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A compound produced from fish oil that appears to target leukemia stem cells could lead to a cure for the disease, according to Penn State researchers. The compound -- delta-12-protaglandin J3, or D12-PGJ3 ...
Cancer Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (16) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Teacher, pilot, nurse or engineer? Sex hormones strongly influence people's interests, which affect the kinds of occupations they choose, according to psychologists.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 01, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 4 |
An ingredient in green tea that helps reduce blood sugar spikes in mice may lead to new diet strategies for people, according to Penn State food scientists.
Health Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Our hands are one of the chief ways we interact with our environment. Think about what you touch daily doors, desks, food, other people, pets. Hundreds or thousands of other people have often touched ...
Health Dec 16, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0
Do you ever swat your child on the behind? Lets hope not. Over the past few decades, numerous studies have concluded that spanking isnt the best or most effective way to discipline a child successfully.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 10, 2011 | 3.4 / 5 (8) | 7
(Medical Xpress)—The adverse side effects of certain hepatitis C medications can now be replicated and observed in Petri dishes and test tubes, thanks to a research team led by Craig Cameron, the Paul Berg ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 16, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
What do Moby Dick, the Salem witch trials and alien abductions all have in common? They all circle back to sleep paralysis.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 2 |
A compound that stimulates the production of a tumor-fighting protein may improve the usefulness of the protein in cancer therapy, according to a team of researchers.
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Consumption of whole walnuts or their extracted oil can reduce cardiovascular risk through a mechanism other than simply lowering cholesterol, according to a team of Penn State, Tufts University ...
Health May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- For many people, the motivation to exercise fluctuates from week to week, and these fluctuations predict whether they will be physically active, according to researchers at Penn State. In an effort to ...
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Eating a diet rich in spices, like turmeric and cinnamon, reduces the body's negative responses to eating high-fat meals, according to Penn State researchers.
Health Aug 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
The general perception of Alzheimers disease, including the dominant theory about what causes it, needs to shift, according to an editorial co-written by a Penn State College of Medicine faculty member. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Building a tunnel made up of both hard and soft materials to guide the reconnection of severed nerve endings may be the first step toward helping patients who have suffered extensive nerve trauma regain feeling ...
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Contrary to popular perception, stressors don't cause health problems—it's people's reactions to the stressors that determine whether they will suffer health consequences, according to researchers at ...
Health Nov 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Canola oil and high-oleic canola oils can lower abdominal fat when used in place of other selected oil blends, according to a team of American and Canadian researchers. The researchers also found that consuming certain vegetable ...
Health Mar 29, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |