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Scientists uncover how our body fights off blood clots

Our body has its own system to combat blood clots and a team of Danish scientists have found out how it works.

How hoteliers handle emotions and stress

Experienced hotel managers maintain a positive attitude while switching among various ways of controlling their emotions, tackling stress and covering their employees’ needs.

Danish doctors: saving Ebola patients could be this simple

Thousands of Ebola patients could be saved if they were offered simple treatment consisting of salts and fluids, say Danish doctors.

Giant study links C-sections with chronic disorders

People born by C-section, more often suffer from chronic disorders such as asthma, rheumatism, allergies, bowel disorders, and leukaemia than people born naturally.

Night shifts raises the risk of breast cancer

Women whose shifts include the four hours from midnight to four in the morning for much of their working life have an elevated risk of breast cancer.

Smoking causes damage to the Y chromosome

New research may explain why smoking causes several types of cancer in men.

OCD children cured without medicine

Cognitive behavioural therapy can be enough to beat obsessive-compulsive disorder, shows new Danish study.

Mindfulness as useful as therapy to treat depression

The quickest road out of depression might be to simply be aware of how you feel, without trying to change those feelings.

Danish scientists deactivate cells to cure cancer

When special cells known as fibroblasts are active, cancer can spread throughout the body. Scientists are trying to find out how they can deactivate the fibroblast cells. In the long term, the studies may lead to treatments for otherwise incurable cancer.

Genetically low vitamin D concentrations cause premature death

A new Danish study indicates that gene variations, which are associated with low levels of vitamin D in the blood, can lead to premature death. It is not yet known whether dietary supplements can counteract this effect.

How the brain connects words and smells

Scientists have discovered the parts of the brain that are used to recognize smells. With new imaging technology, scientists can observe activity in the brain.

Dietary supplement Q10 lengthens lives

According to Danish research, the dietary supplement Q10 gives almost half of all heart patients a better life and helps them live years longer. ’Buy it if you can afford it,' one scientist recommends.

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