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Medical News Today: Flossing could increase exposure to toxic chemicals

Eating takeout and flossing the teeth are routine tasks for many people. However, a new study has found that they could be exposing people to potentially dangerous chemicals. Flossing seems linked with toxic chemical buildup. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have become a daily part of human life. These water- and greaseproof substances are present… Read More »

Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson’s

Scientists have taken a key step towards improving an emerging class of treatments for Parkinson’s disease. The advance could markedly improve a next generation of therapies for the condition, which affects around one in 350 people in the UK. It could aid development of the promising treatment-; known as cell replacement therapy -; which was… Read More »

Medical News Today: High-tech epilepsy warning device could save lives

Scientists have developed a high-tech bracelet called the Nightwatch, which detects 85 percent of all severe nighttime epilepsy seizures — a much higher percentage than similar devices on the market today. A new type of wearable technology may help prevent epilepsy-related deaths. Smartwatches are gaining popularity, and they often help users monitor their health in… Read More »