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Stress reduces fertility in women

In North America, 20 to 25 percent of women and 18 to 21 percent of men of reproductive age report daily psychological stress. Although previous research has suggested that stress can decrease the odds of conception, few ...

Oct 01, 2018
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A new model takes oxidative stress to heart

Oxidative stress—the molecular wear and tear that reactive oxygen species can exert on molecules and cells—has been linked to a range of human diseases, including heart failure and Alzheimer's disease. But the results ...

Oct 02, 2018
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Can a common heart condition cause sudden death?

About one person out of 500 has a heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). This condition causes thickening of the heart muscle and results in defects in the heart's electrical system. Under conditions ...

Sep 20, 2018
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Plant-rich diets may prevent depression – new evidence

Being depressed can negatively affect your appetite and what you eat, but can bad eating habits bring your mood down? Our latest study, a systematic review of the best available evidence, found a clear link between the quality ...

Sep 26, 2018
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