Friday, January 31, 2014
Next time you call someone a Neanderthal, better look in a mirror. Many of the genes that help determine most people's skin and hair are more Neanderthal than not, according to two new studies that look at the DNA fossils hidden in the modern human genome., 2 Comments
A new study of obesity finds that much of a child's “weight fate” is set by age 5, and that nearly half of kids who became obese by the eighth grade were already overweight when they started kindergarten.
Adult men with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may avoid traffic accidents if they take their prescribed medication, said a Swedish study on Wednesday.
Doctors said Thursday they could treat peanut allergy by feeding children the very thing their bodies reject, so building tolerance that could save a life in case of accidential ingestion.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Doctors yesterday called for people to receive influenza vaccination injections soon as the reported cases of flu rocketed in this month.
Taiwan's top research institute has found a better way to design influenza vaccines that do not require frequent updates and annual immunizations.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Research conducted by Academia Sinica (中研院) in which scientists established the connection between autism and defective neural development was recently published in the journal Nature Neuroscience.
China has reportedly downgraded H7N9 bird flu in humans, dropping its description as “infectious” in new guidelines on how to deal with the disease, even as new cases spike with the onset of winter.
Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72., 1 Comment
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Vitamin D supplements have no significant effect on preventing heart attack, stroke, cancer or bone fractures, according to a review of scientific evidence published Friday.