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Elder Abuse

Grow old along with me!

The best is yet to be,

The last of life, for which the first was made.

Robert Browning[1]

I don’t think so! 1.633 kata lagi

Chronic stress: The risk to your heart.

We all know that long-term stress is bad for you. But science may have just found out how and why.

In a study of 300 people, those with higher activity in the amygdala were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) – and sooner than others. 308 kata lagi

Science

To be clear, these E. coli with mcr-1 found in China were still susceptible to antibiotics other than colistin, but if a bacterium with genes that make it resistant to every other drug then picks up 

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Science

Vaccination and Anti-Vaccination

The topic of vaccination has become an increasingly touchy subject, with a lot of fear mongering and ignorance from both sides.  Both sides seem to prefer hurling insults at each other than discussing the subject with any form of civility.   1.140 kata lagi

Andrew Wakefield

Study Crashes Main Moon-Formation Theory

Paris (AFP) – The Moon, our planet’s constant companion for some 4.5 billion years, may have been forged by a rash of smaller bodies smashing into an embryonic Earth, researchers said Monday. 326 kata lagi

Mediasphere

Renal failure deaths nearly double in a decade in India

Deaths from renal failure among Indian adults now outstrip deaths from HIV/AIDS, signalling a major shift in causes of mortality in the country over the past decade — away from infectious disease causes to non-communicable disease causes. 588 kata lagi

Health

Is Excessive BMI Increase during Puberty is a Risk Marker of Adult Cardiovascular Mortality?

Research Paper Title

Association between excessive BMI increase during puberty and risk of cardiovascular mortality in adult men: a population-based cohort study.

Background

Being overweight during childhood and adolescence is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood, but the relative contribution of prepubertal childhood BMI and BMI change during puberty to adult mortality due to cardiovascular disease is unknown. 397 kata lagi

Health & Medical