Archive: 05/31/2010

Education helps against dementia

Researchers have discovered that education not only delays the early symptoms of dementia, but can also slow down the development of the disease - a finding that could result in faster diagnosis and treatment of dementia, ...

May 31, 2010
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What happens when we get angry?

When we get angry, the heart rate, arterial tension and testosterone production increases, cortisol (the stress hormone) decreases, and the left hemisphere of the brain becomes more stimulated. This is indicated ...

May 31, 2010
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Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects

(AP) -- Ten minutes of brisk exercise triggers metabolic changes that last at least an hour. The unfair news for panting newbies: The more fit you are, the more benefits you just might be getting.

May 31, 2010
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Scientists warn of unseen deepwater oil disaster

(AP) -- Independent scientists and government officials say there's a disaster we can't see in the Gulf of Mexico's mysterious depths, the ruin of a world inhabited by enormous sperm whales and tiny, invisible ...

May 31, 2010
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Breakthrough in stem cell culturing

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, human embryonic stem cells have been cultured under chemically controlled conditions without the use of animal substances, which is essential for future clinical uses. The method has been ...

May 31, 2010
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Apple sells two million iPads

Apple, now the largest US technology company by value, said Monday it had sold two million of its iPad tablet computers, outdoing even the iconic iPhone on its launch.

May 31, 2010
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New mechanism of pancreatic cancer discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, shows how two types of cell change interact in the development of cancer. The results can improve the chances of early discovery of cancer - including pancreatic ...

May 31, 2010
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