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New gene test may tell onset date of Alzheimer’s

MIAMI | AFP | Tuesday 3/21/2017 – International researchers said Tuesday they have found a way to assess a person’s genetic

Spider venom may offer hope to stroke victims

SYDNEY, Australia | AFP | Tuesday 3/20/2017 – A protein in the venom of potentially deadly funnel web spiders could minimise the effects

Depression, alcohol and marijuana linked to later use of synthetic marijuana among teens

GALVESTON – In the first prospective study of synthetic cannabinoids or SCs – the group of chemicals that mimic the effects

The Dirty Dozen: supermarkets’ most contaminated produce

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Whether you’re an environmentalist, a parent or just a shopper, chances are you’ve walked down the produce aisle at the

Sensory links between autism and synesthesia pinpointed

LONDON | AFP | Tuesday 3/14/2017 Concrete links between the symptoms of autism and synaesthesia have been discovered and clarified for the first

Swift childhood cancer deaths more common than thought

Treatments for childhood cancers have improved to the point that 5-year survival rates are over 80 percent. 


Short, white men more likely to go bald – study

PARIS, France (AFP) — You can add enhanced risk of premature balding to the list of illnesses and indignities faced by diminutive men

Is it possible to be healthy and obese?

by Ann Robinson Does stress make you fat, even if you don’t overeat? That is the question researchers from UCL have been trying

4 wounds we all walk around with

Revealing those painful but transformational moments we all have in common

by Becky Blades Wounds that heal, either slowly over a

Polluted environments kill 1.7m children each year, UN health agency reports

NEW YORK, March 6 2017 – Unhealthy environments are responsible for one-quarter of young child deaths, according to two new reports from the