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A Lack of This One Molecule Might Be the Cause Millions of People Have SadnessA Lack of This One Molecule Might Be the Cause Millions of People Have Sadness


People who live with hopelessness have low blood levels of a specific molecule, new medical research has revealed. It’s called

How long does it take to recover from heart bypass surgery?How long does it take to recover from heart bypass surgery?


Heart bypass surgery is the most common type of heart surgery performed on adults. Doctors recommend heart bypass surgery when

Wireless implant lights up inside the body to kill cancerWireless implant lights up inside the body to kill cancer


A new light-emitting device that can be implanted in the body could be used to treat cancer. Photodynamic therapy, which

Variations of a single gene drive diverse pigeon feather patternsVariations of a single gene drive diverse pigeon feather patterns


In a new study, a team led by University of Utah biologists has discovered that different versions of a single

REDUCING THE NEED FOR 24-HOUR BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORS IN GENERAL PRACTICEREDUCING THE NEED FOR 24-HOUR BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORS IN GENERAL PRACTICE


A new prediction tool for managing patients with suspected high blood pressure in primary care could reduce by half the

New method reveals how well cancer drugs hit their targetsNew method reveals how well cancer drugs hit their targets


Scientists have developed a technique that allows them to measure how well cancer drugs reach their targets inside the body.

SMART BANDAGES DESIGNED TO MONITOR AND TAILOR TREATMENT FOR CHRONIC WOUNDSSMART BANDAGES DESIGNED TO MONITOR AND TAILOR TREATMENT FOR CHRONIC WOUNDS


A team of engineers led by Tufts University has developed a prototype bandage designed to actively monitor the condition of

THE “BIG BANG” OF ALZHEIMER’S: GENESIS OF DISEASE IDENTIFIEDTHE “BIG BANG” OF ALZHEIMER’S: GENESIS OF DISEASE IDENTIFIED


Alzheimer’s disease – the precise point at which a healthy protein becomes toxic but has not yet formed deadly tangles

Seven (or more) things you didn’t know about your brainSeven (or more) things you didn’t know about your brain


The brain — the central “control unit” of our bodies, repository of memories and emotions. Throughout history, philosophers have believed

New gene transfer rules could help prevent spread of antibiotic resistanceNew gene transfer rules could help prevent spread of antibiotic resistance


Unlike other organisms, bacteria can take up genetic material from their environment. This ability to exchange genes enables them to

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