Articles by Amir Khan
- Eating Placenta After Birth May Be Healthy, Study Suggests
March 28 2012 11:32 AM
Eating your baby's placenta may be good for you, according to a new study
- Oldest Planets Identified, Formed At The Dawn Of The Universe
March 27 2012 4:56 PM
Astronomers discovered a solar system that appears to have been created 12.8 billion years ago - less than a billion years after the big bang
- Richard Lee Norris Receives Face Transplant: 5 Other Face Transplant Recipients [PHOTOS]
March 27 2012 3:30 PM
Richard Lee Norris received the 23rd facial transplant on March 19.
- Self-Healing Plastic Repairs Like Human Skin When Scratched
March 27 2012 2:21 PM
A new plastic that heals itself when damaged could pave the way for a suite of self-fixing products.
- Sitting Half The Day Raises Risk of Dying, Study
March 27 2012 11:14 AM
Sitting for 11 hours or more per day raises the your risk of dying by 40 percent, according to a new study.
- Disappearance Of Large Australian Herbivores Not Due To Climate Change
March 26 2012 4:38 PM
The extinction of Australia's giant animals was caused by hunting, not climate change, a new study concludes.
- Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis On The Rise: WHO Researcher
March 26 2012 4:06 PM
Drug-resistant tuberculosis is becoming a widespread problem, according to a WHO researcher.
- Secondhand Smoke, Bed Sharing RaiseSudden Infant Death Risk
March 26 2012 3:05 PM
Secondhand smoke and bed sharing are major risk factors for SIDS, according to a new study.
- ‘Pink Slime’ Maker Suspends Plant Operations
March 26 2012 2:51 PM
Beef Products Inc., maker of the controversial pink slime, suspended operations at three of its four plants on Monday.
- Studies Suggest Too Much Sleep Is Unhealthy
March 26 2012 12:07 PM
Oversleeping is linked to health problems such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease, according to several studies.
- Opera And Classical Music Help Patient Recovery, Study
March 26 2012 10:47 AM
Does a patient's environment play a role in their recovery? While some studies say yes, others are still skeptical.
- Superfast Planets Fly Through Space at 30 Million MPH
March 23 2012 3:52 PM
The fastest objects in the galaxy might be a planet fly through space at 30 million mph, according to a new study.
- FDA: Dissolvable Tobacco Less Dangerous But Could Lead To More Users
March 23 2012 2:26 PM
Dissolvable tobacco use may reduce the risks that come from smoking, but could lead to more overall tobacco use, according to a report by an FDA panel
- Jupiter’s Melting Core Clarifies Makeup Of Recently Discovered Planet
March 23 2012 12:00 PM
Jupiter's core may be melting, which could offer an explanation as to why a recently discovered Jupiter-like planet is so dense, despite being a similar size, according to a new study.
- Monarch Butterfly Population Continues Steady Decline
March 22 2012 4:39 PM
The monarch butterfly population has steadily declined since 1997. Unless something is done, the butterfly could be lost forever, researchers said.
- Robot Jellyfish: Underwater Robots Allow Researchers To Explore Earth’s Final Frontier
March 22 2012 3:53 PM
Very little is known about the oceans. Researchers are trying to change that through the use of underwater robots.
- Male Pattern Baldness Hormone Could Lead To Treatments
March 22 2012 1:27 PM
Researchers found a potential cause for baldness that could lead to an effective drug in five years, according to a new study.
- New Study: U.S. Underestimates Long-Term Costs Of Obesity
March 22 2012 12:14 PM
Congressional estimates of the cost of obesity are far too low, according to a new report.
- Madagascar Colonized By Handful Of Indonesians 1,200 Years ago, Researchers Find
March 21 2012 4:43 PM
Madagascar may have been accidently colonized by Indonesian women 1,200 years ago, according to a new study.
- Blood Pressure Differences In Arms Linked To Early Death
March 21 2012 3:13 PM
Patients with a large difference in blood pressure between arms is are at a higher risk of dying early, according to a new study.