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Many Non-Antibiotic Drugs Affect Gut Bacteria

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove A new study finds that more than 200 human-targeted, non-antibiotic drugs inhibit th...

New Genetic Stroke-Risk Factors Identified

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Analysis of DNA samples from more than 520,000 people brings the number of known stroke-risk loci to 32.

Global burden of low back pain—a consequence of negligence and misinformation

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove A series of groundbreaking papers from Australian and international researchers in T...

Wide range of drugs affect growth of gut microbes, study says

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It’s not just antibiotics that affect our microbes – a quarter of drugs designed to act on human cells do so tooA wide range of drugs from cancer therapies to antipsychotics affect the growth of microbes that are found in our gut, researchers say, highlighting that it is not only antibiotics ...

Drinking alcohol makes your heart race

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The more alcohol you drink, the higher your heart rate gets, according to research presented today at EHRA 2018 Congress, organized by the European Society of Cardiology.

Daily dose of violent video games has no long-term effect on adult aggression: study

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Playing violent action adventure games for prolonged periods does not make adults more aggressive say researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany. A new study led by Simone Kühn looked at the influence long-term violent v...

New insights into the origin of elongated heads in early medieval Germany

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A palaeogenomic study investigates early medieval migration in southern Germany and the peculiar phenomenon of artificial skull deformation.

Alzheimer's researchers win brain prize

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove Four dementia scientists share this year's 1m euro prize for their pivotal work.

Some flu strains can make mice forgetful

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Ads from Inoreader • Remove Mice infected with influenza had memory problems a month later, a result that hints ...

Important falls in death rates from leukemia in Europe predicted for 2016

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Death rates from leukemia among people of all ages in Europe are falling, according to the latest predictions for European cancer deaths in 2016. The study by researchers in Italy, Switzerland and the USA looked at cancer death rates in the EU 28 member states as a whole and also in the six large...

Australia's poorly applied drug policy wastes $320m a year: study

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The federal government’s failure to implement a competitive regime means potential savings are wasted, thinktank the Grattan Institute says The federal government is wasting $320m every year through its failure to implement properly a drug-pricing policy for subsidised medicines, a new report f...

Australia's poorly applied drug policy wastes $320m a year: study

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The federal government’s failure to implement a competitive regime means potential savings are wasted, thinktank the Grattan Institute says The federal government is wasting $320m every year through its failure to implement properly a drug-pricing policy for subsidised medicines, a new report f...

Researchers discover the anatomic reasons for the persistence of musical memory in alzheimer patients

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In comparison to other memory functions, long-term musical memory in Alzheimer patients often remains intact and functional for a surprisingly long time. However, until now, the underlying causes of this phenomenon have remained in the dark. In a recent study, scientists from the Max Planck Insti...

Genomic discovery of skin cancer subtypes provides potential 'signpost' for drug targets

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Cutaneous melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, is now believed to be divided into four distinct genomic subtypes, say researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a finding that could prove valuable in the ever-increasing pursuit of personalized medicine.

Risk of major sea level rise in England, Northern Europe

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Global warming leads to the ice sheets on land melting and flowing into the sea, which consequently rises. New calculations show that the sea level in Northern Europe may rise more than previously thought. There is a significant risk that the seas around Scandinavia, England, the Netherlands and ...

PLOS Science Wednesdays: Hi, we’re Manica Balasegaram and Bernard Pécoul, here to talk about prospects for a global health R&D fund to fight Ebola, Antibiotic Resistance & Neglected Diseases — AUA!

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Hi, I’m Manica Balasegaram, executive director of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Access Campaign, where we work to increase access to essential medicines for all. I worked for years as an MSF physician in the field in several African countries and in the Indian sub-continent, where I expe...

Mining the microbial dark matter

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Microbiologists are finding new ways to explore the vast universe of unknown microbes in the hunt for antibiotics.Nature 522 270 doi: 10.1038/522270aAds from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader

Man dies after being 'cured' of Mers virus in Germany

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Victim succumbed to a lung disease after recovering from the infection he is believed to have contracted from a camel in the UAE A 65-year-old man has died in Germany from medical complications after being treated for the Mers-CoV virus that has spread through the Middle East and spilled out to o...

South Korea begins Mers plasma trial

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South Korea begins trials of plasma therapy as Mers death toll rises to 19.Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader

Alzheimer’s spares brain’s music regions

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Brain regions involved in recognizing familiar songs are relatively unscathed in Alzheimer’s disease.Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader

Ozone therapy for breast cancer: It just makes common sense

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(NaturalNews) Anyone who is committed to healing their breast cancer naturally knows that cancer cells thrive in environments with very little oxygen.In 1966, Otto Warburg, a Nobel Prize-winning doctor from Germany, put the relationship between cancer and oxygen this way: "Cancer...