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Slimming Spectacles


Slimming Spectacles  Japanese inventors have designed a hi-tech device that claims to help people lose weight involving a pair of ‘slimming spectacles’ that trick the brain into thinking that food is 50% bigger than it really is. The virtual tasting headgear screens a larger-looking image of the food in front …

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PCB Exposure Increases Diabetes Risk

Scientists have found a significant association between polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure and risk of diabetes, in a highly exposed community in the US. The researchers studied 774 individuals living in Anniston, Alabama, an area with PCB contamination from manufacturing. They measured PCB levels in the blood and compared this to …

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