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Medical News Today: Being moved by sadness-evoking music linked to high empathy

During sad or debilitating moments in life, many people turn to melancholy music to drown their sorrows and make themselves feel better. Researchers from the University of Durham in the United Kingdom, and the University of Jyväskylä in Finland, have ...

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Medical News Today: Surprising deep similarities found across thousands of languages

A recent study, the largest of its type, looks set to unhinge a commonly held linguistic theory. According to the results, the sounds of the words we use are much less random than previously thought. A deep analysis of language ...

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Medical News Today: Should I Worry About a Papilloma?

Papillomas are benign, outward-growing lumps that may cause problems in some locations. Papillomas do not spread. They are not aggressive or cancerous. It is important to get any lump or skin lesion seen by a doctor, though. This is to ...

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Medical News Today: Heatwaves, cold snaps may raise preterm birth risk

Being pregnant during a heatwave is far from the most pleasant scenario for a woman, but new research finds such extreme temperatures may do more than make expectant mothers uncomfortable; they could increase the risk of preterm birth. Researchers say ...

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Medical News Today: Mycoplasma Pneumoniae: What You Need to Know

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a type of bacteria. Infection with this microbe usually creates a mild illness that is seen most in older children and young adults. It can also cause pneumonia, or infection in the lung. The bug usually causes ...

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Medical News Today: Is It Strep Throat? Pictures and Symptoms

Strep throat is a painful condition that often affects children and some adults in the winter and spring months. The condition is just one of the many that can affect the throat. According to a study in American Family Physician, ...

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Medical News Today: Colorectal tumors exacerbated by mouth microbes

Mouth microbes called fusobacteria may use the bloodstream to reach and worsen colorectal tumors through a special sugar-binding protein, study finds. Fusobacteria, most commonly found in the mouth, use a sugar-binding protein to stick to developing colorectal polyps and cancers. ...

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Medical News Today: Lower BMI, weight loss in later life linked with Alzheimer's

Lower weight in seniors is associated with an increased risk of dementia, and weight loss correlated with a more rapid decline in Alzheimer’s disease, new research finds. Seniors that are underweight may have a greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The ...

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The iTunes Music Store is 13 years old today, and iTunes is still a disaster

Over the past 16 years, Apple has built a reputation for creating high-quality products. The iPod, iPhone, iPad, and Macintosh are often criticized for being overpriced or poorly positioned for certain use cases. Gamers, in particular, get short shrift on ...

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