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Dutch scientists found that people who smoked were 50% more likely to suffer Alzheimer’s disease or dementia that nonsmokers or smokers who had quit.                       
Wednesday, 12 September 2007 02:58

U.S. free of canine-rabies, according to CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on September 7, 2007, that the United States has eliminated rabies transmitted from dog-to-dog. The CDC…
Sodium benzoate and other food preservatives and colorings have been linked with hyperactivity in children. Although such ingredients have been thought in the past to…
Thursday, 06 September 2007 20:39

Early to bed, early to rise: that's bad!

According to a Japanese research study, people who regularly awaken before 5 a.m. had an increase in the chance of developing serious medical conditions such…
Wednesday, 05 September 2007 20:47

No kidding! Remove kidney through belly button

Single keyhole access surgery for the removal of a kidney through the belly button was performed for the first time by Dr. Jeffrey Cadeddu of…
Researchers at Stanford University, in California, have developed an artificial cornea for the eye from polyacrylic acid and polyethylene glycol that seem to work as well…
Whether a memory is retained or not seems to depend on if the event if good or bad, according to a U.S. psychologist at Boston…
Wednesday, 29 August 2007 03:20

Mississippi is a big word, and so are its people

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that Mississippi has, on average, the fattest adults in the United States, and Colorado has…
Monday, 27 August 2007 19:59

Simple brainwave test predicts Alzheimer's

Recording the magnetic activity of the brain allows Minnesota researchers to discover a non-invasive way to predict Alzheimer’s disease and other diseases.          
"If 100,000 volunteers sign up within the first week for this project, it could reduce the time required to complete calculations by 50 percent."



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