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I've experienced Alzheimer's in 8 minutes. Here's what happened

I felt befuddled. Disoriented. Frightened. And ready to shout in frustration. Fortunately, it was only for eight minutes. But it was more than long enough to give me a sense of how it might be to have Alzheimer's disease. My short descent in the world of dementia was of the invitation, and I was pleased that I was glad I …

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Teens and college age drink less while this group pours another round

Bottles of alcohol in a state liquor store in Salt Lake City. (AP) Alcohol abuse experts have found a demographic group who drinks at an alarming rate. Not teens. Not college age. These are baby boomers. For reasons that are not well understood, teens and college age Americans today consume alcohol at lower prices than young people 10 years ago, …

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Ketamine moves closer to becoming a new depression drug

Daiana Lorenz / Youtube Ketamine develops as a potentially new drug against depression – the first of its kind in 35 years. Johnson & Johnson works actively with a nasal formulation of the drug. Researchers plan to present the results of an advanced clinical trial of the formula next month at the American Psychiatric Association meeting. An early glimpse of …

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The number of drinks predicts teenagers' other risky behaviors

(HealthDay) -The number of beverages consumed in high school binge drinking conditions predicts other health risk behaviors, according to a study published online April 10 in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research . Ralph Hingson, Sc.D., MPH, and Wenxing Zha, Ph.D., both from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism in Bethesda, Maryland, used data from the 2015 Risk Management …

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Cereal Infection Buruli Ulcer Spreads Through Australia And Experts Do not Know Why

An epidemic of carnivorous bacterial infection Buruli wounds aggravate in Australia, and as infection rates continue to rise, experts struggle to determine the cause. A paper published Monday in Medical Journal of Australia marked the current carnivorous bacterial situation in Australia a "worsened epidemic." The annual Buruli wound fall in Australia increased from 182 in Victoria 2016 to 236 cases …

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Immunotherapy converts lung cancer, the largest cancer caretaker

Get breaking news and special reports. SUBSCRIBE Immunotherapy drugs can convert lung cancer treatment, giving patients extra life, reports doctors Monday. They found that pretreatment of lung cancer patients with immunotherapy drugs before they receive surgery can help to digest the tumor while limiting or even stopping the spread. And combinations of immunotherapy drugs have helped other lung cancer patients …

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Different types of alcohol induce different emotional responses: Examination

It turns out that the type of alcohol you consume determines a lot about you at the moment. According to an investigation, different types of alcohol develop different emotional responses, but spirits are most often associated with aggression. 19659003] To investigate the potential emotional factors that underlie alcohol preference, researchers wrote on anonymous responses to the world's largest online survey …

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How to cook eggs to reduce the risk of salmonella

Nearly 207 million eggs have been recalled for fear of an outbreak of salmonella, the federal food and drug administration announced last week. It is the largest egg recall in the United States since 2010, but salmonella pollution is a risk that we should pay attention every day. How to Tell If Your Eggs Have Been Influenced by the Current …

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Carolina Reaper: The peasant defends the hottest pepper on earth

A farmer defends a chili pepper is called the hottest on earth who allegedly landed a man in a hospital with "shabby headache". Salvatore Genovese, who runs a seven-hectare farm in Bedfordshire, England, recently told Sky News that the little but potent Carolina Reaper is perfect for eating as long as it is done "correct". "We have sold in recent …

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New dental treatment could heal your cavities

Researchers may have found a way to rebuild cavity-damaged teeth without using expensive and painful treatments. Peptide-based treatment – involving amino acid chains applied and then bound to dental malformations – effectively demonstrated "healing" enamel erosion in a laboratory at the University of Washington, discovered researchers. It encourages the enamel to grow back on its own, a process that was …

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