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Consuming Over 10 Portions of Tomatoes Each Week Linked to Reduced Risk of Prostate Cancer

As per a British research, a diet rich in tomatoes can reduce the risk of prostate cancer. If men eat more than 10 portions of tomatoes every week then they can reduce risk of prostate cancer by 20%.

For the research, around 20,000 British men aged between 50 and 69 were recruited. The... read more

Isolated High Systolic Blood Pressure linked to Intracerebral Hemorrhage

A new study has revealed that there is a strong link between isolated high systolic blood pressure and intracerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and stable angina. Isolated high diastolic blood pressure, on the other hand, is associated with risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).... read more

Samsung announces new Gear S smartwatch

South Korean device maker Samsung has recently announced its next-generation smartwatch --- the Gear S. The new smartwatch - which will run Samsung's own open-source, standards-based 'Tizen' operating system - will be available through retail stores and carriers from October.

According to... read more

Retail Sales in UK surpass July Forecast

U. K. retail sales have grown more than what was predicted by economists in July. The surge in demand for clothes is believed to be the biggest reason for the bounce back from a fall last month.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS), executive office of the UK Statistics Authority,... read more

Peruvian nurse gives shelter to 175 sick cats

According to a recent Associated Press report, Maria Torero, a 45-year-old Peruvian nurse, spends about $1,780 per month on the 175 cats which are infected with feline leukemia (FeLV). Money is funded by her job as a private nurse and by donations.

According to ASPC (American Society for... read more

'Four Food Pill' to Protect From Prostate Cancer

The American Society of Clinical Oncology held an annual conference where new cancer treatments are often introduced to doctors. Back in 2013, the society presented a report that said natural food pill appears to offer significant benefit in the case of prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer is... read more

Researchers Searching for New Antibiotics

Molecular microbiology professor Mervyn Bibb carries out interesting experiments and he is searching for new antibiotics. His experiment subjects could vary from leafcutter ants to bacteria that stay in the deep ocean.

Research team at John Innes Centre (JIC) in Norwich works on an... read more

National Trust purchases Hambledon Hill Fort in Dorset

The National Trust has purchased an Iron Age hill fort in south-west England to preserve it for the nation. Hambledon Hill was developed over 2,000 years ago in Dorset and its size is equal to the area of 50 football pitches. Plethora of wildlife and plants use it as a home, including 28 species... read more

Aspirin a Day can Ward off Some Types of Cancer: Study

A research conducted at the Queen Mary University of London unveiled that by taking an aspirin every day, risk of premature death can be lowered. Also, chances of developing stomach and bowel cancers and myocardial infarction strokes can also be reduced.

Researchers found that taking... read more

HP Sues Autonomy's Former Officers

Acquisition decision taken by Hewlett-Packard Co. for British software maker Autonomy has proved to be disastrous. The deal that took place in 2011 has brought HP into bad light and now, the Palo Alto computing giant is making efforts to put an end to it.

HP has even tried to write off... read more

Homebuilding has picked up growth in U.K.

In July, the U. K. homebuilding has picked up growth at the fastest pace in more than a decade. Credits for the same goes to the record-low interest rates and government stimulus measures that have helped in the construction grow for a 15th month.

In June, Markit Economics revealed that... read more

UK’s DNA Project to Revolutionize Medicine

Centers across England are being used by researchers to unravel the secrets behind DNA. The main aim of the project is to revolutionize medicine. Prime Minister David Cameron said the UK wants to emerge as a leader in genetic research within years.

Researchers have sequenced the first... read more


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