Low humidity decreases defense against flu viruses

Researchers at Yale University in the US have honed in on low humidity as a key reason why people are more likely to get...

Role of nature and nurture in obesity, diabetes

Nature versus nurture is a phrase with which many of us are familiar. Our genes (nature) are responsible for many of our traits, but...

Coal as a potent antioxidant

Traumatic events, such as brain injuries, strokes, and heart attacks affect millions of people each year and can be fatal. All of these conditions...

Blood test could predict heart ailments before symptoms appear

Blood tests are widely used to help doctors diagnose heart attacks after a patient experiences symptoms. Now researchers have found a more sensitive version...

Food additive fuels weight gain, diabetes

New research shows that additives, which are a mainstay of many Western diets, may not be as benign as previously understood. A common anti-...

Scientists print 3D heart

In what could be a major medical breakthrough, researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel have ‘printed’ the world's first 3D engineered heart with...

Stop allergies during Ramadan and summer

Sick days at school and work have been common in recent weeks as inclement weather battered Kuwait and residents had to deal with a...

De-stress with a 20-minute session with nature

To significantly lower your stress hormone levels all you need do is take at least 20 minutes out of your day to stroll or...

Engineers make injectable tissues a reality

A simple injection that can help regrow damaged tissue has long been the dream of physicians and patients alike. A new study by researchers...

Smelling with your tongue

A new study suggests that besides tasting, the human tongue may be able to smell its environment. Many animals already taste and smell their...

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