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Hemorrhagic Stroke Due To LDL Cholesterol Levels

Hemorrhagic Stroke Due To LDL Cholesterol Levels

A new study reveals that patients with low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels below 70 mg/dL have a higher risk of hemorrhagic stroke. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University (Hershey, USA), Kailuan General Hospital (Tangshan, China), and other institutions conducted a prospective study involving 96,043 participants who were free of stroke, myocardial infarction (MI), and cancer at…

Laws Can Lower Smoking Prevalence In The 18-20 Age Group

Laws Can Lower Smoking Prevalence In The 18-20 Age Group

The study finding that raising the legal age of sale of cigarettes from 18 to 21 in the U.S. was associated with a 39% reduction in the odds of regular smoking in 18- to 20-year-olds who had experimented with cigarettes. The reduction was even greater in those who had close friends who smoked when they…

The Tiny Laser Is An Important Step Toward New Sensors

The Tiny Laser Is An Important Step Towards New Sensors

A study developing towards portable scanners; that can rapidly measure molecules in pharmaceuticals or classify tissue in patients’ skin; researchers have creating an imaging system that using lasers small and efficient enough to fit on a microchip sensors. The system emits and detects electromagnetic radiation at terahertz frequencies higher; than radio waves but lower than…

Limiting UV Exposure To Reduce Rising Female Skin Cancer Rates

Limiting UV Exposure To Reduce Rising Female Skin Cancer Rates

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., affecting one in five Americans in their lifetime. Limiting exposure to ultraviolet radiation is the number one way individuals can reduce their risk of skin cancer, though new data suggests that UV exposure is on the rise, particularly among Caucasian girls and young women. Skin…

Bacterial And Fungal Species Inhabiting The Intestines

Bacterial And Fungal Species Inhabiting The Intestines

The study reporting that among hundreds of bacterial and fungal species inhabiting the intestines; abundance of the single fungus Candida tropicalis was positively correlated with two types of bacteria in CD patients; Serratia marcescens and Escherichia coli. As study further showing that the three pathogens joined forces to form a powerful biofilm a thick; slimy…

Trash Talker Really Does Affect Competitive Performance

Trash Talker Really Does Affect Competitive Performance

The 1986 NBA All Star game in Dallas had the first three point shooting contest; so when eight all stars were selected for the competition. Larry Bird of the Boston Celtics, who was known as a trash talker; walk into the locker room as one of the competitors and asked, “Which one of you guys…

Particulate matter

Particulate Matter Pollution Linked To Mortality, Lower Life Expectancy

Current concentrations of fine particulate matter pollution; which mostly meet the national ambient air quality standard, are associated with mortality and loss of life expectancy in the US, with larger impacts in poorer counties; according to a study publish in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by an international team of researchers from the Center for…

Working Memory

Working Memory Is Structured Hierarchically

Researchers in cognitive psychology at HSE University have experimentally demonstrated; that the colors and orientations of objects stored and processed independently in working memory. However, it is easier for a person to remember these features when they belong to a single object: for example; it is easier for a person to remember and understand one…

Artichoke Hearts

Antioxidant, And Anti-Inflammatory Activities: Undaria Pinnatifida Sporophyll

In this study, a high-temperature extracting procedure; was developed to isolate phlorotannin extracts from U. pinnatifida sporophyll (PEUPS). The heating temperature, heating time, and extraction solvent (i.e., ethanol) concentration study by the response surface method (RSM); to determine the optimal conditions to achieve the maximum extraction rate. In addition, PEUPS evaluate for their antioxidant and…

General surgery

Surgery To Address The Hole In Heart is More Complicate

The researches find that the Scars down the center of her chest and across her left shoulder blade chronicle two heart surgeries she endured in her first six months. At age 3, she’ll have another. About 1% of babies are born with congenital heart defects. A fraction of those children, like Syah, have severe heart…

IVF

Baby Hope For Unsuccessful IVF Couples

A new study looking at conception rates after couples have gone through IVF treatment; could offer hope to those for whom the process was unsuccessful. The University of Aberdeen study found that 17% (around 1 in 6) of women for whom IVF was unsuccessful; went on to have a live birth, without treatment, within five…

Outbreak Of Ebola In Workers Health Community

Outbreak Of Ebola In Workers Health Community

The study showing the outbreak of ebola in workers health community; where theEbola vaccine hampering by deep distrust in eastern Congo. Health workers were desperate to persuade him to get vaccinated for Ebola after a friend fell ill with the lethal and highly contagious disease. The positive Ebola test result and a chilling warning from…