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Breakthrough research gives hope to bipolar patients

In short: An international collaborative study has identified the molecular mechanism behind lithium’s effectiveness in treating bipolar disorder patients. This may support the development of...
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Tumour bacteria sabotage chemotherapy

In a study, researchers describe findings that certain tumour bacteria can be found inside human pancreatic tumours.
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Human eggs grown in laboratory for the first time in history, Scientists claim

Human eggs have been fully grown in a laboratory, in a move that could lead to improved fertility treatments.
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Health problems in childhood impacts mental health in adulthood, new study

In Short: Children with chronic physical illness are at higher risk of depression and anxiety across the lifespan. This information is critically important for medical...
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A simple blood count could help diagnose cancer earlier

In Short: Having a high blood platelet count is a strong predictor of cancer and should be urgently investigated to save lives, according to a...
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Scientists have finally discovered biological markers to detect brain injury

Editors note: Neuroscientists at the University of Birmingham have identified biomarkers that can indicate whether the brain has suffered injury after an accident. Due of...
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Scientists just showed that lungs make blood

Surprise! Lung make blood. Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have shown for the first time that lung produces blood components (platelets)...
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Scientists are developing a new HIV vaccine that might save millions of lives

Canadian researchers have joined forces to develop an HIV vaccine using the same backbone as that used for the Ebola vaccine recently tested in West Africa.
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Safe removal of large colon polyps in higher risk elderly patients

This study shows that, even in the elderly, large colon polyps can be simply and safely removed by endoscopy.
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Menstrual or peripheral blood? New method permits forensic investigators to identify blood source in sexual assault cases

A new method has been developed to make that evidentiary distinction clear, improving the future of forensic analysis and of criminal investigation.
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Can you melt a magnet?

Researchers have prepared magnetic liquids that are neither solutions nor suspensions, but low-melting magnetic salts
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Science has made fingerprint imaging more extensive and convenient

facile, cost-effective, and user-friendly method for the visualization of fingerprint in the field of forensic investigations and personal identification.
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Scientists have engineered a silicon heart that beats like a real one It looks like a real heart. And this is the goal of the...
Graphene-oxide sieve filters

Graphene-oxide sieve filters salt water to produce fresh drinking water

In Short: New research shows graphene can filter common salts from water to make it safe to drink. This could lead to affordable desalination technology....

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