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Does a vegan diet really starve cancer? Experts say no

Does a vegan diet REALLY starve cancer? New study claims meat proteins feed tumors in mice – but experts say it’s not that simple for humans A new Duke University study in mice found that diets that cut out a protein in meat called methionine deprived their tumors of food and stopped growth  Similar diets […]

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Do I have a drinking problem, or does everybody else?

Maybe I wouldn’t have noticed the two men on the bench at the park if the news clip on the radio in the car that morning hadn’t caught my ear. Another newly released study. This one finds that “many men” feel socially inept among their male peers unless alcohol is involved. I’d be willing to […]

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Does social media push teens to depression? New study says no

(HealthDay)—Time spent on Instagram, Snapchat or Facebook probably isn’t driving teenagers to depression, a new study contends. In fact, Canadian researchers found the relationship worked in the opposite direction—teenage girls who were already depressed tended to spend more time on social media, to try to feel better. These findings run counter to a series of […]

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Round ligament pain: What does it feel like?

Round ligament pain is a common pregnancy symptom, affecting between 10 and 30 percent of pregnant women. It can be uncomfortable but is harmless. Many women begin to experience it in the second trimester. In this article, learn more about what round ligament pain feels like and how to get relief. What is round ligament […]

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What does ‘gaslighting’ mean?

Shortlisted for the Oxford English Dictionary’s 2018 word of the year, “gaslighting” has well and truly found its way into contemporary thought and vernacular. The term has recently been employed to explain the behaviour of contestants on The Bachelor Australia, Monica Lewinksy’s experiences with the media post-Bill Clinton, and the words of US President Donald […]

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Scientists uncover five types of problem drinkers

Do you struggle to cut back on alcohol, or does it make you take risks? Scientists uncover five types of problem drinkers Researchers defined types with a set of symptoms by looking at 5,400 drinkers    What category you fall into will largely depend on your age, scientists claim Pennsylvania State University experts say it could […]