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Evolution in medicine - Part I

Evolution in medicine - Part I

Posted Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:36:42 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Prof. Searles explains the basic reasons why evolution can shed new light on doctors' practice and gives examples from the fields he teaches to medical students on genetics and auto-immune disease, conception and kin selection.

Evolution in medicine - Part I

Eating chocolate may help men prevent strokes

Eating chocolate may help men prevent strokes

Posted Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:00:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

By eating 63 grams of chocolate a week, men could cut the risk of having a stroke by 17% over those who eat no chocolate, new research indicates.

Eating chocolate may help men prevent strokes

Scientists learn what to eat to keep out heat

Scientists learn what to eat to keep out heat

Posted Tue, 21 Aug 2012 16:00:01 GMT by Adrian Bishop

US scientists are today discussing - and sampling - the best foods to keep them cool in hot weather.

Scientists learn what to eat to keep out heat

Tai Chi helps COPD sufferers, says report

Tai Chi helps COPD sufferers, says report

Posted Wed, 08 Aug 2012 23:01:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Tai Chi can be used as an effective exercise therapy for those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new report.

Tai Chi helps COPD sufferers, says report

World Hepatitis Day - 28th July

World Hepatitis Day - 28th July

Posted Sat, 28 Jul 2012 00:01:01 GMT by Michael Evans

World Hepatitis Day hopes to raise worldwide awareness by attempting a world record for the greatest number of people acting out the proverb 'see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil'. An estimated one in 12 of the world's population suffer from hepatitis, but most are completely unaware of the fact. The British Association for the Study of the Liver finds the general lack of knowledge of hepatitis to be inexplicable. People just put the problem to the back of their minds.

World Hepatitis Day - 28th July

Ursolic acid found in apple peel may help fight obesity

Ursolic acid found in apple peel may help fight obesity

Posted Tue, 26 Jun 2012 07:19:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A compound, ursolic acid, that increases muscle and calorie burning is present in apple peel, a University of Iowa study shows.

Ursolic acid found in apple peel may help fight obesity

Cancer risk fails to motivate overweight Brits into losing weight

Cancer risk fails to motivate overweight Brits into losing weight

Posted Mon, 25 Jun 2012 13:42:45 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The increased risk of developing cancer is not enough to make overweight Britons slim down and the main problem is lack of willpower, says new research from Cancer Research UK.

Cancer risk fails to motivate overweight Brits into losing weight

'Fatness' threat to global environmental sustainability

'Fatness' threat to global environmental sustainability

Posted Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:00:09 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Obesity, being overweight and general 'fatness' of the world's population threatens environmental sustainability according to a new study. The Earth's adult humans weigh 287 million tonnes, probably more, according to a new report. The heaviest average body mass index is in North America.

'Fatness' threat to global environmental sustainability

Thermal human images tell if you're HOT or not!

Thermal human images tell if you're HOT or not!

Posted Wed, 30 May 2012 12:03:36 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Hot or not? well the simplest of social contact can cause our temperature to rise, especially interaction with the opposite sex a new study has found using thermal imaging. Facial temperatures of women rose more during interactions with males than vice versa and the study links these temperature rises with possible attraction.

Thermal human images tell if you're HOT or not!

Children at risk of long-term health issues from passive smoking

Children at risk of long-term health issues from passive smoking

Posted Sun, 20 May 2012 13:53:40 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Children who are exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke from their parents are in danger of developing long-term respiratory problems in adulthood, even if they never smoke themselves, a study claims.

Children at risk of long-term health issues from passive smoking

Childbirth - A natural function or a grave risk

Childbirth - A natural function or a grave risk

Posted Fri, 11 May 2012 16:32:38 GMT by Michael Evans

Childbirth, although a perfectly natural function, carries a grave risk particularly in the developing world, where chronic global malnutrition can put maternal mortality rates as high as one death for every eleven births.

Childbirth - A natural function or a grave risk

Three Score Years and Ten

Three Score Years and Ten

Posted Sun, 06 May 2012 15:15:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Medical Science has extended the length of human life, but not always to the good.

Three Score Years and Ten

Genetics of blond hair in Solomon Islanders

Genetics of blond hair in Solomon Islanders

Posted Sat, 05 May 2012 11:27:18 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Blond hair evolution in Solomon Islanders. Researchers investigated the Melanesians on the Solomon Islands and while looking at the genomes of 85 people confirmed that the blonds had a different version (allele) of the TYRP1 locus from the dark-haired individuals.

Genetics of blond hair in Solomon Islanders

Today is World Malaria Day

Today is World Malaria Day

Posted Wed, 25 Apr 2012 09:30:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Today, April 25, is World Malaria Day, with the theme - Sustain Gains, Save Lives: Invest in Malaria.

Today is World Malaria Day

Fruit compound may control obesity

Fruit compound may control obesity

Posted Thu, 05 Apr 2012 13:34:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A compound, present in some fruit and red wine, blocks immature fat cells from growing and could help combat obesity, American scientists have found.

Fruit compound may control obesity

 Exercise and caffeine 'prevent skin cancer'

Exercise and caffeine 'prevent skin cancer'

Posted Tue, 03 Apr 2012 18:00:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Exercise and caffeine can help prevent skin cancer, a top cancer charity has been told at its annual meeting.

Exercise and caffeine 'prevent skin cancer'

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Has the mosquito had its Day?

Posted Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:40:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.

Posted Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:51:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

On being the right size

Posted Sun, 06 Dec 2015 11:46:34 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Spider bites and necrosis!

Posted Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:37:00 GMT by JW Dowey

How AIDS moved from chimpanzees and, now, gorillas.

Posted Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:48:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

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

Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?

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

Cats spread parasites (and destroy wildlife.)

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

Whale genes needed for age research

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

Natural Human Lives

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

The drawback of eating starch

Posted Sat, 10 Dec 2011 20:02:00 GMT by Ines Morales

Marine organism reveals hidden secrets that could help fight disease

Posted Tue, 10 May 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Ruth Hendry

Japanese radiation fears may be greatly exaggerated

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 23:19:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Chocs away! Heart disease risk reduced by chocolate

Posted Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:23:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

BOTTLETOP - Is it a Handbag? A Charity? A Band?

Posted Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:11:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

Posted Sat, 06 Nov 2010 12:25:09 GMT by Julian Jackson

New tool picks out smoke-hazard in atmosphere

Posted Mon, 16 May 2011 19:01:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

World Tuberculosis Day - 24th March

Posted Sun, 24 Mar 2013 07:05:14 GMT by Michael Evans

Leukemia relapse linked to newly discovered DNA repair defect

Posted Wed, 28 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Green light for tea's immunity system boost

Posted Fri, 03 Jun 2011 14:56:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts