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Importance of Rare Microbes on Environment

Mar 22, 2017 3:00 pm
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New work published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology suggests that bacteria present at very small levels in the environment actually make a...

Ministry of Health and Prevention reveals UAE Human Genome Project at ‘Arab Health 2017’ in Dubai

Mar 16, 2017 6:00 pm
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The Ministry of Health and Prevention has unveiled the UAE Human Genome Project during the ‘Arab Health 2017’ conference in Dubai in a ...

Treating Asthma by Removing its Cause from the Blood

Mar 11, 2017 10:00 am
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Allergies are the commonest cause of asthma. The immune system over-reacts to harmless substances such as birch or grass pollen, for example, forming ...

New Technique May Help Solve Long Unsolved Questions

Mar 8, 2017 2:00 pm
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Runting-stunting syndrome (RSS), also known as malabsorption syndrome, is an infectious poultry disease affecting the intestinal tract of broil...

Accelerating plant domestication Using CRISPR

Mar 8, 2017 11:00 am
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Out of the more than 300,000 plant species in existence, only three species -- rice, wheat, and maize -- account for most of the plant matter that hum...

Discovering Tremendous Error Rates in Public Sequencing Databases

Mar 5, 2017 9:00 am
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A team of researchers with New England Biolabs Inc. (NEB) has found that sequenced DNA samples held in public databases had higher than expected low-f...

New Techniques to Get More Structural Insight about Molecules

Mar 4, 2017 6:00 pm
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Five years of hard work and a little "cosmic luck" led Rice University researchers to a new method to obtain structural details on molecules...

Enhancing Solubility of Aromatic Amino Acids

Mar 4, 2017 4:00 pm
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Experiments at ANSTO have provided supporting evidence of unexpected enhancement of water solubility of biomolecules in an aqueous solution of divalen...

Role of Fluids in Muscle Tension

Feb 14, 2017 2:00 pm
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The cellular fluid in every muscle fiber appears to play a key but previously unacknowledged role in the mechanics of muscle stretch, according to a n...

Thirdhand Smoke Is Risk Factor In Health

Feb 12, 2017 10:00 am
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The sticky residue left behind by tobacco smoke can do worse damage than stinking up furniture and discoloring walls. Exposure to thirdhand smoke l...

Highly Fluorinated Chemicals Is Contained In Fast Food Packaging

Feb 11, 2017 1:00 pm
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Many Americans, with the start of the New Year, will resolve to cut back on fast food to avoid an overload of fat and calories. Yet, there is anoth...

Can Coffee Maintain Heart Health ?

Feb 2, 2017 1:00 pm
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The caffeine in your morning cup of joe may do more than jolt you awake—it may also help dampen the type of inflammation that's linked to he...

Study Finds That Lowering Body Temperature in Children Who Experienced Cardiac Arrest Does Not Improve Outcomes

Feb 1, 2017 8:00 am
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Emergency body cooling does not improve survival or functional outcomes in children who experience in-hospital cardiac arrest any more than normal tem...

Sweetness Perception is Influenced by Sweetener Packet's Color

Jan 30, 2017 10:00 am
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A study published in the Journal of Food Science found that the packet color of nonnutritive sweeteners may impact the sweetness perception ...

Eflux Tablet Could Save Lives Lost Due to Preeclampsia

Jan 29, 2017 12:00 pm
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An international collaboration led by the Translational Obstetrics Group (TOG) based at Mercy Hospital for Women has discovered a treatment that could...

20 Minutes of Moderate Exercise Is Enough to Produce Anti-Inflammatory Response

Jan 26, 2017 11:00 am
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It's well known that regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reduc...

Investigating the Science Behind Love

Jan 25, 2017 9:00 am
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When University of Missouri–St. Louis psychology faculty member Sandra Langeslag tells people that she researches love, the reactions she gets a...

New Research Sheds Light on Why Older Mothers More Likely to Face Birth Complications

Jan 22, 2017 2:00 pm
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Pregnant women over 35 years old are more likely to have complications at birth due to delayed and longer labour stages, suggests new research publish...

Who'll Live Longer: Meat Eaters or Vegetarians?

Jan 15, 2017 2:00 pm
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Our ability to live a long life is influenced by a combination of our genes and our environment. In studies that involve identical twins, scientists h...

Elderly Patients Treated by Female Doctors Appear to Die Less Often

Jan 14, 2017 2:00 pm
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Researchers have found evidence that elderly hospital patients treated by female physicians have a lower mortality and readmission risk compared to th...


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