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TRAPPIST-1 system ideal for life swapping

Back in February of 2017, NASA announced the discovery of a seven-planet system orbiting a nearby star.The post TRAPPIST-1 system ideal for life …

Universe

Who is at risk of heart failure?

About 5.7 million people in the United States have heart failure.The post Who is at risk of heart failure? appeared first on Knowridge Science Report.

Medical Research

Weak grip a strong predictor of metabolic disease and disability in adults

A simple test to determine a person’s grip strength may be a predictor of developing metabolic disorders in middle or older age, a new …

Diabetes

A vegetarian diet can reap rewards

Vegetarians miss out on lots of foods.The post A vegetarian diet can reap rewards appeared first on Knowridge Science Report.

Nutrition

A cheerleader’s rallying cry: don’t ignore colon cancer symptoms

When you’re diagnosed at 18 with a disease that’s associated with people over 50, how do you talk about your condition with your peers?The post A …

Cancer

Why androgen-deprivation therapy doesn’t work for many prostate cancer patients

Metastatic prostate cancer, or prostate cancer that has spread to other organs, is incurable.The post Why androgen-deprivation therapy doesn’t work …

Cancer

Let baby set the delivery date

We tend to think of pregnancy as lasting for 9 months.The post Let baby set the delivery date appeared first on Knowridge Science Report.

Pregnancy

Biologists identify possible new strategy for halting brain tumors

MIT biologists have discovered a fundamental mechanism that helps brain tumors called glioblastomas grow aggressively.The post Biologists identify …

Cancer

What is carb counting? And how can it help manage diabetes?

<b>What is carbohydrate counting?</b>Carbohydrate counting, also called carb counting, is a meal planning tool for people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.The …

Nutrition

The ocean is losing its breath — here’s the global scope

In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has gone up more than fourfold.The post The ocean is losing its breath — …

Oceans

Ancient DNA results end 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy mystery

Using ‘next generation’ DNA sequencing scientists have found that the famous ‘Two Brothers’ mummies of the Manchester Museum have different fathers …

Anthropology

Common chemicals could increase cancer risk

A common class of chemicals found everywhere from car exhausts, smoke, building materials and furniture to cosmetics and shampoos could increase …

Cancer

How to count carb correctly to manage diabetes

When carbohydrates, sugars and starches are digested, they break down to form glucose in the blood stream.The post How to count carb correctly to …

Diabetes

When you lose weight, where does the fat go?

Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness regimes, many health professionals cannot correctly answer the question of where body fat goes …

Weight Loss

How quick thinking saved a stroke patient

If there’s any doubt that fast action can save a stroke patient’s life, Carol Yeary is living proof.The post How quick thinking saved a stroke …

Medicine

Why antibiotics could harm your health

We’ve all woken up with a sore throat that progresses to a runny nose by the next day.The post Why antibiotics could harm your health appeared first …

Medicine

Want to be fit from today? Follow these 5 workout tips

Fitness is having a healthy body, mind, and spirit to allow you to achieve your life goals.The post Want to be fit from today? Follow these 5 workout …

Fitness

High-fat Mediterranean diet could still reduce risks of breast cancer, diabetes, and heart disease

A healthy diet can include “a lot of fat.”A review of available evidence suggests that a Mediterranean diet with no restrictions on fat intake may …

Nutrition

Monstrous crocodile fossil points to early rise of ancient reptiles

A newly identified prehistoric marine predator has shed light on the origins of the distant relatives of modern crocodiles.The post Monstrous …

Dinosaurs

The beauty and mystery of Saturn’s rings revealed by the Cassini mission

What would Saturn be without its beautiful system of rings?The post The beauty and mystery of Saturn’s rings revealed by the Cassini mission appeared …

Astronomy

Hunger-controlling brain cells may help develop new obesity meds

Is the solution to the obesity epidemic all in our heads?The post Hunger-controlling brain cells may help develop new obesity meds appeared first on …

Neuroscience

Average sodium consumption more than double the recommended daily limit

Despite recommendations to limit sodium intake to support a heart-healthy lifestyle, daily sodium intake significantly increased in Americans with …

Nutrition

People with atrial fibrillation need to pay attention to dementia risk

Atrial fibrillation patients who use the drug, warfarin, to prevent harmful blood clots from forming in their hearts to lower risk of stroke are at …

Dementia

How many calories mom and baby need during breastfeeding

Many new mothers wonder if they need to consume more calories (also called energy) during breastfeeding, but the answer is no.The post How many …

Pregnancy

Eating up to ten portions of fruits and vegetables a day may prevent 7.8 million premature deaths

A fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.The post …

Nutrition

New brief test can help choose best treatment for anxiety

Clinicians and patients often struggle to find the right treatment for anxiety, sometimes cycling through various therapies for months before the …

Depression

Can mindful eating really help you lose weight?

It is unclear whether mindful eating can help with weight loss, according to a new City, University of London review.The post Can mindful eating …

Weight Loss

Long-term antibiotic use in early to mid-life linked to higher cancer risk

Long term antibiotic use in early to mid life may be linked to a heightened risk of abnormal growths in the colon and rectum.The post Long-term …

Middle Age

What role does the gut play in type 2 diabetes?

In the destructive cycle that leads to and perpetuates type 2 diabetes, driven by overeating, excessive blood glucose, defective pancreatic beta cell …

Diabetes

Experimental drug shows potential to knock down pancreatic cancer’s defense

By adding an experimental drug to a standard chemotherapy regimen, a subset of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer had a significantly longer …

Cancer