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The Surprising Link Between Teflon and the Atomic Bomb

Most of you reading this have probably used Teflon-coated nonstick cookware. You may even still have a Teflon pan or two in your kitchen. Even if you haven’t, you’ve certainly been exposed to polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), a synthetic fluoropolymer and the chemical behind Teflon products, via other sources. PTFE is one of a large group of… Read More »

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Strong link found between back pain and mortality

A prospective analysis of back pain and rates of disability may help explain the association between back pain and mortality. Back pain is common and often debilitating. Back pain is very common, affecting millions of people worldwide. It is also a major cause of disability and missed work days. Risk factors such as posture, sedentary… Read More »

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Kidney failure link in young with diabetes

Kidney failure is increasing in Australians aged under 50 with type 2 diabetes, a study has found. The study of more than 1.3 million Australians says it is leading to reduced quality of life and greater demand on kidney dialysis and transplantation services. The research, led by Melbourne’s Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, calls for… Read More »

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