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Cellular aging increases risk of heart attack and early death

Borge Nordestgaard EurekAlert Every cell in the body has chromosomes with so-called telomeres, which are shortened over time and also through lifestyle choices such as smoking and obesity. Researchers have long speculated that the shortening of telomeres increases the risk … Continue reading

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Danes want biotech firms, EU govts to agree GM crop bans

Source: Reuters Biotech companies should agree not to market genetically modified (GM) crops in member states wishing to ban their cultivation before seeking EU approval for their products, a draft Danish proposal shows. The compromise is designed to break a … Continue reading

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Denmark taxes fatty products

Source: Telegraph Denmark is to impose the world’s first “fat tax” in a drive to slim its population and cut heart disease. The move may increase pressure for a similar tax in the UK, which suffers from the highest levels … Continue reading

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