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Dr. Oz’ ‘Magic Weight-Loss Cure’: Diet Pill Study Was Bogus Researchers Reveal

If you were thinking of trying Dr. Oz’s “magic weight-loss cure” of green coffee bean extract, don’t waste your money. The researchers responsible for the only scientific study backing up the television doctor’s claim released a statement today saying the study was bogus. Science watchdog website Retraction Watch reported that the two researchers who were paid to write the 2012 ...

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Study: 11,000 killed thus far by Boko Haram

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) — The insurgency of Islamist militants Boko Haram is responsible for the deaths of at least 11,000 people, a scholarly report says. Top News – UPI.com

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Weightlifting Could Pump Up Your Brain, Multitasking Not So Much [Study]

Weightlifting for just 20 minutes a day could boost memory by 10 percent according to a new Georgia Institute of Technology study. Leglifts were the exercise employed by the researchers in this inquiry. Participants in the study described as 46 healthy young adults tried to remember 90 photos displayed on a computer monitor. Half of the group then did 50 ...

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Moderate Beer Drinking Reduces Sperm Quality, Study Claims

Hopeful fathers might take heed of the recommendations in a new study published in BMJ Open that claims that even a moderate weekly drinking can lower sperm quality. Even five beers a week is enough to lower sperm quality in healthy men, according to a report on Medical News Today. Previous animal studies have indicated that moderate drinking could impact ...

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Losing A Job Could Kill You, Study Says

Losing your job is easily one of the most stressful things a person could endure. For all the headaches of having a job, it is almost always better than losing a job. The University of Oulu in Finland has released a new study revealing that unemployment over an extended period of time will almost certainly increase the risk of age-related ...

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Study Links Pasta And Depression

Pasta and depression were linked in a study by the Harvard School of Public Health. Although the exact reason is unknown, women who consumed refined grains, soda, and red meat were shown to have increased depression. The 12-year study was coauthored by Michel Lucas, PhD. A total of 43,000 women participated in the research. Prior to the study, the women ...

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E-Cigarettes Don’t Lead To Smoking, Study Finds

A new study on e-cigarettes examined the possibility that electronic cigarette use will lead to smoking — and determined that there is no indication use of smokeless tobacco alternatives will be a risk factor for future deadly habits. The e-cigarette study was contrasted with a Centers For Disease Control and Prevention report in September, which suggested that electronic cigarettes should ...

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Herbal Supplements Are A Rip-Off, New Study Claims

A new study shows that many herbal supplements are really a rip-off. DNA tests show that many pills labeled as healing herbs aren’t actually what they seem. Instead, they are little more than powdered rice and weeds. The information could be a blow to the estimated $ 5 billion per year US industry, where unproven herbal supplements promise everything from ...

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