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Could exercising outweigh the negative effects of diesel exhaust emissions?

Could exercising outweigh negative effects of diesel exhaust emissions?

Diesel exhaust emissions contribute a considerable amount to air pollution in Europe, now thanks to CE Delft we can delve into the impacts of...
Study shows paediatric asthma can be avoided if obesity was eliminated

Study shows paediatric asthma can be avoided if obesity was eliminated

According to research led by Nemours Children's Health System, 10% of paediatric asthma cases could be avoided if childhood obesity were eliminated. Now published in...
Unexplored gene recombination in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease treatment

Unexplored gene recombination in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s disease treatment

New tech reveals DNA in neurons are 'mixed and matched', therefore the gene recombination could be a new form of Alzheimer's disease treatment. According to...
People with paralysis can use brain-computer interface to control devices

People with paralysis can use brain-computer interface to control devices

Research shows brain-computer interface (BCI) allows people with paralysis to directly operate tablet/mobile devices just by thinking about making cursor movements and clicks. Tablets, mobile...
Trazadone dosage may not be better than the use of antipsychotics for dementia patients

Trazadone dosage may not be better than the use of antipsychotics for dementia patients

Physicians are attempting to decrease the use of antipsychotics in senior dementia patients however the typical alternative trazadone dosage has similar detrimental side effects. According...
Breast cancer growth rate enhanced by bone marrow cells

Breast cancer growth rate enhanced by bone marrow cells

Researchers have discovered that breast cancer growth rate is determined by the stromal cells originating from bone marrow cells. Published in the Journal of Experimental...
Cognitive behavioural therapy techniques & its cost effectiveness

Cognitive behavioural therapy techniques & its cost effectiveness

Treating COPD patients for anxiety by implementing certain cognitive behavioural therapy techniques has shown to reduce hospital visits and be cost effective. According to a...
Sperm count found to be 50% lower in sons of fathers who smoke

Sperm count found to be 50% lower in sons of fathers who smoke

Research found that independent of nicotine exposure from mothers, sons of fathers who smoke had half as much sperm count compared to non-smoking fathers. Many...
Cutting off melanoma skin cancer

Cutting off melanoma skin cancer

Researchers have found a way to stop the spread of cancer in mice by blocking specific molecules of melanoma skin cancer. Melanoma skin cancer tumours...
Time to get our malaria control efforts back on track

Time to get our malaria control efforts back on track

Malaria control efforts have stagnated after several years of global decline according to new World Malaria Report 2018 and its time to get reduction...
Fibromyalgia treatment options: activation of glial cells

Fibromyalgia treatment options: activation of glial cells

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Harvard University, USA, have made a ground-breaking step towards finding fibromyalgia treatment options. Fibromyalgia treatment options have been difficult...
Removing toxic mercury from contaminated water supply

Have we found a new way of removing toxic mercury from contaminated water supply?

Contaminated water supply is a major cause of environmental damage and health problems worldwide, but researchers present a new way of removing toxic mercury. Water...

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