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Description Many people have never heard of it, but hereditary haemochromatosis is the most common genetic disease in the Western world, with 250,000 people of European ancestry in the UK affected and a million in the US.

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Updated 19 January 2019

#2

 

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Description Secretive, wealthy Sackler family is at the heart of the opioid crisis, lawsuit alleges.

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Updated 19 January 2019

#3

 

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Description A serious birth defect is on the rise in the United States, and a new report suggests it may be linked to opioid use.

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Updated 19 January 2019

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Updated 19 January 2019

#5

 

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Description Scientists at UNSW Sydney have made a breakthrough discovery about cholesterol transportation in cells that opens the way for new drugs to i

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Updated 18 January 2019

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Description Using advanced techniques, what once took years now takes days.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#7

 

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Description An innovative coil design allows users to cut this wireless charger into any shape and mold it around curved surfaces.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#8

 

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Description Every year, the World Health Organization puts out a list of the most pressing issues that face global health.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#9

 

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Description Hundreds of thousands of deaths every year can be traced back to hypertension, better known simply as high blood pressure. This condition pl

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Updated 18 January 2019

#10

 

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Description Exercise can protect both muscle and nerves from damage caused by the restoration of blood flow after injury or surgery, new research from t

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Updated 18 January 2019

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Description More and more marriages end up in a divorce and, of course, children are the ones to suffer the most. It’s been known for a long time that s

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Updated 18 January 2019

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Description Scientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the first time. The breakthrough engineering technology, outlined in a new study published today in Nature, dramatically advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes, identifying a key pathway to potentially prevent changes to blood vessels--a major cause of death and morbidity among those with diabetes.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#13

 

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Description A drug that blocks a protein essential for mosquito reproduction could help prevent the spread of malaria and other fatal diseases.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#14

 

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Description In discovering a mutant gene that "turns on" another gene responsible for the red pigments sometimes seen in corn, researchers solved an alm

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Updated 18 January 2019

#15

 

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Description About 9 percent of men and nearly 11 percent of women of reproductive age in the United States have experienced fertility problems, accordin

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Updated 18 January 2019

#16

 

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Description Poo transplant or “Faecal microbiota transplantation” (FMT) can successfully treat patients with ulcerative colitis, new research from the U

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Updated 18 January 2019

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Description New research by the University of Bristol in collaboration with Medical Detection Dogs has found that the best trained alert dogs have the p

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Updated 18 January 2019

#18

 

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Description Research scientists around the world are now able to investigate the structural, cellular and developmental intricacies of the human brain u

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Updated 18 January 2019

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Description A team of neuroscientists have produced a series of amazing, detailed images of fruit fly brains using a brand-new combination of imaging techniques.

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Updated 18 January 2019

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Description A team of researchers has managed to grow picture-perfect human blood vessels in a Petri dish for the first time, and even to successfully implant them into live mice models. The results could be a game-changer for treating diabetes. Here's why it's such an exciting advance.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#21

 

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Description Genes linked to early onset obesity discovered - interesting science news

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Updated 18 January 2019

#22

 

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Description Researchers from Arizona State University and Drexel University have developed a more detailed framework for understanding and managing the risk of transmitting a bacterial disease via water spray from sinks, showers and toilets. As continuous testing of indoor water is not always feasible, the guidelines can help to identify water use situations that could increase the risk of exposure.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#23

 

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Description Some human body parts serve no purpose despite once having a specific function among our ancestors.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#24

 

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Description Can cutting-edge new treatments and therapies put an end to cardiovascular and circulatory disease for good?

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Updated 18 January 2019

#25

 

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Description Breathing while asleep linked to heart-related death - short science news - health

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Updated 18 January 2019

#26

 

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Description Microsoft will end support for Windows 10 Mobile on Dec. 10, 2019. Its failure against iOS and Android will actually help it compete better in mobile.

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Updated 18 January 2019

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Updated 18 January 2019

#28

 

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Description Researchers have developed a new way to image the brain with unprecedented resolution and speed. Using this approach, they can locate indivi

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Updated 18 January 2019

#29

 

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Description WhatsApp this time has been infected by a new kind of bug that causes WhatsApp to show your chats and photos to strangers.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#30

 

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Description New research combines two microscopy methods to image and examine brains like never before.

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Updated 18 January 2019

#31

 

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Description Epidemiologist Nicholas Thomson tackles a tough topic

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Updated 17 January 2019

#32

 

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Description Here‘s something you haven‘t thought about today – poop transplant. Although it sounds like a bad example of toilet humour, it is actually a

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Updated 17 January 2019

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Description The cyanobacteria blooms that plague western Lake Erie each summer are both an unsightly nuisance and a potential public health hazard, prod

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Updated 17 January 2019

#34

 

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Description Studies show there is a major link between personality traits and personal body image, but the relationship between personality and attitude

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Updated 17 January 2019

#35

 

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Description African-American women at high risk of breast cancer are less likely than white women to pursue potentially life-saving preventive care, and

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Updated 17 January 2019

#36

 

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Description What is the most effective way to improve health care outcomes to vulnerable populations? That was one of many questions that Michael Toucht

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Updated 17 January 2019

#37

 

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Description new anti-inflammatory compound developed at the University of California, Davis, acts as a “surge protector” to suppress inflammation and re

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Updated 17 January 2019

#38

 

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Description A newly developed rapid blood test can accurately diagnose and rule out tuberculosis, and should replace existing tests - health short science news

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Updated 17 January 2019

#39

 

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Description At CES 2019, we got a peek at how everything from VR to motion sensors will help older adults stay independent.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#40

 

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Description Psychiatric disorders share a common network modification across three core brain networks involved in cognition, researchers say.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#41

 

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Description Antibiotics help livestock stay health but overusing them can cause major problems. How can we make sure they’re being used and not abused?

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Updated 17 January 2019

#42

 

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Description When certain brain cells are silenced in mice, they still sense pain but no longer seem bothered by it. The finding could lead to new pain treatments

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Updated 17 January 2019

#43

 

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Description Benzodiazepines, widely used but addictive drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia, are contributing to a growing number of overdose deaths.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#44

 

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Description Methods that target single nerve cells in mice and fruit fly brains are starting to tease apart the brain’s complexity.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#45

 

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Description Ambrosia, the controversial startup clinic offering transfusions of young people's blood, has officially opened up shop in five U.S. cities.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#46

 

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Description Researchers have developed a technique to image the brain with unprecedented resolution and speed. Using a combination of expansion microscopy and lattice light-sheet microscopy, they can locate individual neurons, trace connections between them, and visualize organelles inside neurons, over large volumes of brain tissue.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#47

 

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Description An MIT study shows how specific gene variants may raise the risk of developing bipolar disorder. The research, led by Elly Nedivi of the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, could help inform new therapies and improve diagnosis.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#48

 

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Description New technique sweeps sheets of light through enlarged brain tissue for a detailed view

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Updated 17 January 2019

#49

 

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Description TBD

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Updated 17 January 2019

#50

 

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Description Health officials went to community doctors and rabbis to thwart disease spread.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#51

 

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Description Researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute have identified a hormone produced by the liver that tells the body to dow

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Updated 17 January 2019

#52

 

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Description The seasonal return of two unpleasant viruses offers a reminder for good hygiene and vigilance. Here’s how to stop the spread of flu and inc

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Updated 17 January 2019

#53

 

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Description In the era of the millennials, we get to witness technology at its peak. While there are multitudinous beneficial impacts that come with it,

#Medicine & Human body;#Psychology
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Updated 17 January 2019

#54

 

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Description These findings suggest that preventing protein entanglement could be one way to treat neurodegenerative diseases caused by polyglutamine proteins.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#55

 

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Description An international team of scientists has discovered a new bat-borne virus related to Ebola with an unknown risk of transmission to other species.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#56

 

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Description The latest game changer in diabetes research might not be a new drug or a therapy. Instead, it could be a system of human blood vessels virtually identical to the ones currently transporting blood throughout your body.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#57

 

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Description The world's first lab-grown blood vessels have already yielded one new lead in the hunt for better diabetes treatments and more could be on the way.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#58

 

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Description "Vaccine hesitancy" is listed among air pollution, Ebola and HIV as one of the biggest threats to health this year.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#59

 

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Description Researchers found that a human-specific gene, when introduced into the developing brain of ferrets, can cause an enlargement of their neocortex.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#60

 

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Description This year, one of the biggest threats to humankind could be humanity itself.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#61

 

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Description The beautiful lionfish comes armed with long, venomous spines and is invading tropical waters the world over.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#62

 

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Description Ambrosia, a startup founded in 2017 by Jesse Karmazin (who went to medical school, but isn’t licensed to practice medicine), promotes its treatments based on the idea that young plasma can counteract aging and rejuvenate old organs. The problem is, there’s still no evidence that young plasma can actually do that.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#63

 

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Description It’s easy to think of antibiotics as a default first step in treating whatever ambiguous cold-like illness you have this winter. But in recent years, as we’ve come to fully grasp how dangerous antibiotic resistance is, the healthcare world has tried to shift away from handing out prescriptions to everyone who walks in the door. Except it may not be going so well.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#64

 

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Description The World Health Organization has listed the anti-vaccine movement as a top global health threat in 2019.

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Updated 17 January 2019

#65

 

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Description The turning of the tide in the fight against bacterial resistance to antibiotics shows the benefits of clear thinking and leadership, and it could work for Brexit too

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Updated 17 January 2019

#66

 

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Description What’s the weirdest thing you learned this week? Well, whatever it is, we promise you’ll have an even weirder answer if you listen to PopSci’s hit podcast.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#67

 

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Description New evidence shows that weight loss can push the condition into remission, offering hope for patients, says Elizabeth Robertson

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Updated 16 January 2019

#68

 

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Description Stunts like the inane "Bird Box challenge" are getting the ax.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#69

 

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Description Spare genetic sequences could help the fungi conserve resources in lean times

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Updated 16 January 2019

#70

 

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Description Compound that normalizes flow of proteins in cells will now be tested in a clinical trial for ALS

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Updated 16 January 2019

#71

 

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Description Historic spending impasse creating chaos for researchers

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Updated 16 January 2019

#72

 

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Description TBD

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Updated 16 January 2019

#73

 

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Updated 16 January 2019

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Updated 16 January 2019

#75

 

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Updated 16 January 2019

#76

 

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Updated 16 January 2019

#77

 

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Description When you think about the connection between technology and sleep, you probably think about the negatives. Experts advise us to stay off of o

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Updated 16 January 2019

#78

 

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Description The big day has come: You are taking your road test to get your driver’s license. As you start your mom’s car with a stern-faced evaluator i

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Updated 16 January 2019

#79

 

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Description In this case movies didn‘t lie to you – vampire bats do exists. Not only they are real, but they may be holding the key to new treatments fo

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Updated 16 January 2019

#80

 

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Description A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive science on them

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Updated 16 January 2019

#81

 

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Description For years, public health experts have been arguing that where people live matters crucially to their health and life span, even though factors such as genetics or access to health insurance typically get more attention.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#82

 

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Description Fasting to improve health - interesting science news

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Updated 16 January 2019

#83

 

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Description A man in Ireland gave himself intravenous semen injections to 'treat' his back pain and wound up with a serious skin infection, according to a report of his case.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#84

 

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Description Smoking pot just once might be linked to changes in young brains, a new study suggests.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#85

 

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Description Smoking cannabis just once as a teenager is enough to alter brain structure, a new study suggests.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#86

 

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Description YouTube has toughened its stance on dangerous pranks and challenges after a spate of troubling incidents from the likes of the 'Bird Box,' fire, and Tide Pod challenges.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#87

 

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Description A small, levitating glass bead the size of a virus might be the long-awaited key to directly observing dark matter, if new research is to be believed.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#88

 

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Description A research consortium recently began enrolling patients in a clinical trial examining whether fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) by enem

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Updated 16 January 2019

#89

 

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Description For cancer to spread, it needs a hospitable environment in distant organs. This fertile “soil” can provide a home to circulating malignant c

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Updated 16 January 2019

#90

 

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Description They compared the sperm of regular cannabis users to infrequent users.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#91

 

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Description Basically, all the good stuff.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#92

 

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Description Growing nerve cells from skin cells - interesting science news

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Updated 16 January 2019

#93

 

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Description A gold-bedecked mummy from ancient Egypt was once the Pharoah's personal eye doctor, new research suggests.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#94

 

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Description Painting can be easy, if you avoid these common mistakes.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#95

 

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Description Forget the idea that to lose weight you just need to work off more calories than you consume. The truth is far weirder

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Updated 16 January 2019

#96

 

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Description A bacterium’s metabolic by-products are as effective as DEET in deterring Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

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Updated 16 January 2019

#97

 

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Description Toxic ammonia can build up in the guts of people with certain disorders – probiotics containing bacteria engineered to break down the toxin could help

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Updated 16 January 2019

#98

 

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Description We are finally seeing progress in the battle against antibiotic resistance, but now we must make it profitable to develop new drugs

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Updated 16 January 2019

#99

 

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Description A cat in Wyoming that was recently diagnosed with bubonic plague is the state's third feline in six months to contract the disease.

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Updated 15 January 2019

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Description Scientists have been working on a contraceptive patch that, when applied to the skin, presses microscopic, biodegradable needles under its surface and releases the drug levonorgestrel.

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Updated 15 January 2019

#101

 

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Description Scientists in Switzerland say they have turn aggressive cancer cells into harmless fat in a mouse model.

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Updated 15 January 2019

#102

 

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Description The UK’s fertility regulator has said that clinics offering fertility treatments must be more transparent about the effectiveness and costs of “optional extras”

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Updated 15 January 2019

#103

 

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Description Amid huge Brexit uncertainty, a range of emergency measures are being put in place to protect medical supplies – but no one knows if these will be enough

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Updated 15 January 2019

#104

 

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Description A new study by neuroscientists at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory helps explain how the brain regulates arousal.

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Updated 15 January 2019

#105

 

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Description Human memory is a complex system that scientists are still trying to figure out. How we memorize things? How later we recall these memories?

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Updated 15 January 2019

#106

 

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Description Leaky capillaries in the brain portend early onset of Alzheimer’s disease as they signal cognitive impairment before hallmark toxic proteins

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Updated 15 January 2019

#107

 

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Description When a population rapidly plummets, the chance sampling of genetic drift and inevitable inbreeding can accelerate the pace of extinction. A

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Updated 15 January 2019

#108

 

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Description Everyone wants to live a long and healthy life. It is a bit of a goal that everyone has or should have. And we do our best – we work out, we

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Updated 15 January 2019

#109

 

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Description A cellular protein that interacts with invading viruses appears to help enable the infection process of the Zika virus, according to an inte

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Updated 15 January 2019

#110

 

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Description A team of Vanderbilt investigators has pinpointed the role of bile acids and a specific signaling pathway in the positive metabolic effects

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Updated 15 January 2019

#111

 

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Description Pitt received a $46 million award in 2016 from National Institutes of Health to build the partnerships and infrastructure needed to carry ou

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Updated 15 January 2019

#112

 

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Description Getting Up and Doing Even the Tiniest Bit of Exercise Will Keep You Alive Longer, Study Finds

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Updated 15 January 2019

#113

 

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Description Screen time hardly affects the mental health of adolescents - health short science news

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Updated 15 January 2019

#114

 

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Description From CNET Magazine: Medical advances can keep the tiniest hearts beating.

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Updated 15 January 2019

#115

 

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Description Researchers have been able to coax human breast cancer cells to turn into fat cells in a new proof-of-concept study in mice.

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Updated 15 January 2019

#116

 

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Description "Not all contagions are caused by something you can catch with a cough. Gun violence and opioid overdoses are public health crises on the rise."

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Updated 15 January 2019

#117

 

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Description Trial suggests patients’ own stem cells could help in the relapsing form of the disease

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Updated 15 January 2019

#118

 

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Description Couples considering medically assisted reproduction (MAR) because they have difficulties conceiving naturally, have feared that they could d

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Updated 15 January 2019

#119

 

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Description An international group that includes researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has identified 124 genetic variant

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Updated 15 January 2019

#120

 

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Description TBD

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Updated 15 January 2019

#121

 

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Description Histamine can improve long-term memory in both humans and mice, but might also hinder recall in people who already have good memories, study says.

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Updated 15 January 2019

#122

 

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Description Sensation typically occurs when subject's gaze is at angle between 0 and 5 degrees.

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Updated 15 January 2019

#123

 

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Description A handful of brain cells deep in the brain may play a surprising role in controlling women’s bone density, according to new research by UC S

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Updated 15 January 2019

#124

 

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Description Our DNA is under constant attack. The delicate molecule that contains our genetic information is extremely vulnerable to everything from env

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Updated 15 January 2019

#125

 

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Description After Sony’s utterly bizarre press conference, I almost missed what was perhaps the most impactful sonic experience at the show. Luckily, I went back to Sony’s booth on the last day of the show, only to have my mind blown. Sony’s new 3D audio system could be a quantum leap forward for stereo headphones.

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Updated 15 January 2019

#126

 

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Description Approach avoids potential toxicity Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Washington State University researchers have developed a nov

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Updated 15 January 2019

#127

 

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Description This most recent incident isn’t exactly Lime’s first brush with component problems.

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Updated 15 January 2019

#128

 

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Description YouTube says challenges that put users at risk of serious injury have no place on the site.

#Medicine & Human body;#Psychology
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 15 January 2019

#129

 

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Description James Watson is being stripped of his honorary titles because of his recent racist remarks.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#130

 

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Description Thousands of school children in China have trialled a brain-scanning headband that lets teachers see if they stop paying attention in class

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#131

 

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Description The daily routines of four wellness obsessives profiled in The Times included some habits backed up by evidence - and some that definitely aren't

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#132

 

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Description Faecal transplants from healthy children prevent mice from developing allergies, and drugs could mimic this effect in humans

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#133

 

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Description In a first for plant virology, a team from CIRAD recently used nanopore technology to sequence the entire genomes of two yam RNA viruses. This as yet little-used but promising molecular biology technique paves the way for new tools for field diagnosis of plant, animal and human diseases. A godsend for developing countries.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#134

 

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Description Face transplants are an ideal setting to fuse medicine with the growing world of 3D printing and imaging. During Cameron Underwood’s recent surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center, everything from planning, printing the tools, and accurately aligning the face during the operation relies on the latest medical technology.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#135

 

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Description We need to improve robot surgeons' sense of touch before the machines can truly reach their potential, according to one surgeon.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#136

 

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Description Vitamin D supplements have been found to reduce the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (CO

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#137

 

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Description Reconstructive procedures and organ transplants demand nimble fingers that can restore blood flow by stitching together millimeter-scale art

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#138

 

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Description Just like doctors seek to scan deeper into the body with sonograms, CT, and MRI, and astronomers seek to look farther out into the universe

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#139

 

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Description During normal pregnancy, mothers always gain body weight within a proper range. However, many women worry that extra pounds put on during pr

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#140

 

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Description The increase in opioid prescriptions for people over the past decade may have been paralleled by an increase in opioid prescriptions for pet

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#141

 

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Description Poor sleep is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. People with the disease tend to wake up tired, and their nights become even less refreshing

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#142

 

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Description TBD

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#143

 

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Description A research group in Japan has created a sensor to more accurately assess the behavior of heart muscle cells in vitro.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#144

 

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Description TBD

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#145

 

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Description Suicides and drug overdoses kill American adults at twice the rate today as they did just nearly two decades ago, and opioids are a key cont

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#146

 

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Description Spotless surfaces in hospitals can hide bacteria that rarely cause problems for healthy people but pose a serious threat to people with weak

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#147

 

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Description More than half of people who take medical cannabis for chronic pain say they’ve driven under the influence of cannabis within two hours of u

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#148

 

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Description Professor Bente Vilsen from Aarhus University and her research group have mapped out a newly discovered serious disease which causes childre

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#149

 

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Description The opioid crisis has evolved so rapidly in recent years that it can be hard to wrap your head around just how deadly they've become.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#150

 

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Description Wealthier students outperform their less advantaged peers in math and science. Decreasing test anxiety may help even the playing field.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#151

 

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Description Armed conflict and political tensions stoke rumors and misinformation about the outbreak

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#152

 

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Description From unintelligible abbreviations and jargon to $32,456.66 "headaches."

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#153

 

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Description The medical regulatory authorities ride a wave of clinical studies for gene therapies.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#154

 

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Description While evidence for the positive health effects of having a sense of purpose and meaning in life has now been accumulating for a long time, a

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#155

 

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Description Scientists increasingly believe that one of the driving forces in chronic pain—the number one health problem in both prevalence and burden—a

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#156

 

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Description The Second Chance app can detect the signs of an overdose by using sonar to monitor an individual’s breathing.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#157

 

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Description The research is promising, but a true cure for this painful condition could be years away.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#158

 

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Description Insertion of genetic information can prompt the body to make antibody-based drugs, offering a fresh approach to treating diseases such as influenza, as well as infections like HIV.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#159

 

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Description Gene therapy could one day be used for bodily enhancement, creating an ethical minefield for physicians, says Ellen Wright Clayton.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#160

 

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Description Gene therapy for single-gene disorders is at a pivotal period in its evolution, with continued successful development requiring tight collaboration among industry, academic, regulatory, clinical and patient communities.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#161

 

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Description Cancelling out an illness before a child is born offers the most potential benefit.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#162

 

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Description Gene tinkering opens the door to treatments for an array of diseases

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#163

 

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Description Researcher and entrepreneur Luk Vandenberghe thinks he can transport genes into cells much more efficiently by improving the viral vectors that carry them.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#164

 

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Description Milner has spent his career trying to unravel how our genes affect the immune system, and how they can sometimes cause it to make us sick.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#165

 

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Description The combination of naltrexone and ketamine can help treat both symptoms of addiction and depression, according to a new study.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 14 January 2019

#166

 

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Description What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask.

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 13 January 2019

#167

 

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Description The way infants are fed and nurtured in the first year of life could have something bizarre to do with being left- or right-handed, a new study suggests.

#Medicine & Human body;#Psychology
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 13 January 2019

#168

 

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Description Our DNA is under constant attack. The delicate molecule that contains our genetic information is extremely vulnerable to everything from env

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 13 January 2019

#169

 

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#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 13 January 2019

#170

 

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Description Two new papers probe the matter that's right on the edge of falling in.

#Medicine & Human body;#Aging
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 13 January 2019

#171

 

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Description In the moments leading up to assault by a short, peculiar peptide, the bacteria are happily growing, their DNA jiggling around the cell in t

#Medicine & Human body
Field # Medicine & Human body
Updated 13 January 2019