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November 30, 2014
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Decreased ability to identify odors can predict death

For older adults, being unable to identify scents is a strong predictor of death within five years, according to a study published Oct. 1 in the journal PLOS ONE. Thirty-nine percent of study subjects who failed a simple smelling test … Continue reading

June 17, 2013
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Vegetable Oil Is Good for You, MU Researcher Says

Scientists find that essential fatty acid found in vegetable oils does not promote inflammation in humans COLUMBIA, Mo. — A typical American consumes approximately 3 or more tablespoons of vegetable oil each day. Vegetable oils, like those from soy, corn … Continue reading

January 14, 2012
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Research Focuses on Youth, Chronic Illness and Employment

*PhD candidate explores their interconnection* Like any 28 year old, Arif Jetha, a fourth-year PhD candidate at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, is worrying about his future. Once he completes his PhD, should he remain … Continue reading

December 7, 2011
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Researchers Study Toenails as Marker for Arsenic Exposure

*UA scientists have teamed up to study the relationship between arsenic in human toenails and arsenic concentration in drinking water. Exposure to arsenic is associated with several chronic diseases ranging from dermatitis to various cancers.* Scientists from the University of … Continue reading

August 11, 2011
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Researchers Look for New Ways to Get Teens to Take Their Medicine

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Skipping doses of medicine or taking it at the wrong times can worsen a patient’s condition and lead to costly complications — even organ rejection in patients who have undergone a kidney transplant. A consortium of researchers … Continue reading

May 17, 2011
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Couples-oriented Programs Found to Boost Healthy Behaviors Among African Americans

*Intervention focuses on couples in which one partner is HIV-positive* Intervention programs that promote healthier eating, increased physical activity and cancer screenings may be beneficial for African American couples that are at high risk for chronic diseases and that include one partner … Continue reading

March 6, 2011
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Sleep More to Avoid Car Accidents and Bad Days at Work

Less than seven hours of sleep each night is leading to a host of sleep-related problems including drowsy driving and difficulty concentrating at work, according to two new studies released on Thursday. Roughly one-third of adults in 12 states reported … Continue reading