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Blueberries may lower cardiovascular risk by up to 20 percent

The phytochemicals that give blueberries their blue color can significantly improve cardiovascular health, finds a new two-part study. The positive effect that blueberries can have on blood pressure is comparable to that of hypertension drugs. Dubbed “the silent killer” because it has no visible symptoms in its early stages, hypertension affects approximately 1 in 3… Read More »

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A ghostly trick produces X-ray images with a lower dose of radiation

X-rays just got a little bit spookierBSIP/Gety By Chelsea Whyte An excess of X-rays is bad for your health – which is why radiographers step out of the room before they zap you. Now a ghostly physics trick could reduce the dose needed for a clear image, because it requires only a small portion of the X-rays… Read More »

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