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Study: Cancer leading cause of middle-aged death in rich countries

Study: Cancer leading cause of middle-aged death in rich countries

Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death among people aged 35 to 70 in rich countries, according to a study published Tuesday in British medical journal The Lancet.

Plastic ingestion alters seabirds physiology, blood chemistry: Study

Plastic ingestion alters seabirds physiology, blood chemistry: Study

Ingesting plastic debris negatively affects the blood chemistry and physiology of otherwise healthy marine birds, a scientific study has found.

Project to study Doha Corniche ecosystem

Project to study Doha Corniche ecosystem

Qatar University's (QU) Environmental Science Centre (ESC) and ExxonMobil Research Qatar (EMRQ) signed an agreement to launch a detailed environmental study project for the Doha Corniche.

Sleep affects negatively on brain activity: British study

Sleep affects negatively on brain activity: British study

A recent British study showed conducted by researchers from at the University of Birmingham the nature of brain work varies between those who wake up early and those who sleep until late hours.

WCM-Q study provides new insights into mortality trends

WCM-Q study provides new insights into mortality trends

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have published a study of adult mortality trends in Qatar, giving a detailed breakdown of the leading causes of death of non-Qataris and Qataris.

Brexit has cost Britain 500 million pounds a week, study says

Brexit has cost Britain 500 million pounds a week, study says

Britain's decision to leave the European Union has cost the government 500 million pounds ($650 million) a week, wiping out for the moment any future savings from stopping payments to the bloc ...

UK, US study Antarctic glacier, hoping to crack sea level risks

UK, US study Antarctic glacier, hoping to crack sea level risks

Britain and the United States launched a $25 million project on Monday to study the risks of a collapse of a giant glacier in Antarctica that is already shrinking and nudging up global sea levels.

Project to study mental health of Arab immigrants

Project to study mental health of Arab immigrants

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, launched on Tuesday a research project designed to study the mental health ...

Northern China ozone pollution getting worse: study

Northern China ozone pollution getting worse: study

Concentrations of hazardous ground-level ozone have worsened in northern China despite country-wide efforts to tackle air pollution, according to a study published by Peking University on Tuesday.

World carbon emissions on the rise again: study

World carbon emissions on the rise again: study

World carbon emissions are set to rise 2 percent this year to a new record, scientists said on Monday, dashing hopes that global emissions had already peaked.

Weather extremes, fossil fuel pollution cost US $240 bn: study

Weather extremes, fossil fuel pollution cost US $240 bn: study

Weather extremes and air pollution from burning fossil fuels cost the United States $240 billion a year in the past decade, according to a report on Wednesday that urged President Donald Trump ...

Australia vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects

Australia vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects

Taking a common vitamin supplement could significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects worldwide, Australian scientists said Thursday, in what they described as a major breakthrough ...