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When danger is in the eye of the beholder

They went boating alone without life vests and gave no thought to shimmying up very tall coconut trees. And although they were only figments of...

New method for diagnosing anaemia using microwaves could lead to new...

A rapid way of diagnosing anaemia using microwave technology has been developed by scientists. There are different types of anaemia, which causes lethargy, jaundice, tiredness...

Study: Agents like Snowden prone to irrational decision making

U.S. intelligence agents – like the embattled Edward Snowden – are more prone to irrational inconsistencies in decision making when compared to college students...

Too much choice leads to riskier decisions, new study finds

The more choices people have, the riskier the decisions they make, according to a new study which sheds light on how we behave when...

The life at sea can be a deadly one

The probability of being killed at work is 25 times higher for a coastal fisherman than for an offshore worker, according to a study...

Some overweight adolescents may be at risk for weak bones

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Overweight adolescents already struggling with risk factors such as insulin resistance may need to add weak bones to their list of health concerns, researchers report. A study of 143 overweight 14-18 year olds showed those wit...

Vaccinated children not at higher risk of infections or allergic diseases

May vaccinations put too much strain on or weaken children's immune systems and are therefore harmful? Roma Schmitz and her colleagues from the Robert Koch Institute investigate exactly this research question in the current issue of Deutsches Ärzte...

Breast cancer survivors at higher risk for falls

St. Louis, MO, March 4, 2011 -- The combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors. In a study scheduled for publication in the April issue of the Archives of Physical Medic...

Doctors lax in monitoring potentially addicting drugs

March 3, 2011 -- (BRONX, NY) -- Few primary care physicians pay adequate attention to patients taking prescription opioid drugs -- despite the potential for abuse, addiction and overdose, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einst...

New national study finds boxing injuries on the rise; youth head...

The risk and nature of injury in the sport of boxing has generated a great deal of controversy in the medical community, especially in relation to youth boxing. A new study, conducted by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy...

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