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Zinc, Vitamin D, and the Common Cold

December 8, 2020

People and scientists have always looked for effective cures for the common cold. Two of the less popular ways, suggested by some scientists, are taking zinc and vitamin D, but these may really not cure a cold. […]

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Does Chicken Soup Cure a Cold?

December 8, 2020

There is no definite cure for the common cold yet, but the most common cure for a cold is having soup. It is an old method and looks like an inseparable part of cold remedies, but its efficacy has been put to test in some research studies. […]

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Are Vitamin C and Echinacea Really Curing the Cold?

December 8, 2020

Curing the cold has been a challenge for scientists since forever. Naturally, some myths have developed as many different studies have been carried out. The most common myth is of using vitamin C and echinacea for effective cure. […]

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Can Mammograms Find the Right Breast Cancers Early?

August 28, 2020

Mammography screenings are successful in finding breast cancers. But the question lies whether these are the ‘right cancers?’ In many cases, mammography screening finds cancers that would not have caused any harm. […]

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Does Acupuncture Work?

May 10, 2019

Acupuncture is both an ancient Chinese treatment and, like a lot of Eastern medicine, a recent Western trend. But does acupuncture work as a remedy for pain? We must turn to legitimate medical trials to find the answer to that question. […]

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Choosing the Best Weight-Loss Method

May 3, 2019

Atkins, Keto, South Beach? Choosing the best weight-loss method can be overwhelming. If we learn to cut through the hype, though, we can narrow down our options by looking at only the medical weight-loss studies that are relevant to us. […]

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Does Sugar Cause Obesity?

May 3, 2019

In the 1980s and 1990s, low-fat diets were all the rage. Now the media’s tune has changed, though, and sugar is the new culprit in the obesity epidemic. But does sugar cause obesity? As with fat, the answer is more complicated than it appears to be on the surface. […]

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Concussions and the Future of Football

April 29, 2019

The prevalence of concussions has caused many to be pessimistic about the future of football. Youth participation in the sport has dropped drastically since 2010, by almost 30 percent, and college and professional programs are paying attention. […]

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