Blood Cell Production Boosted with Nicotinamide Riboside

Blood Cell Production Boosted with Nicotinamide Riboside Blood Cell Production Boosted with Nicotinamide Riboside The study shows, for the first time, that nicotinamide riboside as a dietary supplement can have a significant positive effect on preventing blood-recovery problems in cancer patients, even after chemo- or radio-therapy. The NAD-Booster Nicotinamide Riboside Potently Stimulates Hematopoiesis through Increased…

New Yorkers brace for self-cloning Asian longhorned tick

A Columbia University study maps out the increase and spread of the Asian longhorned tick, a new species identified last summer in Westchester and Staten island. What’s particularly alarming is that the tick is notorious for its ability to quickly clone itself through asexual reproduction, or reproduce sexually, laying 1,000-2,000 eggs at a time. Source:…

When cash is your enemy

People often experience psychological pain when they part from cash, which may make it more difficult to invest cash than dematerialized money to increase savings for the future. Source: When cash is your enemy

Chicago tops list of most dangerous cities for migrating birds

Scientists at the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology ranked metropolitan areas where, due to a combination of light pollution and geography, birds are at the greatest risk of becoming attracted to and disoriented by lights and crashing into buildings. Source: Chicago tops list of most dangerous cities for migrating birds

The income gap, growing

After more than a century of shrinking, the gap between rich and poor communities has increased dramatically over the past four decades, and Robert Manduca believes a large measure of the change can be chalked up to rising income inequality. Source: The income gap, growing

Social media has remarkably small impact on Americans’ beliefs

Social media had only a small influence on how much people believed falsehoods about candidates and issues in the last two presidential elections, a pair of new national studies found. And Facebook — which came under fire for spreading misinformation in the 2016 campaign — actually reduced misperceptions by users in that election compared to…

Evidence rogue waves are getting more extreme

Research led by the University of Southampton suggests that ‘rogue’ waves are occurring less often, but becoming more extreme. Scientists have, for the first time, used long-term data from a wide expanse of ocean to investigate how these rare, unexpected and hazardous ocean phenomena behave. Their findings are published in the journal Scientific Reports. Source:…

Can you ‘catch’ cancer?

Billions worldwide are infected with tropical worms. Unsurprisingly, most of these people live in poor countries, kept poor by the effects of worm-related malnourishment. What may surprise many is that worms also cause the majority of cases of some cancers in these countries. Published in Frontiers in Medicine as a special article collection on parasite-associated…