Immediate aspirin after mini-stroke substantially reduces risk of major stroke

Using aspirin urgently could substantially reduce the risk of major strokes in patients who have minor 'warning' events, a group of European researchers has...

Program participation results in long-term weight loss

Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that losing even a modest amount of weight can reap significant rewards, including...

2017 is set to be in top three hottest years, with record-breaking extreme weather

It is very likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact events including catastrophic hurricanes and...

Protecting soybean roots

The soybean's No. 1 enemy, a parasitic round worm called the soybean cyst nematode, feeds on the roots. In addition, sudden death syndrome, a...

Satellite data could help reduce flights sidelined by volcanic eruptions

A volcano erupting and spewing ash into the sky can cover nearby areas under a thick coating of ash and can also have consequences...

Scientists identify protein which could improve treatments for recurrent miscarriages

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have identified a protein, involved in the development of the human placenta, may also help embryos implant in...