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This year marks 20 years since Hasbro was fined for false advertising, claiming their Playskool toys laden with the antimicrobial chemical triclosan would keep kids healthier. It is also the year when soap manufacturers will finally …
This year marks 20 years since Hasbro was fined for false advertising, claiming their Playskool toys laden with the antimicrobial chemical …
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Cancer cells are vulnerable to high doses of vitamin C when there are low levels of catalase enzyme.As a cancer therapy, vitamin C has an intermittent history. Researchers at the University of Iowa now …
Cancer cells are vulnerable to high doses of vitamin C when there are low levels of catalase enzyme.As a …
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What do a disease-fighting epidemiologist (retired) and an up-and-coming social psychologist have in common? They’re both fascinated by the unseen social problems hidden behind the word “inequality.” Beyond the lack of access to money …
What do a disease-fighting epidemiologist (retired) and an up-and-coming social psychologist have in common? They’re both fascinated by the …
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A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get skin to regenerate using fat cells, something that was previously thought to be impossible …
A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get …
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Could learning to play a musical instrument help the elderly react faster and stay alert?Quite likely, according to a new study by Université de Montréal's School of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, part …
Could learning to play a musical instrument help the elderly react faster and stay alert?Quite likely, according to a …
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Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease are classic age-related disorders characterised by the accumulation of sticky protein clumps that over time damage the nervous system to erode mobility or memory. The human suffering they cause, as well …
Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease are classic age-related disorders characterised by the accumulation of sticky protein clumps that over time damage …
Scientists explore the possibility of egg-free fertilization. Scientists in the United Kingdom say it may be possible one day to create human babies without the need for an egg.Until now, biologists believed that …
Scientists explore the possibility of egg-free fertilization. Scientists in the United Kingdom say it may be possible one day …
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There are a number of research teams working on discovering new, safer ways to deliver cancer-fighting drugs to a tumor without causing damage to healthy cells. Others are researching different ways to boost the body’…
There are a number of research teams working on discovering new, safer ways to deliver cancer-fighting drugs to a tumor …
A new study shows that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume over a three-year period than those who did not follow the diet as closely. The study is published in …
A new study shows that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume over a three-year period …
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Osteolectin, a factor produced by particular bone marrow and bone cells, appears to coax skeletal stem cells to form new bone.Osteoporosis affects over 200 million people worldwide. While there are bisphosphonate drugs and HRT treatments …
Osteolectin, a factor produced by particular bone marrow and bone cells, appears to coax skeletal stem cells to form new …
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