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Poor Sleep Quality Can Affect Blood Pressure
2011-08-30 08:24:38

A new study has found that older men who suffer from a lack of deep sleep are nearly twice as likely to have high blood pressure.

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2011-08-22 12:38:57

Researchers from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine may have pinpointed the cause of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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2011-08-21 14:54:24

An international team of researchers believe they have identified the gene responsible for the creature's hop.

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2011-08-21 14:42:25

MDMA could be used to treat leukemia, lymphoma, and certain other types of blood cancer.

2011-08-19 12:30:00

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The winner of the IBC2011 International Honour for Excellence is Sir David Attenborough, in recognition of his remarkable career in television and, in particular, natural history.

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2011-08-18 05:20:00

Scientists have identified a critical step in the evolution of filter-feeding whales' enormous mouths.

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2011-08-12 13:30:19

The 2010 ash cloud from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano that disrupted air travel in the UK and cost European businesses more than 2 and a hlaf billion dollars was likely a once in a lifetime event.

2011-08-03 00:00:29

August 6 & 7 Manchester, Birmingham, Plymouth, Derby, Cardiff and Portsmouth host an integrated live triathlon competition, to broadcast across the UK on the BBC Big Screens network. London, UK (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 Triathlon is breaking new ground with an innovative and exciting concept which the International Triathlon Union (ITU) launched today.

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2011-07-23 05:40:00

Scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN may have gotten their first look at the so-called "God particle" -- the fabled massive elementary particle known as the Higgs boson.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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