Yale study revives cellular activity in pig brains hours after death

SUBMIT IMAGE: Pigs are seen on a pig farm in Rabacsecseny, Hungary, May 31,2018 Photo taken May 31,2018 (Image: Reuters/Bernadett Szabo). BRAND-NEW SANCTUARY: Yale University researchers have actually been successful in bring back fundamental cellular activity in pigs’ brains hours after their deaths in a finding that might one day cause advances in dealing with … Read more

Harvard bioethics conference focuses on physician-assisted death

As completion nears, who remains in control? Dan Diaz goes over medical help in passing away with Mildred Solomon, director of the HMS Center for Bioethics Fellowship Program. Picture by Stowe Locke Teti Center for Bioethics takes a look at doctors’ functions in end of life and helped passing away When Dan Diaz’s 29- year-old … Read more

Nutrients from food, not supplements, linked to lower risks of death, cancer: Study also identifies association between excess calcium supplement intake and increased risk of death from cancer

Adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient source is foods, but not supplements, according to a new study. There was no association between dietary supplement use and a lower risk of death. In addition, excess calcium intake was linked to an increased risk of cancer death, … Read more

Vitamins from Food — Not Supplements — Linked with Longer Life

Credit: Shutterstock There's some good and bad news about vitamins and minerals: The good news is that intake of certain vitamins and minerals is linked with a lower risk of early death. The bad news is that this link is seen only when those nutrients come from food, not supplements, according to a new study. … Read more

Nutrients from food, not supplements, linked to lower risks of death, cancer

Researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts have found that adequate intake of certain nutrients from foods — but not supplements — is linked to a reduction in all-cause mortality. Credit: Pixabay Adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient source is … Read more

US liver cancer deaths more common with less education

Liver cancer is the most rapidly rising cause of U.S. cancer deaths, and most of those dying from this disease are people with less education, a new study suggests. During the study – from 2000 to 2015 – liver cancer death rates nationwide rose from 7.5 to 11.2 fatalities for every 100,000 men ages 25 … Read more

Researchers Say They May Have Found the Cause of SIDS and Other Sudden Death Syndromes

Babies and adults who die from sudden death syndromes may be born with brains that aren’t good at recognizing rising CO2 levels in their blood as a result of accidental suffocation, such as from a pillow or toy. (Credit: Asia Images Group / Shutterstock) Every parent’s worst fear is not being able to keep their … Read more

Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality

Sickly sweet Pixabay Sugar-sweetened drinks increase risk of mortality, especially in women The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people drink, the greater their risk of premature death — particularly from cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent from cancer, according to a large, long-term study of U.S. men and women. The risk of early death linked … Read more

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