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Cocktail of chemicals leads to cancer: Taskforce

Longstanding concerns about the combined and additive effects of daily chemicals may trigger cancer, said a team led by Leroy Lowe from Halifax Nova Scotia, seeking further research into what is known as mixtures against the full spectrum of cancer biology, for the first time. “Since so many chemicals that are unavoidable in the environment can produce low dose effects ...

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Sleeplessness is the Missing Link to Alzheimer’s Disease: UC Study

Scientists from the University of Columbia, Berkeley believe that sleeplessness leads to memory loss as a deficit of the deep, restorative slumber needed to hit the save button on memories in turn leads to the beta-amyloid protein to trigger Alzheimer’s disease. “Our findings reveal a new pathway through which Alzheimer’s disease may cause memory decline later in life,” said UCB’s ...

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Did dinosaur-killing asteroid also trigger largest lava flow as evident in Mahabaleshwar?

The asteroid that slammed into the ocean off Mexico 66 million years ago and killed off the dinosaurs could have triggered devastating volcanic eruptions on earth leading to its pinnacle virtually eroding entire life on earth, said a team of UC Berkeley geophysicists. Interestingly, the impact on India was immense, according to the researchers, known as the Deccan Traps, explaining ...

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Colas, Sugary Drinks Trigger Early Periods in Girls: Study

Girls who frequently consume sugary drinks like Coke or Pepsi or any other sweetened drink tend to start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who do not, new research shows. The team from the Harvard Medical School in the US looked at the relation between sugar-sweetened drinks and the age at which girls have their first period. They followed 5,583 ...

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