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A new implantable device treats bladder problems with light

A new implantable device treats bladder problems with light

A new implantable device which treats bladder problems with light in rats has been developed by a team of neuroscientists and engineers. The team from...
Molecular signatures reveal the genetic differences in glioblastoma

Molecular signatures reveal the genetic sex differences in glioblastoma

Molecular signatures have revealed the reason for the genetic differences between the sexes in glioblastoma. Distinct molecular signatures in tumours taken from men and women helped to explain...
Is Dry January the secret to better sleep, saving money, and losing weight?

Is Dry January the secret to better sleep, saving money, and losing weight?

Taking part in Dry January helps people to regain control of their drinking, have more energy, have better skin, and lose weight, according to...
Bone deformities: how lengthening bones is changing lives

Bone deformities: how lengthening bones is changing lives

SYNOSTE Oy has developed a bone lengthening treatment for people with bone deformities. SYNOSTE Oy is a Finnish venture which was started in 2007 by three young...
Is Christmas pudding your health at risk? Curb Christmas overindulgence

Is Christmas pudding your health at risk? Curb Christmas overindulgence

The festive period is a high-risk time for overeating. The British Medical Journal has published its suggestions for curbing Christmas overindulgence. The British Medical Journal recommends...
Why is there a higher risk of heart attack on Christmas Eve?

Why is there a higher risk of heart attack on Christmas Eve?

The heart attack risk peaks at around 10pm on Christmas Eve, according to a Swedish study posted in the British Medical Journal. The heart attack...
Treating migraines: The discovery of the mechanism causing migraines

Treating migraines: The discovery of the mechanism causing migraines

The discovery of the novel mechanism which causes migraines has opened a new path for the development of medication for treating migraines. There are currently...
A new tiny implantable weight loss device reduces hunger pangs

A new tiny implantable weight loss device reduces hunger pangs

A battery-free, implantable weight loss device has been developed by engineers to reduce hunger pangs and help the user to control their food consumption. Engineers...
Is food labelling an effective way to reduce calorie intake and obesity?

Is food labelling an effective way to reduce calorie intake and obesity?

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, Massachusetts, United States has assessed whether food labelling correlates to a reduction in...
Benzodiazepines: why their use and misuse is increasing

Benzodiazepines: why their use and misuse is increasing

The use and misuse of benzodiazepines is increasing, with 12.6 percent of US adults using benzodiazepines in the past year, 17 percent of which...

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