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Obesity Epidemics in Rural America

Country folk are being hit harder by the U.S. obesity epidemic than city dwellers, two new government studies show. Nearly 40% of rural American men and almost half of the rural women are now statistically obese, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers reported. And rural men, women, and children are more likely to be severely obese than their counterparts from urban areas.

Study On Psychological Stress And Vision Loss

Persistent psychological stress, which is widely recognized as a consequence of vision loss, is also a major contributor to its development and progression, according to a study now published in the EPMA Journal, the official journal of the European Association for Predictive, Preventive, and Personalized Medicine.

Malaria Vaccines: Synergy was Effective Against Malaria

Using two experimental anti-malarial vaccines, which work in different ways, can greatly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies. Experimental vaccines, which independently achieve 48% and 68% reductions in malaria cases, can achieve 91% reduction when combined.