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The saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," is now supported with scientific evidence, The Huffington Post reports. The finding is based on a study in BMJ that tested the efficacy of eating apples versus taking statins in the prevention of heart attack and stroke in people over 50. Based on their...
ABC News reports that a gene mutation may put people at higher risk of heart attack or stroke. Researchers at Duke University examined 6,000 patients with heart disease and found that those with this genetic mutation had a 38% increase risk of heart attack or stroke. Scientists believe that people with the...
Previous studies have found that mothers who take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to children with autism but a new study suggests otherwise, Reuters reports. The study, published in NEJM, examined 626,875 births from 1996 to 2005 and took note...