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Phosphate Might Be The Reason You’re Too Tired To Exercise

Phosphate in the form of inorganic phosphate is a food additive found in many of our foods. It is a particle derived from phosphorus, a mineral that the body needs to build and repair bones and teeth, help nerves function, and make muscles contract. Manufacturers add phosphate to food in order to…...

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A New Brain Implant Possible Cure For Parkinson’e Disease

A new brain implant may lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease and other neurological illnesses.  Currently, Doctors electrically stimulate various areas of the brain to treat conditions such as epilepsy, stroke, and depression. The treatment sends electrical impulses to control the activity of the brain and central nervous system. Doctors sometimes…...

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Bronchitis Or Pneumonia: Is There An Obvious Difference?

Bronchitis and pneumonia have several things in common but are also different. Most people can’t tell the difference, but the key is to take care of either one, before it gets worse. For example, one basic similarity is a cough that lasts for weeks. After that, there are some key…...

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Flu Shot Vaccine, This Week Last Call, Get Your Shot

Flu shot vaccines are being heavily promoted this week to the public by the CDC (Centers For Disease Control). The CDC has dedicated this week as the National Influenza Vaccination Week.  It is a way to promote and highlight the importance of everyone getting their flu shots now before winter…...

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Chronic Pain Afflicts Seniors More Than Other Age Groups

Chronic pain affects senior citizens aged 65+ more so than for any other age group. Is it just age related or are there other factors involved?   Chronic pain among seniors can be so painful, to the point that 20% of aged adults report having to stop daily activities that…...

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Early Onset Alzheimer’s; What You Need To Know

Early onset Alzheimer’s disease is not typically associated with older adults aged 65+. That age group is diagnosed with the full-blown version of this terrible illness. In facet, the early onset most often occurs in adults younger than 65 years of age. Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease, which means it…...

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Antibiotics Resistance Reversed With Simple Molecular Alteration

Antibiotics resistance is a serious problem in treating illnesses. Drug resistance develops every time someone uses an antibiotic drug, as a small population of resistant microbes still survives. As more antibiotics are taken, this resistance increases as the resistant germs dominate and connect themselves to other microbes. Indeed, a global…...

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