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Calcium buildup reveals risks for heart disease in patients with kidney problems

Heart Disease

A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals that patients who already suffer from kidney disease may also have large calcium deposits in their arteries. Researchers believe the findings will help doctors diagnose heart disease faster in these patients. Previous investigations pointed to the possibility that people with kidney disease did not show the same symptoms.

Hydrate the Homeless: The New Ice Bucket Challenge

Hydrating the homeless

Water – more specifically buckets of ice cold water – has been making quite a splash across the internet these past few days in the form of a charity movement referred to as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. This splash, which could be more accurately described as a viral tidal wave, has caused such a storm that members of social media websites have been divided into two distinct and very opposite groups:

Detergents linked to fertility problems

Detergents and fertility problems

A new study reveals that several ingredients in detergents may be linked to fertility problems. The two chemicals, didecyl dimethylammonium chloride (DDAC) and alkyl dimethyl benzalkonium chloride (ADBAC), had a negative impact on the reproductive abilities of mice. Researchers believe these ingredients may also be affecting people and want to investigate fertility.

Research Reveals Disturbing Trend Involving One Sex Practice Among Teens

In the current issue of the medical research journal BMJ Open, researchers have discovered a particularly disturbing trend involving one sex practice among 16-18 year-olds―anal sex coercion from males to females that showed apathy for whether the female found it painful and/or harmful to her health.

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