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Can fluctuating personal income increase the risk of heart disease?

Can fluctuating personal income increase the risk of heart disease?

Unpredictable drops in personal income during young adulthood have now been associated with an increase in the risk of heart disease in the US. The...
Why are some venomous snakes deadlier than others?

Why are some venomous snakes deadlier than others?

An international research collaboration has answered the question of why some venomous snakes are deadlier than others. The study investigated what causes the variation in...
Neuropsychiatric disorders: the potential new therapeutic role of caffeine

Neuropsychiatric disorders: the potential new therapeutic role of caffeine

A review has assessed the potential new therapeutic role of caffeine in neuropsychiatric disorders. Caffeine and selective adenosine receptor antagonists are assessed as potential new...
SIOP Europe: the collaboration to tackle childhood cancer

SIOP Europe: the collaboration to tackle childhood cancer

Professor Martin Schrappe explains how SIOP Europe continues to address the urgent needs of children and adolescents with cancer. Paediatric cancer is a rare disease...
A new discovery suggests that pancreatic cells could cure diabetes

A new discovery suggests that pancreatic cells could cure diabetes

A new discovery about glucagon-producing pancreatic cells suggests the potential for a new treatment to enable the body to cure diabetes itself. Collaborating with other...
Popular food additives in bread and cheese linked to coeliac disease

Popular food additives in bread and cheese linked to coeliac disease

Popular food additives found in common items such as bread and cheese could cause coeliac disease, according to the review in Frontiers in Pediatrics. Coeliac...
What can the AIDS epidemic teach us about the US opioid crisis?

What can the AIDS epidemic teach us about the US opioid crisis?

Evaluating the successes and failures of the AIDS epidemic response could inform the response to the US opioid crisis, according to a new paper. The...
Do ADHD drugs cause cardiac damage in children?

Do ADHD drugs cause cardiac damage in children?

Over 1.8 million children in the U.S. are treated with ADHD drugs per year. Yet there is controversy over whether this can cause cardiac...
Why adolescents who self-harm are more likely to commit violent crime

Adolescents who self-harm are more likely to commit violent crime

Adolescents who self-harm are three times more likely to commit violent crime, a new study by Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, found. The study assessed...
French bulldogs give an insight into Robinow syndrome genetic disease

French bulldogs give an insight into Robinow syndrome genetic disease

The 'screwtail' of French bulldogs, bulldogs and Boston terriers has been linked to the rare genetic disease Robinow syndrome in humans. Researchers at the University...

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