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The intestinal microbiome is a delicate ecosystem made up of billions and billions of microorganisms, bacteria in particular, that support our immune system, protect us from viruses and pathogens, and help us absorb nutrients and produce energy. The industrialization...
Prolonged exposure to blue light, such as that which emanates from your phone, computer and household fixtures, could be affecting your longevity, even if it's not shining in your eyes. New research at Oregon State University suggests that the...
Researchers have uncovered the likely series of events that led to the world's deadliest malaria parasite being able to jump from gorillas to humans. Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and the University of Montpellier reconstructed an approximately 50,000-year-old...
Dogs can perform many tricks for their owners, but the best one might be extending their life. Scientists found that dog owners were 24 per cent less likely to die over the next decade than non-dog owners, after analysing data...
Salamanders are renowned for their regenerative capabilities, such as growing back entire limbs. We can’t pull off this biological trick, but new research highlights a previously unknown regenerative ability in humans—one held over from our evolutionary past. Scientists at Duke...
It's just about that time of year when turkeys fly off grocery store shelves as families prepare for their Thanksgiving feasts. While gearing up for the fall holiday, however, the BC Centre for Disease Control is offering tips for how...
Dog ownership may be associated with longer life and better cardiovascular outcomes, especially for heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone, according to a new study and a separate meta-analysis published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes,...
IF you were thinking about getting in some winter workouts but didn’t want to venture to the gym – take note of the sex positions which burn the most calories. To discover which position gives couples the highest burn for...
A new study in the news this week has found weak evidence that reducing red and processed meat by three servings a week produces a smaller than expected reduction in the risk of disease. From this, the authors conclude that...
A triple drug combination has been used to extend the lifespan of fruit flies by 48% in a new study led by UCL and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing. The three drugs are all already in...

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