Thursday 18 September, 2014

Researchers map areas at risk of Ebola outbreak

This image shows the countries at risk of Ebola transmission from animal host species to the human population. The scale reflects the relative probability that transmission of Ebola from a host animal to a human could occur. Areas in red are those where transmission is most likely, whereas those areas shown in blue represent the least likely. Image Credit: Pigott et al.

An international collaboration of researchers has mapped regions most at risk of an Ebola outbreak. Continue reading “Researchers map areas at risk of Ebola outbreak” »  More...

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New treatment for gum disease in diabetics

Going to the dentist may not be fun but for those with periodontal disease related to type-two diabetes Continue reading “New treatment for gum disease in diabetics” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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App to alert forgetful parents about kids

Have you ever forgotten your baby in the car? Pay more attention as the baby can die of heatstroke or poisonous gas if the car AC is on Continue reading “App to alert forgetful parents about kids” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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‘Increasing alcohol cost curbs harmful drinking’

Reducing alcohol’s affordability is the most effective way to reduce alcohol-related harm in people Continue reading “‘Increasing alcohol cost curbs harmful drinking’” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Lead in teeth as kid can reveal origin later

The lead that gets accumulated in children’s teeth as they inhale dust and ingest soil when they put their hands in their mouths can later reveal where they come from Continue reading “Lead in teeth More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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In changing times, women find losing virginity enjoyable

Did you feel guilty after having sex for the first time? Take heart as young women today are actually “enjoying losing their virginity” compared to earlier days Continue reading “In changing times, More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Eye-wearable device can spot diabetes-related condition

Inspired by Google Glass, researchers have now developed a wearable eye-monitoring device that could lead to early detection of a common diabetes-related neurological condition Continue reading “Eye-wearable More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Himachal to install modern warning systems near Beas

To prevent disasters in the Beas river, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh here Friday stressed the need for installing modern warning systems Continue reading “Himachal to install modern warning More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Isotonic drinks do not improve sports performance: Study

Isotonic beverages that soccer players and other sportsmen usually drink during breaks in matches do not improve their performance in the second half Continue reading “Isotonic drinks do not improve sports More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?

The absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether someone experiences arthritis, no matter how heavy they are Continue reading “Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?” »  More...