<h4>t is common knowledge that a person should cover their mouth when they sneeze in order to reduce the spread of germs. Now, a new study highlights the importance of this hygiene etiquette, after shedding further light on how sneeze droplets disperse and spread in the air.</h4>
Lirraglutide is a drug used to lower blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes. However, a new study suggests that long-term use of the medication may do just the opposite.
Humanity’s ability to read and understand facial expressions has been hardwired into our ancient brains. A recent review published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences looks in depth at this marvelous ability to display, share and generate emotions.
A new study shows that the relationship between our genetic make-up and our metabolism – the chemistry of life that goes on inside our cells – is a two-way street. Not only do our genes regulate how the food we eat is broken down, but how our food is broken down regulates our genes.
With no effective treatments currently available, there is an urgent and important need to develop new drugs to treat pancreatic cancer. After carrying out tests in lab cells and mice, researchers propose that nimbolide, a natural extract from the leaves of the neem tree, could meet such a need.
The number of moles on one’s right arm could be used to predict the risk of melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – according to a new study by researchers from King’s College London in the UK.
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