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One study assessed the diets of over 1,000 older adults for anti-inflammatory foods and followed them for an average of three years.  Those on the most anti-inflammatory diet ate about 20 fruits, 19 servings of vegetables, four servings of legumes and 11 cups of coffee or tea in an average week.  Compared to this group, those with the least anti-inflammatory diet were three times more likely to develop dementia

Diabetics are THREE TIMES more likely to suffer from dementia than those genetically at risk, study finds

Being diabetic makes you more prone to dementia than being genetically at risk, according to research. Experts from Oxford and the University of Exeter believe a heart attack or stroke can pose the same threat. Adults with all three conditions fueled by obesity were three times more likely to get dementia, compared to ‘healthy’ people …

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Discovery of the exoplanet “Super Earth” four times larger than our planet

Meet Ross 508b: Scientists discover a ‘SUPER EARTH’ exoplanet four times larger than our own planet orbiting a star 36.5 light years away A new “super Earth” four times larger than our own planet has been spotted The exoplanet, named Ross 508b, orbits a star 36.5 light years away. Previous research suggests the world is …

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Discovery of the exoplanet “Super Earth” four times larger than our planet

Meet Ross 508b: Scientists discover a ‘SUPER EARTH’ exoplanet four times larger than our own planet orbiting a star 36.5 light years away A new “super Earth” four times larger than our own planet has been spotted The exoplanet, named Ross 508b, orbits a star 36.5 light years away. Previous research suggests the world is …

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A study of 4.5 million children in the Nordic countries found that 1.5% of youngsters born to mothers not taking medication had autism, while 0.8% had learning disabilities.  But rates have soared among mothers taking topiramate (pictured), with 4.3% of youngsters with autism and 3.1% diagnosed with learning difficulties aged eight

Pregnant women taking epilepsy drugs up to 2.5 times more likely to have an autistic child

Women who take epilepsy medication during pregnancy may be much more likely to have a child with autism or learning disabilities, research shows. A study of 4.5 million children found that rates of these conditions were twice as high in young people whose mothers took topiramate or valproate. The overall incidence of autism and learning …

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How many times can you get COVID? What experts know about reinfection

The new normal is now. For what seemed like a moment, COVID-19 became an unavoidable part of daily life more than two years ago – with no signs to suggest we’ll ever see the opposite again. As we watch our lives before us with waves of new variants and “stealth” sub-variantsand seasonal vaccine boosters to …

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