Obesity affects 18.9 percent of Brazilians living in cities while 54 percent of this population is overweight, according to Health Ministry data published Monday.
A novel medical device invented by researchers from Hong Kong Baptist University can reduce the risk of carcinogenesis when cultivating neural stem cells (NSCs), a treatment for neurodegenerative diseases, the university said on Tuesday.
Chinese researchers have discovered that a gene called MTOR plays a key role in the ability of women to release healthy eggs from their ovaries.
Tanzania on Monday issued an alert following an outbreak of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in Kenya and Rwanda.
A single missing iron atom in a key DNA repair protein may be the root cause for the development of an aggressive, early-onset form of colon cancer, according to a study jointly conducted by the University of Michigan (UM) Life Sciences Institute, the California Institute of Technology and the University of Southern California.
A study by U.S. researchers says people who develop Type 2 diabetes after 60 are more likely to develop pancreatic cancer.
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