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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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09-03-2020
Are we shaped by social experiences in the earliest phase of life?
It is widely accepted that our childhood social experiences shape...
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09-02-2020
Ocean development is expected to grow at an alarming rate
Humans have left quite a mark on Earth's oceans, and...
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09-01-2020
Generosity has been linked to substantially longer life expectancy
While it is known that the act of sharing produces...
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09-01-2020
New technology can transform paper into an electronic device
Experts at Purdue University have developed a groundbreaking method to...
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08-31-2020
Scientists are one step closer to engineering flood-resistant crops
Crops could be made more resistant to flooding by manipulating...
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08-31-2020
Weight loss can prevent or reverse diabetes
Weight loss can prevent or reverse diabetes, according to a...
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08-30-2020
Smartphone use at night lowers sperm quality
Men who use their smartphone in the evening or at...
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08-30-2020
Air pollution linked to detrimental changes in gut bacteria
In a recent study from CU Boulder, researchers have found...
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08-30-2020
Long naps increase the risk of premature death and heart disease
The results of a new study from the European Society...
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08-29-2020
REM sleep affects our eating habits
Sleep quality may have a powerful influence on our eating...
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08-28-2020
Children can spread COVID-19 for weeks, even when they have no symptoms
Children may shed the coronavirus long after their symptoms clear...
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08-27-2020
The future of Caribbean hurricanes depends on the extent of global warming
If the world fails to properly address climate change and...
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