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Researchers link protein distribution to greater mass and muscle strength in the elderly. a new Canadian study has found that splitting protein equally across three meals a day could have even greater benefits. Loss of muscle is an inevitable consequence...
Nanomachines which can drill into cancer cells, killing them in just 60 seconds, have been developed by researchers. Scientists from the UK’s Durham University and the US’s Rice and North Carolina State universities have detailed a type of molecule that...
A man who went missing in Indonesia earlier this week was near his own garden — inside the stomach of a 20-foot long snake. The family of 25-year old Akbar became worried when he did not return home from a...
New research from Autism Speaks has identified an additional 18 gene variants that appear to increase the risk for autism. The new report appears this week in the journal Nature Neuroscience. It involved the analysis of 5,205 whole genomes from...
A particularly deadly strain of avian flu, currently found in China, has infected more people there this flu season than it has in any season since the virus was identified, a new report finds. The Chinese National Health and Family...
People living near major roadways have an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study published in the journal Lancet. However, the study stopped short of establishing causality between living near the roads and incidences of dementia. The observational...
Restaurant-goers in Ontario are going to notice a little extra something on some menus as of Jan. 1: calorie counts. Starting January 1st, Ontario will be the first province in Canada to require food service providers with 20 or more...
Drug Companies Poured 780 Million Painkiller Pills Into West Virginia. As increasing numbers of rural and poor West Virginians overdosed on prescription painkillers, a local newspaper launched an investigation into the source of the millions of pills that have flooded...
Not getting enough vitamin D while pregnant could increase the chance of your child having autism, says new research. The study, led by Queensland Brain Institute scientist Professor John McGrath and involving Dr Henning Tiemeier from the Erasmus Medical Centre...
Caesarean section (or C-section) deliveries can save lives when babies are too large to be born naturally - or if there are other health complications - but they also appear to be affecting how humans are evolving, scientists report. According...

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