Archive: 04/02/2011

Blood-clotting protein linked to cancer and septicemia

In our not-so-distant evolutionary past, stress often meant imminent danger, and the risk of blood loss, so part of our body's stress response is to stock-pile blood-clotting factors. Scientists in the Molecular Medicine ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Cancer
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Review confirms benefits of outdoor exercise

A systematic review carried out by a team at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry has analysed existing studies and concluded that there are benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking exercise in the ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Health
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How insects survive the long, cold winter

Baby, it's cold outside. Time to put another log on the fire, wrap up in a thick sweater, or make a steaming mug of tea. These human adaptations to cold weather are quick, easy and get the job done. Even more effective, of ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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