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Fragmented or interrupted sleep may predict future placement in a nursing home or assisted living facility, among older women.
Hyperhydration, rather than dehydration, may pose an underestimated health risk to athletes.
Among women, increased concentrations of phthalates in the body may raise risk of type-2 diabetes.
Nanoparticles, bound to compounds found in tea leaves, reduced tumors by 80%, in a lab animal model.
Green plants reduce city street pollution, cutting nitrogen dioxide (NO2) by 40% and particulate matter (PM) by 60%.
Innovative protocol converts cord blood cells into neuron-like cells that may prove valuable for the treatment of a wide range of neurological conditions.
Researchers submit that by raising the Vitamin C recommended dietary allowance (RDA), cases of heart disease, stroke, and cancer might be slashed.
Obesity leads to more doctor visits than smoking, a statistic that underscores the gravity of the problem of excess pounds.
Consuming juice from wild blueberries helps to protect DNA from damage, thereby potentially decreasing a person's risk of cardiovascular disease.
Among families with a genetic risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, early signs presaging the condition’s onset appear in blood and cerebrospinal fluid.
University of Nottingham (UK) researchers have begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate tissue.
University of Minnesota Medical School (US) researchers have developed a new strategy to improve the development of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS).
Cardiac injections of hematopoietic stem cells help to relieve refractory chest pain experienced with chronic angina.
Case Western Reserve University (US) team explores mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) capacity to serve as a natural healer.
Singapore scientists discover how to control fate of stem cells without the risk of developing cancer cells.
Indiana University-Purdue University (US) team utilizes induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to correct genetic defect that causes gyrate atrophy.
Offering hope for those suffering from debilitating and deadly diseases, stem cell therapeutics holds a “future [that] indeed is promising.”
Australian researchers report that the 'turkey tail' mushroom is effective in suppressing prostate tumor development, in a lab animal model.
Schepens Eye Research Institute (US) researchers regenerate large areas of retina tissue and increase visual function, using stem cells derived from skin.
German researchers have successfully produced central nervous system cells from neural stem cells of the peripheral nervous system
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24. Careful Fun in the Sun
Sunburn most commonly happens between 10 am and 3 pm, when ultraviolet (UV) rays are at their strongest. Wear sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 or greater, when you expect to be out in the sun for more than 15 minutes (a little sun is good for you, see Tip 45). Ladies will also benefit by wearing facial makeup containing SPF. Sunlight can damage the sensitive cells of the macula (the central part of the eye that is responsible for most of our vision)...