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Researchers make progress in studying genetic traits of India-born populations
...genetic diseases associated with urban and western lifestyles
have risen to near-epidemic proportions, making genetic cataloging and association studies of particular importance. In response to this dearth of information, a team of researchers, including Pragna I. Patel, professor of biochemistry and molecula...
Radiologists attempt to solve mystery of Tut's demise
... to solve various mysteries about the diseases and lifestyles
of ancient Egyptians. King Tutankhamun, who ascended to the throne when he was just eight years old, was mummified and buried with other ancient royals. His tomb, filled with 5,000 artifacts, was discovered near Luxor, Egypt in 1922. Artifacts fr...
Evolutionary forces explain why women live longer than men
...ns relative to women, Kruger said. In fact, modern lifestyles
are actually exacerbating the gap between male and female life expectancies. Male physiology, shaped by eons of sexual competition, is putting the guys at a disadvantage in longevity. Male immune systems are somewhat weaker, and their bodies are le...
Paleontologists learn how not to become a fossil
...lams are tiny while others are giants. They pursue lifestyles
ranging from parasitic to predatory, and they live everywhere from deep-sea trenches and intertidal zones to freshwater lakes and streams. But do they all have the same chance of becoming fossils? Jablonski, Kidwell and their colleagues based their ...
Breast implants not associated with cancer risk, study reports
... cancer risk, but these results likely reflect the lifestyles
and smoking habits of the women in the study rather than an effect of the implants themselves, the authors conclude. Past reports have examined the association between cosmetic breast implants and cancer risk, particularly breast cancer risk, but no...
Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident
...evel contamination, but also about leading healthy lifestyles
and creating new livelihoods." But, says Dr Michae...long with a broader strategy that promotes healthy lifestyles
as well as information about how to reduce internal and external radiation exposures and address the...