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Consuming More Protein Can be Beneficial in Lowering Peril of Hip Fracture in Seniors

Consuming More Protein Can be Beneficial in Lowering Peril of Hip Fracture in Se

Researchers in the United States of America have good news for all senior citizens. Researchers at Boston's Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, evaluated the daily protein consumption of 946 seniors from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.

Senior study author, Marian Hannan stated that volunteers that consumed greater amounts of protein in their diet, had less chances of suffering from hip fracture.

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NHS Savings by Job Shedding Can Prove Harmful For Patient Care

NHS Savings by Job Shedding Can Prove Harmful For Patient Care

It seems as if NHS is more focused to make its financial front flourish over patient care, which ethically should be the utmost priority. As the nurses' union reported that in order to save for tougher times, much of the jobs and funding will be sliced by NHS. As per the union's predictions, no savings can be made without cutting jobs and if jobs are shed, it is going to pose a serious threat to the patient care services in and around the areas where job cut will be implemented.

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Indiana Reports Second Largest Percentage of Adult Smokers

Indiana Reports Second Largest Percentage of Adult Smokers

A Federal report released this week evinces that Indiana hosts the second-largest percentage of adult smokers in the United States. It is preceded by West Virginia.

However, despite such appalling figures, the state health officials declare that the state has made considerable progress in the last ten years.

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Another Medical Breakthrough: Now a Full Face Transplant!

Another Medical Breakthrough: Now a Full Face Transplant!

Every single day we read or hear about one medical marvel or another, but while most of these are still in the experimental stages or something that worked on animals and might not be successful in the case of human beings, there are some which actually manage to surprise everyone.

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Tanning Offers Momentary Cosmetic Effects at a High Price

Tanning Offers Momentary Cosmetic Effects at a High Price

A new study has revealed that tanning can turn into an addiction. The study evinces that taking regular trips to a tanning salon stand testament to addictive behavior. The research does not establish that tanning is an addiction. However, it does state that for some people it may turn out to be an addiction.

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