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  1. 'Gambling' wolves take more risks than dogs

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Wolves pursue a high-risk, all-or-nothing strategy when gambling for food, while dogs are more cautious, shows a new study. This difference is likely innate and adaptive, reflecting the hunter versus scavenger ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  2. Young children's antibiotic exposure associated with higher food allergy risk

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Antibiotic treatment within the first year of life may wipe out more than an unwanted infection: exposure to the drugs is associated with an increase in food allergy diagnosis, new research suggests.  ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  3. Climate, air travel maps identify countries in Africa, Asia at greatest risk of Zika virus

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... risk of Zika virus transmission due to a combination of high travel volumes from Zika affected areas in the Americas, local presence of mosquitoes capable of transmitting Zika virus, according to a new ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  4. Decision-making tool may help doctors cut unnecessary antibiotic prescribing

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... 8,000 children has identified seven key predictors which could help general practitioners (GPs) and nurses in primary care identify low risk children who are less likely to need antibiotics, according ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  5. Thousands of new cancer cases in Ontario each year due to environmental exposures

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The estimated burden of cancer from environmental carcinogens is significant, particularly when compared to other known cancer risk factors. Between 3,540 and 6,510 new cancer cases in Ontario each year ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  6. Low oxygen, high risk: How tumors adapt to become more aggressive

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have identified a novel mechanism that selectively operates in hypoxic tumors to enable tumor cells to thrive and continue to proliferate despite a low oxygen environment. The research team ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  7. 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
  8. Significant pain increases the risk of opioid addiction by 41 percent

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    What do we really know about the relationship between the experience of pain and risk of developing opioid use disorder? Results from a recent study -- the first to directly address this question -- show ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  9. Can't see the wood for the climbers: Vines threatening tropical forests

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... tropical forests are at risk of taking hundreds of years to re-grow because of lianas, which spread rapidly following extensive tree-felling. Posted: 2016-07-22 13:32:41 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  10. Third of pregnant women iron deficient, risk thyroid-related pregnancy complications

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A third of pregnant women have iron deficiency, putting them at increased risk of having a thyroid disorder and suffering complications such as miscarriages and preterm births, a new study suggests.  ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  11. Lack of sleep increases a child's risk for emotional disorders later

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... inadequate sleep in childhood produces elevated risk for emotional disorders in later years. Posted: 2016-07-22 14:41:37 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  12. Adjuvant chemotherapy in early-stage colon cancer may improve survival

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers and physicians have grappled with the role of 'adjuvant,' or post-surgery, chemotherapy for patients with early-stage colon cancer, even for cancers considered high risk. Now researchers have ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  13. There is something about those energy drinks

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... the popularity of AmEDs continues to rise, fueled by private consumers and bartenders. There are a variety of risks associated with AmEDs, including a greater chance of binge drinking than with alcoholic ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  14. 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
  15. Pre-stroke risk factors influence long-term future stroke, dementia risk

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    If you had heart disease risk factors, such as high blood pressure, before your first stoke, your risk of suffering subsequent strokes and dementia long after your initial stroke may be higher. Taking ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  16. Red meat consumption linked with increased risk of developing kidney failure

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Red meat intake was strongly associated with an increased risk of kidney failure among Chinese adults in Singapore who were followed for an average of 15.5 years, a new report suggests. No association ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  17. 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
  18. Risk of blindness from spine surgery down significantly

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The risk of blindness caused by spinal fusion, one of the most common surgeries performed in the U.S., has dropped almost three-fold since the late 1990s, according to the largest study of the topic to ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  19. Telomere length is indicator of blood count recovery in treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... more, which increases their risk for life-threatening infections. Posted: 2016-06-30 19:53:56 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  20. 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
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