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Homocysteine, Folic Acid and the Heart: an Association Unravels

Alice Park TIME We may have the final word on homocysteine: higher blood levels of the amino acid don’t raise people’s risk of heart disease after all. Several decades ago, studies of children born with an unusual genetic defect, which … Continue reading

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Teflon component linked to arthritis

Source: Reuters High blood levels of a man-made chemical used in non-stick coatings were associated with a raised risk of arthritis in a large new study of adults exposed to tainted drinking water. Researchers found that people with the highest … Continue reading

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