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Scientists have successfully reversed two of the most common and visible effects of aging by 'turning off' a specific gene, in a new study on lab mice.
“If what we care about — whether it’s our children, spouse or other loved ones, our work or some cause that we are passionate about — is harmed or threatened in any way, it is instinctual to want to do something about it,” said Dr. Gaines Lanzi.
"Achieving and maintaining a healthy diet and engaging in regular physical activity following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are critical goals for recovery," said lead researcher Laura Dreer, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and her colleagues.
Nearly three-quarters of black adults are likely to develop high blood pressure by the time they turn 55, compared to only half of white adults from the same age range.
Researchers at the University of Alabama, Birmingham are currently enrolling participants for a trial investigating psilocybin, the active compound in psychedelic mushrooms, for cocaine addiction.
There's another study suggesting that the vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do nothing to stave off heart disease.
And scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have revealed a cheap drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure could improve diabetics' symptoms and reduce the amount of insulin they need to take.
Yes lightning is dangerous and should be taken seriously, but did you know it provides benefits to our atmosphere?
When we feel homesick, we’re feeling insecure or uncomfortable with where we are, physically and emotionally.
"URLs of archiving services are extensively shared on 'fringe' communities within Reddit and 4chan to preserve possibly contentious content."
Since children think more concretely before adolescence, some may not be able to fully "analyze the truth or validity of abstract issues" related to social media.
Leave the calorie counting and deprivation behind with this eating plan.
Their theoretical framework, they say, could help analyze other interactions between species to reveal pathogen contact points.
Decontaminating bills seems “quite odd, given the lack of scientific support in the public literature,” said Stefan Kertesz, M.D., an addiction specialist and professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.
“Diet and exercise are likely going to be the most helpful for losing the weight, but it is the weight loss itself that spares the knee joints.”
"Our study found a considerable increased risk of dementia associated with gout in the elderly," said Jasvinder Singh, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA (study author).
The whole thing with memes is very serious; they are used to weaponise information and to manipulate opinion.
A culture that puts work ahead of all else is a culture of mental and physical breakdown. We are over-medicated, underpaid, and running on minimal sleep.
Since a well-rounded college education can't be all work and no play — and a healthy student body is a more successful student body — College Consensus has identified schools with the most extraordinary campus recreation centers and ranked them by their College Consensus score, which combines published academic rankings and real student reviews.
These foods are the worst, according to experts, who either take extra precautions or avoid them altogether.
Also ask about experience. While there’s no set number of procedures a surgeon should have done, you don’t want to be among the first.
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