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Scientists Engineer Rice To Fight Rotavirus

Scientists have engineered a strain of rice that produces an anti-rotavirus antibody for preventing rotavirus infections.

Breastfeeding Linked To Lower Obesity Risk For School Children In Japan, Study

Breastfeeding is linked to a decreased risk of school children being overweight or obese in Japan, according to a new study.

‘Dark-Horse’ Molecule Is A Potential Anti-Cancer Target

Australian researchers have identified a molecule called interleukin-11 as a potential new target for anti-cancer therapies.

23 New Molecules Discovered In Red Wine

Scientists have discovered 23 new molecules in red wine that may contribute to the health benefits of drinking red wine.

Emotional Stress May Trigger Heart Attack, Study

Heart attack survivors who live alone and people exposed to extreme stress are at greater risk of heart attack, according to a new study.

Genetic Causes Of Schizophrenia And Depression Overlap, Study

People susceptible to psychiatric disorders such as depression and schizophrenia have underlying genetic similarities, a study has found.

Vietnamese School Children ‘Years Ahead’ Of Indian Pupils, Study

A new study has found that even the most disadvantaged children in Vietnam are educationally years ahead of their peers in India.

Scientists Use 3D Printing To ‘Grow’ New Cartilage

Scientists in Australia have used 3-dimensional (3D) printing technology to grow new cartilage from stem cells.

Higher Glaucoma Risk For Sleep Apnea Sufferers

Researchers in Taiwan have discovered that people with sleep apnea have a higher risk of developing glaucoma.