Health Problems

DNA damage leads to genetic diseases and cancer

Scientists have reported that many inheritance mutations are caused by DNA damage rather than errors in DNA doubling. The study was conducted by an international research group and published in Nature Genetics. Unfortunately, the reasons for mutations in normal cells that have not been exposed to ultraviolet, smoke or other external mutagens are understudied. According […]

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Parkinson’s: New molecule can stop neural damage

Data from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicate that approximately 50,000 people receive a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease each year in the United States. In terms of its worldwide prevalence, studies have shown that Parkinson’s disease affects one percent of the population aged 60 and over, and it is the second most widely diagnosed […]

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Growing Up Poor May Permanently Damage Thinking Skills

FRIDAY, Sept. 28, 2018 — Poverty may scar kids’ mental abilities for the rest of their lives, a new study suggests. Children who grow up poor or otherwise disadvantaged are more likely to score lower on tests of thinking, learning, reasoning, remembering and problem-solving in old age, according to researchers. “Just like the body, the […]

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Why You Should Never Leave Your Hair Wet After A Shower

Sorry lazy beauty girls, we’re here to bust one of the biggest hair myths around. It turns out letting your hair air dry after you’ve washed it is causing more damage than you think.  According to Dr Tim Moore (aka, the Australian Vice President of Smart Devices,) leaving your hair wet for extended periods of time is puts excessive pressure on your […]

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New targets found to reduce blood vessel damage in diabetes

In diabetes, both the tightly woven endothelial cells that line our blood vessels and the powerhouses that drive those cells start to come apart as early steps in the destruction of our vasculature. Now scientists have evidence that these breakups occur as another relationship falls apart. Levels of the enzyme PDIA1, which enables a healthy […]