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Selfitis: being addicted to selfies is now an illness

Addiction to selfies is now recognized by researchers as a whole new evil. This phenomenon is called "selfitis" and is a 2.0 plague for our...

Food infections: 1.5 million cases per year, 250 deaths

Food borne infections account for 1.5 million cases each year, including more than 17,000 hospitalizations and more than 200 deaths, according to an estimate released...

Alert study against sustained intake of ibuprofen in humans

A recent study conducted by Inserm researchers shows that sustained intake of ibuprofen induces in young men sport hormone imbalance usually encountered in older...

New setback in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

A promising molecule against Alzheimer's disease has not shown the expected effectiveness in a series of clinical trials whose results are published Tuesday in...

Tobacco: the first cigarette leads to addiction for more than 2/3 of people

Nearly 7 in 10 people (68.9%) who smoke their first cigarette become, at least temporarily, daily smokers, suggests a meta-analysis published by British researchers...

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