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Description But can any company afford to manufacture one-off medical care?

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Updated 18 October 2018

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Description Change in gene activity leads loners to keep their young around

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Updated 18 October 2018

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Description Scientists in the University of Bristol's School of Chemistry have now invented a new way to modify amino acids by attaching a ring of carbon atoms at the very centre of the amino acid molecule. The unusual reaction that introduces this new ring was previously of limited application, but the Bris

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Updated 18 October 2018

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Description A new global study involving the University of Adelaide has found that children who are the youngest in their classroom are more likely to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) than their older classmates. The research, led by Curtin University and published in the Jou

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Updated 18 October 2018

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Description Participation in organized sport during childhood and adolescence is associated with bone mass at 20 years of age, according to a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study.

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Updated 18 October 2018

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Description The World Health Organization, on advice of experts, holds back from sounding loudest public health alarm

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Updated 17 October 2018

#8

 

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Description Delivering functional genes into cells to replace mutated genes, an approach known as gene therapy, holds potential for treating many types of diseases. The earliest efforts to deliver genes to diseased cells focused on DNA, but many scientists are now exploring the possibility of using RNA instead,

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Updated 17 October 2018

#10

 

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Description A detailed new review of nutritional science argues that most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals that play previously unrecognized roles in promoting longevity and in staving off chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and, potentially, neurodegeneration.

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Description In any given year, depression affects more than 6 percent of the adult population in the United States—some 16 million people—but fewer than half receive the treatment they need. What if an algorithm could scan social media and point to linguistic red flags of the disease before a formal medical dia

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Updated 17 October 2018

#12

 

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Description For chronic pain sufferers, it may be smart to let sleeping dogs lie, a new University of Alberta study suggests. Contrary to blanket medical advice, shooing Fido out of the bedroom may not help people with long-term pain get a better night’s sleep, said researcher Cary Brown of the Faculty of Re

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Description A new blood test for children with brain tumors may offer a safe way to allow doctors to measure the effectiveness of treatment even before changes are identified on scans, according to research led by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals and Children’s National Health System. Unlike a standard brai

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Description Terrorism does not terrorize, as indicated by the lack of increased cases of PTSD as compared to the cases following other distressing events - health science news

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Description The language people use in their Facebook posts can predict the future risk of depression as accurately as the tools clinicians use in medical settings to screen for the disorder, according to a study.

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Description Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops, or is first diagnosed, during pregnancy. The condition, like other forms of diabetes, involves high blood sugar levels.

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Updated 17 October 2018

#17

 

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Description See with your own eyes what Twitter calls "nefarious attempts" to wreak havoc on social media.

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Updated 17 October 2018

#18

 

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Description MIT researchers have shown that by delivering a combination of antibiotics and alginate-encapsulated probiotics, they can eradicate two strains of drug-resistant bacteria that often infect wounds.

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Description Almost as far back as a century ago, scientists regarded oral hygiene products as useless in preventing dental cavities.  The bacteria causing cavities had been documented to dwell in fissures and cracks on teeth, where they were inaccessible to oral hygiene products.  Subsequent clinical research c

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Description Yale researchers have developed a way to target RNA with small-molecule drugs, creating a new method for tapping into a vast number of biological mechanisms critical to metabolism and gene expression. “There is tremendous interest in targeting RNA with small molecules,” said Yale biochemist Anna

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Updated 17 October 2018

#24

 

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Description Molecular circuitry offers a better way to measure, and potentially harness, cellular signaling mechanisms.

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Updated 17 October 2018

#25

 

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Description Researchers trace development of neurodegenerative disorders back to the womb

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Updated 17 October 2018

#26

 

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Description The job of the immune system is to protect against disease. Description of the human immune system.

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Updated 17 October 2018

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Description Autism researcher Kevin Pelphrey focuses on understanding signs of the disorder in the developing brain, which could shed light on the condition.

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Updated 16 October 2018

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Description Rose George’s book ‘Nine Pints’ offers readers an engaging and insightful cultural and scientific history of blood.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#29

 

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Description "I am heartbroken by the passing of one of my oldest and dearest friends," Bill Gates said in a statement.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#30

 

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Description MIT biological engineers have devised a way to regulate the expression of messenger RNA once it gets into cells, giving them more precise control over gene therapy treatments for cancer and other diseases.

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Updated 16 October 2018

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Description Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts General Hospital developed a deep-learning model that assesses dense breast tissue in mammograms, a risk factor for breast cancer, as reliably as radiologists.

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Updated 16 October 2018

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Description 22 must-have travel items you won't want to leave at home. Read on.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#33

 

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Description Heart surgery can be traumatic for patients. Having to continuously monitor your status without a doctor when you are back home can be even scarier. Imagine being able to do that with a simple sticker applied to your body.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#34

 

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Description Researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an automated model that assesses dense breast tissue in mammograms—which is an independent risk factor for breast cancer—as reliably as expert radiologists.

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Updated 16 October 2018

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Updated 16 October 2018

#36

 

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Description For the first time, scientists have developed a computer simulation of how clumps of defective proteins in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s spread through the brain, much of the time in stealth mode, over as long as 30 years. “We hope the ability to model neurodegenerative disorder

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Updated 16 October 2018

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Description In the 1980s, a group of Peters’ Angolan colobus monkeys (Colobus angolensis palliatus) were brought to the United States from East Africa. This “founding population” became the first generation of their species to inhabit zoos in the United States. Little is known about these founders, and quest

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Updated 16 October 2018

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Description Life expectancy will most likely increase by 2040, a new report finds. But a lack of good public health policies also has the potential to decrease life expectancy in nearly half the countries in the world.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#39

 

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Description Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center found that they could identify significantly more mutations through liquid biopsy instead of a solid tissue biopsy alone—and patients responded favorably to targeted therapies. The findings, published in in JAMA Oncology, show that the addition of liquid b

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Updated 16 October 2018

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Description Young adults classified as obese in Australia can expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy, according to a major new study. New modelling from The George Institute for Global Health and the University of Sydney also predicts that 36.3 million years of life will be lost over the lifetime o

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Updated 16 October 2018

#41

 

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Description Medical experts are trying to trace the cause of 62 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis this year.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#42

 

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Description In an excerpt from his new book of essays, the iconic scientist posthumously warns of rogue artificial intelligence and genetic enhancement.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#43

 

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Description An enterovirus could be the cause, but proof is elusive

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Updated 16 October 2018

#44

 

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Description A woman who frequently ended up in the hospital with intense bouts of vomiting turned out to have a mysterious syndrome tied to heavy marijuana use.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#45

 

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Description We've yet to invent anti-aging treatments more effective than exercise and a healthy diet, but the super-rich continue to dream of immortality.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#46

 

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Description Odd gadget, or a hug for your face? The Napup Fly+ is a travel pillow, sleep mask, and personal speaker system all rolled into one. The ergonomic support attaches to the back of the headrest and holds your head up, so you don't wind up sleeping on the shoulder of the passenger next to you.

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Updated 16 October 2018

#47

 

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Description If you have a family history of breast cancer, you may also be at higher risk of developing the disease. This knowledge can boost surveillance and prevention efforts. One in 8 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Among all cases, about 10 percent are caused by the

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Updated 16 October 2018

#48

 

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Description A new treatment strategy could increase the success rate of stem cell transplants, according to University of Queensland researchers. The approach removes the need for donor matching and the use of immunosuppressant drugs to prevent rejection, and could make stem cell treatment accessible to more

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Updated 16 October 2018

#49

 

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Description Only a small proportion of cases of dementia are thought to be inherited – the cause of the vast majority is unknown. Now, in a study published in the journal Nature Communications, a team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Cambridge believe they may have found an explanation: spo

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Updated 16 October 2018

#50

 

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Description This morning, before I had my cup of coffee, I took some photos of a mushroom—one of many that have suddenly appeared on our front lawn on this rainy fall day. It’s not a remarkable mushroom, I don’t know whether it’s edible or poisonous, I don’t even know its name. But it made me smile because i

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Updated 16 October 2018

#51

 

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Description How does the body renew itself? How do cancer cells use the same or similar processes to form tumors and spread throughout the body? How might we use those processes to heal injuries or fight cancer? A new research program at MIT is tackling fundamental biological questions about normal adult ste

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Updated 16 October 2018

#52

 

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Description A new technique has been developed to successfully image the 3D structure of plants leaves - life science news

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Updated 16 October 2018

#53

 

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Updated 15 October 2018

#54

 

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Updated 15 October 2018

#55

 

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Description In the U.S., current research shows that as many as one in three people were abused or neglected as children. Maltreatment can injure and kill children and significantly harm their mental, physical and social health as they grow. Susan Mason, assistant professor in the University of Minnesota Sch

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Updated 15 October 2018

#56

 

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Description Research to prevent vision loss from glaucoma will be aided by a project funded through a major National Eye Institute effort in regenerative medicine. The lab of Tom Reh, professor of biological structure at the UW School of Medicine, will join with scientists at other institutions to look at a pos

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Updated 15 October 2018

#57

 

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Description UC San Francisco researchers, in collaboration with the unique Brazilian Biobank for Aging Studies (BBAS) at the University of São Paulo, have shown that the earliest stages of the brain degeneration associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are linked to neuropsychiatric symptoms including anxiety,

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Updated 15 October 2018

#58

 

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Description Paul Allen died on October 15 at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, his company Vulcan reported. The entrepreneur, along with Bill Gates, helped to transform and shape the PC industry. Allen was known for spearheading the deal to acquire Q-DOS, which later became MS-DOS.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#59

 

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Description Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen died from cancer at 65...

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Updated 15 October 2018

#60

 

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Description A statement says his death was the result of complications stemming from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#61

 

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Description This toothbrush uses phototherapy to brighten your smile. Today, you can grab Bristl for 24 percent off MSRP.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#62

 

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Description A recent death-by-brain-eating-amoeba makes for a terrifying story, but how scared should you be? Here’s what you need to know.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#63

 

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Description A new device that stimulates the vagus nerve with a tiny electric current is helping people whose depression is resistant to medication.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#64

 

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Description The researchers took data from detailed MR images from 10,000 UK Biobank participants, which are freely available from the resource to researchers around the world, to examine thousands of different measurements of the brain. It is hoped their results will provide a huge impetus to new research f

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Updated 15 October 2018

#65

 

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Description Mice with epilepsy have altered patterns of neuron activity in the portion of the brain that controls the reproductive endocrine system, University of Illinois researchers report in a new study. Furthermore, the differences in neuron activity in female mice fluctuate across the reproductive cycle, t

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Updated 15 October 2018

#66

 

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Description ITServe Alliance in its lawsuit petition filed on October 11, points out that US laws prescribe a three-year duration for an H-1B visa.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#67

 

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Description The labels promise miracles: Fast Weight Loss! Eliminates Hunger! Burns Calories!

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Updated 15 October 2018

#68

 

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Description A team of European researchers is exploring how internet usage affects mental health, marking the first international effort to do so.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#69

 

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Description Premature birth is the leading cause of infant death and disability in the U.S., and costs billions in dollars and heartache every year. Now, University of Connecticut researchers reported in Reproductive Sciences a potential treatment that could stop many cases of premature labor and birth in their

#Medicine & Human body
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Updated 15 October 2018

#70

 

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Description Carlos D. Bustamante’s hunt for genetic variations between populations should help us better understand and treat disease.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#71

 

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Description The cause of non-heridatary dementia may be DNA replicating errors during embryonic development - neuroscience news

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Updated 15 October 2018

#72

 

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Description Online networking is how I started my business. For the first few years, I connected with clients by pitching constantly and responding to a few job listings from the comfort of home. Venturing out t...

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Updated 15 October 2018

#73

 

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Description Wearing a hearing aid can slow the progress of dementia by up to 75 per cent, according to a new study.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#74

 

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Description Inflamed tonsils and lymph nodes are a good indicator of having strep.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#75

 

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Description Geneticist and author Adam Rutherford examines the evidence

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Updated 15 October 2018

#76

 

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Description MIT Picower Institute researchers find that a key protein linked to intellectual disability shapes electrical currents in neural connections.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#77

 

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Description New MIT Stem Cell Initiative delves into the biology of stem cells and cancer stem cells.

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Updated 15 October 2018

#78

 

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Description Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 as women who have what is considered a normal body mass index (BMI), according to new research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. In the United States, overall rate

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Updated 14 October 2018

#79

 

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Description Loss of a protein that regulates mitochondrial function can greatly increase the risk of myocardial infarction (heart attack), Vanderbilt scientists reported in the journal eLife. The study illustrates how “integrative genomics,” a combination of basic research, a human biobank linked to electron

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Updated 14 October 2018

#80

 

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Description Scientists at UCSF and Boston Children’s Hospital have developed a new technique for making mice with brains that combine the genetics of two different mouse strains. The authors aim to use this technique to learn more about how brain cancers form, about how genetic alterations in different parts

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Updated 14 October 2018

#81

 

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Description The celebrated Professor suggests genetic engineering was likely to create a new species of elite humans which could destroy the rest of civilisation

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Updated 14 October 2018

#82

 

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Description Even though we know the benefits of physical activity, many of us would rather watch TV than exercise. The reason we avoid working out may stem from our childhood experiences. Iowa State University researchers are working to understand how the emotional connection we develop with physical act

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Updated 13 October 2018

#83

 

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Description A newly developed light seeks to reduce degradation of the brain in patents with Alzheimer’s disease. The technology has been approved, a company has been founded, and clinical trials await. A dramatic breakthrough in the treatment of patients with Alzheimer’s may be underway at DTU. Fo

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Updated 13 October 2018

#84

 

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Description The number of babies delivered through caesarian section has skyrocketed worldwide, and public health experts say the trend is cause for alarm.

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Updated 13 October 2018

#85

 

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Description Watch 3D Body Scanning Is Here, and It Could Change How You See Yourself, a Health video from Seeker.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#86

 

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Description A study on the impact of hog farms on local communities was published shortly after Florence flooded lagoons filled with excrement.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#87

 

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Description Ever wonder why things that normally feel gentle, like putting on soft shirts, are painful after a sunburn? In a study of four patients with a rare genetic disorder, NIH researchers found that PIEZO2, a gene previously shown to control our sense of our bodies in space and gentle touch, may also be r

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Updated 12 October 2018

#88

 

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Description The stigma associated with mental illness prevents many people from seeking treatment, but it has a particularly negative impact on black Americans, according to Rosalyn Denise Campbell, an assistant professor in the University of Georgia’s School of Social Work. Campbell, who has published findi

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Updated 12 October 2018

#89

 

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Description A novel vaccine designed to protect people from both Lassa fever and rabies showed promise in preclinical testing, according to new research published in Nature Communications. The investigational vaccine, called LASSARAB, was developed and tested by scientists at Thomas Jefferson University in Phil

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Updated 12 October 2018

#90

 

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Description Researchers have demonstrated an integrated technique for monitoring specific biomolecules – such as growth factors – that could indicate the health of living cell cultures produced for the burgeoning field of cell-based therapeutics. Using microfluidic technology to advance the preparation of sa

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Updated 12 October 2018

#91

 

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Description Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel and foot pain. It's typically a result of inflammation of the plantar fascia, the ligament that runs from the heel to the toes.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#92

 

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Description Over the last decade, more than 750 supplement brands have been found to be tainted with drugs, but less than half were recalled.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#93

 

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Description New research suggests that some victims of the Mount Vesuvius eruption in Herculaneum died almost instantly from heat shock.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#94

 

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Description Some victims of Vesuvius may have suffered boiling brains and exploding skulls, a new paper posits.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#95

 

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Description Researchers create accurate 3D models of cancer tumours

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Updated 12 October 2018

#96

 

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Description Sleep is very important for your health. It allows your body to heal and your brain to rest. It is the time when memories are getting consolidated and prepared for retrieval later. This function of sleep is already a well-known process, but the mechanism of how it actually happens is largely unknown

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Updated 12 October 2018

#97

 

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Description Company also claimed a risky anti-obesity drug and its products were FDA approved.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#98

 

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Description Researchers found that around 60 percent of people in a database of over 1.2 million people could be matched up with at least one other person in the database who was a third cousin or even closer relation.

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Updated 12 October 2018

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Description A new eczema drug had an unexpected and significant impact on hair re-growth in a teenager with long-standing alopecia totalis - a condition with complete loss of hair on the head.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#100

 

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Description There are written accounts from ancient cultures of sleepers reporting the feeling that someone was lying on their chest, as if they were being choked. Eventually, people came up with an Olde English word to describe it–maere, which refers to a female evil spirit that lies on top of sleepers and suf

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Updated 12 October 2018

#101

 

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Description The new cell-based immunotherapy, which has not yet been tested in humans with pancreatic cancer, led to mice being completely cancer-free, including cancer cells that had already spread to the liver and lungs. Each year around 9,800 people in the UK are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The dise

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Updated 12 October 2018

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Description An oral therapy called ibudilast significantly reduced the rate of brain tissue loss in patients with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), according to the results of a recent phase II trial. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, support further study of the drug to dete

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Updated 12 October 2018

#103

 

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Description Award for "achievements, passion, and commitment of excellence" in public health.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#104

 

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Description The work shows how far they can push gene therapy and stem cell manipulation."/> Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 12 October 2018

#105

 

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Description Mouse mature GABA neurons could be transformed into dopamine neurons - neuroscience news

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Updated 12 October 2018

#106

 

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Description Nearly 15 percent of all chewing gum varieties sold promise to provide health-enhancing supplements to users, so Penn State researchers studied whether two vitamin-supplemented products were effective at delivering vitamins to the body. Their results validate the concept of gum as an effective delivery system for at least some vitamins.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#107

 

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Description A 13-year-old girl in the US experienced "significant" hair regrowth after beginning a course of dupilumab for her severe eczema.

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Updated 12 October 2018

#108

 

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Description By deleting key sequences of DNA in embryonic stem cells harvested from female mice, Chinese researchers successfully kicked off a new generation of the tiny mammals without the need for males to fertilise any eggs.

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Updated 11 October 2018

#109

 

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Description Liver cancer is caused by many conditions, including Hepatitis B and C, scarring of the liver, genetics and alcoholism.

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Updated 11 October 2018

#110

 

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Description A one-off DNA test costing less than £40 can show if a boy or girl is born with a predisposition to coronary heart disease.

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Field # Medicine & Human body
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Description New techniques that dig more deeply into genetic databases may soon make the anonymity of their customers’ DNA impossible to safeguard

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description Lustgarten Foundation names MIT laboratory headed by Tyler Jacks to improve understanding and treatment of a pancreatic cancer.

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Field # Medicine & Human body
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Description Researchers call for limiting how ancestry databases can be used to protect privacy

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description CRISPR-based technique is firmest evidence that location matters

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description A team of researchers used embryonic stem cells and gene editing to produce mice born from two parents of the same sex. Some offspring went on to have healthy babies of their own.

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description TBD

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Field # Medicine & Human body
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Description The massive merger is just the latest big change for industry wary of tech entrance.

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description If you're of European descent, there's a good chance that you can be found.

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description Gene editing and stem cell research have allowed for alternative rodent reproduction

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description Antibody-based imaging of a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer is undergoing clinical trials worldwide, but the path from trial to application is being hampered by a major obstacle: safety. Concerns stem from inefficient tumor targeting, which can result in accumulation in the bone mar

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Field # Medicine & Human body
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Description The Rabbit Illusion uses sight and sound to make a fool of your brain.

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description The process works on the living and the deceased

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Field # Medicine & Human body
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Description This new approach to predictive medicine takes genomics research by storm, but still generates controversy

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description Whether spy chips reported by Bloomberg existed, attackers had much easier options.

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description In multiple sclerosis, a defective response of the body’s own immune system leads to brain tissue damage. Gastrointestinal microbiota could play a far greater role in the pathogenesis of the disease than previously assumed, researchers at the University of Zurich have now found. Multiple scle

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Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018

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Description A newly developed laser device measures glucose levels in the skin and might replace painful finger pricking in the future - diabetes science news

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 11 October 2018