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Headphone usage improves hearing usage of young people

2017.08.10

Hearing deficits of young Americans have diminished. At least this is what a study recently published in Jama Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery has demonstrated. Data indicated that among young people in the ...

The WHO worried about low numbers of women breastfeeding

2017.08.10

Only 40% of newborns throughout the world are breastfed exclusively. For the World Health Organization (WHO) this is cause for alarm. They have recently published their latest report on this issue to coincide with ...

Premature infants at risk for diabetes and obesity

2017.08.10

Premature infants are at higher risk for diabetes and obesity. At least, that is what a recent study undertaken by Israel’s Ben Gurion University has revealed. They monitored a group of infants up until their ...

Serious risk of colorectal cancer for obese teenagers

2017.08.01

Adolescents with obesity problems risk more than their peers, as adults, colorectal cancer. The alarm has been sounded by a maxi-research released by the Rabin Medical School and Tel Aviv University. They have monitored ...

Tiny robots can swim through your veins

2017.07.26

This tiny magnetic robot swims the front crawl at 10 micrometres per second. And the nano-swimmer is strong enough to pass through more viscous liquids, like blood, to deliver medicine from inside your veins. ...

Hypochondriacs live longer but not better

2017.07.25

Good news for hypochondriacs: they have a life expectancy longer than that of the normal population.  This conclusion has just been published in Psychological Science as a result of a study that looked at a half a ...