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2009-01-21 19:01:09

Impaired kidney function raises risk of heart problems in the elderly, University of Glasgow researchers said in Scotland.

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2009-01-19 07:50:00

Patients left disabled by stroke may receive help through the outcome of a pioneering clinical trial to assess if stem cell therapy can make a difference in the condition.

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2009-01-02 13:00:00

Scottish researchers are trying to improve digital camera images with over half a million in grant money.

2008-12-19 22:40:08

Drinking low to moderate amounts of alcohol may delay cognitive decline in older women, a University of Glasgow researcher said. The study of nearly 6,000 people ages 70-82 in Ireland, the Netherlands and Scotland found drinking low to moderate amounts of alcohol may delay cognitive decline in older women.

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2008-12-01 13:42:48

What we eat can say a lot about us – where we live, how we live and eventually even when we lived.

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2008-11-07 15:50:00

A new study suggests that governments should do more to ensure that “green areas” are prevalent in rich and poor communities because they are attributed to better health.

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2008-05-07 11:01:33

Male seagulls may be more vulnerable to their environment during embryonic development than females, according to Maria Bogdanova and Ruedi Nager from the University of Glasgow in the UK. Until now, the sex differences in developmental rate and susceptibility to unfavorable conditions during the embryonic stage in birds have received little attention. The paper has just been published in Springer’s journal, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.

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2005-08-20 10:16:49

British researchers think there's a link between graffiti and obesity. People who live in city areas with little green space, lots of graffiti and litter are more likely to be obese, compared with people living in city areas with lots of greenery, the researchers claim in a new report.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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