One must beware of even hibernation black bears as they are aware of humans approaching even as they asleep, researchers warned.
A team of researchers monitored the heart rates of wild American black bears, Ursus americanus, and found that their heart rates rise even during hibernation whenever intruders get too close.
The findings of a study of bowel surgery are rather disquieting --- with thousands of patients having to go in for the operation a second time, since nearly half of the operations carried out by some NHS surgeons turn out unsuccessful!
The worrying findings clearly reveal that despite the fact that bowel surgery happens to be one of the commonest procedures to be carried out on the NHS, these operations have a high failure rate. Most of these operations have to be redone due to bleeding, infection or leakage from the gut.
Earlier, it was suspected that autism runs in families, but the new study has declared that the risks are even higher than feared.
Music is already known to impart beneficial physiological changes such as small reductions in heart rate, respiratory rate and blood pressure. Now, researchers at Drexel University have suggested that music has enough potential to reduce anxiety and pain as well as to improve mood among cancer patients.
A study commenced by the researchers from the University of Adelaide emphasizes on the effect of obesity on the heart. Cardiologist and PhD student Hany Abed found that obesity led to change in the structure and size of the heart muscle and how it contracted its electrical function.
Kids with mild kidney problems are more prone to heart disease, according to a study published by Science Daily.
According to a recent research carried out by the Children’s Study of Philadelphia, heart diseases swallow the lives of 35 per cent of kids with poor kidney functions.