High Blood Platelet Levels Could Strongly Predict Cancer

High Blood Platelet Levels Could Strongly Predict Cancer

Having a high blood platelet count is a strong predictor of cancer and should be urgently investigated to save lives, according to a large-scale...
Exercise Therapy Could Beat Chronic Disease

Exercise Therapy Could Beat Chronic Disease

There is strong evidence of that aerobic exercise, strength training and condition-specific therapeutic exercise affect positively on the functional capacity of patients with chronic...
Should you pee on a jellyfish sting

Should you pee on a jellyfish sting?

Sure, jellyfish look pretty serene, but we all know the evils that come from a run-in with those tentacles. You've probably heard the rumor that...
VLA reveals new object near supermassive black hole in famous galaxy

VLA reveals new object near supermassive black hole in famous galaxy

Pointing the Very Large Array (VLA) at a famous galaxy for the first time in two decades, a team of astronomers got a big...
Vitamin D supplements could help pain management

Vitamin D supplements could help pain management

Vitamin D supplements combined with good sleeping habits may help manage pain-related diseases. One recent paper published in the Journal of Endocrinology, reviews published research on...
Probing problems with bariatric surgery

Probing problems with bariatric surgery: Reoperations, variation are common

Every year, nearly 200,000 Americans turn to surgeons for help with their obesity, seeking bariatric surgery to lose weight and prevent life-threatening health problems. But...
New promise to fight against pancreatic cancer

New promise to fight against pancreatic cancer

The secret to combating pancreatic cancer may lie in suppression of a common protein. New research from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of...
Humanizing and harmonizing effects of music aren't a myth

Humanizing and harmonizing effects of music aren’t a myth

Listening to music from other cultures furthers one's pro-diversity beliefs. Jake Harwood turned his lifelong hobby as a musician into a scholarly question: Could the...
Scientists propose synestia, a new type of planetary object

Scientists propose synestia, a new type of planetary object

There's something new to look for in the heavens, and it's called a "synestia," according to planetary scientists Simon Lock at Harvard University and...
New heart disease risk genes point to flaws in blood vessel walls

New heart disease risk genes point to flaws in blood vessel walls

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a leading cause of death worldwide. Despite dozens of regions in the genome associated with CAD, most of the genetic...
3.3-million-year-old fossil reveals origins of the human spine

3.3-million-year-old fossil reveals origins of the human spine

Analysis of a 3.3 million-year-old fossil skeleton reveals the most complete spinal column of any early human relative, including vertebrae, neck and rib cage. The...
Graphene is bad news for bacteria

Zap! Graphene is bad news for bacteria

Scientists at Rice University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have discovered that laser-induced graphene (LIG) is a highly effective anti-fouling material and,...

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