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Experiments Implicate Roundup in Liver Disease 
Glyphosate-based herbicides, including the popular brand Roundup, appear to cause liver disease in low, environmentally-relevant concentrations. Nature published the study: http://www.nature.com/articles/srep39328

Reuters Investigates the Drug-resistant Pathogen Crisis 
In this multi-part series, Reuters shines a light on a growing, though often hidden, medical crisis in America: http://www.reuters.com/investigates/section/usa-uncounted/

Rates of Dementia Found Higher Near Busy Roads 
A recent study in Canada suggests that proximity to major roads could be a complicating factor in dementia. The research indicates that the risk increases with proximity, and may be responsible for an 11 percent higher rate of dementia in those living closest to roads. The BBC explains: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-38506735

Flashing Lights to Treat Alzheimer’s 
A study at MIT had promising results using blinking lights to treat mice induced to exhibit the symptoms of the disease. The Smithsonian has the details: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/could-flickering-lights-help-treat-alzheimers-180961762/

Possible Caffeine Benefit for Age-related Inflammation 
The Stanford University School of Medicine reports that caffeine appears to be of benefit in counteracting age-related inflammation: http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2017/01/caffeine-may-counter-age-related-inflammation-study-finds.html

 

 

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