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Peroxisomes are required for cells in the innate immune response to bacteria and fungi. Now scientists have found that peroxisomes are necessary for proper functioning of the innate immune system, the
A new study suggests it may be possible to slow dangerous infections by manipulating the messages microbes send to one another, allowing the body to defeat an infection without causing the bacteria to
To reign supreme in a colony, queen ants exude a special scent, or pheromone, on the waxy surface of their body that suppresses ovary development in their sisters, rendering the latter reproductively
Scientists use sonar to estimate Antillean Manatee populations in the murky waters of Panama's internationally protected San San Pond Sak wetlands.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire broke out on Thursday at state oil major PetroChina's plant in northeastern China, one of the country's largest refineries, state media reported, the latest industrial incid
Arizona baby Cole Hansberger could not sit up on the day of his first birthday last week. His mother rushed him to the emergency room and he was diagnosed with botulism.
High intensity interval training (HIIT) combats high insulin resistance, a Spanish study found. Women at risk for diabetes showed lower glucose levels after a 10-week course.
Scientists at Stanford University said their findings provide the 'first evidence' of a strong link between poor vision and dementia.
Researchers at Macquarie University in Australia strengthened the link between scent and attraction and showed that a man's diet can make him smell more or less desirable to women.
A leading U.S. hospital says it will pull an annual fundraiser from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort after all
COURSEULLES-SUR-MER, France (Reuters) - Normandy's D-Day beaches, where Allied troops landed in June 1944 to free Europe of Nazi occupation, are being invaded by green algae.
Reuters Health - Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and treatment needs to address this underlying
Shanna Newby, from Halifax, West Yorkshire, has been in and out of consciousness since the trip last week. She has also lost the use of her limbs.
Researchers have found an association between current smoking habits in older adults and an increased risk of developing frailty as they age.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc extinguished a fire on Thursday morning at its 325,700 barrel-per-day (bpd) joint-venture Deer Park, Texas, refinery, company spokesman Ray Fisher said.
LISBON (Reuters) - Parts of Portugal, beset by its deadliest summer of wildfires in living memory, were declared in a state of public calamity on Thursday as the government put emergency services on a
(This version of the story corrects paragraph 8 to remove reference to absorption of insulin)
In July alone a total of 908 patients were put on mixed sex wards in England - 205 every week. This is the second highest rate since October – only January was worse at 1,036 patients.
French doctors discuss the awkwardness of asking middle-aged women about the impact of their mesh implants on their sex lives, including talking about 'fellatio' and 'the clitoris with or without g-
For the first time ever, scientists successfully performed health assessments, including collecting blood and biological samples, taking measurements and attaching satellite tracking tags, to a popula
A new study found that female college-aged students who reported at least one period of daily self-weighing over a two-year study saw a drop in their body mass index.
In a nationally representative sample of older US adults, visual impairment was associated with worse cognitive function.
A new international study has measured the effect of loud sounds on migrating humpback whales as concern grows as oceans become noisier. Scientists have said one of the main sources of ocean noise was
The Alliance for Natural Health International says it received reports those refusing the HPV jab are being 'intimidated' and has shared a refusal letter template for parents to send to schools.
Families bear the majority of the burden of the cost of caring for a family member with dementia, according to a new study published today.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc said a fire was extinguished on Thursday morning at its 325,700 barrel-per-day (bpd) joint-venture Deer Park, Texas, refinery.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - The owner of the world's biggest private rhino herd took court action on Thursday to force South Africa's government to allow its first online sale of rhino horn, which he aims t
Researchers from Drexel University in Philadelphia found that more than 10 studies have identified a link between cloudy water and acute gastrointestinal illness, which can cause vomiting and diarrh
BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire broke out on Thursday at a refinery owned by state oil major PetroChina in Dalian, in northeast China's Liaoning Province, state news agency Xinhua reported.
Folate, abundant in green vegetables, causes the body to release a cancer-causing compound that can 'lethally damage' the DNA of mutated cells, early trials by the Medical Research Council show.
A program dedicated to preventing vision loss in Albertans was expanded Monday with the addition of a no-cost treatment option.  Two years ago, the province launched the Retina Anti-Vascular Endo
Recent research shows the Nordic diet is linked with a smaller decline in memory. MailOnline shares recipes from restaurateur and TV chef Claus Meyer's book The Nordic Kitchen.
Scientists now show how DNA is organized into specific regions, and that this depends on a combination of genomic distance and the presence of the CTCF protein.
A new article shows how Essential Biodiversity Variables can be produced to measure biodiversity change at a global scale.
NPGL, a recently discovered protein involved in brain signalling, has been found to increase fat storage by the body – even when on a low-calorie diet.
Scientists are increasingly appreciating estrogen's role in brain health. The latest research connecting DHA synthesis to estrogen production, and consequentially brain health, backs up further the ol
A new mechanism of stomach gland regeneration reveals impact of Helicobacter pylori infection.
A new study identifies simple measures that could substantially improve the quality of life of stroke survivors with visual impairments.
A new artificial bone design has been developed that can be customized and made with a 3-D printer for stronger, safer and more effective bone replacements, explains a new report.
Two-year-old Finley Amos, from Hereford, had four amputations after contracting meningitis and septicaemia. His parents say he has coped with the partial loss of his limbs better than they have.
Researchers from Harvard University found that the more light that shines through a woman's bedroom window, the greater her risk of developing the disease if she is pre-menopausal.
The human body is designed to move with power, efficiency and grace in a wide range of planes of motion. In everyday life we bend, extend, twist, turn and swing. However, exercise programs are often d
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Forty people have been killed in a landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Pacifique Keta, the vice governor of Ituri province, said on Thursday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire broke out on Thursday at a chemical plant owned by state oil major PetroChina in Dalian, in northeast China's Liaoning Province, state news agency Xinhua reported.
Soldiers and volunteers equipped with shovels and pickaxes dug through the perilous site of a mudslide in Sierra Leone on Thursday in search of hundreds of bodies that may still be buried days after t
Dr. Jennifer Ashton brings all the details on a new study on Lyme disease that is creating a buzz within the medical community.
Researchers differentiated Lyme disease from similar tick-borne illnesses.
Four years after children in a study took the oral treatment, 70% had no allergic reaction to peanuts.
(Reuters) - A low pressure system about 550 miles east of the Lesser Antilles has an 80 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone over the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurrican
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Forest rangers and fire managers across the U.S. West will be on high alert as motorists flock to Oregon, Idaho and Wyoming for next week's total solar eclipse, clogging road
Professor Onno van Schayck, of Maastricht University in the Netherlands, made the claim after reviewing alarming new global data published in a prestigious medical journal.
But skeptics worry about the impact of sending pedophiles into the world convinced their curse has been vanquished
Dr Andrew Thomson filled gaps in his diary with 'ghost' patients - including a 'M Mouse'. The cynical ploy was designed to lighten his workload at the Academy Health Centre in Forfar, Tayside.
Unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner, sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV, says he only sought to provide care
A Sydney woman managed to lose five kilos within six weeks from her own home. Marine Sudre, 27, is a professional kite boarder but wanted to get in shape for an upcoming competition.
Regular orgasms - even if alone - help to keep vaginal tissue healthy, meaning it is less likely to become inflammed, thin or dry, according to London-based sex therapist Dr Louise Mazanti.
The Modi government has been sharply criticized after children died when a vendor cut off oxygen supplies for lack of payment.
The human body is designed to move with power, efficiency and grace in a wide range of planes of motion. In everyday life we bend, extend, twist, turn and swing. However, exercise programs are often d
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