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Medical News Today: Age-related immune system decline slowed by antioxidants

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 00:00
A new study suggests that antioxidants in the diet could preserve the function of the thymus - an organ crucial to the immune system.

Medical News Today: 10 health risks of chronic heavy drinking

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 23:00
Excessive alcohol use can lead to an increased risk of several serious health problems. MNT finds out what the top 10 health risks of chronic heavy drinking include.

Medical News Today: High salt intake may increase MS risk for people with genetic susceptibility

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 23:00
Study using mouse model of MS suggests a high intake of salt may be a risk factor for the disease, depending on genes and gender, with females at greater risk in one genetic group.

Medical News Today: Scientists discover how a gene mutation causes autism

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 23:00
Researchers have discovered how mutations in a gene called UBE3A cause autism, and reveal that some existing drugs hold promise for treating the condition.