World Cancer Day – February 4, 2021

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Sooner or later, it seems, cancer has an impact on us all. That’s why World Cancer Day on February 4 is an important day...

Combination of probiotics and herbal supplement may prolong lifespan, research shows

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You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal...

Black women have worse breast cancer outcomes despite receiving similar treatment...

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Even with equivalent treatments in women with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer, black women had significantly higher breast cancer recurrence and increased overall mortality...

Are We Genetically “Grounded”?

For centuries, scientists, aeronautic designers and adventure- seekers have sought to replicate the qualities that allow birds to fly, namely wing-structure and balance. However,...

New gene variation which causes motor neurone disease discovered in novel...

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Scientists have discovered a new gene varitation that causes motor neurone disease (MND) in a novel biological pathway that until now hasn't been linked...

RNA vaccines: an introduction

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Vaccination is one of the major success stories of modern medicine, greatly reducing the incidence of infectious diseases such as measles, and eradicating others,...

Erasing memories associated with cocaine use reduces drug seeking behavior

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Forty to 60 percent of all people treated for substance use disorders relapse, presenting a major challenge to treatment success. New research from the...

What’s up with hiccups?

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If you do an Internet search on “hiccups” you’ll find lots of supposed cures for this annoying but usually fast-passing condition — one site...

Lower working memory capacity linked to non-compliance with social distancing guidelines...

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New research provides preliminary evidence that working memory is associated with engaging in social distancing in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Neuroscientists rethink how the brain recognizes faces

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People can pick a familiar face out of a crowd without thinking too much about it. But how the brain actually does this has...