Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Duke University
Durham, North Carolina - Few health care providers in rural India know the correct treatments for childhood diarrhea and pneumonia – two leading killers of young children worldwide. But even when they do, they rarely prescribe them properly, according to a new Duke University study.
- Written by University of Washington
Seattle, Washington - A spark from a lightning bolt, interstellar dust, or a subsea volcano could have triggered the very first life on Earth.
- Written by John Grimaldi
Washington, DC - Getting ready to prepare your income tax returns can be a hassle, especially for those of us who haven't been diligent in holding on to our records. Seniors who misplace their SSA 1099 forms have the extra aggravation of having to call and/or visit their local Social Security office to get replacements, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.
- Written by Mark Wheeler
Los Angeles, California - Scientists know that Huntington’s disease is caused by an inherited gene mutation. But research has yet to identify the specific mechanisms that trigger the disease and cause it to advance - and there is currently no way to prevent the disease or slow its progression.
- Written by Enrique Rivero
Los Angeles, California - Latinos are one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States, with their numbers having risen 243 percent since 1980. Yet the number of Latino physicians per 100,000 Latinos has declined by 22 percent during that period, according to new research.
- Written by Shaun Mason
Los Angeles, California - Scientists from UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute have developed a Google Glass app that, when paired with a handheld device, enables the wearer to quickly analyze the health of a plant without damaging it.
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