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November 2014 Media News

A poor sense of smell could mean the end is nigh. Losing the sense of smell is one of the most accurate signs of failing health. The Telegraph, 10/01/2014. (Also see Taste and Smell Impairments)

Lung cancer can remain dormant for 20 YEARS before it grows and spreads rapidly. Lung cancer can remain dormant for 20 years before it is triggered into an aggressive form of the disease, a new study has warned. Mail Online, 10/09/2014. (Also see Lung Cancer)

Stressed? You're more likely to suffer heart disease from it if you're a woman. Women are at greater risk from heart disease caused by stress than men, according to new research. Mail Online, 10/13/2014. (Also see Stress)

Men's Bone Health Is Largely Ignored. A third of all hip fractures happen in men, and in the year after a fracture, men are twice as likely to die as women. Time Healthland, 10/10/2014. (Also see Osteoporosis Media Stories)

Addicted to Coffee? It's Probably in Your Genes. If you feel like you literally could not survive a day without coffee, you might have your genes to thank (or blame). Time Healthland, 10/08/2014.

Can Celiac Disease Affect the Brain? The prevalence of celiac disease is indeed rising and symptoms are increasingly understood to manifest beyond the gut, including occasionally in the brain. Gluten sensitivity may yet prove to be real and measurable. New York Times, 10/11/2014. (Also see Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity)

Curiosity may kill the cat, but here's why it's good for your memory. A new study in the journal "Neuron" reveals that when we pursue what piques our curiosity we better remember it and, in the process, retain other knowledge. Today Health, 10/02/2014.

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