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Study: Most colleges students fear math

Study: Most colleges students fear math GRANADA, Spain, April 2 (UPI) — Six out out of 10 university students present “mathematical anxiety” or fear of this subject, researchers in Spain found. The study involved 885 first-year students at the University of Granada who took mathematics courses. Patricia Perez-Tyteca, Enrique Castro, Isidoro Segovia, Encarnacion Castro, Francisco… Seguir Leyendo Study: Most colleges students fear math

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Olive oil helps battle breast cancer

Olive oil helps battle breast cancer Scientists in Spain confirm the polyphenols in extra virgin olive oil help to combat breast cancer. Javier A. Menendez, of the Catalonian Institute of Oncology, in collaboration with Alberto Fernandez Gutierrez, and Antonio Segura Carretero, of the University of Granada confirmed the bioactivity of polyphenols — natural anti-oxidants —… Seguir Leyendo Olive oil helps battle breast cancer

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Extra-virgin olive oil may suppress cancer

Extra-virgin olive oil may suppress cancer Phenols present in extra-virgin olive oil drastically suppress overexpression of the cancer gene HER2 in human breast cancer cells, Spanish researchers said. Javier Menendez from the Catalan Institute of Oncology and Antonio Segura-Carretero from the University of Granada in Spain led a team of researchers who found extra-virgin olive… Seguir Leyendo Extra-virgin olive oil may suppress cancer

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Electric field found on Saturn’s moon

Electric field found on Saturn\’s moon Spanish physicists say they have discovered unequivocal evidence of electrical activity in the atmosphere of Saturn\’s largest moon, Titan. Physicists at the University of Granada and the University of Valencia say their analysis of data from the Huygens space probe proves “in an unequivocal way” the existence of natural… Seguir Leyendo Electric field found on Saturn’s moon

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Interleukin-6 may help diabetes, obesity

Interleukin-6 may help diabetes, obesity University of Granada researchers in Spain say a molecule called interleukin-6 has opened new doors for new drugs against obesity and diabetes. Dr. Jose Luis Mesa, one of the main authors of the study, together with scientists of the University of Melbourne and the Baker Heart Research Institute, both in… Seguir Leyendo Interleukin-6 may help diabetes, obesity

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Spanish study shows smoking-sport link

– Spanish study shows smoking-sport link Spanish researchers say they have found a direct relation between sports and cutting adolescent tobacco usage. Samplings of 3,000 adolescents ages 13 to 18 found 80 percent of those who played a sport did not smoke. This compared to 71.4 percent of physically inactive adolescents, reported researchers of the… Seguir Leyendo Spanish study shows smoking-sport link

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Earth’s temperature linked to earthquakes

– Earths temperature linked to earthquakes Spanish scientists have linked the temperature of the Earths crust to the planets seismic activity. The researchers from the University of Granada and the Andalusian Institute for Earth Sciences also determined African and European tectonic plates move about 4 millimeters closer each year, creating small, continuous earthquakes in the… Seguir Leyendo Earth’s temperature linked to earthquakes

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Some with head injuries feign disorders

– Some with head injuries feign disorders A University of Granada study in Spain found four out of 10 patients with head injuries feign cognitive disorders such as depression, headaches or anxiety. Dr. Raquel Vilar Lopez said she used a lie detector — which registers the physiological responses of blood pressure, heart beat, breathing rate… Seguir Leyendo Some with head injuries feign disorders