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Feb 28 2014, 6:44am CST
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Feb 28 2014, 4:26am CST
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Feb 27 2014, 9:57pm CST
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Source: Science Daily
Chronic pain is known to shorten lifespan, and pain tends to increase with age. But is there a relationship between pain and longevity? Researchers have found that mice lacking the capsaicin pain receptor live around 14 percent longer than other mice, and they retain a more youthful metabolism as well. Receptor blockers could not only relieve pain, but increase lifespan, improve metabolic health and help diabetics and the o ...
Full article at: Science Daily
May 22 2014, 11:35am CDT
After I read online yesterday about CVS announcing plans to stop selling tobacco products in their retail outlets, I...
Feb 6 2014, 5:26pm CST