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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 »

Co-infection with HIV and HCV does not increase the risk of end-stage liver disease or liver cancer

People with HIV and hepatitis C are no longer at higher risk of end-stage liver disease than people with hepatitis C alone, and the trend is probably associated with the improved effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment, a French study has reported in the journal Hepatology. The study also found that people with HIV and hepatitis C… Read More »

Hearing Loss Can Increase Your Risk Of Depression

Research has discovered that older people with age-related hearing loss experienced more depressive symptoms; the more the hearing loss, the more the risk of having symptoms of depression. The results indicate that treating age-related hearing loss, an under recognized and under treated condition among all older people, could be one method to help prevent late-life… Read More »