Articles tagged with: Medical Research

New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

Other than kids being told by parents (and a lot of other people) to think about ‘what they want to be when they grow up,’ how much thought do most people give to the full span of their life? Although the average life span of people in the developed world is now approaching 80 years (78 years in the U.S.), how many people in their 30s and 40s give serious thought to the 15-35 years of their life after the nominal age of retirement at 65?

Trying to Conceive, Laptops Can Hurt Your Chances

Trying to Conceive, Laptops Can Hurt Your Chances

A new study shows that men who use their laptops on their laps have increased temperature in their testicles, which can seriously impact sperm quality and their ability to fertilize an egg. A man’s testicles are located away from the body so that sperm are maintained at a temperature a few degrees cooler than the body’s core temperature..

Clinical Trial Finds Nanotube Sensor Can Monitor Cancer or Diabetes

Clinical Trial Finds Nanotube Sensor Can Monitor Cancer or Diabetes

Nanotechnology in Medicine

Most everybody knows about a litmus test, strips of paper impregnated with dyes that turn red in the presence of acid and blue if there is a base (alkaline). It’s a kind of chemical sensor. There are many kinds of chemicals that can similarly act like a sensor, detecting the presence of other chemicals...

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