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Rarest Wolf Genetically Vulnerable: DNews Nugget

Rarest Wolf Genetically Vulnerable: DNews Nugget

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rarest Wolf at Risk: The Ethiopian wolf evolved some 100,000 years ago and base a comfortable niche in life exceeding 3,000 meters (1.86 miles), at which place it where it preys almost exclusively without ceasing high-altitude rodents. Now, fewer than 500 of Africa’s single wolf species are thought to continue to live. And a new [...]

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Arctic Seals At Risk From Disappearing Snow

Arctic Seals At Risk From Disappearing Snow

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

There’s no doubt that the poster animal as being changes in Arctic sea ice shrubbery is the polar bear. But the collection on which the polar bear originally preys – the ringed seal – is moreover at risk as a consequence of declines in large quantity ice extent. Like its predator, the ringed seal is [...]

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Surprise Culprits of Lyme Disease Boom

Surprise Culprits of Lyme Disease Boom

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Deer not rarely take the blame for spreading Lyme illness. But a new study suggests that foxes are a greater amount of critical link in a complex membrane of interactions that have contributed to boil rates of the insidious infectious disorder, while deer have nothing to carry into effect it with it. Foxes don’t make [...]

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Breast cancer risk can be lowered by avoiding unnecessary medical imaging

Breast cancer risk can be lowered by avoiding unnecessary medical imaging

A new reviewed all the available scientific data compiled to date about potential environmental risks of breast cancer — factors such as pesticides, beauty products, household chemicals, and the plastics used to make water bottles.

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‘Bad’ dieting increases cardiovascular disease risk

‘Bad’ dieting increases cardiovascular disease risk

A 25 year study is the first to show that a regional and national dietary intervention to reduce fat intake, decreased cholesterol levels, but a switch to the popular low carbohydrate diet was paralleled by in an increase in cholesterol levels. Over th…

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Top risk of stroke for normal-weight adults: Getting under 6 hours of sleep

Top risk of stroke for normal-weight adults: Getting under 6 hours of sleep

Habitually sleeping less than six hours significantly increases stroke risk among middle-age to older adults of normal weight and at low risk for sleep apnea, study of 5,666 people followed for up to three years reports. Participants started with no st…

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Security Think Tank: Intelligence-led security is about risk management

Security Think Tank: Intelligence-led security is about risk management

What should organisations be doing to benefit from move to intelligence-led security?

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Unions will work together to fight HP job cuts

Unions will work together to fight HP job cuts

Union Unite said up to 1,600 UK jobs at HP are at risk following the IT giant’s announcement of an 8% reduction in its global workforce

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Calcium supplements linked to significantly increased heart attack risk, study suggests

Calcium supplements linked to significantly increased heart attack risk, study suggests

Calcium supplements might increase the risk of having a heart attack, and should be “taken with caution,” concludes new research. Furthermore, boosting overall calcium intake from dietary sources confers no significant advantage in terms of staving off…

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Fever during pregnancy more than doubles the risk of autism or developmental delay

Fever during pregnancy more than doubles the risk of autism or developmental delay

Mothers who had fevers during their pregnancies were more than twice as likely to have a child with autism or developmental delay than were mothers of typically developing children, and that taking medication to treat fever countered its effect.

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