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Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

Posted Sun, 08 Feb 2015 11:10:35 GMT by Dave Armstrong

We hate the irritation and the mess of blood parasites that attack us in the form of leeches and mosquitoes. The trouble is the leech does not infect us while the mosquito is simply the agent for the malaria parasite and many others, which it tries to resist with very useful immune responses.

Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?

Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?

Posted Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:11:07 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Do we want to live longer? The question needs to be asked of those who have achieved great age. The science of aging is finally coming-of-age as we approach an allele that can eliminate those pesky cells that can’t stay healthy any more and move towards the organs and tissues that work even when we are very old. Life may not need to be longer, but it could be better.

Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?

Cats spread parasites (and destroy wildlife.)

Cats spread parasites (and destroy wildlife.)

Posted Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Cats and dogs are our best friends. You know that saying about friends and enemies, though. We need to be aware of any risks, otherwise our Toxoplasma infection rate will rise from the 30% already recognised!

Cats spread parasites (and destroy wildlife.)

Whale genes needed for age research

Whale genes needed for age research

Posted Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:44:01 GMT by JW Dowey

This time, we don’t need to hunt them down, although researchers found it almost impossible to find bowheads. They number 24,000 approximately, hidden beneath the ice and distant shores of uninhabited areas, but will prove useful as the longest-lived mammal. Their genes provide something we couldn’t evolve for ourselves- a healthy life!

Whale genes needed for age research

Natural Human Lives

Natural Human Lives

Posted Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:49:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Just how good is it for you to get out and enjoy the natural sea, land or even the air? Walkers swear by it, but they’re just rude. Scuba divers love their sport but is it just a lot of hot air. We have a close look at whether and why the great outdoors might be good for health.

Natural Human Lives

Die, diesel, die !

Die, diesel, die !

Posted Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:15:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

How quickly will we realise that health among vulnerable groups is really suffering from the effects of nitrogen dioxide on city-dwellers. This is as important as the smoking bans for those who already have lung or heart problems.

Die, diesel, die !

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Babies are all meant to be the same!

Posted Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:31:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Malaria cure at last on the horizon

Posted Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Of mice and men-and wheels

Posted Wed, 21 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pathogens find new hosts as Arctic ice melts

Posted Sat, 01 Mar 2014 07:20:01 GMT by Julie Cook

The essence of animal bodies - bacterial cooperation

Posted Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:38:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pollution grows in China

Posted Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:31:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Blue Eyes are Stone Aged

Posted Mon, 27 Jan 2014 07:49:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Coastal Use and Enjoyment

Posted Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:55:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Health improving or are new pollutants more hazardous?

Posted Mon, 15 Jul 2013 07:14:48 GMT by JW Dowey

25th April - World Malaria Day

Posted Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:15:26 GMT by Michael Evans

Mammals' heart disease risk may be a quirk of evolution

Posted Tue, 18 Oct 2011 01:21:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Mediterranean diet tests prove health benefits

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 20:00:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Death of loved-one raises heart attack risk up to 21 times

Posted Tue, 10 Jan 2012 23:09:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Banned PCBs polluting West Africa may be from 'illegal dumps'

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2011 13:05:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Increased fibre intake could prevent common bowel disorder

Posted Wed, 20 Jul 2011 19:51:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

The limitations of parental influence on children's eating habits

Posted Fri, 31 Dec 2010 10:15:17 GMT by Michael Evans

Sixty-percent increase in TBIs among US youth athletes

Posted Sat, 08 Oct 2011 10:49:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

World Kidney Day -14th March

Posted Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:39:00 GMT by Michael Evans

CT Scan could identify diabetics at high risk of death from heart disease

Posted Mon, 23 May 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Turning cold houses into cozy homes save lives - and the planet

Posted Thu, 12 May 2011 22:30:01 GMT by Martin Leggett