forms of medical marijuana may help alleviate certain symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new guidelines published in the journal Neurology.

READ MORE:http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/03/25/medical-marijuana-may-alleviate-some-symptoms-multiple-sclerosis/

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Profoundly deaf woman hears for first time

A friend captures the inspiring moment Joanne Milne from Gateshead hears sound for the first time in her life after being fitted with cochlear implants

WATCH VIDEO:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10727693/Profoundly-deaf-woman-hears-for-first-time.html

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Does the cold temperature take its toll on your levels of cholesterol

Yes, the recent studies clearly state that cholesterol levels and your lipid profile is greatly influenced by climate. This is what an Indian scientist has to say.

READ MORE:http://www.thealmagest.com/does-the-cold-temperature-take-its-toll-on-your-levels-of-cholesterol/11871

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