On Memory, Older Americans Outsmart the English
Education, income and health care may explain results, study says
FRIDAY, July 3 (HealthDay News) -- Older people in the United States scored better than their counterparts in England on a memory and awareness test, possibly because of differences in levels of depression and education...
Texas Oncology Urges Texans to ‘Save Your Skin:' Outsmart the Sun and Prevent Skin Cancer
Now that school is out and the first day of summer is upon us, the cancer care experts at Texas Oncology remind Texans to "save your skin" by outsmarting the sun when spending time outdoors. Although the most prevalent cancer in the United States today, skin cancer is also the most prev...
National Network to End Domestic Violence Fund Introduces New Tool to Outsmart Abusers and Stalkers in Today's High-Tech World
Granddaughter of Mary Kay founder originates idea for a 'Survivors & Technology' CD that will go to family violence shelters nationwide
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Network to End
Domestic Violence (NNEDV) Fund announced today it is introducing an
Toddler Study Proves Humans Outsmart Apes
In 'social learning,' at least, preschoolers excelled
THURSDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- For those needing evidence that humans are brainier than the average ape, there's a new study showing that toddlers are better at "social learning," compared to adult primates.
When presented with a tu...
Nurses Outsmart Surgeons When It Comes Safety And Team Wok
A study conducted to analyze the competence of medical staff in the operating room, has revealed that nurses exhibit the highest level of teamwork and increased awareness regarding operating room safety. // Surprisingly, doctors were found to rate the lowest with respect to teamwork.
Fighting Preventable Cancers: Texas Oncology Encourages a Healthy Summer Lifestyle
... River, reading books on the beach in South Padre, and trips to amusement parks, involve being outdoors in the sun, but Texas Oncology wants Texans to outsmart
the sun's harmful rays. Texas ranked third in the nation for reported incidences of malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, last year...
Saving Money While Protecting Your Health in Tough Economic Times
...s, sudden death is the first warning symptom of heart disease," says Barb. "Luckily there is good science and simple preventive steps you can take to outsmart
heart disease," she adds. "When my hair dresser described an odd set of symptoms she was feeling a few weeks ago, I encouraged her to go straight to ...
Texas Oncology Urges Texans to 'Save Your Skin'
the Sun and Prevent Skin Cancer
HOUSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that...ice any changes.
"Saving your skin is easier with some simple measures to outsmart
sun. Avoiding sun exposure when possible, and taking precautions such a...
New antibiotic already developing resistance
...hey learn to change themselves in order to evade the drug. Bacteria that cause diseases such as pneumonia, tuberculosis and meningitis have learned to outsmart
standard treatments. Without new drugs, experts fear some bacterial infections will become untreatable.
Before 1989, no US hospitals had experience...
MIT student develops new innovations to selectively kill cancer cells
...easing its overall efficacy and reducing side-effects," von Maltzahn explains. "This concept of engineering systems of nanoparticles that collectively outsmart
disease barriers has many potential applications in medicine, from improving regenerative medicines to ultra-sensitive diagnostics."
How birds spot the cuckoo in the nest
... reject an impostor. Having found that an interloper's UV appearance is key to its acceptance in a clutch, Honza is keen to see whether cuckoos try to outsmart
their victims by choosing clutches that closely match their own eggs' UV reflectivity.
New antibiotic beats superbugs at their own game
... The problem with antibiotics is that, eventually, bacteria outsmart
them and become resistant. But by targeting the gene that confers such resistance, a new drug may be able to finally outwit them. Rockefeller Universi...
Studies reveal how plague disables immune system, and how to exploit the process to make a vaccine
... Two studies by researchers at the University of Chicago show how the bacteria that cause the plague manage to outsmart
the immune system and how, by slightly altering one of the microbe's tools, the researchers produced what may be the first safe and effective vaccine....