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    Link between vitamin D and dementia risk confirmed

    Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people, according to the most robust study of its kind ever conducted.

    An international team, led by Dr David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter Medical School, found that study participants who were severely Vitamin D deficient were more than twice as likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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    Surprising giant ring-like structure in the universe

    September 7, 2015 by Tomasz Nowakowski

    [...]

    "The researchers found a ring of nine gamma ray bursts (GRBs)—the most luminous events in the universe—about 5 billion light years in diameter, and having a nearly regular circular shape, noting that there is a one in 20,000 probability of the GRBs being in this distribution by chance."

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    Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-09-giant-ring-like-universe.html#jCp