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01-19-2022
Retinal health is a good predictor of mortality
A new longitudinal study published in the British Journal of Ophtalmology has found that the difference between the biological age of the retina (the sensory membrane at the back of the eyeball responsible for vision) and a person’s chronological age is linked to their risk of death. This “retinal age gap” could thus be used as a screening tool for early diagnosis and treatment of various life-threatening diseases. Damage to the blood vessels in the retina can be early signs of several health problems, such as high...
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10-17-2020
Scientists describe how rainfall can literally move mountains
In a new study from the University of Bristol, scientists...
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10-16-2020
Cows are relaxed by face-to-face interactions with people
Social interactions are extremely important for maintaining positive mental health,...
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10-16-2020
High fructose intake may contribute to bipolar disorder and aggression
Excessive sugar consumption can cause impulsive behavior and may even...
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10-15-2020
Scientists uncover a very efficient immune defense mechanism
In a new study from the Spanish National Center of...
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10-15-2020
Early humans were likely driven to extinction by climate change
Modern humans, or Homo sapiens, are the only one out...
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10-15-2020
Releasing a virus is not the solution to Australia's invasive carp problem
Plans to use a virus to control an invasive Australian...
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10-14-2020
COVID-19 caused an unprecedented drop in CO2 emissions
The world has been transformed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...
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10-14-2020
Fewer young adults are abusing alcohol compared to 20 years ago
Fewer young adults are indulging in alcohol today compared to...
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10-13-2020
Wildfire exposure could be drastically lowered by reducing emissions
In a special report from Monash University, experts warn that...
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10-13-2020
Limiting TV commercials could help reduce childhood obesity
Limiting the hours of television advertising for foods and beverages...
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10-13-2020
COVID-19 antibodies provide lasting immunity
Individuals who have been infected by COVID-19 have antibodies that...
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10-12-2020
Scientists are using wasp venom to create new antibiotics
Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania  School of Medicine are...
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