Published in the journal Nature Medicine, a study has revealed that a particular form of deafness, which is usually seen running in families, can be prevented using a small `genetic patch'. The study was carried out by researchers at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago.
A study conducted newly by a group of researchers at Auckland University has claimed that cannabis use may almost double a person's risk of facing a stroke. The findings have been recently presented at the International Stroke Conference of the American Stroke Association in Honolulu.
A recent research has shed light on how a 3D technique would be able to fasten up the development of artificial organs. It has been apparently claimed that Embryonic stem cells, being the "body's building blocks", have the tendency to transform into any type of tissue or organ in the body.
While there has been so much said about TV viewing as such, a recent report has shed light on how it could even drop sperm count. It has been said that those lethargic men do have a high tendency to lose sperm count unlike active men while spending excessive time in viewing TV.
In a paper published in Nature Neuroscience1, there has been a disclosure that even in the absence of brain's fear center, men can be afraid. Justin Feinstein at the University of Iowa in Iowa City and his colleagues have worked on the situations where even people without amygdale can show fear.
A new discovery has been knocking at the doors of stem cells. The researchers at IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) have found one of the gene regulation circuits, which would aid in revival of hematopoietic blood cells, i. e. blood tissue stem cells.
In a research conducted on gay men, it has been revealed that HIV has been significantly increasing for this group. In the latest report by The Health Protection Agency, it has been said that HIV is at its all-time high for gay men as the cases have been increasing in great amount. This has been attributed to unsafe sex.
It seems that finally we have an answer to the mysterious power of the homing pigeons that help them find their homes even after they fly thousands of miles away.
And the answer is coming from Mr. Jon Hagstrum, who since several long years has been studying over birds and their behaviors.
A new study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of Adelaide has been claiming that it was humans, who have been responsible for the Tasmanian Tiger or thylacine's demise. Found all over Tasmania prior to the European settlement in the year 1803, the thylacine was known as a unique marsupial.
In a study at Finland, it has been revealed that the married women are less vulnerable to heart attacks. The research says that the single men had 58% to 66 % of chances to experience a heart attack than married ones. For single women, the results are far better; they are 60-65 % more likely to suffer acute coronary events.
A new study has found that while going to some place on the foot, humans can conserve their energy by swapping between walking and running. The first of its kind study published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface supports the concept that human body has innate sense that when it's on a move, how it can conserve and optimize its energy.
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