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Seeing Red: A New Way To Predict Preeclampsia

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 New Congo red test predicts development of preeclampsia with pregnant women What is preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is serious pregnancy co... Read More


White Or Brown: Which is the Better Fat?

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Widely praised energy-burning brown fat cells hamper survival of cancer patients.    White adipose tissue or white fat has earne... Read More


Profiling Risk: Predicting Alcoholism In Adolescents

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New study defines profile of adolescent alcohol misusers. Alcohol misuse is a growing concern among adolescents. A recent survey reveal... Read More


A Deadly Shot? Heart Attacks During The World Cup

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Studies show an increase in heart attacks during World Cup games  After last night's semi-final where Germany humiliated Brazil, and aft... Read More


OhMyDog! Discover The Ins And Outs Of Your Pet, And Yourself

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A new health collar or chip may be the next big accessory for dogs, and humans. Sleep, eat, run, repeat. More often than not both yo... Read More


Don’t Try Losing Weight By Just Eating More Fruits And Vegetables

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Research shows adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet will not help as such. If you think eating more fruits and veggies helps y... Read More


Positive New Facts About Diabetes – To Stay Aware

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How did genes play their part again? And what are the recent findings? You have certainly heard about how some diseases are genetic and oth... Read More


Fruit From The Amazon Can Kill Cancer

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Although it looks like Yoda’s head it appears a miracle cure. The fruit is called the Soursop, aka Graviola, and it is an evergreen tre... Read More


Anti-Aging With Oxygen Instead Of Antioxidants

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A common diabetes medicine, called metformin, extends healthy lifespan. There have been previous hints that metformin could suppress th... Read More


Injected Stem Cells Repair Heart After Heart Attack

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Injecting embryonic stem cells into the heart after myocardial infarction. Heart attacks (myocardial infarctions) are mostly due to decreas... Read More


Disturbing Facts About Sunscreen

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What you should know about sun cream ingredients. Summer is back again and so is the yearly dilemma: how can I enjoy the nice weather... Read More


Bacteria May Give You A Heart Attack!

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Bacterial biofilms associated with plaque may cause artery blockage. It hit me like a heart attack When you finally left me girl… E... Read More


Historic Accidental Finding Now Produced Promising Malaria Vaccine

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From killing 19th century chickens to protecting today's humans. In the late 19th century, Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) - a French microbi... Read More


Why Missing Genes Could Save Lives

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The Human Knockout Project: a new twist on the human genome. The Human Genome Project (HGP) is an international scientific research project... Read More


New Omega Mice Produce Their Own Essential Fats

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Researchers create a transgenic mouse that stays healthier on a diet of carbohydrates and saturated fats Most people in developed countries... Read More


4 Reasons Why Garlic Truly IS Awesome

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Now it’s been proven, scientifically. 1.       It is more effective than antibiotics, and it works in a fraction of the time.... Read More


New Technique For Regenerating Heavily Injured Muscles

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Experiments with VML patients show encouraging results. Severe traumas to muscles may cause extensive tissue destruction resulting in th... Read More


Dietary Supplements As Life-Lengthening Elixir?

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Recent research shows how alpha-ketoglutarate increases life-span of worms We live in a world where access to food has no boundaries at all... Read More


New Superfood? Black Raspberries Against Cancer

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Black raspberries prevent cancer development in the intestine. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) is a hereditary disease characteriz... Read More


Gene Editing Tool Gets Upgrade For Humans

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Newly enhanced gene editing tool increases safety and accuracy. It’s only been around since 2012, but the biotechnology tool known as... Read More


What You Need To Know About The New Ebola Outbreak

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How the Ebola virus is spread and what can be done to treat the victims. Recent outbreaks of Ebola virus in Guinea have made internat... Read More


How Ginseng Works Against Flu

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More healthy effects of ginseng discovered. Not that long ago, I heard about ginseng in my Plants' Diversity class, but it was not give... Read More


New Explanation For Depression And Chronic Stress

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Researchers identified new mechanism responsible for brain dysfunctions. Major Depressive Disorder and chronic stress are both characte... Read More


Making An Injured Central Nervous System Grow Again

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New studies on axon regeneration give hope for treating damaged nerves. Unlike peripheral nervous system (PNS) axons, central nervous s... Read More


Africa vs Malaria: The Tables Are Turning

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Wide-ranging analysis shows a decreased transmission intensity in the last decade Malaria is a devastating and lethal tropical disease that... Read More


New Target To Treat Obesity And Age-Related Diseases

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Increasing fat metabolism and longevity FAT10 seems promising. Nomen omen, destiny in a name. So it seems for the gene that was called... Read More


Gene Editing As A Treatment for HIV

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Taking gene editing from the realm of science fiction to medical reality. The term  'gene editing' sounds like something out of a science ... Read More


Alternative Medicine Revealed as Possible IVF Improvement

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Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine may improve chances of pregnancy. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is a hot issue at ... Read More


Breakthrough Stem Cell Study Faces Retraction

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Alleged research misconduct leads to public uproar. Less than 2 months ago, a major scientific discovery was made in stem cell science. The... Read More


Deleting The ‘I’ From CIAP

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Researchers found possible causes of mysterious disabling disease. Many people throughout the world, including an estimated 5-8 million... Read More


Obesity, Coca-Colonization And Hunger

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Obesity has become an increasingly global phenomenon, with Mexico in the lead. Obesity is (no longer) a problem restrained to wealthy nati... Read More


Electroacupuncture Blocks Deadly Systemic Inflammation

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Nerve stimulation may attenuate immune responses of sepsis. Sepsis is an intense inflammatory state that affects the whole body, mainly... Read More


Prehistoric Giant Virus Found

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Ancient viruses can be brought back to life. Prehistoric giant virus buried in the Siberian ice recovered from a scientific expedition. No... Read More


How Intensive Care Is Linked To Cognitive Deficits

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Patients at the ICU often show dementia-like symptoms. Recently, a lot of attention in the scientific community has been focused on pat... Read More


‘We Effectively Identified A New Autoantibody Response’

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Dr. Trouw explains potential of Y-shaped biomarkers in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Recently, Jing Shi and colleagues from the Leiden Universi... Read More


Newly-found antibodies predict joint damage

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Why these Y-shaped proteins may cause severe Rheumatoid Arthritis Edith Piaf (1915-1963), nicknamed ‘The little sparrow’, was a highl... Read More