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Hollywood films and science fiction literature fuel the belief that aliens are other-worldly, monster-like beings, who are very different to humans.

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St. Patrick’s Day evokes thoughts of all things often associated with the Irish — including red hair.

The post The chemistry of redheads appeared first on Knowridge Science Report.

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Children between the ages of 7 and 9 may be at greater risk for developing asthma if they consumed high amounts of fructose in early childhood or their mothers drank a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages while pregnant, according to new research.

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A recent study finds eleven of the 15 cancers with the most impact on healthy years of life lost in the United States are closely-associated with two preventable risk factors: smoking and alcohol.

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Contrary to popular belief, there’s no specific type of weight-loss diet — such as low-fat or low carb — that’s best for people with diabetes.

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Joslin Diabetes Center’s intensive life-style intervention program for obese patients with diabetes continues to offer health benefits for participants five years after they begin the intervention, a new study demonstrates.

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The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia.

The post Extra-virgin olive oil preserves memory and protects brain against Alzheimer’s appeared first on Knowridge Science Report.

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This tube could be the spot for a city on the moon

A large open lava tube in the Marius Hills region of the moon could protect astronauts from hazardous conditions on the surface.

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A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society advises healthcare providers on ways to spot hormonal causes of high blood pressure that can be cured with surgery or treated effectively with medication.

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Over time, small behaviors can do big things for your brain.

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