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Scientists Pinpoint How A Flamingo Balances On One Leg

What appears to be a feat actually requires almost no muscle effort from the bird. The researchers found even a dead flamingo’s body will fall into a stable one-leg balance if positioned vertically. Read more…

May 26th, 2017

Does telling patients of possible side effects make them more likely?

Patients who are told their medication can have certain side effects may report these symptoms more often than patients who aren’t aware their treatment carries these risks, a study of popular cholesterol pills suggests.

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May 26th, 2017

Alzheimer’s Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC

More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones Read more…

May 26th, 2017

Red meat tied to higher risk of dying from many diseases

Eating more red meat is associated with an increased risk of dying from eight common diseases including cancer, diabetes and heart disease, as well as “all other causes” of death, according to a recent U.S. study.

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May 26th, 2017

U.S. Alzheimer’s deaths jump 54 percent; many increasingly dying at home

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. deaths from Alzheimer’s disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, and rates are expected to continue to rise, reflecting the nation’s aging population and increasing life expectancy, American researchers said on Thursday.

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May 26th, 2017
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