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Facts About the Thyroid Gland

The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped organ in your throat, and it secretes hormones that regulate the body's metabolism......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 20th, 2017

The secret behind the tiny flag in Volvo’s new XC60, and 3 more quirks

Volvo left no stone unturned when it developed the brand-new 2018 XC60. Here are four interesting facts we learned while driving it on the roads of Spain, and talking to the folks who designed it. The post The secret behind the tiny flag in VolvoR.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Inhibitor drug improves overall survival in older radioiodine resistant thyroid cancer

The drug lenvatinib can significantly improve overall survival rates in a group of thyroid cancer patients whose disease is resistant to standard radioiodine treatment, according to new research. The study is the first to show lenvatinib has a defini.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 15th, 2017

Trump admin. delays Obama-era reboot of nutrition label amid industry pressure

Labels made calories per serving and per package clearer, included added sugar count. Enlarge / Former First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the new, modernized Nutrition Facts Label at the Building a Healthier Future Summit. (credit: Getty | Nurp.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 13th, 2017

Big Business or Small, Data Breaches Don"t Discriminate

Think your shop is too small to attract the attention of cyber-attackers? Here are some alarming facts that will change your mind......»»

Category: itSource:  smallbusinesscomputingRelated NewsJun 11th, 2017

Targeted therapies show initial effectiveness in subset of papillary thyroid cancer

Two immunotherapy drugs currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of melanoma also show promise for treating a rare but aggressive form of papillary thyroid cancer, according to new research......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 5th, 2017

Possible correlation shown between the partial meltdown at TMI and thyroid cancers

For the first time, scientists have shown a possible correlation between the partial meltdown of the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station and thyroid cancers in the counties surrounding the plant......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 1st, 2017

Google’s Data GIF Maker will make your facts and figures more palatable

Meet the Data GIF Maker, a new tool from Google that wants to help data scientists, journalists, and others who depend upon data to support their ideas better communicate their evidence to their audience. The post Google’s Data GIF Maker will m.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Complications from thyroid cancer surgery more common than believed, study finds

As thyroid cancer rates rise, more people are having surgery to remove all or part of their thyroid. A new study suggests complications from these procedures are more common than previously believed......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 17th, 2017

BrandPost: 10 Facts about Millennials to Make Your Business More Attractive

Millennials. They’re the next generation of buying power shaping the payments industry, much like the Yuppies of the ’80s and the hippies of the ’70s. Following their shopping habits means staying on trend with the payments technology they.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsMay 10th, 2017

EPA Dismisses Half the Scientists on Its Major Review Board

An anonymous reader shares a report: A few weeks after the election, pro-Trump commentator Scottie Nell Hughes heralded the dawn of a new era when she declared, "There's no such thing, unfortunately, anymore as facts." In the age of Trump there's lit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 8th, 2017

A Conversation About Losing Obamacare With a Former Republican Who Could Have Died Without It 

It all happened very fast. Carrie Denny was just a few weeks into a new job as a nurse in an orthopedic surgery wing when she was laid up with bilateral knee injuries. In the course of routine testing, doctors discovered a tumor on her thyroid. They.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMay 8th, 2017

Happy Birthday, Dynamite: Interesting Facts About the Explosive Material

From its origins to its eventual uses, here are some interesting and explosive facts about dynamite......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated NewsMay 7th, 2017

Windows 10 S will lock you into the Edge browser and Bing

Now that the rumored cloud version of Windows 10 has been revealed, the facts are starting to come out, one of which may not sit very well with some users. Microsoft is all but locking users of Windows 10 S into its Edge browser. Windows 10 S is.....»»

Category: microsoftSource:  networkworldRelated NewsMay 5th, 2017

Parathyroid Glands: Facts, Function & Disease

The parathyroids are four small glands that play a big part in regulating the amount of calcium in the blood......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated NewsMay 5th, 2017

The Vision Gland Collective Is Bringing a Weird, Wonderful 12-Room Project to Maker Faire Austin

Collaborative art comes alive at Maker Faire Austin Read more on MAKE The post The Vision Gland Collective Is Bringing a Weird, Wonderful 12-Room Project to Maker Faire Austin appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsMay 5th, 2017

Spider silk genes used in… venom gland?

Spider genome reveals new genes and proteins involved in silk production. Enlarge (credit: National Park Service) According to the National Human Genome Research Institute, about 300 different species have had their entire genomes sequenced......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 4th, 2017

Pancreatic cancer patients may live longer by traveling to academic hospital for operation

New study findings link traveling to an academic medical center for surgical removal of pancreatic or thyroid cancer with higher quality surgical care for both cancers. Although the study shows better care at high-volume surgical centers for patients.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2017

Ovaries: Facts, Function & Disease

Ovaries are the primary female reproductive organs. They secrete hormones and release eggs for fertilization......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

The FCC’s Myths vs. Facts sheet defending its plan to reverse net neutrality, annotated

 Immediately after FCC Chairman Pai announced his intention to remove the net neutrality rules set in place in 2015, the agency issued a little preemptive strike against detractors. “Internet Regulation: Myths vs. Facts.” I’ve.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

The FCC’s Myths vs Facts sheet defending its plan to reverse net neutrality, annotated

 Immediately after FCC Chairman Pai announced his intention to remove the net neutrality rules set in place in 2015, the agency issued a little preemptive strike against detractors. “Internet Regulation: Myths vs. Facts.” I’ve.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017