Scientists make breakthrough discovery about vitamin B12
2 monthes ago - By News Medical
Scientists at the University of Kent have made a significant discovery about how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more complete.
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Link found between high bitter-taste sensitivity and increased risk of cancer among older British women by a recent study that involves 5,500 women whose diet, lifestyle, and...
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Officials are now reviewing the guidelines given to paramedics and ambulance staff, after the Warwick University study cast doubt on the way people have been treated for decades.
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Strategies to Reduce Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption in Young Children
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Breath Tests May Help Detect Pancreatic Cancer Early
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Chronic Preoperative Opioid Use May Up Risk of Poor Outcomes
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