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Medical News Today: Are tattoos linked to poor health and risky behavior?

Tattoos have grown in popularity dramatically over recent decades. A new survey-based study investigates whether they have any associations with risky behavior or adverse health outcomes. Tattoos are now more popular than ever. In 2003, just 16 percent of people in the United States had a tattoo. By 2015, that figure had increased to 29… Read More »

Medical News Today: 10 foods rich in vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble compound with antioxidant properties. Getting enough vitamin E is essential for the immune system, blood vessel health, and keeping the skin youthful. There are eight distinct forms of vitamin E, but researchers believe that only one type, alpha-tocopherol, helps meet human nutritional needs. Plenty of foods contain vitamin E, which… Read More »

Medical News Today: Why are researchers growing human protein in hens' eggs?

Chicken eggs are already important in clinical research and production — specialists currently use them to make vaccines. New research is now taking the eggs’ potential even further by suggesting a new use for them, as repositories in which to grow specialized human proteins. In the near future, hens may start laying more eggs for… Read More »