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Medical News Today: Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and prevention

Too much time spent indoors plus poor nutrition have driven a rise in vitamin D deficiency in people in the past two decades. But what are the symptoms of a deficiency, and how can it be prevented? According to the ...

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Medical News Today: Six mindfulness techniques for physicians

Mindfulness techniques help some doctors to deal with the demands of the medical profession. What goes through your mind in the moment before you walk into the room to see your next patient? A flurry of thoughts about all the ...

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Medical News Today: How doodling can trigger feelings of pleasure

Researchers say that art-making, and especially doodling, boosts activity in the brain’s reward pathway. A new study brings some good news for all the doodlers out there: researchers have found that making art activates the reward pathway of the brain ...

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Medical News Today: Broccoli sprout extract may help to treat type 2 diabetes

Researchers say that sulforaphane, which is found in broccoli sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables, could help to treat type 2 diabetes. An effective new treatment for type 2 diabetes could be sitting in your fridge, according to the results of ...

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Medical News Today: Aspirin may cut breast cancer risk for women with diabetes

Low-dose aspirin may reduce breast cancer risk for women with diabetes, researchers suggest. Researchers have long known that diabetes can increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer. A new study, however, suggests that this risk could be significantly reduced with ...

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Medical News Today: How do we override sleepiness? Brain region identified

A new study investigates the brain region responsible for wakefulness. A paper published this week in the journal Neuron peers into a region of the brain involved in the state of wakefulness. The findings could help to design treatments for ...

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Medical News Today: One egg per day could reduce stunted growth

Feeding one egg per day to children aged 6 to 9 months for 6 months could almost halve the prevalence of stunted growth, a new study finds. Feeding children one egg each day could help to reduce stunted growth, say ...

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Medical News Today: Exposure to heavy metals may increase risk of autism

While it is not yet known what causes autism, researchers believe that a complex interaction between environmental factors and genetics is responsible for the condition. Separating these factors, however, can be a challenge. But a new study may have found ...

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Medical News Today: Stress in late pregnancy may fuel binge eating in female offspring

It is widely recognized that stress can trigger eating disorders such as binge eating, which is more common in females than in males. It was once thought that the link was purely psychological, but researchers are increasingly turning to genetics ...

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Medical News Today: Pain in left arm: Possible causes, other symptoms, and treatment

Though small aches and pains are a normal part of aging, sudden or unusual left arm pain can be linked to a more serious condition. This may be a signal of an injury that needs treating or, in the worst ...

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