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Genetics May Be a Factor in African-American Cigarette Preferences

GENETICS MAY BE A FACTOR IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CIGARETTE PREFERENCES

New NCCIH-funded research suggests genetic factors drive African American preference for mentholated cigarettes.

New study sheds more light on blood sugar management properties of algae polyphenols

NEW STUDY SHEDS MORE LIGHT ON BLOOD SUGAR MANAGEMENT PROPERTIES OF ALGAE POLYPHENOLS

Supplementation of capsules containing a polyphenol blend from two types of algae and the mineral chromium picolinate may help normalize...

 
 
 
Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men

OSTEOPOROSIS OFTEN MISSED IN ELDERLY MEN

Osteoporosis is a serious condition for men, too. After breaking a hip, the risk of illness and death is greater among men than women,...

The gold standards for measuring liver health supplement efficacy in clinical trials

THE GOLD STANDARDS FOR MEASURING LIVER HEALTH SUPPLEMENT EFFICACY IN CLINICAL TRIALS

Unlike pharmaceuticals, the effects of nutritional supplements are subtle. We spoke with several contract research organizations that...

 
 
 
Auto review: Mercedes A220 asks 'Who wants a $48K compact sedan?'

AUTO REVIEW: MERCEDES A220 ASKS 'WHO WANTS A $48K COMPACT SEDAN?'

In a choice that oozes sincerity if not finely honed customer research, Mercedes-Benz's marketing team decided the secret to selling...

 
 
 
AI is FOUR TIMES more effective at predicting an ovarian cancer sufferer's risk of death

AI IS FOUR TIMES MORE EFFECTIVE AT PREDICTING AN OVARIAN CANCER SUFFERER'S RISK OF DEATH

The research was carried out by Imperial College London and led by Professor Eric Aboagye.

New Molecular Blueprint Advances Our Understanding of Photosynthesis

NEW MOLECULAR BLUEPRINT ADVANCES OUR UNDERSTANDING OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS

The cryo-EM structure of the NADH dehydrogenase-like complex. The atomic coordinate model shown as spheres, colored according to the...

 
 
 
Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

FLU SHOT MUCH MORE EFFECTIVE THIS YEAR, CDC SAYS

This year's flu vaccine offers 47 percent protection against all circulating strains, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers...

Tiny rake to repair crumbly old knees by collecting stem cells from the joint

TINY RAKE TO REPAIR CRUMBLY OLD KNEES BY COLLECTING STEM CELLS FROM THE JOINT

New research from the University of Leeds shows the treatment increases the number of repair cells in the area by a hundredfold.

 
 
 
Combined vitamin D3 and omega-3 supplementation may have bone, heart and kidney benefits

COMBINED VITAMIN D3 AND OMEGA-3 SUPPLEMENTATION MAY HAVE BONE, HEART AND KIDNEY BENEFITS

Supplementation with a combination of vitamin D3 and omega-3 may have multiple health benefits on pre-menopausal women with vitamin...

Non-Insulin Producing Human Pancreatic Cells Can also Produce Insulin

NON-INSULIN PRODUCING HUMAN PANCREATIC CELLS CAN ALSO PRODUCE INSULIN

Researchers revealed the adaptive capacity of human cells by inducing non-insulin-producing human pancreatic cells to modify their...

 
 
 
Weedkiller chemical increases the risk of cancer 'by up to 41 per cent', study finds

WEEDKILLER CHEMICAL INCREASES THE RISK OF CANCER 'BY UP TO 41 PER CENT', STUDY FINDS

The safety of glyphosate herbicides are of scientific debate. Researchers led by University of California Berkeley have said exposure...

Everyone thinks the market's hottest tech stocks are too expensive - but new research suggests one segment is offering a major bargain right now

EVERYONE THINKS THE MARKET'S HOTTEST TECH STOCKS ARE TOO EXPENSIVE - BUT NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS ONE SEGMENT IS OFFERING A MAJOR BARGAIN RIGHT NOW

Mega-cap tech companies have been an undeniably strong driver of stock-market gains throughout the past decade. However, their invincibility...

 
 
 
Children Who Ate Midday Meals Had Better Reading and Maths Skills

CHILDREN WHO ATE MIDDAY MEALS HAD BETTER READING AND MATHS SKILLS

Primary school children who ate midday meals over an extended period were shown to have significantly better learning outcomes, find...

Omega-3 intake found to substantially slow brain "aging" by boosting nutrient circulation to memory-related brain regions

OMEGA-3 INTAKE FOUND TO SUBSTANTIALLY SLOW BRAIN "AGING" BY BOOSTING NUTRIENT CIRCULATION TO MEMORY-RELATED BRAIN REGIONS

We might not be able to stop the process of aging, but there are some things we can do to age in the healthiest manner possible. Researchers...

 
 
 
What makes us trust science?

WHAT MAKES US TRUST SCIENCE?

Mariah Cox | Bond LSC When Simine Vazire began teaching undergraduate research methods she focused on its difference from pseudo-science...

New Tool to Predict Myocarditis-Related Heart Failure in Men

NEW TOOL TO PREDICT MYOCARDITIS-RELATED HEART FAILURE IN MEN

The heart inflammation known as myocarditis can have unpredictable outcomes. Typically occurring in young adults after a viral illness,...

 
 
 
Rare black leopard captured in new images from Kenya

RARE BLACK LEOPARD CAPTURED IN NEW IMAGES FROM KENYA

The last confirmed sighting of a wild African black leopard was more than 100 years ago, according to researchers.

Maintaining productivity and profitability without pesticides: Researchers study how modified farming practices can lead to a healthier food supply

MAINTAINING PRODUCTIVITY AND PROFITABILITY WITHOUT PESTICIDES: RESEARCHERS STUDY HOW MODIFIED FARMING PRACTICES CAN LEAD TO A HEALTHIER FOOD SUPPLY

Bringing down the number of pesticides that are sprayed onto plants does not necessarily translate to diminishing yields, according...