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It's that time of year again, when students old and new are heading to university. Certain behaviors might be expected in the coming months, drinking in particular. Drinking is widespread among student populations, whether for social enrichment or the need to conform. However, many college students…
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Melanoma is one of the types of cancer that poses the greatest challenge to researchers because it manifests itself in many ways, it contains a large number of mutations and displays high metastatic capacity. To date, clinicians mostly base their diagnosis on observation, such as by measuring…
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Men who gamble are more likely to act violently towards others, with the most addicted gamblers the most prone to serious violence. A new study found that gambling in any capacity -- pathological, problem, or so-called casual gambling -- related to significantly increased risk of violence,…
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Exposure to advertisements for e-cigarettes may decrease the perceived health risks of occasional tobacco smoking, suggests new research, prompting concern that this may lead more young people to experiment with smoking.
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Researchers have found a strong genetic contribution to almost all cortical and subcortical brain structures, and have identified three clusters of genetically related structures. The research paves the way for a genetic blueprint of the human brain and better understanding of normal brain…
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Fungal communities found in chronic wounds can form mixed bacterial-fungal biofilms and can be associated with poor outcomes and longer healing times, researchers have discovered. Their report is the first deep characterization of the fungi found in diabetic foot ulcers.
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Researchers have isolated an enzyme from bacteria present in human saliva that has potential as a therapy for celiac disease (CD), an autoimmune disorder that causes severe digestive and other health problems among sufferers when they consume gluten.
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New research may help those with advanced mastocytosis and possibly many more people. Mastocytosis is a rare disease of the immune system in which the body produces too many abnormal mast cells. Mast cells control allergic and inflammatory responses. Research on a new drug shows that it may prolong…
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The dreaded finger exam to check for prostate cancer used to be a mainstay of check-ups for older men. With its value now in question, some doctors share the risks and benefits with their patients and let them decide. So, should they or shouldn't they? Research suggests that in most cases, it is…
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New research has found evidence from randomized trials, that taking an oral vitamin D supplement in addition to standard asthma medication is likely to reduce severe asthma attacks. Asthma is a common chronic disease affecting about 300 million people worldwide. The symptoms of asthma include…
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A new technique can precisely measure the growth of many individual cells simultaneously. The advance holds promise for fast drug tests, offers new insights into growth variation across single cells within larger populations, and helps track the dynamic growth of cells to changing environmental…
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Researchers have been investigating the canals to look for traces of these molecules which are referred to as 'perfumes ' in the ingredients of products that we use daily.
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A new study on acquired resistance (AQR) to combination drug treatment in cancer has been conducted, with results demonstrating that the mechanisms of AQR for the combination drugs were different from that of the individual drugs. The findings from this study could potentially contribute to…
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People with the most common type of lung cancer whose disease has spread to the brain could be spared potentially harmful whole brain radiotherapy, according to new research. The phase 3 randomized trial found that whole brain radiotherapy had no beneficial effect on length or quality of survival…
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A potent chemotherapy drug can be life saving for children with cancer, but a new review highlights how it can have long-lasting negative effects on the heart. A recent review also indicates that this chemotherapy-related heart damage may be prevented by a cardioprotective drug.
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A new study shows that increased physical activity among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reduces their risk of anxiety or depression.
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New research shows that reduced fetal size is linked to increased asthma risk and reduced lung function in children aged 5 to 15 years.
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A new study shows that smoking reduces calorie intake, possibly modulated by its effect on levels of the hormone ghrelin (also known as the hunger hormone).
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Childhood body mass index (BMI) has been associated with hospital admissions for asthma in early adulthood, with overweight BMI measures increasing the risk of admission in women and underweight BMI measures increasing the risk in men.
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A year's course of benralizumab injections has led to a significant decrease in the frequency of asthma exacerbations -- cutting the rate of exacerbations by a third to a half compared with placebo among people with the most severe form of asthma, according to two phase 3, double-blind, randomized…
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New research examines the way our bodies, specifically our brains, become "stress-resilient." There is a significant variation in the way individuals react and respond to extreme stress and adversity—some individuals develop psychiatric conditions such as posttraumatic stress disorder or major…
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New research examines whether or not, and to what extent, a combination of spiritual meditation and migraine medication affects analgesic medication usage.
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Individuals who are born with a low birth weight are less likely to be good at sports at school or participate in exercise later on in life. The study used data from the Medical Research Council National Survey for Health and Development, a unique birth cohort that closely monitors a group of…
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Cell models from stem cells serve an ever-increasing role in research of cardiac dysfunction. Researchers have succeeded in producing cells which offer new insights into properties of the heart. They installed a molecular sensor into the cells which emits light, and not only makes the cells'…
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Scientists are developing an early diagnosis system for neurodegenerative disorders. The system is intended to such diseases as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and others. The diagnosis system is based on virtual reality (VR) – a person is immersed in a virtual environment to carry out some…
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