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    Concerns about the rate of diabetes
    One of the biggest health concerns in the U.S. is the high rate of obesity. Obesity is a contributing factor in many medical conditions including arthritis, cancer, heart disease and diabetes. There are many causes of this problem, from cultural,...
  • Running
    New research confirms running will not ruin your knees
    Regular running at any age does not ruin your knees and may prevent the development of osteoarthritis in the knees, according to new research presented at the American College of Rheumatology's annual meeting.Through collection of the...
  • Scientific research at its best
    FAPESP Week California to discuss Brazil-USA scientific research cooperation
    Brazilian and U.S. scientists will present study findings and discuss collaborative research in renewable energies, advanced materials, education, health, and State-society relationsThe next edition of FAPESP Week symposiums will take place at...
  • New study finds asthma more harmful than previously thought
    New study finds asthma more harmful than previously thought
    A new UCLA study has found that asthma may be more harmful to one’s health than previously thought. Until the release of this study, it was felt that damage from asthma was limited to the lungs; however, the investigators found the presence...
  • Peer Pressure
    Peer pressure copying to ‘fit in’ questioned in 2-year-olds
    Are you easily influenced from peer pressure? According to new research, people start socially conforming in society in their toddler years.A recent study of 2-year-olds suggested toddlers were quick to copy other toddlers to socially conform or...
  • UCLA stem cell research may lead to new treatments for many diseases
    UCLA stem cell research may lead to new treatments for many diseases
    Researchers affiliated with the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine have discovered two genes that are involved with the immune system and are related to the functioning of stem cells. Progenitor cells are similar to stem...
  • Search Engine
    Tips for teaching students to evaluate website credibility
    Students turn to the Internet to find information, which means that they are likely to use the Internet for gathering information for homework or to complete classroom projects. According to Web Checkout, 83 percent of students turn to a search...
  • Eyeball
    Now you see it: How vision is just an illusion
    A new study debunks the popular belief that our eyes see the world in sharp detail, reported ScienceDaily yesterday. Researchers at Bielefeld University investigated the science behind visionary processes, finding that our nervous system uses past...
  • Dow Jones rallying over 200 points October 8, 2014
    IL Economics Association 44th Annual Meeting
    The Illinois Economics Association Presents:Illinois Economics Association 44th Annual MeetingThe annual conference brings together academics, economists and researchers from around the state of Illinois as they present their recent research to...
  • Rock the Block for Breast Cancer Awareness
    What's new for 'Breast Cancer Awareness 2014?'
    Some people may wonder when enough Cancer Awareness is enough. Every September and October there's a gigantic push and support worldwide getting people involved in sharing information, education, products, services, and healthcare options and...
  • UCLA stem cell researcher honored for cancer research
    UCLA stem cell researcher honored for cancer research
    On October 10, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center member announced that Lili Yang, PhD has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award of $2.3 million. The grant was given in recognition of her...
  • Are You Looking for Grandma's Husband?
    Are you looking for Grandma's Husband?
    Are you looking for Grandma’s husband? In this article, you will discover census records for Grandma Emma Warner who lives in Accomack County, Virginia in 1940. You can follow along in search of her husband.Here is what the family group...
  • Best exercise for the biceps
    The best exercise for the biceps
    While you may think that there is only one way to work out the biceps, recent research by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) studied 8 of the most popular bicep exercises to find which one truly comes up trumps when it comes to working the...
  • Titania and Bottom
    Study says dreams get stranger later at night
    According to new research, our dreams become stranger and more Lovecraftian late at night. The study, which was published in the journal Dreaming, demonstrates that the content of our dreams changes throughout the night, yielding longer, weirder...
  • Don’t let rheumatoid arthritis get you down
    Don’t let rheumatoid arthritis get you down
    An indispensable book for sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis and their families is now available. In the third edition of Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Tammi L. Shlotzhauer. M.D. describes new findings about causes and treatments, including:...