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Mentally ill women are much more likely to be in an...

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Women who have been diagnosed with severe mental health disorders are almost four times more likely to have been the victim of domestic violence than women without these...

Study: Improved protein function opens way for new drug development concept

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Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and SciLifeLab in Sweden describe in a study published in Science how they have improved the ability of a protein to repair oxidative DNA...

Paraplegic men are able to move their legs after spinal stimulation

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Four young paraplegic men who have been paralyzed for years can now move their legs after epidural electrical stimulation of the spinal cord, say an international team of...

New research finds TB treatment during pregnancy is safe for mum...

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Seven out of 10 pregnant women were cured of their multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and delivered healthy babies after taking a medication that had previously been considered unsafe in pregnancy,...

Neuroprosthetic prototype could help those with spinal cord injuries walk again

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Swiss scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne have developed a flexible, biocompatible implant that uses chemical and electrical stimulation to help paralyzed rats to walk again....

New research finds simple approach is best for ablation procedures

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Results from one of the largest global studies of atrial fibrillation (AFib) procedures show that the simple approach is usually best when it comes to ablation, a procedure...

Exercise has cognitive benefits for people with Down Syndrome

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Researchers at the University of Arizona (ASU) are conducting research to determine whether assisted and intense exercise can improve the emotional, cognitive and motor functioning of adolescents with...

Study: New effective combination therapy for paediatric T-acute leukaemia

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Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is the most common cancer affecting children. The T-ALL form of leukaemia that emerges from early T lineage cells has a poorer prognosis than...

MRI can predict onset of multiple sclerosis

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can measure atrophy in the brain, enabling it to be an accurate predictor of multiple sclerosis (MS), say a study from the Buffalo Neuroimaging...

Study: Three systems develop together for baby’s respiratory health

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A new multidisciplinary study conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center has found that the co-development of three systems, the gut microbiome, respiratory system and...

Device can predict epilepsy seizures

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The world's first study of its kind demonstrates that epileptic seizures in humans can be predicted by a device implanted in the brain, say researchers at the University...

University of Bath researchers unravel the mystery of genes that are...

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Researchers are starting to understand the precise workings of a type of gene that, unlike other genes, does not code for proteins – the building blocks of life. New...