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Unlocking secrets of the immune system could help combat colitis - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Researchers have unlocked secrets of our ancient immune system, a major scientific advance which could help scientists and clinicians in the global …

Euro 2016: When Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is getting better, he means it

This European championships could be the last one for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and if that is what he believes too then he could present a big challenge for Italy on Friday in Toulouse.<p>The thing about Ibra is this is a guy who always wants to win. I hear people saying that in some games he looks like he …

Depressing Paper Suggests Cancer's an Evolutionary Mechanism to 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool

We were never meant to live forever.<p>Two scientists have come up with a depressing new hypothesis that attempts to explain why cancer is so hard to …

A Major Assumption About How The Brain Processes Depression Could Be in Question

We might be studying depression all wrong.<p>A tiny brain region, called the habenula, has been proposed to drive the symptoms of depression, which can …

Can coffee cause cancer? Only if it's very hot, says WHO agency

LONDON (Reuters) - There is no conclusive evidence that drinking coffee causes cancer, the World Health Organization’s cancer agency said on Wednesday in a reverse of its previous warning, but it also said all “very hot” drinks are probably carcinogenic.<p>The International Agency for Research on …

Coffee

Very hot drinks 'probably' cause cancer, UN says

Drinking very hot drinks such as coffee or tea “probably” causes cancer, the UN has said.<p>It is believed the temperature, rather than the substance of …

Genes, brain structure influence second language learning: study

If you have trouble learning a new language as an adult, maybe you can blame your genes and brain structure, a U.S. study suggested Monday.The study …

The Brain

Tibetan Language HIV Education Materials Used to Educate 150 Tibetan Health Stakeholders

Tibetan public health stakeholders from communities across India, Nepal and Bhutan viewing the Tibetan language TeachAIDS HIV education …

Tibet

Mario Gotze Champions League Rumours Denied by Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Bayern Munich have rejected reports claiming Mario Gotze would not be included in the Champions League squad next season if he decides to stay at the Bundesliga club.<p>In a club statement, chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge rubbished the claims as false: "This is complete fiction. It remains the case …

Northern Ireland is divided over its national soccer squad. But not as divided as it used to be.

Three of the United Kingdom's so-called home nations have qualified for the 2016 European soccer championship: England, Wales and, for the first time in its history, Northern Ireland.<p>This will be Northern Ireland's first major tournament in decades, and it's spurring a ton of enthusiasm around the …

Soccer

Fan refuses to return soccer ball at Copa America game

Perhaps it just came down to a simple sports culture misunderstanding, but at last night’s Copa America match between Argentina and Chile at Levi’s stadium in Santa Clara a fan caught a soccer ball that went out of bounds and refused to return it to the field.<p>When a soccer game ball goes into …

Simple blood test could stop doctors using 'trial and error' to prescribe antidepressants, scientists claim

A simple blood test could stop doctors using “trial and error” to prescribe antidepressants, scientists have claimed.<p>Researchers at King’s College London developed the test so experts can accurately predict whether people suffering from depression will respond to specific medication.<p>Around half of …

Depression

Cell transplants may alleviate Huntington's disease - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

New research from the University of Copenhagen reveals that the glia cells in the brain could be the key to the cure of the serious neurological …

Euro 2016 news: Schweinsteiger better off away from Man Utd - Beckenbauer

The former Bayern Munich midfielder is now playing with a smile on his face because he is "away from the problems in Manchester", according to the …

Arsenal Transfer News: Moussa Sissoko Reveals Gunners Desire Amid Latest Rumours

Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko has revealed he hopes to be playing for Arsenal "soon" following the Magpies' recent relegation from the Premier League.<p>Get French Football relayed the comments from the 26-year-old in which he admitted he wanted to join the north London club:<p>Sissoko has …

Health officials report first case of Zika virus in Columbus

Columbus Public Health is reporting the first case of the Zika virus in Franklin County.<p>Officials said a 38-year-old female, who resides in Columbus, …

Public Health

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

Women 'nearly twice as likely to have anxiety' as men

<b>Women are nearly twice as likely to experience anxiety as men, a global review reveals.</b><p>Its authors from Cambridge University say that as well as women, young people under 35 and those with health problems are particularly affected.<p>They estimate that four in every 100 people have anxiety.<p>The review …

Indigenous Peoples
Nutrition

Human pancreas grown in pig in trial that could lead to harvesting of donor organs

Scientists are for the first time trying to grow a human pancreas inside a pig, in research that could enable the harvesting of human organs for transplant patients.<p>A team from the University of California has created a “genetic niche” in the pigs’ DNA that will allow them to inject human stem …

Biotechnology

The Cancer Biopsy of the Future Could Be a Simple Blood Test

One of the biggest stories so far out of the world’s largest cancer conference doesn’t have to do with a groundbreaking drug, but rather a …

Australia's 7.5m tonnes of food waste: can 'ugly food' campaigns solve the problem?

While government needs to address food waste issue, experts say customers also need to change their perceptions about what normal food looks like<p>Would you drink water made from food waste?<p>You could soon be doing just that, thanks to an innovation that is not only promising to help in the race to …

Scientists Just Found Even More Evidence That RNA Is Behind The Origin of Life

Here's how it all began.<p>Scientists have been closing in on RNA (ribonucleic acid, the close companion of DNA) as being the most likely candidate for …

Why Won't the UK Legalize Ketamine as an Antidepressant?

People have been taking the dissociative anesthetic as a treatment for mental health illnesses for years, but there are specific roadblocks holding it back from widespread medicinal use.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>"It saved my life," says Tiffany Snow. "I would recommend it to anyone …

Biomedicine

Leicester City celebrate with Premier League trophy party

<b>Leicester City lifted the Premier League trophy in front of jubilant fans after a 3-1 win against Everton at their King Power Stadium home.</b><p>The team wrapped up the title on Monday after closest rivals Tottenham Hotspur slipped to a 2-2 draw at Chelsea.<p>But the party got into full swing as Claudio …

Soccer

Norwich vs. Manchester United: Score, Reaction from 2016 Premier League Match

Juan Mata's second-half goal pushed Manchester United to within a point of the Premier League top four after beating Norwich City 1-0 at Carrow Road on Saturday.<p>Mata profited from a defensive blunder from Sebastien Bassong with less than 20 minutes to play to increase the pressure on fourth-placed …

7 foods to boost your mental performance

Research shows that nutrients in food can have a significant positive impact on cognitive performance. Cognitive impairment is increasingly attributed to oxidative stress, a condition that involves excessive harmful molecules called free radicals or oxidants. Since these free radicals can lead to …

Nutrition