In cancer research, scientists usually look for cancer genes by scouring the genome for altered sequences — or mutations — in DNA. But a new study has now revealed that jumping genes, which customary sequencing overlooks, are also important drivers of tumor growth. Researchers have uncovered 129 jumping genes that may drive cancer. Scientists at
Reading Time: 4 minutes Spring has sprung. But before you give your business a much needed ‘spring cleaning’, let’s see what’s new with Amazon. Get your fill of seller news right here, from the latest issue of the Amazon account holder digest. Amazon launched a new online resource for sellers called Insights for Entrepreneurs. It
The term headache disorder encompasses a wide variety of nervous system conditions that cause painful symptoms in the head. Headache disorders include headaches and migraine. Most people experience a headache at one point in their lives. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headache disorders affect an estimated 50 percent of adults around the world.
A new study conducted in Japan found that the need to urinate in the night, called nocturia, may be linked to hypertension and high salt intake. Frequently going to the toilet at night may be a sign of high blood pressure, according to a new study. Nocturia is a condition in which people wake up
What is the genetic basis for facial attractiveness? A new study investigates. Scientists are exploring the genes behind facial beauty. Few would argue that being considered attractive is a social advantage. Studies have shown that people who are deemed attractive are more likely to get better jobs, perform better academically, and make more money. One
“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” – Shakespeare Shakespeare’s character Dick the Butcher was being none too kind in this phrase from the play Henry VI, but he was really reflecting upon the notion of the people – that all lawyers were corrupt, conniving, and didn’t deserve a place in society.
Intermittent fasting is not a diet. It is a timed approach to eating. Unlike a dietary plan that restricts where calories come from, intermittent fasting does not specify what foods a person should eat or avoid. Intermittent fasting may have some health benefits, including weight loss but is not suitable for everyone. Intermittent fasting involves
Did you know every birth month has its own flower? In fact, each of those flowers has its own dedicated meaning. It’s believed that the Romans began this tradition, and the Victorian era also brought floriography, the language of flowers. Delightful daisies are the April birth flower! April brings spring in full swing, and daisies are
Reading Time: 4 minutes Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jennifer Clark, Content Marketing Manager at TaxJar Tax-free weekends are nothing new. And over the last 10 years, they’ve become a holiday of their own that savvy shoppers plan around. Sales tax holidays offer no sales tax requirement on purchases of back-to-school items,
Most people experience fluctuations in their weight, and it is common to gain weight over time. However, if a person gains weight in a very short time for no clear reason, this could be a sign of an underlying health condition. When weight gain is not related to a health condition, common causes include: Anyone