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How the brain is organized

The age of exploration has long passed, but there is at least one area still largely uncharted: the human brain. Now, a detailed new map by...

Anti-fungal

A new way to protect against lethal fungal infections

Scientists at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) and the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL) in Vienna have discovered a new way...

Bacteria

New discovery could change ICU care

No one knows for sure how they got there. But the discovery that bacteria that normally live in the gut can be detected in the lungs of...

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Raising bladder cancer awareness

Bladder cancer is the 2nd most frequent urological cancer in men in Europe and the 7th most common cause of cancer-specific mortality.*...

Drug delivery

Biotherapeutics strike cancer cell growth

Many drug treatments do not work due to their poor ability to reach their intended targets inside patients’ cells. To address this,...

Fight inflammation

Stem cells engineered to grow cartilage

With a goal of treating worn, arthritic hips without extensive surgery to replace them, scientists have programmed stem cells to grow new...

Photoacoustic imaging

Promising option for noninvasive monitoring of prostate cancer

While active surveillance is often recommended for patients with nonaggressive prostate cancer to reduce unnecessary treatment, the...

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When suppressing immunity is a good thing

A receptor, first known for its role in mediating the harmful effects of the environmental pollutant dioxin in our body, is now understood...

Catheter

Device for irregular heartbeat more cost-effective than medication

A new study by a Yale researcher may support the use of a device for patients suffering from irregular heart rhythms.

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Star role for ‘Wars2’ gene in heart disease risk

A gene called ‘Wars2’ has been pinpointed as a potential new target in treating heart disease. These latest findings are the first to...

BRIM

Technology helps ID aggressive early breast cancer

When a woman is diagnosed with the earliest stage of breast cancer, how aggressive should her treatment be? Will the non-invasive cancer...

Neurology

The aging brain's memory functions

A European study led by Umeå University Professor Lars Nyberg, has shown that the dopamine D2 receptor is linked to the long-term episodic...