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Study Finds Link Between Artificially Sweetened Drinks And Depression
2013-01-09 14:55:35

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that some 350 million people worldwide suffer from one form or another of depression. To bring that figure to a more US-centric representation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in every 10 American adults report having the disorder. While depression most likely has a myriad of possible causes, a new study, authored by Honglei Chen, MD, PhD, of...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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