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01-26-2022
Vitamin D reduces the risk of autoimmune disease
Autoimmune diseases are chronic conditions that occur more frequently as people age. They occur when the body’s natural defense system mistakenly attacks its own, normal cells. Common autoimmune conditions include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, polymyalgia rheumatica (pain and stiffness in the muscles around the shoulders, neck and hips) and thyroid diseases. These conditions affect people more frequently as they age.  There are no effective treatments for autoimmune diseases, and they represent a major social and economic burden to health systems. A new study tested whether taking daily supplements...
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06-15-2017
125 million year-old dinosaur fossil found in Spain
Scientists have discovered the fossil of a 125-million year old...
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06-15-2017
Crystals in magma may help scientists forecast volcanic eruptions
In areas that are in close proximity to volcanoes, you’d...
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06-15-2017
Slow earthquakes near Japan provide insight into tsunami generation
An area on the seafloor of the Japanese coast where...
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06-15-2017
Some California earthquakes caused by seasonal rain and snowfall
Earthquakes are a constant problem in the U.S. state of...
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06-15-2017
Study clarifies how our brains track where sound comes from
Most neurons in the brain's auditory cortex detect where a...
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06-15-2017
El Nino winds cause widespread ice melt in west Antarctica
Warm winds from an especially strong El Nino have caused...
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06-15-2017
America still leads in science, but China gaining steam
The U.S. leads the world in biomedical research and development,...
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06-15-2017
Love hormone causes parents to fight to protect their children
A love hormone called oxytocin prompts parents to fight back...
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06-14-2017
Amazon basin threatened by hydroelectric dams
Life in and around the Amazon River could be harmed...
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06-14-2017
Female elk learn to avoid hunters over time
As female elk get older, they also get wiser about...
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06-14-2017
Wildfires produce more pollution than previously thought
Summer wildfires produce more air pollution more than previously believed,...
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06-14-2017
Virtual reality takes you to the beach during dental procedures
Virtual reality technology has unlimited potential for use in more...
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