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Ban smoking in cars, say doctors

Ban smoking in cars, say doctors

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 18:39:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The British Medical Association says smoking in cars causes serious health issues and should be banned. The BMA has produced research to showing how smoking in vehicles exposes others to toxins from secondhand smoke.

Ban smoking in cars, say doctors

The Drawbacks of Antibiotic Overuse

The Drawbacks of Antibiotic Overuse

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 17:51:00 GMT by Ines Morales

New research on the drawbacks of antibiotic overuse. According to the findings, Americans have grown increasingly reliant on antibiotics to treat a range of ailments that could be just as easily cured in other ways.

The Drawbacks of Antibiotic Overuse

Early Detection of COPD could help prevent lung cancer

Early Detection of COPD could help prevent lung cancer

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 00:01:01 GMT by Angela Munro

Detection of COPD could allow for the early detection of lung cancer. The term COPD covers various diseases of the lungs which cause airway obstruction and narrowing. The most common are chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

Early Detection of COPD could help prevent lung cancer

Men, women and oral contraception

Men, women and oral contraception

Posted Tue, 15 Nov 2011 23:44:00 GMT by Ines Morales

New research on female use of contraceptives and its possible connection to male prostate cancer.

Men, women and oral contraception

A new technology to help combat breast cancer

A new technology to help combat breast cancer

Posted Wed, 09 Nov 2011 19:01:00 GMT by Ines Morales

The development of C-Path, a computerized diagnostic tool to help combat breast cancer. The full research paper will be published today in Science Transitional Medicine, outlining a breakthrough in the symptom diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

A new technology to help combat breast cancer

Screening could cut bowel cancer deaths by a quarter, says study

Screening could cut bowel cancer deaths by a quarter, says study

Posted Wed, 09 Nov 2011 18:19:01 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Bowel cancer deaths fell by 27 per cent after Scottish patients took part in a home screening test, a National Cancer body's annual conference heard.

Screening could cut bowel cancer deaths by a quarter, says study

The secrets of good sleep

The secrets of good sleep

Posted Fri, 04 Nov 2011 12:46:00 GMT by Ines Morales

Recent research on sleep disorders and their prevention. Sleeping problems - even sleep disorders - appear to be in the rise in our modern world, for a variety of reasons.

The secrets of good sleep

Red wine ingredient resveratrol may boost metabolism in men

Red wine ingredient resveratrol may boost metabolism in men

Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2011 20:27:00 GMT by Angela Munro

A study recently conducted shows that the chemical resveratrol found in red wine can improve the metabolism of obese men. A recent study, published in the scientific journal Cell Metabolism, tested the effects of the chemical resveratrol on 11 obese men over a 30 day period.

Red wine ingredient resveratrol may boost metabolism in men

Study shows $7 billion saving from using bikes for short journeys

Study shows $7 billion saving from using bikes for short journeys

Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2011 13:12:00 GMT by James Mathews

A research study has just been published in Environmental Health, a scientific journal, about the health benefits of cutting out short car trips. It stated that the biggest benefit to health came from replacing 50% of short car trips with bicycle trips instead during the six warmest months of the year.

Study shows $7 billion saving from using bikes for short journeys

Overweight teens wanting to lose weight are not properly informed

Overweight teens wanting to lose weight are not properly informed

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:31:00 GMT by James Mathews

America has the highest rate of obesity in the World and this is now beginning to even affect children. In Philadelphia's high schools roughly 14% of their students are deemed overweight and now Clare Lenhart, public health doctoral candidate, has led some research that shows that the majority of these teens do actually want to lose weight but their actions are often causing more harm than good.

Overweight teens wanting to lose weight are not properly informed

Background Noise Can Effect Students Test Scores

Background Noise Can Effect Students Test Scores

Posted Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:51:00 GMT by James Mathews

The Acoustical Society of America has been carrying out research to find what helps to increase the quality of a learning environment to help with the absorption of more information or better results and what can decrease these factors as well.

Background Noise Can Effect Students Test Scores

Secondhand smoke in California

Secondhand smoke in California

Posted Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:19:00 GMT by Ines Morales

Article on secondhand smoke in California, according to a recent UCLA study. If official statistics are to be trusted, the state of California has less smokers than any other state in the U.S., except Missouri. Good for them, right? After all, it has been scientifically proved that smoking is hazardous for your health.

Secondhand smoke in California

Over 70's kidney transplants safe

Over 70's kidney transplants safe

Posted Fri, 28 Oct 2011 13:24:01 GMT by James Mathews

New research has shown that transplants from the elderly could be totally safe. It had previously been thought that people of senior age could be at serious risk when donating a kidney, however in Washington, DC a study in the CJASN, has claimed that healthy people over 70 years of age can indeed safely donate a kidney.

Over 70's kidney transplants safe

Room for one more

Room for one more

Posted Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:39:31 GMT by Laura Brown

What impact will the world's seven billionth human have? The United Nations is estimating that next Monday, the world's 7 billionth inhabitant will be born. It is a milestone that has economists, scientists and politicians wondering whether the earth's population is reaching breaking point.

Room for one more

Relax guys, the stress will kill you

Relax guys, the stress will kill you

Posted Fri, 21 Oct 2011 08:19:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

A new long-term study concluded that middle-aged men who experience repeated episodes of moderate to high stress life events over a relatively short period experienced a 50% increase in mortality. Being married and drinking moderately may help reduce risk, however.

Relax guys, the stress will kill you

Antibody therapy to treat Hendra virus in humans

Antibody therapy to treat Hendra virus in humans

Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2011 18:52:01 GMT by Dave Collier

A antibody has been developed to treat the Hendra virus. This is the first treatment available for this disease. The Hendra virus is a type of henipavirus, a virus often carried by bats. The cross-species infection was alarming and the route from bat to horse and then to humans was something that researchers wanted to block. When infected with Nipa, another henipavirus, humans suffer a 75% fatality rate.

Antibody therapy to treat Hendra virus in humans

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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

Calories, not protein, causes weight gain

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

Spotless minds rising

Posted Sun, 29 May 2011 19:08:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Doctors could be held responsible for patients driving with cognitive impairments

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 08:49:00 GMT by Nikki Bruce

The Brave men of Fukushima

Posted Fri, 01 Apr 2011 16:36:00 GMT by Michael Evans

2nd April - World Autism Awareness Day

Posted Tue, 02 Apr 2013 11:34:35 GMT by Michael Evans

Good bacteria pack a positive punch for the gut

Posted Mon, 23 May 2011 16:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Overweight teens wanting to lose weight are not properly informed

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:31:00 GMT by James Mathews

Concern about radiation levels in Japanese food

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 23:43:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Malaria vaccine maybe closer after successful trial

Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2011 14:26:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Mammals' heart disease risk may be a quirk of evolution

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