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©REUTERS US studies find genetic links in aggressive cancers Some of the most devastating forms of cancer have genetic similarities even though they strike different body parts.
03 мая 2013
US study sees China 'coercive power' on Japan China will likely use its growing power to try to force its way with Japan but it is doubtful that Beijing will enter a Cold War-style confrontation with the United States.
03 мая 2013
Photo courtesy of Videogames slow, reverse 'mental decay': study Playing videogames can prevent and even reverse deteriorating brain functions such as memory, reasoning and visual processing.
02 мая 2013
©REUTERS Young obesity doubles death risk before 55: study Men who are obese in their early 20s are twice as likely as peers of average weight to die before reaching the age of 55.
01 мая 2013
Photo courtesy of 'Cinnamon challenge' game poses danger to lungs: report Health experts warned Monday about serious risks from the "Cinnamon Challenge," a game popular with US teens, who ingest a spoonful of the pungent spice, then try to refrain from drinking water.
23 апреля 2013
UN tips faster Asian growth, urges poverty action Asia-Pacific growth will edge up this year on the back of a recovery in the US and emerging nations.
18 апреля 2013
US hospitals make more money when surgery goes wrong US hospitals face a disincentive to improve care because they make drastically more money when surgery goes wrong than when a patient is discharged with no complications.
17 апреля 2013
Photo courtesy of Organised crime worth $90 bn a year in East Asia Organised crime groups dealing in fake goods, drugs, human trafficking and illicit wildlife trade earn nearly $90 billion annually in East Asia and the Pacific.
16 апреля 2013
Antarctic summer ice melting 10 times faster: study Summer ice in the Antarctic is melting 10 times quicker than it was 600 years ago, with the most rapid melt occurring in the last 50 years.
15 апреля 2013
New gene linked with double Alzheimer's risk for blacks African-Americans with a certain gene variant have nearly double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease than those without it.
11 апреля 2013
Want to be a sports star? Look in the mirror The shape of a man's face can help predict his sporting acumen, according to a study that found Japanese baseball players.
10 апреля 2013
©REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Arrhythmia drug may increase cancer risk: study A common treatment for irregular heartbeats may have a serious side effect: a new study out Tuesday showed it could increase the risk for certain cancers.
10 апреля 2013
©REUTERS Bald men may be at higher clogged artery risk: study In a double blow, bald men may be at higher risk of coronary heart disease, said a study Wednesday, but only if the hair is lost at the crown.
04 апреля 2013
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern. ©REUTERS/Scanpix/Jens Norgaard Larsen Economist warns of 'radical' climate change, millions at risk The author of an influential 2006 study on climate change warned Tuesday that the world could be headed toward warming even more catastrophic than expected but he voiced hope for political action.
04 апреля 2013
Photo courtesy of Diabetes link to low sleep hormone levels: study A decrease in levels of the sleep hormone melatonin has been linked to an increased risk of adult onset diabetes.
04 апреля 2013
Eating fish linked to longer life: US study People age 65 and older who eat fish may live an average of two years longer than people who do not consume the omega-3 fatty acids found mainly in seafood.
02 апреля 2013
©REUTERS/NASA/GSFC/METI/Japan Space Systems/US-Japan ASTER Science Team Arctic 'greening' seen through global warming Land within the Arctic circle is likely to experience explosive "greening" in the next few decades as grass, shrubs and trees thrive in soil stripped of ice and permafrost by global warming, a study said on Sunday.
02 апреля 2013
Photo courtesy of Physical therapy can be as good as knee surgery: study Physical therapy is often as effective as knee surgery when treating patients with tears to the meniscus or arthritis.
21 марта 2013
Extra pounds don't cancel benefits of quitting smoking Quitting smoking sharply reduces the risk of heart disease -- even if kicking the habit comes along with a few extra pounds.
13 марта 2013
©REUTERS Less sleep leads to more eating, weight gain: study Sleeping a mere five hours a night during a workweek with unlimited access to snacks isn't good for your waistline.
12 марта 2013

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