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    General Health Terrifying Case Study Shows Why Popping Your Neck Could Actually Kill You – ScienceAlert

    Josh Hader’s neck was bothering him – again. He’d been feeling the discomfort for a couple weeks and recently thought some light stretching could provide relief. "I went to stretch it," the 28-year-old told The Washington Post, "and as I was using my hand to apply a little bit more … Read...
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    Metro Scientists Have Found an Entirely New Way to Slow Autoimmune Diseases – ScienceAlert

    Autoimmune diseases, like type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis, are notoriously difficult to treat. Today, most of the therapies we’ve developed act indiscriminately, targeting both the healthy and unhealthy immune cells. .... Read more via ScienceAlert – https://ift.tt/2tY5vo9 Get More...
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    General Health 9 Things You Should Never Use on a Pimple, According to Dermatologists, And 2 That Might Actually Work – ScienceAlert

    Have a pimple and don’t know how to get rid of it? There are tons of different product recommendations out there – tea tree oil, toothpaste,apple cider vinegar, lemon juice – that all promise to clear up your skin in no time. But some of these treatments can actually do … Read more via...
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    General Health There’s Mounting Evidence Implicating The Herpes Virus in Alzheimer’s Disease – ScienceAlert

    More than 30 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia. Unfortunately, there is no cure, only drugs to ease the symptoms. However, my latest review, suggests a way to treat the disease. I found the strongest evidence yet that the herpes virus is...
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    General Health Here Are The Important Benefits You Get When You Hug Someone, According to Science – ScienceAlert

    Hugs make us feel good. You know it, I know it. But why? For such a simple, common behaviour, it’s actually a pretty complex thing to scientifically explain. But there’s no doubting the positive emotional benefits of a warm embrace, according to new research. Hypothetically speaking, hugging...
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    General Health Sleep Deprivation Can Be Deadly. Here’s What Sleeping Less Than 7 Hours Per Night Does to Your Body And Brain – ScienceAlert

    About a third of US adults don’t get enough sleep. And sleep deprivation has serious consequences for your brain and body. Many people think they can get by on less than seven to nine hours a night – the amount of sleep doctors recommend for most adults – or say … Read more via ScienceAlert...
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    General Health Here’s How Long Common Drugs Stay in Your Body – ScienceAlert

    Contrary to what many advertised drug tests might promise, not all substances leave their telltale chemical signature in the body for the same amount of time. The moment we take a drug – whether we snort, smoke, or swallow it – our bodies begin to break it down. In … Read more via...
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    General Health A New Study Is Questioning The Limits of Human Lifespan – ScienceAlert

    Jeanne Louise Calment lived for 122 years and 164 days, the oldest verified age of any person, ever. Her interviews revealed a portrait of the centenarian in high spirits: “I’ve only ever had one wrinkle, and I’m sitting on it,” she told reporters when she turned 110. Calment died in 1997 in...
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    General Health The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn’t Get Enough Sleep – ScienceAlert

    The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to clear away the toxic byproducts of neural activity left behind during the day. Weirdly enough, the same process starts to occur in brains that are … Read...
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