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Women’s heart break easily

Women’s heart break easily

    A new study conducted at US hospitals has found that women’s hearts break more easily than men’s after suffering from sudden or prolonged stress. In the first national study of its kind, researchers at the University of Arkansas reviewed a federal database roughly including 1,000 US hospitals to estimate the rates of the [&hellip

Stem cells can repair heart failure

Stem cells can repair heart failure

The stem cells are seen clustered together with mature heart cells between heart muscle cells. A team of US scientists have for the first time used stem cells from heart patients to repair their own cardiac muscle and its pumping ability. The revolutionary findings were resulted from two different studies, one of which involved 25 [&hellip

Tumors use protein recycling to grow

Tumors use protein recycling to grow

  New study shows that tumor cells use protein recycling to fuel their growth. A new research carried out on a variety of human tissues, suggests that recycling of protein in the body could be an important part of tumor formation. According to the report published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers found that protein recycling [&hellip

PAPER NO. 4 – CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK

The Glimpses of Nahj al Balaghah The World and Worldliness (abridged) Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari Translated from Persian by Ali Quli Qara’i   The ‘World ‘ that is Condemned: The truth is that what is implied by ‘attachment to the world’ are not these natural and innate inclinations; instead, what is meant is bondage to material [&hellip

Scientists at MIT replicate brain activity with chip

Scientists at MIT replicate brain activity with chip

The chip replicates how information flows around the brain Scientists are getting closer to the dream of creating computer systems that can replicate the brain. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have designed a computer chip that mimics how the brain’s neurons adapt in response to new information. Such chips could eventually enable communication [&hellip

Blood type, stroke risk linked

Blood type, stroke risk linked

People with AB blood type and women with blood type B are at a slightly higher risk of developing a stroke compared with those with O blood type. The study which was presented at an American Heart Association conference looked at two previous observational health studies that have gone on for more than 20 years. [&hellip

Green tea can cut LDL levels

Green tea can cut LDL levels

US researchers say drinking Green tea not only wards off cancer risk and obesity, but may also slightly reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. A new analysis of 20 clinical trials about green tea and one of its products found that the herbal drink reduced people’s total cholesterol and LDL levels by 5 to 6 points. [&hellip

Kiwi fruit can lower high blood pressure

Kiwi fruit can lower high blood pressure

Norwegian researchers have found that eating three kiwi fruits per day can significantly cut blood pressure in people with mild hypertension. A new trial says the fuzzy-skinned kiwi fruit may outrun apple in warding off cardiovascular disease. The eight-week study led by Mette Svendsen of Oslo University Hospital involved 188 Norwegian adults who all had [&hellip

Sea salt no healthier than table salt

Sea salt no healthier than table salt

A new study shows that sea salt can be as harmful as table salt. A new study says despite claims that rock and sea salt is natural and healthier, it is just as damaging to health as ordinary table salt. Research from Consensus Action on Salt and Health (Cash) shows that sodium chloride exists in [&hellip

Smart kids more likely to use drugs

Smart kids more likely to use drugs

Children with higher IQ scores, especially girls are at a greater risk of experiencing illegal drugs and becoming addicted to such substances. Researchers at Cardiff University, UK warn that intelligent people’s curiosity and openness may lead them to addiction especially when they believe taking drugs for two or three times may not be risky. The [&hellip