Drinking Beer In Moderation Lowers Women’s Risk Of Heart Attack

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As more and more research comes out in support of moderate beer consumption, we can only hope that people have a firm understanding of the word “moderation.” A recent study conducted by researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg has found that women who drink beer in moderation are at a 30 percent lower risk for a heart attack compared to women who drink beer heavily and women who don’t drink beer at all. Continue reading

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Synthetic yeast chromosome is fully functional – Δημιουργήθηκε το πρώτο, πλήρως συνθετικό χρωμόσωμα

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The first complete and functional synthetic yeast chromosome has been created by a team of scientists based in the US.

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HIV protection gel for women comes a step closer – Πιο κοντά σε φάρμακο που θα προστατεύει τις γυναίκες από τον ιό του AIDS

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A gel that can be used by women after sex to protect against HIV is a step closer, according to researchers. Continue reading

Can LSD cure depression? – Το LSD ενδέχεται να θεραπεύει την κατάθλιψη

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Controversial research suggests that LSD and other psychedelic drugs could   have vital medical uses. Continue reading

Million babies a year die within 24 hours – Τουλάχιστον ένα εκατομμύριο βρέφη πεθαίνουν την πρώτη ημέρα της ζωής τους

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A million newborn babies a year die within 24 hours, charity Save the Children said in a report out on Tuesday which urged governments to tackle preventable deaths. Continue reading

Poverty makes you sick – Αν αισθάνεσαι φτωχός αρρωσταίνεις πιο εύκολα

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When feeling poor makes you sick: Subjective poverty massively affects older people’s health

Being objectively low income leads to poor health and a shorter life. This much we already knew. But poverty can also be a matter of subjectively feeling poor. WZB economist Maja Adena and her colleague Michal Myck (DIW Berlin and the Center for Economic Analysis, CenEA, Szczecin) have substantiated how the subjective assessment of being poor affects the health of the 50+ age group. Continue reading

Έλληνας επιστήμονας στη μάχη κατά του καρκίνου

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Μια μεγάλη διεθνής ερευνητική ομάδα από τις ΗΠΑ και άλλες χώρες, με τη σημαντική συμβολή ενός διακεκριμένου ελληνικής καταγωγής επιστήμονα, αναπτύσσει μια νέα μέθοδο διάγνωσης του καρκίνου. Το υπό δοκιμή μη επεμβατικό τεστ ελέγχει το αίμα για ίχνη από την κυκλοφορία του DNA τυχόν όγκου. Continue reading