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  1. Medicare beneficiaries face high out-of-pocket costs for cancer treatment

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... high as 63 percent, according to results of a survey-based study. Posted: 2016-11-23 17:44:37 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. Link between surgery and Guillain-Barré syndrome discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Having surgery may be linked to developing Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) for people with cancer or autoimmune disorders, new research suggests. The study showed that 15 percent of those who developed the ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  3. New research could make ethanol production more efficient and economic

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The enzymes needed to convert corn starch to glucose fermented to ethanol by yeast can now be found in new corn and ‘superior yeast,’ reducing the total enzyme addition by more than 80 percent, say researchers. ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  4. Researchers propose an explanation for the mysterious onset of a universal process

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new article describes the physics behind fast magnetic reconnection. Magnetic reconnection takes place when the magnetic field lines embedded in a plasma -- the hot, charged gas that makes up 99 percent ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  5. Odds of having asthma 53 percent higher in food deserts

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Living in a food desert – an urban area where it is difficult to buy affordable or good-quality fresh food – means you’re at increased risk to have asthma. Children who were studied who did not have access ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  6. Heavy hitters: Obesity rate soars among professional baseball players

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... the last 25 years nearly 80 percent of players fall into the overweight or obese category with a BMI above 25. Posted: 2016-09-30 12:59:37 ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  7. Cardiovascular risk factor prevention should be addressed at all ages

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... remains high in adults over age 45, even extending up to ages over 75 years. In addition, the development of these risk factors was 25 to 100 percent higher in the black population than in the white population. ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  8. Novel technology may prevent burn scars

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A group of researchers has devised a new non-invasive method to prevent the scarring caused by second- and third-degree burns. Ten percent of all unintentional-injury deaths are the result of fire-related ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  9. Thyroid tumor: It takes two to tango

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Autonomous adenomas are the most common benign tumors of the thyroid gland. Mutations in two genes account for around 70 percent of the cases. Scientists have now discovered another key trigger. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  10. Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behavior

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    While binge eating affects about 10 percent of adults in the United States, the neurobiological basis of the disease is unclear. Researchers have found that certain neural circuits have the ability to ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  11. Texting a million people in India improves diabetes prevention

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... reports new research. This effort is the first to use the power of mobile phones to change diabetes risk behaviors in a large number of people from different parts of a vast country. About 40 percent more ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  12. E-cigarette nicotine labels not always accurate

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A study found that 51 percent of labels on e-cigarette liquid nicotine containers from 16 North Dakota stores don’t accurately reflect the levels of nicotine found in the products. In one instance, actual ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  13. Trees' surprising role in the boreal water cycle quantified

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... Western Canada, this equates to about 17-20 billion cubic meters of water per year. That is roughly equivalent to 8-10 percent of the Yukon River's annual discharge. Posted: 2016-07-21 19:15:00 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  14. 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
  15. Maternal intake of past-its-prime fish oil linked to newborn death, rat study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Nearly 30 percent of newborn pups born to pregnant rats fed highly-oxidized ("off") fish oil died within two days after birth, finds a new study. Posted: 2016-07-22 14:45:37 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  16. 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
  17. Cougars could save lives by lowering vehicle collisions with deer

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... study, the researchers found that within 30 years of cougars recolonizing the Eastern U.S., large cats could thin deer populations and reduce vehicle collisions by 22 percent -- each year preventing five ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  18. How can medical centers transform their patient safety culture?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... culture by 8 percent over the course of two years. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:27:01 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  19. 'Flower Power': Photovoltaic cells replicate rose petals

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... properties and integrated the transparent replicas into an organic solar cell. This resulted in a relative efficiency gain of twelve percent. Posted: 2016-06-24 15:00:28 ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  20. 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
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