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The Longer You Sit, The Earlier You Die

Researchers at the American Journal of Epidemiology say that's even for people who exercise regularly after long sit-a-thons at the office and aren't obese.

Unlike most bad news, this one is best heard standing up: people who sit more than 6 hours a day are more likely to die earlier.

That's even for people who exercise regularly after long sit-a-thons at the office and aren't obese.

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Scientists Find Possible Ebola Treatment

Researchers at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases have found a class of drugs that could provide treatment for Ebola and Marburg hemorrhagic fever.

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Loyola Researchers Zero In On Protein That Destroys HIV

MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Using a $225,000 microscope, researchers have identified the key components of a protein called TRIM5a that destroys HIV in rhesus monkeys.

The finding could lead to new TRIM5a-based treatments that would knock out HIV in humans, said senior researcher Edward M. Campbell, PhD, of Loyola University Health System.

Campbell and colleagues report their findings in an article featured on the cover of the Sept. 15, 2010 issue of the journal Virology, now available online.

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Meth Production and Mississippi’s OTC Drug Ban

By Jacob Maslow, Marketing Director of Allergy Be Gone.

Have a stuffy nose from a cold, or mild allergy symptoms? Well, if you live in Mississippi you’ll have to see your doctor for a cold or allergy relief medication with pseudoephedrine as one of the ingredients. Sudafed, Zyrtec D, Mucinex D, Nyquil D, and Advil Cold are just a few of the medicines that will require a prescription.

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Vaper’s Club President: FDA is blocking research into the electronic cigarette

The US Federal and Drug Administration (FDA) is obstructing research into an alternative to the tobacco cigarettes that kill more than 400,000 Americans a year, according to Spike Babaian, President of the National Vapers’ Club, a consumer association set up to promote and protect the electronic cigarette.

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Battling big brother: The story of the electronic cigarette

Kate had been smoking for 27 years when she first came across the electronic cigarette.

"I was browsing an online gadget shop," she remembers. "I saw one and thought it must be a useless gimmick..."

That didn't stop her from first searching for more information - and then buying an early model.

Switching

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How to lose weight in retirement

Once you reach the age of retirement it should be a wonderful time in your life. This should be a time in which you enjoy all the activities which you never had time for while you were working. However, if you are like most of us you put on a little bit of weight through the years. Carrying around even a little extra belly fat can significantly shorten your lifespan. Not to mention it can also limit what activities you will be able to enjoy. Your retirement should be the perfect time to help you lose weight since it will be easier to implement a good exercise program.

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Aloe Vera and other medicinal plants

Plants have been utilised for thousands of years, in a vast range of preparations, to heal and soothe medical complaints. Aloe vera is one such plant that has many medical applications.

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Is Curry good at fighting Cancer?

As we advance in age, we are apparently less likely to enjoy mega spicy food – there are of course exceptions to any rule. To me, this actually makes quite a bit of sense, as with most things relating to the aging process there is an obvious preference for the ‘simple’ choices. But to offer a contradiction, a recent report commission by the University of Missouri offers a different slant.

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Skin Care Tips For Men

What is the first thing that someone notices about you? Generally it is your face, but in some people’s cases it could be other areas. The most important element of a good looking face that we would consider to be ‘good looking’, is healthy skin. According to skin care specialists, it is not only easy to achieve, but it is a critical function that everyone can do for themselves.

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