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Newly detected beetle class travels on a behind of army ants

Views of the body structure of Nymphister kronaueri C. von Beeren and A. Tishechkin 2017, BMC Zoology

New Flu Vaccines for Dogs Unleashed in Lab

Category: Family Medicine | Infections | News Back to Health News Last Updated: February 06, 2017. Researchers say the shots may help to protect people, too. Researchers say the shots may help to protect people, too Comments: (0) Tell-a-Friend MONDAY, Feb. 6, 2017...

For Millions of Americans, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their Hearing

Category: Infections | ENT | News Back to Health News Last Updated: February 07, 2017. Contrary to popular opinion, work-related noise not the main culprit, CDC reports. By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Contrary to popular opinion, work-related noise not the main culprit, CDC reports Comments: (0) Tell-a-Friend

Could Night Shifts, Heavy Lifting Impair a Woman’s Fertility?

Category: Gynecology | Pediatrics | Fertility | Preventive Medicine | News Back to Health News Last Updated: February 07, 2017. It’s possible, but researcher stresses cause-and-effect link not proven. By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter It’s possible, but researcher stresses cause-and-effect link not proven Comments: (0) Tell-a-Friend

30 Former NFL Players Pledge Brains for Research

FRIDAY, Feb. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Thirty former NFL players have joined the growing number of retired players who have pledged to donate their brains to research on a devastating brain disease that has been linked to the repetitive head trauma. Scientists believe that multiple concussions, or even less severe blows to the head,...

Printed ‘lab on a chip’ costs a penny and catches illness early

Rahim Esfandyarpour helped to develop the diagnostic “lab on a chip”Zahra Koochak/Stanford School of Medicine By Matt Reynolds Your diagnostic kit is downloading. A “lab on a chip” system costs less than a penny to make and can test cell samples for diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria and cancer. The technology could help with early detection of...

Zucchini tortilla with uninformed salad recipe

Feeding for a fresh, light lunch that’s vegetarian friendly? This versatile zucchini salad ticks all boxes and is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.             Ingredients 2 zucchini, grated and excess water squeezed out ½ cup finely grated parmesan 1 large egg, beaten 1/2 cup wholemeal spelt flour (or gluten-free flour) salt and pepper, to taste 2 tsp pine nuts 75...

Eye-Opening Research on Astronauts’ Vision Problems

FRIDAY, Feb. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Vision deterioration is a major problem for astronauts who spend extended periods of time in space. Now researchers have identified the likely cause of the problem and a possible way to prevent it. According to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, the probable cause is the...

Make a Diagnosis: Problematic Skin Patch

Presentation Case Findings: A 52-year-old man with type II diabetes was at a check up with his primary physician when he asked about a hyperpigmented patch of skin on the back of his neck. He had noticed it getting...

Public response to health superintendence on workplace sedentary behaviour

Pixabay Evidence of the health risks of prolonged sitting is mounting; sitting has been linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and certain cancers. Office workers are at particular risk. In the UK, around half of the workforce is office-based, and spends much of the working day seated at a desk. We previously showed that, on average,...

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