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HERE ARE 11 WEIRD DISEASES YOU CAN CATCH FROM ANIMALS

30 JUN 2019 Illnesses that can pass from animals to humans are known as zoonotic. They’re surprisingly common: More than six out of every 10 known infectious diseases in people are actually contracted from animals, according to the CDC. Zoonotic diseases are typically spread through contact with animals or animal waste, though …

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WOMEN HAVE LASTING HEALTH PROBLEMS YEARS AFTER EXPERIENCING SEXUAL ASSAULT

8 OCT 2018 Women can experience lingering health problems years after workplace sexual harassment or sexual assault, a new study finds. These health problems can include high blood pressure, poor-quality sleep, anxiety and symptoms of depression, the researchers found after doing medical exams of about 300 women. The findings are timely …

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HAIR FOLLICLES CAN ‘SMELL’ SANDALWOOD, AND IT COULD BE A RADICAL NEW WAY TO TREAT BALDNESS

19 SEP 2018 We tend to imagine smells as things that just float around us in the air, but there’s more to it than that. What we perceive as smell is actually an intersection between molecules called odorants (or aroma compounds) and olfactory receptors that are expressed by cells in our body, which send …

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