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A can of soda a day may markedly increase a person’s risk of type-2 diabetes.
Scientists have successfully bioengineered artificial blood vessels that remain durable in an animal trial and show promise for patients with end-stage kidney d
With the ability to stabilize insulin and suppress hunger, nuts – as part of a healthy, balanced diet – assist with weight management goals.
Heart failure costs are projected to more than double in the next 20 years, as the US population ages and the incidence of the condition climbs.
Enabling city dwellers to reconnect with nature, parks and urban gardens help to relieve mental distress and improve life satisfaction.
Microscopic dust particles may not only put airways at risk, but may compromise the cardiovascular system, liver, brain, and kidneys.
A cherry-rich diet may decrease stroke risk, suggests an animal study.
Obesity raises the risk of future prostate cancer, among men with an initial benign biopsy of the prostate.
Triterpenoids extracted from apple peel may influence expression of IP-10, a gene that is linked to inflammatory disorders including irritable bowel disease.
The ethyl ester form of omega-3 fatty acids may improve arterial stiffness, among obese men and women.
On-off switch for microRNAs – tiny strands that regulate gene expression – contribute to the heart's ability to regenerate.
Boston University (US) team develops technique to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) from stem cells in the peripheral blood.
University of Pennsylvania (US) researchers use sugar and a 3-D printer to replicate a vascular template.
Johns Hopkins University (US) team develops a new hydrogel compound that functions as an artificial skin dressing.
Italian researchers isolate and characterize adult fat cell-derived stem cells, leading to potentially significant tissue regeneration applications.
US team has engineered adult stem cells that scientists can grow continuously in culture, potentially expediting regenerative medical applications.
Wisdom teeth show potential as valuable tissue reservoir for creation of stem cells.
By creating diseased liver cells from a small sample of human skin, University of Cambridge (UK) scientists show that stem cells can be used to model a diverse
US team has induced robust regeneration of nerve connections that control voluntary movement after spinal cord injury.
French team develops a gel containing melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH), that helps teeth to regrow.
Tip #168 - Activity Trumps Anxiety
A 50-year long study suggests that men and women who are physically active, emotionally calm, and organized may live longer than people with less positive personality traits such as anxiousness, anger, or fearfulness. Researchers from the National Institute of Aging (Maryland, USA) assessed personality traits among 2,359 generally healthy people who enrolled in 1958 in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. The team found that those men and women who scored above average in measures of general activity, emotional stability, or conscientiousness lived an average of 2 to 3 years longer than those who scored below average.
Stay active and energetic, emotionally stable, and organized, disciplined, and resourceful. Not only are these the traits of professional and personal success, they might also help add years to your life.