Colon Cancer Screening

Gene Biomarkers Reveal Colon Cancer: New Noninvasive DNA Test Detects 92% Of Early Stages

By | Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:50

Researchers developed a noninvasive colon cancer test by identifying biomarkers on the SDC2 gene linked to the disease.

Objectifying, Not Dehumanizing, Enemy in War Can Help Soldiers Prevent War Crimes

Objectifying, Not Dehumanizing The Enemy In War May Help Troops Return To Healthier Civilian Lives, Prevent War Crimes

By | Fri, 06/07/2013 - 11:13

Training soldiers to fight with indifference, rather than disgust, toward enemies may help stop war crimes.

mother breastfeeding

Brain Scans Reveal Breastfed Babies Develop Motor And Language Skills Faster Than Formula-Fed Infants

By | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 17:17

Babies 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 Grandmothers

Obesity Skips A Generation: Grandchildren More Inclined To Develop Diabetes, Heart Disease From Obese Grandmothers

By | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 14:54

Researchers found that obese mothers could pass on risks of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes to their grandchildren.

Malnutrition Killed 3.1M Children; Aids Pressing $9.6B Nutritional Campaign Ahead Of G8 Summit Meeting

Malnutrition Killed 3.1M Children; Study Proposes $9.6B Nutritional Campaign Ahead Of G8 Summit

By | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 12:35

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 People More Likely to Develop Dementia After General Anesthesia

Seniors With Irregular Heartbeats See Faster Mental Decline And Dementia

By | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:38

Elderly patients with atrial fibrillation, more commonly known as irregular heartbeats, could be at increased risk of earlier memory and thinking problems.

Is IQ Inherited? 10 Genetic Mutations May Account For Intelligence And Explain Manifestation Of Dementia

Is IQ Inherited? 10 Genetic Mutations May Account For Intelligence And Explain Dementia

By | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 15:50

Researchers studied the small genetic mutations of more than 126,000 individuals to determine how their genes influenced their educational achievements.

Mindfulness Meditation

Brain Scans Reveal Modern Meditation Can Stop Everyday Worries; Lowers Anxiety By 39%

By | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 14:58

Researchers measured anxiety levels of everyday individuals, who underwent mindfulness meditation, in order to understand the mechanism behind their brain's response.

Komen Charity

Susan G. Komen’s ‘Difficult Decision’: Charity Cancels 7 Breast Cancer Walks Due To 37% Drop In Participation

By | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 12:32

Susan G. Komen's three-day charity walks for breast cancer have been cancelled in seven major cities in 2014, citing drops in participation.


New Health Snack For Squids: Young Australian Female Squids Eat Sperm To Boost Baby-Making

By | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 11:33

Researchers found that young female southern bottletail squids consumed sperm to grow their unfertilized eggs and increase offspring production.

Minali Mountains, India

American Woman Gang-Raped By 3 While Hitch-Hiking To Resort In Northern India

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 18:22

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.

CDC: 54M Americans Can't Pay Medical Bills; Families With Children Had The Toughest Time

CDC: 1 in 5 Americans Can't Pay Medical Bills; Families With Children Have The Toughest Time

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 17:40

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.

Neanderthal Skull and human skull

Breast Feeding Behaviors Of Neanderthals May Explain Why Modern Humans Had Evolutionary Advantage

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 16:16

Close examination of barium metal in human, monkey, and Neanderthal teeth helped scientists understand weaning patterns that may explain an advantage modern humans hold over the brutes.

Mosquitoes and Stinky Feet

B.O. Lures Malaria-Infected Mosquitos, Stinky Feet Three Times More Likely To Get Bitten

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 12:39

Researchers found that malaria-causing parasites manipulate a mosquito's sense of smell to enhance spread of the disease.

Erika Brannock, 29-year-old survivor of Boston Marathon bombings

Boston Marathom Bombings' Last Victim, Preschool Teacher Erika Brannock, Bids Farewell To Hospital And City; Beginning New Life In Baltimore

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 10:32

Erika Brannock, 29, leaves a Boston hospital, making her the last victim to begin recovery after the Boston marathon bombings on April 15.