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DISRUPTION OF GENE SPL35, ENCODING A NOVEL CUE DOMAIN‐CONTAINING PROTEIN, LEADS TO CELL DEATH AND ENHANCED DISEASE RESPONSE IN RICE

Summary Lesion mimic mutants that exhibit spontaneous hypersensitive response ‐like necrotic lesions are ideal experimental systems...

Lee Radziwill, socialite and sister of Jackie Kennedy, dead at 85

LEE RADZIWILL, SOCIALITE AND SISTER OF JACKIE KENNEDY, DEAD AT 85

The younger sister of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, had suffered from age-related disease in recent years, but was still in good health.

 
 
 
Guys, Can You Give Us 40? It May Show Heart Health

GUYS, CAN YOU GIVE US 40? IT MAY SHOW HEART HEALTH

Men in their 40s who can do more than 40 push-ups at a time have a 96 percent reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease...

 
 
 
Men who can do over 40 push-ups are at a 96% lower risk of heart disease, study finds

MEN WHO CAN DO OVER 40 PUSH-UPS ARE AT A 96% LOWER RISK OF HEART DISEASE, STUDY FINDS

Instead of long, arduous treadmill tests for heart health, doctors at Harvard University are now recommending push-ups, as doing over...

Here's what you need to know about the 'zombie' deer disease now impacting wildlife in 24 states

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 'ZOMBIE' DEER DISEASE NOW IMPACTING WILDLIFE IN 24 STATES

A disease that impacts the lives of wildlife across the country has wildlife officials on alert.

 
 
 
Health official urges Government to stockpile antibiotics

HEALTH OFFICIAL URGES GOVERNMENT TO STOCKPILE ANTIBIOTICS

Ramanan Laxminarayan, from the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy in Washington DC, adds stockpiling the drug would...

Animal Venom Could be the Source for New Medicines

ANIMAL VENOM COULD BE THE SOURCE FOR NEW MEDICINES

The study on natural toxins and their derivatives could help in the development of medicines to treat diseases like cancer and osteoarthritis.

 
 
 
Newly Developed Stem Cell Technologies Could Treat Parkinson's Disease: Here's How

NEWLY DEVELOPED STEM CELL TECHNOLOGIES COULD TREAT PARKINSON'S DISEASE: HERE'S HOW

Newly developed stem cell technologies could offer fresh hope for Parkinson's disease patients.

Flea-borne typhus outbreak hits downtown LA

FLEA-BORNE TYPHUS OUTBREAK HITS DOWNTOWN LA

At least a dozen cases of the disease, which spreads from fleas to humans, have appeared in a residential neighbourhood of the California...

 
 
 
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...

Why a Mom Finally Decided to Vaccinate Her Kids After 15 Years-And What That Can Teach Us About Talking to Vaccine Skeptics

WHY A MOM FINALLY DECIDED TO VACCINATE HER KIDS AFTER 15 YEARS-AND WHAT THAT CAN TEACH US ABOUT TALKING TO VACCINE SKEPTICS

For 15 years, Kristina Kruzan refused to vaccinate her three children. When the Seattle-area doula's eldest son was 3, she says, she...

 
 
 
French pine bark, gotu kola combo prevents the buildup of deadly heart plaque by 95%

FRENCH PINE BARK, GOTU KOLA COMBO PREVENTS THE BUILDUP OF DEADLY HEART PLAQUE BY 95%

Around 610,000 people in the United States die every year due to heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for both men and...

Getting too little sleep raises heart disease risks by letting plaques build in blood vessels

GETTING TOO LITTLE SLEEP RAISES HEART DISEASE RISKS BY LETTING PLAQUES BUILD IN BLOOD VESSELS

A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital has found that not getting enough sleep raises levels of two types of white blood cells...

 
 
 
Deadly link between alcohol and breast cancer is 'ignored by middle-aged women' 

DEADLY LINK BETWEEN ALCOHOL AND BREAST CANCER IS 'IGNORED BY MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN' 

A study by Flinders University, Adelaide, shows women in their 40s, 50s and 60s are drinking large mounts of wine, beer and spirits...

Prickly superfood: The juice of this cactus has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce colon damage from ulcerative colitis

PRICKLY SUPERFOOD: THE JUICE OF THIS CACTUS HAS ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY PROPERTIES THAT REDUCE COLON DAMAGE FROM ULCERATIVE COLITIS

People with ulcerative colitis may benefit from drinking the fresh fruit juice of a cactus plant called erect prickly pear. In a study...

 
 
 
Cataracts linked to increased risk of deadly disease, early death in women, according to study

CATARACTS LINKED TO INCREASED RISK OF DEADLY DISEASE, EARLY DEATH IN WOMEN, ACCORDING TO STUDY

New research discovers that women who do not undergo surgeries for cataract are more likely to die early. A team of researchers from...

Could an Overload of Energy Leads to Cancer?

COULD AN OVERLOAD OF ENERGY LEADS TO CANCER?

New research published in Evolution, Medicine and Public Health offers an intriguing theory about how metabolic diseases increases...

 
 
 
WHO expert calls for commitments from leaders at food safety conference

WHO EXPERT CALLS FOR COMMITMENTS FROM LEADERS AT FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE

A WHO food safety expert is hoping for “clear commitments” at the first International Conference on Food Safety, which begins today. Angelika...

Miller's Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville, Pennsylvania link in 19 State Raw Milk  Brucella Outbreak

MILLER'S BIODIVERSITY FARM IN QUARRYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA LINK IN 19 STATE RAW MILK  BRUCELLA OUTBREAK

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state health officials are investigating potential exposures to Brucella strain...