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Study: Men who do load-bearing exercise in early 20s may be shielded from osteoporosis

Sara Knoll EurekAlert Without intervention, 1 in 5 men develop fractures related to osteoporosis in old age. Washington, DC, May 4, 2012 – Young men who play volleyball, basketball or other load-bearing sports for four hours a week or more … Continue reading

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Pistachio consumption may promote a beneficial gut environment

Kim Bedwell EurekAlert First-of-its-kind research presented as an abstract at the 2012 American Society for Nutrition suggests eating pistachios may positively impact bacterial profile of the digestive tract. SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2012—A preliminary 16-person study suggests that eating pistachios … Continue reading

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Monkey See, Monkey Do. Monkey Read?

Erin Loury Science Now Monkeys banging on typewriters might never reproduce the works of Shakespeare, but they may be closer to reading Hamlet than we thought. Scientists have trained baboons to distinguish English words from similar-looking nonsense words by recognizing … Continue reading

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Stem cells help regrow heart tissue in small study

Liz Szabo USA Today Stem cells harvested from a patient’s own heart can be used to help repair muscle damaged during a heart attack, according to a preliminary study published online Monday in The Lancet. While it’s too soon to … Continue reading

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