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  1. Pesticides used to help bees may actually harm them

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... sugars and peptides, processes that are vital for honeybee health. Beekeepers typically apply pesticides to hives to rid them of harmful parasites such as Varroa mites. Posted: 2016-08-08 16:04:39 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  2. Working, volunteering could reduce disablement in seniors, study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Working or volunteering can reduce the chances of chronic health conditions leading to physical disability in older Americans, according to researchers. Posted: 2016-08-08 16:04:56 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  3. Playground zoning increases physical activity during recess

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... researchers have found that zones with specific games can improve physical activity, improving a child's chance of engaging in the recommended 60 minutes of 'play per day,' an effort endorsed by many health ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  4. Okinawa mozuku: Treasure under the sea

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have decoded the genome of Okinawa mozuku, a seaweed with healthy properties that plays a key economic and ecological role. Posted: 2016-08-08 18:48:50 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  5. Novel technology may prevent burn scars

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... burns, according to the World Health Organization. But even for those who survive the destruction of skin and tissue cells, the road to recovery is never ending. Post-burn scarring creates lifelong physical, ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  6. Researchers turn to policy to tackle health disparities in an age of personalized medicine

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... applications in healthcare must advance in a way that reduces racial and ethnic disparities. Posted: 2016-08-08 20:36:26 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  7. Medicaid expansion under ACA linked with better health care for low-income adults

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... department visits, and reported higher quality care and improved health compared with low-income adults in Texas, which did not expand Medicaid, a new study has found. Posted: 2016-08-08 15:53:28 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  8. Texting a million people in India improves diabetes prevention

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A study that sent twice-weekly text messages to a million people in India advising them to exercise, eat less fat and eat more fruits and vegetables increased these health behaviors known to prevent diabetes, ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  9. Blood disorders cost €23 billion to European economy

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Healthcare costs per patient with blood cancers are two times higher than average cancer costs, due to long hospital stays and complex treatment and diagnosis, a new report outlines. Posted: 2016-07-22 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  10. Health benefits of Pokémon Go

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Real-life positive health consequences of playing Pokémon Go—a new GPS-based augmented reality game—are being realized across the nation. According to one expert, this quest to “catch ‘em all” is great ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  11. Nearly a third of Hispanics in Texas don't have health insurance

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The percentage of Hispanics in Texas without health insurance has dropped by 30 percent since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, but almost one-third of Hispanic Texans ages 18 to 64 remain uninsured, ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  12. Public health benefits of e-cigarette use tend to outweigh the harms

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A modeling study by top tobacco control experts finds that e-cigarettes are likely to provide public health benefits based on "conservative estimates" of the likely uptake of vaping and smoking by adolescents ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  13. How can medical centers transform their patient safety culture?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Though health care is not without risks or error, hospital employees can support a culture of patient safety by identifying, reporting, and learning from medical mistakes that have or could have harmed ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  14. Cell research could help with heart tissue transplants

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new technique could make tissue regeneration cheaper and safer for health-care systems and their patients. The study has identified new ways in which proteins and various biological molecules -- known ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  15. Race, not gender, is key factor in NIH awards

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Race not gender appears to be the most significant factor influencing the award of a National Institutes of Health Research Project Grant, according to a new study. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:27:15 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  16. Happy cows make more nutritious milk

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... The results could lead to a better understanding of how to improve the health of dairy cows, and keep the milk flowing, say scientists. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:41:08 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  17. A host of common chemicals endanger child brain development

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    In a new report, dozens of scientists, health practitioners and children's health advocates are calling for renewed attention to the growing evidence that many common and widely available chemicals endanger ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  18. Seaweeds get sick too when they're stressed

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... is not only important for maintaining a healthy marine environment; it also has economic significance, given that seaweeds are increasingly being cultivated as sources of food and feed-stock for biofuels. ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  19. Does discrimination increase drinking?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Another negative health outcome linked to discrimination has been uncovered by research: alcohol abuse. Posted: 2016-06-30 18:04:37 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  20. Telomere length is indicator of blood count recovery in treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The chemotherapy treatments necessary to treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in children can be grueling on the body, and can cause health-related complications during therapy, as well as long down the ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
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