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Study Shows Tamiflu Gets Patients Back on Their Feet Faster, Reduces Flu Complications

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Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the use of antiviral drugs to help treat influenza, in a year when the available vaccine is not a good match for the current strain.

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Added Sugars Just Add to Your Risk of Dying From Heart Disease. Available Expert Dr. Rachel Johnson

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Blood Vessel Calcification May Put Kidney Stone Formers at Increased Risk of Heart Disease

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• People who develop recurrent kidney stones have more calcification in their arteries, which could explain their increased risk for heart disease. • Kidney stone formers also have less dense bones, increasing their risk for osteoporosis.

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Kidney-Brain Connection May Help Drive Chronic Kidney Disease

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• Salt intake accelerated kidney scarring in rats with chronic kidney disease by activating a brain-kidney connection called the renin-angiotensin axis that interlinks the damaged kidney and brain by afferent and efferent sympathetic nerves. • Targeting these nerves reduced salt-induced kidney scarring.

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Pioneer of Infectobesity Movement Continues Groundbreaking Research at Texas Tech

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Nikhil Dhurandhar, who discovered a strain of virus that appears to cause obesity while also causing low cholesterol and low triglycerides, is the chairman of the Nutritional Sciences department

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