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People with severe mental illness (SMI) often have poorer physical health than the general population as they are more likely to experience unnecessary health inequalities and are unable to access the physical healthcare ...

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Meal planning, timing, may impact heart health

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Too many antibiotics for New Zealand children

Almost all New Zealand children have taken antibiotic medications by the time they are five years of age, according to new research from the University of Auckland's Centre for Longitudinal Research – He Ara Ki Mua.

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Team advances research on metabolic syndrome

Building on their recent research focusing on a peptide, pNaKtide, designed to block the oxidant amplifying function of the cellular sodium-potassium pump, researchers at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine ...

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Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be either an increase in muscle mass, fat deposits, or excess fluids such as water.

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