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Does your child grind her teeth in sleep? It’s a sign she is being bullied at school

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Teeth-grinding in teenagers during sleep could be a sign that they are being bullied at school, a study suggests. The study by an oral health charity in the UK found that adolescents who suffer from bullying are far more likely to grind their teeth in their sleep, a sign which… Read more »

This Fat Fueled Diet Is Being Called Atkins 2.0

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For years, we’ve been told to limit our fat intake. But this trendy diet instructs you to just the opposite, causing you to drop serious pounds—all while eating fats. Yes, you read that right. You may have heard about the ketogenic diet, which consists of healthy fats, lean protein and a small amount of vegetable-based carbs to turn the… Read more »

Attention, men. Being tall and obese puts you at a higher risk of prostate cancer

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Men who are tall and obese are at an increased risk of high grade prostate cancer and prostate cancer death, according to a recent study. The team led by the University of Oxford, UK found that while height was not associated with overall prostate cancer risk, risk of high grade disease… Read more »

Men may not need immediate surgery after being detected with prostate cancer

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It’s a common belief that cancer needs to be treated as soon as possible. But that’s not necessarily the case with prostate tumour. Men increasingly have choices if their cancer is found at an early stage, as most cases in the US are. They can treat it right away or monitor with… Read more »

Mental health, rather than physical, determines well being in old age, finds study

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A positive frame of mind, it seems, is even more important than the right diet. New European research suggests that psychosocial factors such as anxiety and depression may have an even larger impact on well-being in later life than physical health. The study, carried out by researchers from the Helmholtz… Read more »