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|Exercise may be an effective treatment for some dementia patients|
Exercise may prove effective at helping older people with dementia retain their ability to complete simple, everyday tasks.
|More teens visiting emergency room after using Ecstasy, Molly|
The number of teens who have ended up in the emergency room after using MDMA – the drug present in both Ecstasy and Molly – has more than doubled in recent years.
|Kratom: The latest legal plant-based high|
The latest plant to bliss out users and worry law enforcement officials is kratom, a Southeast Asian tree related to coffee, the leaves of which are chewed to produce a pleasant buzz. Indigenous to Thailand and Malaysia, kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) is making its way into parties, festivals, kava bars and a variety of places where aficionados are employing it to get high.
|New study provides more insight into link between body fat and cancer|
Obesity has long been associated with an increased risk for certain types of cancer. Now, recent research from the National Institute on Aging, in Bethesda, MD, reveals new information about just what types of fat are most likely to cause cancer – and who should be most worried.
|3D mammography detects breast cancer more effectively, study shows|
While conventional mammography is the most widely used tool for breast cancer screenings, a new study from the University of Pennsylvania indicates that digital breast tomosynthesis – or 3D mammography – may be better able to detect the disease.
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