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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:21:34 +0000
A new drug that focuses on the brain’s stress system might help decrease alcohol use in individuals with alcohol addiction, according to a new study from scientists at the National Institutes of Health. In the study, published by the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, scientists carried out a randomized clinical trial of a new medication known as ABT-436, […]
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:07:36 +0000
A new type of flexible artificial bone developed by researchers at Northwestern University can be 3D printed, shaped, and sutured to tissues and appears to act like natural bone when inside the human body, according to a study published this week in Science Translational Medicine. Adam Jakus, a postdoctoral fellow in the department of materials […]
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:58:16 +0000
Using a prevalent group of painkillers has been linked to a heightened risk of heart failure by a new study published in the British Medical Journal. The new study is based on data for 10 million people, with an average age of 77, who took non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), like ibuprofen and naproxen, which are […]
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:15:14 +0000
According to new interactive maps released by the World Health Organization, 92 percent of the world’s population resides in areas where air quality is below the international organization’s standards. “The new WHO model shows countries where the air pollution danger spots are, and provides a baseline for monitoring progress in combating it,” Flavia Bustreo, assistant […]
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:03:34 +0000
Doctors in New York have announced the first birth of a child conceived via a controversial fertility procedure involving genetic material from three different people. The procedure to conceive the so-called “three-parent baby” was performed by American and British doctors in Mexico. The treatment has been approved for use in the United Kingdom, but not […]
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:12:22 +0000
Upon hearing several of his patients passed their kidney stones after riding a Disney World roller coaster, Michigan State University urologist David Wartinger had to check it out for himself. The result of his investigation is a new paper published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association that says the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad […]
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:58:56 +0000
While the amount of muscle mass or body mass index (BMI) ratings have little impact on when and how frequently a man will go to the gym to work out, hidden concerns over how much body fat can greatly affect attendance habits, according to new research published this month. In their new study, which was […]
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Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:54:21 +0000
Experience in medical device consultancy combined with an inspirational trip to south-east Asia has moved a British student to come up with a brilliant and lifesaving invention – a compact, mobile fridge. Will Broadway, who is just 22 years old, hit upon the idea of a portable refrigeration unit to carry vaccines at the perfect […]
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:46:49 +0000
A New study by the British government has discovered the mental well-being of the country’s teenage girls has deteriorated. The survey, which included 30,000 14-year-old students in 2005 and 2014, showed 37 percent of girls with psychological stress, up from 34 percent in 2005. British boys’ stress level was actually seen to fall over the […]
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:48:28 +0000
Sleeping between study sessions could make it easier to remember what was studied and relearn forgotten information, even 6 months later, according to a new study from Psychological Science. While analyses have revealed both repeated practice and sleep can help enhance memory, the study team said there is little research looking into how repetition and […]
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