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Cause of global throat cancer epidemic a mystery

The “astounding” increase in cases of esophageal cancer around the world seems to have begun in the UK in the 1950s, but a recent comprehensive analysis of historical data has brought scientists no closer to identifying the cause. The new report into what medicos call a “global epidemic” appears in the journal Gut. There are […]

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White paint touted as climate remedy




Painting the roofs of buildings white has the potential to significantly cool cities, say researchers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), who have calculated that New York City would cool by almost 2 degrees Fahrenheit in summer. “Our research demonstrates that white roofs, at least in theory, can be an effective method for […]




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Childhood ADHD May Predict Substance Abuse




Scientists tracking the progress of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as they became teenagers have shed new light on the link between ADHD and the risk of developing alcohol and substance use problems. The researchers found that individuals with severe problems of inattention as children were more likely than their peers to report alcohol-related […]




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