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Genes Dictate Where The Body Stores Fat Tissue

In a new study carried out by the researchers from Uppsala University, in Sweden, the scientists revealed that genes dictate where the body stores fat tissues. However, this process is more prevalent in women than in men. The researchers published…
Osteoarthritis Treatments, Revealed During A Genetic Study

Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, GSK, and their collaborators carried out the most comprehensive genetic study of osteoarthritis to date. In the research, the scientists noticed that 52 new genetic changes are connected to the condition. To reach those findings, the researchers…
This Blood Pressure Medication Can Cause Cancer!

Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ or HCT), a diuretic medication, is used to treat swelling due to fluid build up and it is also often used to treat high blood pressure. This medication is also used for renal tubular acidosis, diabetes insipidus, and…
Risk Of Dementia, Boosted by Frailty in Old Age

As reported by a new study carried out by scientists at Nova Scotia Health Authority and Dalhousie University in Canada and Rush University Medical Center in the USA, frailty in old age boosts the risk of dementia. The researchers reached that…