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Cold water may be an effective defense against dementia

Fox News Flash top headlines for October 20 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. After years of anecdotal evidence, scientists have finally nailed down one link between brain health and the “polar bear plunge.” In a study of the blood profiles of regular winter-time swimmers in London, Cambridge […]

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Sleepio might be just what the professor ordered

Did you know that man is the only animal that purposely delays sleep? Or that sleep disturbance increases at higher altitudes, as well as in times of increased stress? Due to the coronavirus pandemic, everyone seems to be experiencing higher stress—which means that right now Sleepio could really help members of the CU Denver community […]

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Prostate cancer patients could be spared radiotherapy after surgery

Prostate cancer patients could be spared radiotherapy after surgery as new research suggests there is no benefit and it could be carried out later if the disease comes back Roughly 15,000 men could avoid radiotherapy while undergoing prostate cancer treatment  Research in The Lancet found there was no benefit of the treatment  ‘Radiotherapy need only […]

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The surprising reason your face mask might be causing dry eye

If you wear contact lenses or have had laser surgery to correct your vision, you’re likely no stranger to dry-eye syndrome. You feel as if your eyes are stinging, and they’re red, irritated, and teary (via American Academy of Opthalmology). And now, there’s a new reason you get dry-eye syndrome that’s tied to the pandemic […]

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Long naps may be bad for health

Many believe that lying down for a snooze is a harmless activity. But today, scientists show that drifting off for more than one hour could be risky. The study is presented at ESC Congress 2020. “Daytime napping is common all over the world and is generally considered a healthy habit,” said study author Dr. Zhe […]