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Animals, Health, Science and Technology

Canadian research creates ‘fountain of youth’, (or close to it)

The fountain of youth is supposed to reverse ageing.  We’re not there yet, but maybe we can slow the effects of ageing, and improve brain function and retain the senses of sight and smell in the process. Researchers using a» 

Economy, Health, International, Science and Technology

McIntyre Powder: inhaling aluminium powder to prevent lung disease

It’s an almost unbelievable story, but for decades miners in many countries around the world were told to inhale microscopic particles of aluminium as a preventative against silicosis of the lungs. Elliot Lake in northern Ontario, is a well-known mining» 

Health, International, Science and Technology

Canadian advance in solving brain disease

Brain disease is mysterious, deadly,  and in the interim extremely troubling to the victim and to family and friends. It’s also troubling to medical researchers who are constantly looking for ways to combat diseases for which, as of yet, little» 

Health, International, Science and Technology

Simple test that may indicate very early signs of Alzheimer’s risk.

At Toronto’s York University, researchers have discovered that simple tests which require a conscious thought-directed physical movement can reveal potentially early signs of Alzheimer’s. In other words, difficulty in combining thought and movement, i.e., concentration to produce a specific inhabitual»