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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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09-17-2020
The number of dead migratory birds in the western U.S. may climb into the millions
Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds have been found dead...
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09-16-2020
Invasive beetle turns its attention to Guam's endangered cycad trees
An invasive beetle that has been destroying Guam's coconut trees...
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09-15-2020
The Arctic is transitioning into an entirely different climate
The Arctic climate is shifting away from its frozen state...
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09-15-2020
COVID-19 will be a seasonal virus after herd immunity is reached
COVID-19 is set to become a seasonal illness in countries...
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09-14-2020
Signs of life found in the clouds surrounding Venus
A toxic gas that is almost exclusively associated with life...
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09-14-2020
Mediterranean and tropical species may vanish at alarming rates
The growing pressures of climate change and human activities pose...
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09-12-2020
Experts identify the gene that controls sexual desire in men
Experts at Northwestern University have pinpointed the site of male...
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09-11-2020
Smoking increases the ACE2 receptors available for coronavirus infection
Vapers, smokers, and non-smokers with chronic conditions such as high...
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09-10-2020
COVID-19 may have arrived in Los Angeles last year
The coronavirus may have already been spreading throughout Los Angeles...
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09-10-2020
Two minutes of exercise boosts learning ability in young adults
In a new study published by the Wiley Online Library,...
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09-09-2020
Some cats have developed neutralizing COVID-19 antibodies
A new study published by Taylor & Francis Group reports...
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09-09-2020
Mammal extinctions are driven almost exclusively by humans, not climate change
Human activities are responsible for 96 percent of all mammal...
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