Tag Archives: People

In US, Rich May Outlive Poor by Nearly 15 Years: Study

In US, Rich May Outlive Poor by Nearly 15 Years: Study

  Miami, United States – The richest Americans tend to outlive the poorest by almost 15 years, and that gap has grown since 2001, said a major study of income and ...

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Study of Neanderthal Y Chromosome Hints at Fertility Problems

Study of Neanderthal Y Chromosome Hints at Fertility Problems

  Washington, United States – The first examination of a long-extinct Neanderthal’s Y chromosome suggests that fertility problems may have prevented Neanderthal men from successfully mating with modern human females, researchers ...

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Bangladesh’s ‘Tree Man’ Undergoes Successful Surgery

Bangladesh’s ‘Tree Man’ Undergoes Successful Surgery

  Dhaka, Bangladesh – A Bangladeshi father dubbed “Tree Man” for massive bark-like warts on his hands and feet underwent a successful operation to remove some of the growths, a hospital ...

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Mercury in Seafood Not Harmful to Aging Brain: Study

Mercury in Seafood Not Harmful to Aging Brain: Study

  Miami, United States – Eating seafood may lead to higher levels of mercury in the brain, but a study out found that increased mercury does not appear to raise the ...

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Surgery for Bangladesh’s ‘Tree Man’ to Remove Warts

Surgery for Bangladesh’s ‘Tree Man’ to Remove Warts

  Dhaka, Bangladesh – A Bangladeshi father dubbed “Tree Man” for massive bark-like warts on his hands and feet will finally have surgery to remove the growths that first began appearing ...

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Pink Takes on Malnutrition as UNICEF Ambassador

Pink Takes on Malnutrition as UNICEF Ambassador

  United Nations, United States – Pink was appointed on Monday as UNICEF’s newest ambassador, pledging to raise awareness about malnutrition worldwide. “As a mom myself, it’s devastating to know that ...

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‘Super-agers’ Study May Reveal Secrets to Staying Young

‘Super-agers’ Study May Reveal Secrets to Staying Young

  Miami, United States – Mary Helen Abbott, 77, paints her lips bright pink, still smokes the occasional cigarette, keeps up on all the gossip at the retirement home and wears ...

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Married People More Likely to Bounce Back After Surgery

Married People More Likely to Bounce Back After Surgery

  Washington, United States – People who are married are more likely to bounce back after heart surgery than those who are divorced, separated or widowed, US researchers said. The study ...

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Scientists Appeal for Ambitious Microbiome Study

Scientists Appeal for Ambitious Microbiome Study

  Miami, United States – A group of 48 scientists from 50 US institutions called for more ambitious research into the tiny microorganisms that play a huge role in health, energy ...

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Early, Intense Intervention Helps Schizophrenics Recover

Early, Intense Intervention Helps Schizophrenics Recover

  Miami, United States – Talk therapy coupled with early intervention and low doses of anti-psychotic medication can be more effective for people with schizophrenia than routine treatment, a major US ...

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