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Eggs from Stem Cells excite the imagination

Eggs from Stem Cells excite the imagination

Posted Tue, 28 Feb 2012 06:55:58 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Some mammals can produce eggs into their adult life, providing hope that stem cells could become a staple of medical ideas. New research explores human female ovary capabilities.

Eggs from Stem Cells excite the imagination

Avocado compound helps fight hospital bacteria

Avocado compound helps fight hospital bacteria

Posted Tue, 21 Feb 2012 11:54:11 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A natural compound from a Chilean avocado plant has been found that helps antibiotics fight the common Staphylococcus infection, which is the biggest source of an infection following an operation.

Avocado compound helps fight hospital bacteria

Boys Faces and Fingers

Boys Faces and Fingers

Posted Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:04:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Boys', post-natally, have large concentrations of testosterone, then it rapidly decreases to the same level as girls. Particular effects have now been noted on the digits and robustness of face in 4-11 year-old boys. The relationship between the index (2D) and ring (4D )fingers is controlled by two special alleles (named Homeobox).

Boys Faces and Fingers

Speech from the brain

Speech from the brain

Posted Thu, 02 Feb 2012 23:37:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Something analogous with brainwaves tells us what parts of speech are being matched by neural areas in the auditory cortex. Details of frequency can be extracted and recorded along with their fluctuations and the rhythm of syllables tripping off the tongue.

Speech from the brain

The price of asthma associated with traffic-related air pollution

The price of asthma associated with traffic-related air pollution

Posted Thu, 26 Jan 2012 00:01:01 GMT by Ines Morales

New research warns that the economic costs of asthma caused by traffic pollution are higher than previously thought.

The price of asthma associated with traffic-related air pollution

Hope that psilocybin may help treat depression

Hope that psilocybin may help treat depression

Posted Tue, 24 Jan 2012 15:02:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

There is hope that an active ingredient found in magic mushrooms, psilocybin, could be used to help with the treatment of depression. Two scientific studies published this week show how activity in certain parts of the brain is subdued by the ingredient found in magic mushrooms, psilocybin.

Hope that psilocybin may help treat depression

Bushmeat in NYC!

Bushmeat in NYC!

Posted Wed, 11 Jan 2012 18:27:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Illegal wildlife products include live rats, chimpanzees and monkeys (bushmeat), but meat from these creatures is also imported. At risk of infecting humans are the RNA viruses, herpes viruses, retroviruses and many other potential health problems.

Bushmeat in NYC!

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

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

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

The death of someone close increases the risk of a heart attack 21 times in the first 24-hours, say Boston scientists.

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

Run Don't Walk

Run Don't Walk

Posted Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:54:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Biomedical engineers Dr. Gregory Sawicki and Dr. Dominic Farris have looked at the relationship between the gastrocnemius muscle and the Achilles tendon.

Run Don't Walk

Calories, not protein, causes weight gain

Calories, not protein, causes weight gain

Posted Wed, 04 Jan 2012 18:21:00 GMT by James Mathews

You will be interested to know the new findings from a study conducted with 25 healthy individuals who were put into a controlled setting and fed random diets. It was found that those consuming low protein diets had less weight gain compared to the individuals who had normal and high protein diets.

Calories, not protein, causes weight gain

Avoiding accidents on ice

Avoiding accidents on ice

Posted Wed, 04 Jan 2012 03:40:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

With relatively warm temperatures, more accidents are occurring on ice. Now the National Drowning Prevention Alliance has provided hints on how to stay safe on bodies of frozen water.

Avoiding accidents on ice

Breast cancer and the environment

Breast cancer and the environment

Posted Sat, 10 Dec 2011 20:17:01 GMT by Ines Morales

A review of research on environmental risk factors for breast cancer. These days, all over the world and in the United States in particular, breast cancer is one of the most common health risks for women.

Breast cancer and the environment

The drawback of eating starch

The drawback of eating starch

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

The link between starch intake levels and risk for breast cancer recurrence. So many different factors go into the development of breast cancer: physiological changes; environmental factors; genetic predisposition.

The drawback of eating starch

Seaweed could help weight loss treatments

Seaweed could help weight loss treatments

Posted Fri, 09 Dec 2011 04:20:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

A drink made from brown algae helps people feel fuller and could be a vital tool in tackling the developed world's obesity epidemic.

Seaweed could help weight loss treatments

The ups and downs of anxiety

The ups and downs of anxiety

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 22:09:00 GMT by Michael Evans

A consideration of Anxiety - its signs and causes - its positive aspects and the treatment of sufferers.

The ups and downs of anxiety

Mediterranean diet tests prove health benefits

Mediterranean diet tests prove health benefits

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

It's long been believed that the olive oil rich diet of southern Europe has health benefits and a new study confirms that it's good for our hearts.

Mediterranean diet tests prove health benefits

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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

Die, diesel, die !

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

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

Popcorn 'the perfect snack' say scientists

Posted Sun, 25 Mar 2012 16:00:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

Exercise could be beneficial for patients with depression

Posted Thu, 25 Aug 2011 11:26:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Three million babies and mothers lives could be saved in poorer countries

Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2011 06:17:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

New portable lures could help defeat mosquitoes and their diseases

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:00:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

Stem cell research: Two steps forward, one step back

Posted Sun, 15 May 2011 14:01:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Fruit compound may control obesity

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

Suicidal teens not getting the help they need

Posted Thu, 15 Sep 2011 16:25:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Scheme launched to help parents 'environmentally child-proof' their home

Posted Thu, 16 Jun 2011 15:21:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

World Water Day 2011: African cities see increase in 'water poor'

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 16:33:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Kidney damage, high blood pressure linked

Posted Sun, 25 Sep 2011 05:20:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer