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chubby baby
2014-12-30 20:06:42

Researchers studying the connection between genetics and obesity may have to consider one more factor: when a person was born.

2014-10-28 16:28:14

Longitudinal Studies Will Focus on Health Benefits of Humans Interacting with Nature, Animals in Built Community ORLANDO, Fla., Oct.

2014-09-15 12:27:26

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure (HBP).

Friends Found To Be Genetically More Similar Than Strangers
2014-07-15 11:59:03

If you’ve ever thought of your circle of friends as a second family, you may be on to something as a new study has found that on a population-wide level friends are more closely related to each other than strangers.

2014-07-15 04:22:07

New data on fewer new cases in developed nations suggests possibility of prevention and risk reduction COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the global epidemic

2014-03-27 23:04:00

'Striking result' may lead to new treatments. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of

Researchers Discover Underlying Genetics Tied To Increased Risk For Stroke And Cardiovascular Disease
2014-03-21 10:26:43

Scientists studying the genomes of nearly 5,000 people have pinpointed a genetic variant tied to an increased risk for stroke, and have also uncovered new details about an important metabolic pathway that plays a major role in several common diseases.

Women Vulnerable High Blood Pressure
2014-01-02 12:48:09

A new study has found that women may be more vulnerable to the negative effects of high blood pressure than men.

2013-12-03 11:10:10

A commonly used heart monitor may be a simple tool for predicting the risk of atrial fibrillation, the most frequently diagnosed type of irregular heart rhythm.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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