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New spherical nucleic acid ‘drug’ kills tumor cells in humans with glioblastoma

by  Northwestern University An early clinical trial in individuals with the deadly brain cancer, glioblastoma, showed an experimental spherical nucleic acid (SNA) drug developed by Northwestern…

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It really IS a ‘runner’s high’: the body’s own cannabis-like chemicals – NOT endorphins – produced during exercise create the ‘good vibes’ after a jog, study finds

 Runners from a new German study showed increased euphoria and decreased anxiety- a runner’s high- even when their endorphins were blocked The high is instead…

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Fungal microbiome: Whether mice get fatter or thinner depends on the fungi that live in their gut

Kent Willis, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Justin D. Stewart, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work….

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How messenger substances influence individual decision-making

by Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf  Studies indicate that different parts of the brain are responsible for different types of decisions. A research team led by Luca…

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An apple a day really DOES keep the doctor away! Chemicals in the fruit can boost brain function and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists say

Phytonutrients in apples stimulate stimulate the creation of neurons in the brain The growth of new neurons in the brain can boost learning and memory abilities…

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A ‘game-changer’ in the fight against obesity: Weekly jab can suppress your appetite and boost weight loss FIVE-fold, study reveals

The drug semaglutide is sold under the brand names Ozempicand Rybelsus  35% of people who took the drug lost more than one-fifth of their body…

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Fetal exposure to antibiotics in mid to late pregnancy linked to childhood asthma risk

by  British Medical Journal Fetal exposure to antibiotics in mid to late pregnancy may be linked to a heightened risk of childhood asthma, suggests research published…

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Fecal microbe transplants help cancer patients respond to immunotherapy and shrink tumors

Diwakar Davar, University of Pittsburgh The effect of a drug, or impact of a treatment like chemotherapy, doesn’t just depend on your body. The success…

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What are blood types?

Christine Helms, University of Richmond Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to…

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Biomarkers in mother’s plasma predict a type of autism in offspring with 100% accuracy

by  UC Davis Using machine learning, researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute have identified several patterns of maternal autoantibodies highly associated with the diagnosis and…

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