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  • December 05, 2016

Treatment reverses aging in brains of rats

  Treatment reverses aging in brains of rats The maturing processes in cognitive abilities which are considered to underlie cognitive decline might be reversible, based on research printed within the Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers believe they’ve found a method to regenerate the fibers that receive neural impulses. The treatment reversed the process of dendritic retraction […]

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  • December 03, 2016

Genetic test could ‘hugely improve’ prognosis for esophageal cancer

Genetic test could ‘hugely improve’ prognosis for esophageal cancer 392 Researchers have pinpointed the genetic basis of why some people with a serious complication of acid reflux known as Barrett’s esophagus go on to develop esophageal cancer. They believe their discovery, along with a novel non-invasive test, means esophageal cancer could be detected much earlier, […]

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  • November 29, 2016

Children’s social and emotional well-being varies with parental debt

Children’s social and emotional well-being varies with parental debt Children’s social and emotional well-being varies according to the size and type of debts their parents take on, according to a study that – for the first time – sheds new light on the link between debt and family well-being by focusing on children as opposed […]

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  • November 18, 2016

The foundation of Lou Gehrig’s disease may are just discovered

  The foundation of Lou Gehrig’s disease may are just discovered Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – also referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease – is a disorder that progressively attacks nerve cells that control our voluntary movement, resulting in paralysis and dying. In america, a reported 30,000 folks are coping with the condition, however, scientists have […]

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  • November 14, 2016

Uncertainty is more stressful than pain, say neurologists

Uncertainty is more stressful than pain, say neurologists 4.5 “  Sorrow is better than fear. Fear is a journey, a terrible journey, but sorrow is, at least, an arriving.” So says Father Vincent in “Cry, the Beloved Country,” Alan Paton’s celebrated novel about South Africa. Which way to go? Not knowing the outcome can be […]

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  • November 11, 2016

AP Report On RFID Chips And Cancer Raises Concerns

AP Report On RFID Chips And Cancer Raises Concerns 4.5834 A report by the Associated Press (AP) reveals that cancer experts were concerned when they reviewed a collection of animal studies suggesting that implanted RFID microchips may cause cancer. Although the experts said there is a considerable difference between humans and animals (it’s easier to […]

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  • November 10, 2016

Roche Failed To Report Thousands Of Drug Side Effects, Facing Fines

Roche Failed To Report Thousands Of Drug Side Effects, Facing Fines 4 The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started an infringement procedure to against Roche for not properly reporting thousands of potential medication side effects; what EMA describes as “failure to comply with pharmacovigilance obligations”. Roche may be fined up to five percent of its […]

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  • November 09, 2016

Immune system takes long time to recover after breast cancer chemo

Immune system takes long time to recover after breast cancer chemo 5 New research that looks at the long-term effects of chemotherapy on breast cancer survivors finds it weakens parts of the immune system for at least 9 months after treatment. This could leave patients with insufficient resilience to common infections, such as pneumonia and […]

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  • November 06, 2016

Avocado compound holds promise for treating leukemia

Avocado compound holds promise for treating leukemia 41 They are responsible for one of our favorite Mexican dips and can brighten up any salad, but a new study finds there may be much more to avocados; a compound found in the fruit could help tackle acute myeloid leukemia. Avocatin B – a compound in avocados […]

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  • November 03, 2016

Peanut butter could help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

Peanut butter could help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease 4.515 A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler can be used to confirm a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer’s disease, University of Florida Health researchers found. Jennifer Stamps, a graduate student in the University of Florida (UF) McKnight Brain Institute Center for Smell and Taste, and her […]

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