Link Between Cholesterol Levels and Heart Disease Risk Identified

The observational and modelling study which used individual-level data from almost 400,000 people, published in The Lancet, extends existing research because it suggests that increasing levels of non-HDL cholesterol may…

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People’s Age Can Be Measured By Proteins in Blood

The carnival worker who tries to guess your age relies on aspects of your appearance, such as your posture and whether any wrinkles emanate from the corners of your eyes…

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Virtual Biopsy Diagnoses Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts Accurately

The current standard involves testing the fluid inside the cysts. It correctly identifies them as benign or precancerous 71% of the time. Researchers found that when the virtual biopsy is…

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Head Injuries Increased Due To Cellphone Distraction

The study, published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, reviewed 2,501 emergency department patients who sustained head and neck injuries resulting from cellphone use between 1998 and 2017. They found…

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Relationship Between Women, Exercise and Longevity

Study author Dr. Jesús Peteiro, of University Hospital A Coruña, Spain advised women: "Exercise as much as you can. Fitness protects against death from any cause." ‘Good exercise capacity predicted…

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Kidney Function Differs in Men and Women

The focus of the study was a mouse kidney in the lab and hence, its certainty of applying the findings to humans in the unknown as yet. However, it has…

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Wilms’ Tumor: Root Cause of Childhood Kidney Cancer Discovered

Genomic sequencing of normal kidney tissue and that of tumors, identified patches of kidney tissue that were apparently normal, but contained mutations (changes) in the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) that could…

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