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Polycystic ovary syndrome: Scientists closer to understanding cause

A common cause of female infertility – polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) – may be due to a hormonal imbalance before birth, researchers have found. Researchers have been able to cure it in mice, and a clinical trial in human women is due to begin later this year, the New Scientist reports. PCOS affects up to […]

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Here Are the Symptoms of Salmonella—and Everything Else You Need to Know About the Recall of Millions of Eggs

Salmonella Poisoning: Symptoms and How to Avoid It – Health Here Are the Symptoms of Salmonella—and Everything Else You Need to Know About the Recall of Millions of Eggs Search Let’s block ads! (Why?) Food –

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Eloise Parry: Diet pills caused 'distressing death'

A “vulnerable” bulimic woman suffered the “most distressing” death after taking a toxic slimming aid she bought online, a court heard. Eloise Parry, 21, from Shrewsbury, died in April 2015 after taking eight diet pills containing Dinitrophenol (DNP). Albert Huynh, 33, Bernard Rebelo, 30, and Mary Roberts, 32, all deny Miss Parry’s manslaughter. Prosecutor Richard […]

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Fig and Peanut Butter Toast

Andrew Purcell, Carrie Purcell Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 2slices whole-wheat bread, toasted 1tablespoon natural peanut butter 1/3cup lowfat cottage cheese 2 fresh (or dried) figs, sliced thin Directions Spread each slice of toast with peanut butter, then cottage cheese. Lay sliced figs on top. Serve immediately. Nutrition Per Serving 413 calories13 g fat (2 g […]

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Melon and Hard-Boiled Egg Over Lemony Arugula

Andrew Purcell, Carrie Purcell Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 large egg 1/4 medium cantaloupe, peeled and cut in 4 wedges 2ounces prosciutto (about 4 slices) 1/2 lemon, zest (optional) and juice 1/2tablespoon olive oil 1teaspoon honey Salt Pepper 3cups baby arugula, loosely packed 3/4cup cooked hulled barley Directions Fill a medium lid saucepan with 5 […]

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Three Lesser-Known Benefits Of Eggs

Eggs go in and out of fashion. In the 1950s the UK’s Egg Marketing Board spent almost £12m on a successful campaign to get Brits to eat eggs for breakfast, but later fears about fat, cholesterol and food poisoning saw them drop out of favour again. But now, up-to-date science and better food safety mean […]


After 4 Cancer Diagnoses in 8 Years, Pro Racer Gabriele Grunewald Is Still Running

Since she began running in middle school, Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald checked off numerous impressive accomplishments, including winning a track and field state title in the 800 meters in high school, becoming an NCAA All-American, placing fourth in the 2012 USA Olympic Trials, and nabbing a USA Championship title in the indoor 3,000 meters in 2014. […]

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This Is What Guests May Eat at the Royal Wedding

REX/ShutterstockOh, to dine like a royal. And to party like one! What a party it will be. On May 19th, beloved Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will marry. Following the royal wedding ceremony, the couple has not one, but two receptions planned. Although not all of us can attend such a spectacular event, we can […]

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How long are you going to live?

Life expectancy is rising globally – people born in 2016 will on average live seven years longer than those born 25 years ago. Enter your information below to find the life expectancy for people of your age, country and gender, as well as the proportion of your life you can on average expect to be […]

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29 of the Best Meal Prep Containers on Amazon, According to 36,888 Reviews

You know how the dryer always seems to eat your socks? Life, in general, seems to eat my meal prep containers. I'm serious—it doesn't matter how many food storage containers I buy, all of them disappear into some kind of abyss within a month of being purchased. This mystery is as frustrating as it is […]