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Sunday 02 August, 2015

Daily drinking ups risk of alcoholic cirrhosis

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Investigators have now established that alcohol drinking pattern has a significant influence on the risk of cirrhosis of the liver and that daily drinking increases that risk  More...

by BioNews | Published 6 months ago
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 The Hospital for Sick Children Director, Motherisk Programs
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By BioNews On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Morphine after childhood surgery may be life threatening

Treating post-operative pain with morphine can cause life threatening respiratory problems in some children who have had their tonsils removed  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Stress during pregnancy can affect baby’s development

Stress hormones in the mother can affect foetal development  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Scientists find protein in coffee with effect like morphine

Researchers at the University of Brasilia (UnB) and Brazil’s state-owned agriculture and livestock research company Embrapa have discovered a protein in coffee  More...

This graph shows differences in speech clarity between infant-directed and adult-directed speech. Negative numbers indicate sound pairs for which infant-directed speech is less clear than adult-directed speech.
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By BioNews On Saturday, January 24th, 2015
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Mothers actually speak less clearly to their babies

Contrary to the common perception that elders need to talk to babies in simpler words, new research suggests they may actually speak less clearly to their infants than they do to adults  More...

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By IANS On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Girl’s spinal deformity cured through surgery

A seven-year-old girl suffering from Scoliosis has successfully undergone corrective surgery at a hospital here.  More...

social integration
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Why being social is even more important than you realize

There are many benefits to being supported by a strong social network. But can having more friends actually make you  More...

nut benefits
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Grab a handful of nuts daily for super health

A study involving 14,386 young adults has found that the consumption of tree nuts — at least 44 grams per day — is  More...

TB genome 6000 years
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Deadly TB strains emerged in Asia over 6,000 years ago

In a path-breaking find, an evolutionary geneticist from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris has decoded the tuberculosis (TB) genome  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Hostile boss? Give it right back

Does your boss yell, ridicule or intimidate you at times? Just ignore him if you want to get equal.  More...