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  1. Flu vaccine uptake slightly higher in provinces that allow vaccination by pharmacists

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    People who live in provinces with policies that allow pharmacists to administer influenza vaccines are more likely to be vaccinated, according to a new Canadian study. Posted: 2016-08-08 18:48:55 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  2. Dormant copies of HIV mostly defective, new study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    After fully sequencing the latent HIV 'provirus' genomes from 19 people being treated for HIV, scientists report that even in patients who start treatment very early, the only widely available method to ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  3. International ocean drilling expedition to understand causes of the Indian Ocean 2004 earthquake and tsunami

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... 250,000 people in 14 countries. That earthquake was caused by a slip on a subduction zone plate boundary fault beneath the eastern Indian Ocean, say scientists. Posted: 2016-08-08 13:12:56 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  4. 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
  5. Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers, according to research. Posted: 2016-07-22 01:09:08 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  6. Significant pain increases the risk of opioid addiction by 41 percent

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... that people with moderate or more severe pain had a 41 percent higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders than those without, independent of other demographic and clinical factors.  ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  7. Designer protein gives new hope to scientists studying Alzheimer's disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have designed a new protein which strongly resembles Abeta. In people with Alzheimer's, Amyloid-beta (Abeta) proteins stick together to make amyloid fibrils which form clumps between neurons ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  8. Most surgical meniscus repairs are unnecessary

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Three out of four people could avoid knee surgery with a new form of exercise therapy, with significant cost savings for society, say researchers in a new report. Posted: 2016-07-22 13:32:39 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  9. Three-drug combinations could help counter antibiotic resistance, biologists report

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... harmful bacteria, life scientists report. This is an important advance because approximately 700,000 people each year die from drug-resistant infections. Posted: 2016-07-22 14:41:40 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  10. U. S. land capacity for feeding people could expand with dietary changes

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new “food-print” model that measures the per-person land requirements of different diets suggests that, with dietary changes, the U.S. could feed significantly more people from existing agricultural ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  11. Battling toxoplasmosis: International team describes step-by-step progress

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers from 14 leading institutions in the United States, United Kingdom and France suggest novel approaches that could hasten the development of better medications for people suffering from toxoplasmosis. ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  12. Stroke largely preventable, global study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Ten risk factors that can be modified are responsible for nine of 10 strokes worldwide, but the ranking of those factors vary regionally, according to a study of 26,000 people worldwide. This should influence ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  13. Fast fluency: Can we identify quick language learners?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Ever wonder why some people seem to learn new languages faster? The secret might lie in the brain activity they generate while relaxing. Posted: 2016-06-30 18:05:14 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  14. Resistant starch may benefit people with metabolic syndrome

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The secret ingredient is in the flour, but its impact lies within the gut. Adding resistant starch to the diets of people with metabolic syndrome can improve bacteria in the gut, according to research. ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  15. New technology could improve use of small-scale hydropower in developing nations

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Engineers have created a new computer modeling package that people anywhere in the world could use to assess the potential of a stream for small-scale, 'run of river' hydropower, an option to produce electricity ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  16. People with low birthweight due to genetic factors are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A genetically lowered birthweight increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research shows. Since low birthweight represents restricted intrauterine growth (fetal growth), it cannot be ruled ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  17. Primary care visits result in more colon cancer screening, better followups

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    People who visit their primary care physicians are more likely to get potentially life-saving colon cancer screenings and follow up on abnormal stool blood test results -- even in health systems that heavily ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  18. Relationship quality tied to good health for young adults

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    For young people entering adulthood, high-quality relationships are associated with better physical and mental health, according to the results of a new study. Posted: 2016-06-24 17:58:58 ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  19. Operations research models of hepatitis B prove decisive in treating millions in US, China

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    With hepatitis B infecting as many as 10 percent of people of Asian descent, operations researchers collaborated with a liver transplant surgeon to develop mathematical models that verified the cost effectiveness ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  20. Treating HIV sooner would save South African lives and money

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    If South Africa followed a new World Health Organization recommendation to give antiretroviral therapy to people with HIV when they were still at a higher level of health, it would reduce new infections, ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
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