Articles By Ansa Varughese
- Researchers developed a noninvasive colon cancer test by identifying biomarkers on the SDC2 gene linked to the disease.
Objectifying, Not Dehumanizing The Enemy In War May Help Troops Return To Healthier Civilian Lives, Prevent War CrimesTraining soldiers to fight with indifference, rather than disgust, toward enemies may help stop war crimes.
Brain Scans Reveal Breastfed Babies Develop Motor And Language Skills Faster Than Formula-Fed InfantsBabies who were exclusively breastfed showed faster brain development and higher performance in parts of the brain associated with language, motor control, and visual reception.
Obesity Skips A Generation: Grandchildren More Inclined To Develop Diabetes, Heart Disease From Obese GrandmothersResearchers found that obese mothers could pass on risks of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes to their grandchildren.
- With rising deaths from malnutrition in children, a new report proposes 10 intervention methods for a nutrient agenda that may hit a financial roadblock at the next G8 Summit.
- Elderly patients with atrial fibrillation, more commonly known as irregular heartbeats, could be at increased risk of earlier memory and thinking problems.
- Researchers studied the small genetic mutations of more than 126,000 individuals to determine how their genes influenced their educational achievements.
- Researchers measured anxiety levels of everyday individuals, who underwent mindfulness meditation, in order to understand the mechanism behind their brain's response.
Susan G. Komen’s ‘Difficult Decision’: Charity Cancels 7 Breast Cancer Walks Due To 37% Drop In ParticipationSusan G. Komen's three-day charity walks for breast cancer have been cancelled in seven major cities in 2014, citing drops in participation.
- Researchers found that young female southern bottletail squids consumed sperm to grow their unfertilized eggs and increase offspring production.
- An American tourist told police she was gang-raped by a group of three men as she headed back to a guest house in Minali, India. Police have arrested three suspects linked to the attack.
- Twenty percent of Americans below the age of 65 can't pay medical bills, according to new CDC report. Uninsured, publicly insured, and households with children had the hardest time with expenses.