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Circadian rhythm: is your screen time disturbing your sleep?

Circadian rhythm: is your screen time disturbing your sleep?

Scientists at the Salk Institute have observed how certain cells in the eye process ambient light and reset the body's circadian rhythm, meaning that...
Processing errors in the brain: the roots of OCD

Error processing in the brain: the roots of OCD

Researchers from the University of Michigan have studied the brains of people with OCD and found evidence problems with error processing and ability to inhibit...
Elderly exercise: how to make older adults more active

Elderly exercise: older adults who are more active

In two newly published studies, researchers at NTNU's Cardiac Exercise Research Group (CERG) have identified how to encourage older adults to be more active. The...
Venture capitalists Wellington and HBM invest millions in Adrenomed

Venture capitalists Wellington and HBM invest millions in Adrenomed

Vascular integrity company, Adrenomed, announces the closing of a €24m financing led by top-tier life science venture capitalists, Wellington and HBM, as new investors. The...
How contact sports could affect youth brain development

How contact sports could affect youth brain development

The Radiological Society of North America has published a study which suggests contact sports could affect youth brain development. The study investigated the impact of contact...

Kidney cancer: The molecular renal cancer evolution trial

The molecular renal cancer evolution trial (MORE) is exploring the evolution of kidney cancer to detect better targets for an individualised treatment regimen. One major...
Respiratory disorders: age and the prevalence of allergic rhinitis

Respiratory disorders: age and the prevalence of allergic rhinitis

A paper published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine has analysed the relationship between age and the prevalence of respiratory disorders, including allergic rhinitis. The study assesses how...
The life expectancy gap: why the UK's poorest die nearly 10 years younger

The life expectancy gap: why the UK’s poorest die nearly 10 years younger

New research from Imperial College London on the UK life expectancy gap between the richest and poorest sectors of society in England is increasing. The research...
The DNA origami method: killing drug resistant cancer cells

The DNA origami method: killing drug resistant cancer cells

Chinese scientists have used the DNA origami method to develop a nanoplatform to kill drug resistant cancer cells. The nanoplatform, which was assembled using established DNA...
Air pollution and autism: can traffic increase the risk of autism?

Air pollution and autism: can traffic increase the risk of autism?

A new research study suggests that air pollution caused by traffic may play a role in the development of autism. The Canadian study has been...

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