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In the U.S. alone, sleep disorder expenditure expanded 12% from 2008 to 2011 and drowsy drivers causes 1,550 fatalities in the U.S. annually. Now, scientists have discovered what may be causing this disruption in sleep, Bloomberg News reports. “While the noisy ping of a nocturnal e-mail or text...
Reuters reports on a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine that has shown that switching to a Mediterranean diet, even without cutting calories, may reduce risk of developing diabetes. Researchers recruited 3,541 people who were at risk for heart disease and placed them either on a...
According to the CDC, the incidence, deaths, and medical costs due to Clostridium difficile, or C. diff have reached historic highs but a new procedure, called fecal transplantation, may be the solution, The Washington Post reports. Fecal transplantion treats conditions such as irritable bowel...