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Fountain of Youth Is Closer

(4) Comments | Posted January 30, 2012 | 5:13 PM

Elixirs, Potions, Tonics... An elixir of youth capable of at least reversing the ravages of aging, if not bestowing immortality, has always been one of the enduring dreams of humanity. We don't want to just live longer; we want to live younger.

The Chinese believed ingesting precious substances, such as...

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Your Fat Cells Control Your Brain

(114) Comments | Posted September 27, 2010 | 7:00 AM

You probably think that fat cells are passive blobs that do nothing more than store energy, bloat flabby hips and bellies, and perhaps wear down the body by forcing it to cart around a lot of extra weight.

But new research is fundamentally altering that view: fat cells, over...

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Child Autism Epidemic Firmly Linked to Environment

(1184) Comments | Posted August 30, 2010 | 8:00 AM

Autism among U.S. children has reached epidemic proportion. And it's getting worse by the year.

Since the '70's, there has been a 60-fold increase in American children with autism. The latest CDC data shows that currently 1 in every 100 U.S. children, and 1 in every 58 boys, are being...

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The Keys to Maintaining a Healthy Gut

(45) Comments | Posted August 18, 2010 | 11:20 AM

There are over 10 quadrillion (that's 10,000,000,000,000,000) little critters living in your intestines. That's more bacteria then the cells in your body -- by a factor of 10 -- even more then the total number of stars in the Milky Way Galaxy!

"Basically, we are a walking bacterial colony," said...

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