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Posted on 12/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Livestock Increases Risk Of MRSA

People who live near livestock or in livestock farming communities may be at greater risk of acquiring, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), according to a new study led by an international team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Healt... [»]

Posted on 11/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Exercise Reduces Risk Of Cancer

Researchers may soon be able to add yet another item to the list of exercise’s well-documented health benefits: A preliminary study suggests that when cancer survivors exercise for several weeks after they finish chemotherapy, their immune systems remodel themselves to become m... [»]

Posted on 10/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

MIT Learns How Cancer Cells Spread

Although tumor metastasis causes about 90 percent of cancer deaths, the exact mechanism that allows cancer cells to spread from one part of the body to another is not well understood. One key question is how tumor cells detach from the structural elements that normally hold tissu... [»]

Posted on 09/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

How To Check Yourself For Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and finding spots that could be cancerous is as simple as looking at your skin. Now a new video, “Skin Self-Exam: How to Do,” from the American Academy of Dermatology demonstrates how to check your skin and what to lo... [»]

Posted on 09/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

7 Vegetables A Day For Mental Health

Happiness and mental health are highest among people who eat seven portions of fruit and vegetables a day, according to a new report. Economists and public health researchers from the University of Warwick studied the eating habits of 80,000 people in Britain. They found mental ... [»]

Posted on 08/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

2012 Nobel Prize In Physiology

Summary of the press release made by The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet on 2012-10-08 regarding the The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012: The Nobel Prize recognizes two scientists who discovered that mature, specialised cells can be reprogrammed to become imma... [»]

Posted on 04/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Eating Meat For 1.5 Million Years

A skull fragment unearthed by anthropologists in Tanzania shows that our ancient ancestors were eating meat at least 1.5 million years ago, shedding new light into the evolution of human physiology and brain development. "Meat eating has always been considered one of the things ... [»]

Posted on 04/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Argentina Heart Attack Deaths Halved

Mortality caused by myocardial infarction has decreased by 44% over the last 15 years in Argentina, according to new research which will be presented during the 38th Argentine Congress of Cardiology(1). The results from the SCAR registry (Registro de Síndromes Coronarios Agudos ... [»]

Posted on 03/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

New Drug To Fight Ovarian Cancer

Scientists at USC have discovered a new type of drug for the treatment of ovarian cancer that works in a way that should not only decrease the number of doses that patients need to take, but also may make it effective for patients whose cancer has become drug-resistant. The drug... [»]

Posted on 03/10/2012 by B.G.H.B

Caffienated Coffee Linked To Glaucoma

A new study suggests caffeinated coffee drinkers should limit their intake to reduce their chances of developing vision loss or blindness. According to a scientific paper in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, heavy caffeinated coffee consumption is associated with an i... [»]

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