Wednesday, August 23, 2017

There is a possible link between urban lighting, breast cancer, study

A new U.S. study has found that exposure to city lights might increase the risk of breast cancer, reports said Monday. Peter James, assistant professor of population medicine at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and his colleagues, tracked almost 110,000 U.S. women, followed as...

Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young

Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young
Your brain may be to blame for your ageing body. A small cluster of stem cells in the brain seems to help mice stay young, and injecting extra stem cells helps them live longer. One day anti-ageing drugs might be able to replicate the effect in...

Why you should think twice about having a soda with your burger

Forbes -- Drinking a sugar-sweetened drink with a high-protein meal primes your body to store more fat, according to a new study. Researchers found that sugary drinks decrease fat oxidation, the process that begins the breakdown of fat molecules. The more protein in the meal,...

Should I drink diet soda?

Should I drink diet soda
Welcome to TIME's Should I Eat This?—our weekly poll of five experts who answer nutrition questions that gnaw at you. 5/5 experts say no. Man, diet soda just can’t catch a break with these experts. Maybe that’s because it’s the ultimate hypocrite of the beverage world. People probably get...

Should I drink seltzer water?

Should I drink seltzer water
Seltzer—also known as bubbly water, carbonated water, soda water and sparkling water—comes with as almost as many health myths as it does names. Does it leach calcium from bones? Or destroy the enamel of teeth? Will water plus carbon dioxide equal certain death? 5/5 experts...

Above all, why Russia did not put a man on the Moon

Above all, why Russia did not put a man on the Moonvideo
Although the US won the race to the moon, if you’d been a betting person from the mid 1950’s to 1960’s, the chances are that you would have thought the Soviet Union had a very good chance of getting there first. So why didn’t Russia...

Dark Energy, the most fundamental forces of the universe

Dark Energy, the most fundamental forces of the universevideo
This mysterious power, which may have helped kick off the Big Bang, seems to have played a significant role in creating everything we know; stars, planets, space and even time itself. In 2012 an astrophysicist called Massimo Villata attempted to identify dark energy as a...

Black Seed Benefits

Black Seed Benefits -- This Ancient Remedy "Treats All Diseases" HIV, Diabetes, Cancer, Stroke, STDs, Arthritis
Black seeds, also referred to as black currant, are the product of the flowering plant Nigella sativa. The Nigella sativa plant is native to India, Arabia and Europe. Black seeds have been used for centuries in traditional medicine as treatment for several medical conditions. A research...

The scientific facts about cannabis

The scientific facts about cannabis
As U.S. business and government continue to butt heads over medicinal cannabis, some educational institutions are turning to science to help elevate and inform the conversation. Helping blaze the trail toward cannabis' acceptance in academia is none other than the University of Vermont, which now...

Apollo 11 — From the Earth to the Moon

Apollo 11 -- From the Earth to the Moonvideo
July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out. It is only seven months since NASA's made a bold decision to...

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