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Average life expectancy on the rise – but the US lags behind

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Drawing on long-term data on mortality and longevity, researchers from the Imperial College London and the World Health Organization (WHO) have predicted the average life expectancies for people in 35 countries born in 2030. Residents...Show More Summary

Now Experts Say You Should Eat 10 Portions of Fruit and Vegetables a Day

Researchers at Imperial College London analyzed 95 studies on fruit and vegetable intake and concluded that five-a-day is good, but ten is better.

There's a New Recommended Daily Quota for Fruits, Veggies

If you've struggled to meet the World Health Organization's five-a-day fruits and veggies recommendation, you may want to reassess your consumption strategy. An Imperial College London study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has found that doubling the current suggestion to 10 servings a day could stave off 7....

Brits told to eat 10 fruit and veg a day, Twitter goes into utter meltdown

Britain is in meltdown today after new research revealed we should be eating ten portions of fruit and veg a day to cut the risk of early death. The study by Imperial College London analysed all available research on populations worldwide. Show More Summary

Up to 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day may prevent 7.8 million premature deaths

(Imperial College London) A fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.This is the finding of new research, led by scientists from Imperial College London, which analyzed 95 studies on fruit and vegetable intake.

U.S. Will Have Lowest Life Expectancy Among All Industrialized Nations By 2030

Last among the world's industrialized nations. And that's with the Affordable Care Act in place. What happens with the Republicans completely destroy what's left of the social safety net? Source: BBC Imperial College London and the World...Show More Summary

South Korean Women on Brink of Longevity Milestone

Life expectancy is expected to climb dramatically in most developed countries by 2030—just not in the United States. Using 21 mathematical models, scientists at Imperial College London and the WHO predict females born in the US in 2030 will live an average of 83 years compared to 81 in...

Average life expectancy set to increase by 2030

(Imperial College London) Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030 -- and will exceed 90 years in South Korea, according to new research. The study, led by scientists from Imperial College London in collaboration...Show More Summary

MS treatment that 'resets' immune system may halt disease progression for at least 5 years

(Imperial College London) A type of treatment for multiple sclerosis that 'resets' the immune system may stop progression of the disease in nearly half of patients.In a new study, led by Imperial College London, the treatment prevented symptoms of severe disease from worsening for five years, in 46 percent of patients.

Online-only pharmacies that don't require prescriptions could fuel antibiotic resistance

(Imperial College London) Scientists have found that antibiotics are illegally available without prescription on 45 percent of online pharmacy websites surveyed, in a study out today.

People can 'suppress' hay fever with three years of pollen pills or injections

(Imperial College London) Patients blighted by hay fever could markedly reduce symptoms for several years after a three-year course of treatment, but not after two years of treatment, researchers have found.

Prosthetic arm technology that detects spinal nerve signals developed by scientists

(Imperial College London) Scientists have developed sensor technology for a robotic prosthetic arm that detects signals from nerves in the spinal cord.

"Faster Than the Speed of Light?" --(VIEW Today's "Galaxy" Stream)

“The idea that the speed of light could be variable was radical when first proposed, but with a numerical prediction, it becomes something physicists can actually test," said professor João Magueijo at the Imperial College London. "If true, it would...        

Carbon Tracker: No Growth for Oil and Coal from 2020, Gas can Flip-Flop

Falling costs of electric vehicle and solar technology could halt growth in global demand for oil and coal from 2020, finds a new report co-authored by the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London and the Carbon Tracker Initiative launched on Thursday. The future of natural gas is highly uncertain in this new scenario analysis.

Breath test for stomach and esophageal cancers shows promise

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

For several years Professor George Hanna, from Imperial College London, has been directing work toward the development of a test that can detect cancers of the esophagus and stomach by measuring the levels of five chemicals in a patients...Show More Summary

Hormone can enhance brain activity associated with love and sex

(Imperial College London) The hormone kisspeptin can enhance activity in brain regions associated with sexual arousal and romantic love, according to new research.

Breast cancer drugs stop working when tumors 'make their own fuel'

(Imperial College London) Scientists have discovered why a type of breast cancer drug stops working in some patients.

Urine test can detect a person’s healthy diet: Study

A new urine test is being developed by researchers from Imperial College London, Newcastle University, and Aberystwyth University that has the ability to detect how healthy a patient’s diet truly is. The five minute test evaluates biological...Show More Summary

Powering trains with solar panels? U.K. researchers want to do just that

Such a system can also enable trains to run into more rural areas A research team from the Imperial College London is teaming up with the charity 10:10 to pursue what they call a “completely unique” and ambitious plan to power the U.K.’s trains with solar panels. Show More Summary

UK Studies Possibility Of Track-Side Solar Panels To Power Electric Trains

Originally published on Solar Love. Electrical grids are inefficient and outdated. A partnership between Imperial College London and 10:10, a climate change organization, is exploring the possibility of installing solar panels along side railway lines and using them to power electric trains directly. Show More Summary

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