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The King In The Lab - The Unsanitary Lifestyle Of Richard III

Today’s blog focuses on another widely-reported discovery from Richard III’s skeletal remains: the presence of roundworms in his gravesite and the scientific theory that he suffered from an intestinal infection prior to death. 2.674 kata lagi

Myths

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Editorial: On detecting and delaying diabetes

Between 1980 and 2014, the age-adjusted prevalence of diabetes in India more than doubled among men (from 3.7 to 9.1 per cent) and increased by 80 per cent among women (4.6 to 8.3 per cent). 447 kata lagi

Editorial

Treating sugar addiction to reverse obesity prevalence

In the last 30 years, the number of obese people in the world has been steadily increasing. According to the World Health Organisation, in 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. 475 kata lagi

World Health Organisation

World Serology Bank: Key to a Better Understanding of Infectious Disease Dynamics?

An article published in The Lancet today has highlighted the possibility of establishing a World Serology Bank to better understand the dynamics of infectious disease dynamics, especially in an era where vaccinations against infectious diseases is becoming more and more prevalent. 650 kata lagi

Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Poluarea aerului poate cauza cancer pulmonar

Centrul Internațional de Cercetare a Cancerului (IARC), o agenție specializată care aparține de Organizația Mondială a Sănătății (OMS), a anunțat joi că a clasificat poluarea prezentă în aer drept cancerigenă. 175 kata lagi

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Sharp increase in diabetes patients, obese & underweight adults in India

Between 1980 and 2014 the number of adults with diabetes in the world increased four-fold from 108 million to 422 million.  The increase was particularly sharp in low- and middle-income countries.   742 kata lagi

The Lancet