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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, October 5, 2014

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 03:50am by AGENCIES

    ... Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is designed to give scientists greater insight into how the healthy brain works and a better understanding of what systems go awry in diseases ranging from ...

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    Short Science, August 24, 2014

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AFP

    ... where it, along with other foreign diseases like whooping cough, chicken pox and flu killed millions of indigenous Americans who had no immunity. The latest data revealed that TB "may have had a hand in American Indian deaths prior to the influx of European diseases", said the US National Science Foundation, which co-funded the study. AFP   US drought causing earth's ...

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    Short Science, August 17, 2014

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by AGENCIES

    ... Intel joins effort to combat Parkinson's US computing giant Intel has announced that it is joining an effort to battle Parkinson's disease with new big data and wearable ... on the effort to fight the neuro-degenerative brain disease second only to Alzheimer's in worldwide prevalence. The research will use "a new big data analytics platform that detects patterns ...

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    Short Science, June 22, 2014

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by AGENCIES

    ... Mutations may cut heart disease 40pc A rare set of genetic mutations found in fewer than 1 per cent of the population may cut the risk of heart disease by 40 per cent. The findings ... specifically through inhibition of APOC3 would have a beneficial effect by lowering disease risk," said senior co-author Alex Reiner, a research professor of epidemiology at the University ...

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    Short Science, June 29, 2014

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:47am by AGENCIES

    ... Curry spices ‘found to lower blood pressure’ Indian medical researchers say they have successfully tested a blend of curry spices that lowers blood pressure in lab rats, raising hopes for a natural and affordable drug to treat the chronic disease. Cardiology expert S. Thanikachalam, who headed the research, said his team had tested a mixture of ginger, cardamom, cumin and pepper ...

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    Short Science, April 20, 2014

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies Brazilian goat produces disease-fighting milk Scientists in Brazil have genetically modified a goat to produce milk with an enzyme to treat a rare genetic disorder, the newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reported. The goat, named Gluca, is the first of its kind in South America. It has been genetically modified to produce the enzyme glucocerebrosidase. Gaucher's disease ...

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    Short Science, June 1, 2014

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by AGENCIES

    ... diseases. Edelman's attention later turned to unraveling the mystery of consciousness, which he felt evolved because of a person's experience, contradicting the traditional view ...

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    Short Science, May 4, 2014

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:22am by AGENCIES

    ... Miracle cures sought from Florida sea life A team of scientists has begun collecting the genomes of sea creatures off the Florida coast in the hope that unmapped species, some of which have the capacity to reverse disease and injury in themselves, may hold the key to new treatments for humans. Of about 250,000 marine species identified so far, scientists have sequenced ...

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    Short Science, March 23, 2014

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:39am by AGENCIES

    ... Breathalyser detects diseases through gases Toshiba has unveiled a breathalyser which it says can detect several diseases just 30 seconds after users blow into the machine. The device has a nozzle in which users blow several times. It then analyses the puffs for traces of several gases which can signal the presence of several health problems including diabetes, stomach ailments ...

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    Short Science, February 23, 2014

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 04:59am by AGENCIES

    ... with prostate cancer who have a high risk of dying from the disease, enabling them to be monitored throughout their lives, and other men to avoid unnecessary treatment. In some men, the cancer is so ... established that 14 mutations in known cancer genes can predict the disease’s presence. The Guardian   New marsupial enjoys long mating sessions Scientists in Australia have discovered a new species ...




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