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Month: May 2017

Sunscreen Use Linked With Vitamin D Deficiency

A culprit of vitamin D deficiency might be sunscreen which results in an insufficient exposure to the sun; chronic disease might also be an underlying cause, suggests a new study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. No sun on skin, no vitamin D! Vitamin D is synthesised in the skin, a process

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Alcohol Consumption Linked With High Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women

The link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in black women has been confirmed in a new study published in the journal Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Alcohol consumption has been linked with breast cancer in previous studies focusing on white women. The new study shows that this is not restricted to the latter:

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Why Your Microbes Aren’t Like Mine—New Study

We do not have the same microbes—a new study published in PLOS Computational Biology explains why. Why don’t you and I have the same microbes? All humans have thousands of species of bacteria all over and inside their bodies, a relationship that is essential to our life. A great proportion of these microorganisms are found

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