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Sri Lanka to fight dengue virus with this bacteria

Deputy Director General of the Health Ministry Paba Palihawadana said that a type of bacteria called "Wolbachia" will be released in 25 local townships in Colombo starting February 2020, reports Xinhua news agency. Dec 13, 2019
Pregnancy

Women using Instagram to cope with miscarriage distress: Study

The study found that the content posted by Instagram users included rich descriptions of the medical and physical experiences of miscarriage, and the emotional spectrum of having a miscarriage and coping with those emotions, the social aspect, and family identity. Dec 12, 2019
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Keto diet may fight against Alzheimer's disease

The idea of keto is to get more calories from protein and fat and less from carbohydrates. You cut back most on the carbs that are easy to digest, like sugar, soda, pastries and white bread. Dec 11, 2019
Brain

Brain region smaller in birth control pill users: Study

Located at the base of the brain above the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus produces hormones and helps regulate essential bodily functions including body temperature, mood, appetite, sex drive, sleep cycles and heart rate. Dec 10, 2019
Mediterranean diet

New Mediterranean diet lets you eat meat without any guilt

A typical Mediterranean diet includes extra virgin olive oil, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes, wholegrain breads, pastas and cereals, moderate amount of fish and red wine, and low consumption of red meat, sweet and processed foods. Dec 9, 2019
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Kids born through C-sections not at higher obesity risk; here's why

The findings contradict several smaller studies that did find an association between C-section deliveries and offspring obesity but did not consider the numerous maternal and prenatal factors that the researchers did in this study published in the journal PLOS Medicine. Dec 8, 2019