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A study of around 1,000 people in New Zealand suggests that young people who smoke cannabis for years risk a significant and irreversible reduction in their IQ.

According to the finding of the international team, those who started using cannabis below the age of 18, whose brains were still developing, suffered a drop in IQ. (more…)

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High levels of the blood fat are linked with cardiovascular disease, which by killing 17m lives a year is the world’s biggest killer. (more…)

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A study conducted by scientists from the National University of Singapore and Britain’s Oxford Brookes University said that poor data, minimal funding and lax enforcement are undermining the fight to protect endangered species, which raises the risks from the spread of pests and diseases. (more…)

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Shifts in the climate affects more birds embarking on long distance migrations than the ones making shorter journeys, a study suggests. (more…)

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A 13-year-long study from the Netherlands has said that drinking several cups of tea or coffee a day appears to protect against heart disease.

This study adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting health benefits from the most popular hot drinks. (more…)

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A memo has been sent by the director of a leading US cancer research institute, to thousands of staff warning of possible higher risks from mobile phone use. (more…)

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The risk of cancer could be cut by 12%, just by adopting a couple of elements of the Mediterranean diet, say scientists.

Using more olive oil alone cut the risk by 9%, found a study of 26 000 Greek people. (more…)

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