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Mouse study finds enzyme that prolongs life
June 16, 2019
New research in mice uncovers a previously unknown "pathway toward healthy aging." A circulating protein from the blood of young mice led to health improvements and visible signs of rejuvenation when researchers gave it to aging mice.
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Guanfacine vs. Adderall: What is the difference?
June 15, 2019
Guanfacine, under the brand name Intuniv, and Adderall are prescription drugs that treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Both drugs help treat the disorder, which people commonly refer to as ...
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Breakfast burrito
June 15, 2019

By Mayo Clinic Staff



Dietitian's tip:
If you don't have egg substitute, you can use egg whites instead.



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Roasted potatoes
June 15, 2019

By Mayo Clinic Staff



Dietitian's tip:
Roasting replaces frying to reduce fat and calories. Herbs replace salt as the flavoring.



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Salad greens with acorn squash
June 15, 2019

By Mayo Clinic Staff



Dietitian's tip:
You can use acorn or butternut squash in this recipe. You can also use maple syrup in place of honey.



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Blood clots
June 15, 2019



Blood clots are gel-like clumps of blood. They are beneficial when they form in response to an injury or a cut, plugging the injured blood vessel, which stops bleeding.
Some blood clots form inside your veins without a good reason and don't dissolve naturally...
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Pregnancy and exercise: Baby, let's move!
June 15, 2019


Pregnancy and exercise: Baby, let's move!

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Pregnancy might seem like the perfect time to sit back and relax. You likely feel more tired than u...
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Pyramid or plate? Explore healthy eating plans
June 15, 2019


Pyramid or plate? Explore healthy eating options

By Mayo Clinic Staff

A healthy eating plan can be illustrated in many ways. The U.S. Department of Agriculture us...
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What are the perks and problems of being a night owl?
June 14, 2019
In the collective imagination, night owls are free, creative spirits. Yet studies have shown that people who are more active at night face greater health risks. Do night owls experience more benefits or risks due to their rhythms? This Spotlight feature tackles this and related questions....
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Scientists develop ‘mini-brain’ model of human prion disease
June 14, 2019
Scientists have used human skin cells to create what they believe is the first cerebral organoid system, or 'mini-brain,' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). CJD is a fatal neurodegenerative brain disease of humans believed to be caused by infectious prion protein. The researchers...
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