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First global tool developed to predict and treat menopause

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Menopause is not the same for every woman although more than half of the Earth’s population will experience menopause if they live long enough. Professor Susan Davis and...

New analysis: Genetic clues link lipoprotein A to prostate cancer risk

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A new analysis has uncovered a potential link between higher prostate cancer risk and genetic variants associated with higher bloodstream levels of the cholesterol-transporting molecule lipoprotein A. Anna...

Neuroscientists show stress can reduce self-control

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Stress can cause people that are proactively healthy to select foods that are not good for them. Silvia Maier of the University of Zurich's Laboratory for Social and...

Vitamin D and fish oil supplements Reduce Autoimmune Disease Risk

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Taking daily vitamin D supplements - or a combination of vitamin D and omega-3 fish oil - appears to carry a lower risk of developing autoimmune disease, with...

Music proven to help control epilepsy

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Music hath charms to soothe the suffering epileptic according to research conducted by Dr. Christine Charyton, adjunct assistant professor and visiting assistant professor of neurology at The Ohio...

Study: Faulty BRCA genes linked to prostate and pancreatic cancers

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Faulty versions of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are well known to increase the risk of breast cancer in men and women, and in ovarian cancer. Now BRCA1...

Study finds blind people less bigoted than sighted people

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Blind people are slower to identify a person’s race and slower to form stereotypical assumptions about a person based on their race. This is the conclusion of a...

Study found that patient out-of-pocket spending increased for hepatitis B medication

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Recently published in JAMA Network Open, University of Minnesota Medical School researchers found that patient out-of-pocket spending increased for hepatitis B medication, entecavir. The research team found that between...

Physical link discovered between creativity and neuroticism

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People that are neurotic are also on average very creative. The same chemical and physical mechanisms that produce superior creativity have been found to produce neurotic behaviors that...

Study: Computational models reveal effects of pregnancy on kidneys

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Researchers are using computer simulations to better understand the impacts pregnancy can have on kidneys. The new research will help medical practitioners better understand the physiology of the kidneys...

Early blood tests key to identifying whooping cough in infants

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A study reports that taking early and repeated white blood cell counts is critical to diagnosing pertussis – also known as whooping cough -- in infants. According to...

New study illuminates how melanoma readies lymph nodes for tumor spread

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Melanoma cells release small extracellular packages containing the protein nerve growth factor receptor, which primes nearby lymph nodes for tumor metastases, according to a new study by Weill...