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If you feel anxious prior to exams, take note: studies suggest that you can...

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If you feel anxious prior to exams, take note: studies suggest that you can learn how to be resilient and manage your stress and anxiety. Researchers at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology...

FDA warns : genital infections have been reported in some patients taking a certain...

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Rare but serious genital infections, as well as one death, have been reported in some patients taking a certain class of type 2 diabetes medicine, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. As a result,...

How could the polio vaccine have led to cases of the disease?

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The global initiative to eradicate polio has been extraordinarily successful. Over the last thirty years the number of polio cases across the world have dwindled from over 350,000 cases a year to just 20. The terrible...

Scientists have discovered that some childhood bone cancers start growing years before they are...

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Scientists have discovered that some childhood bone cancers start growing years before they are currently diagnosed. Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Canada discovered large-scale genetic rearrangements in...

Simple test detects disease-carrying mosquitoes

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A new diagnostic tool has been developed by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin that can easily, quickly and cheaply identify whether a mosquito belongs to the species that carries dangerous diseases...

Scientists for the first time have used CRISPR gene editing to halt the progression...

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Scientists for the first time have used CRISPR gene editing to halt the progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in a large mammal, according to a study by UT Southwestern that provides a strong...

A new understanding of one of the body’s immune defence mechanisms could lead to...

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A new understanding of one of the body's immune defence mechanisms could lead to the development of novel therapeutic targets for conditions such as cancer and autoimmune diseases, a University of Queensland study has...

Rasmussen’s encephalitis : Researchers have succeeded in describing and mastering the mechanisms at work...

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Rasmussen's encephalitis is a rare autoimmune disease that primarily affects children and can lead to seizures. As the disease is resistant to drug treatments, it frequently requires surgical interventions to remove or disconnect the...

Israel Increases Precision Guided Rocket Arsenal with IMI Systems precision-guided rockets

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Israel’s defense ministry has placed a major order for a number of IMI Systems precision-guided rockets and rocket systems to equip the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) artillery corps. Although Israel has faced rocket attacks since...

Who use both cannabis and nicotine have greater brain connectivity that those who take...

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Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas investigated the effects on the brain of concurrent cannabis and nicotine use, versus the use of solely cannabis and solely nicotine. The...