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Coffee may not help relieve Parkinson’s symptoms, says report

Caffeine, which is so safe and inexpensive, has been linked to a reduced risk of developing Parkinson’s but so far its record of helping people with the disease has been abysmal. Caffeine may not be helpful in improving mobility in ...

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Breast cancer tied to bacterial imbalances: Study

The study examined the tissues of 78 patients who underwent mastectomy for invasive carcinoma or elective cosmetic breast surgery. In addition, they examined oral rinse and urine to determine the bacterial composition of these distant sites in the body. Researchers ...

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Antibiotics for dental procedures may up superbug infection risk: Study

According to a study found patients who were prescribed antibiotics for dental procedures tended to be older and more likely to receive clindamycin — an antibiotic that is associated with C. diff infection. If your are planning to visit a ...

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Drinking more water may ward off UTIs in women

Do you often suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs)? A new study suggests that drinking an additional three pints of water may reduce the recurrence of UTIs in women. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney ...

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In search of Famagusta: Wandering in a beautiful Mediterranean island, Cyprus

A beautiful eastern Mediterranean island, Cyprus boasts of a history that is as rich as it is deeply scarred. The mass of land appeared out of nowhere in the Mediterranean waters below as I woke up from a nap and ...

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