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Team develops drug that could cure alcoholism

A new drug that focuses on the brain’s stress system might help decrease alcohol use in individuals with alcohol addiction, according to a new study from scientists at the National Institutes of Health. In the study, published by the journal…

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New artificial 3D-printed bone could change bone implants forever

A new type of flexible artificial bone developed by researchers at Northwestern University can be 3D printed, shaped, and sutured to tissues and appears to act like natural bone when inside the human body, according to a study published this…

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Painkillers like Motrin can stop your heart, study finds

Using a prevalent group of painkillers has been linked to a heightened risk of heart failure by a new study published in the British Medical Journal. The new study is based on data for 10 million people, with an average…

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WHO: ‘92% of Earth’s population breathes dangerous air’

According to new interactive maps released by the World Health Organization, 92 percent of the world’s population resides in areas where air quality is below the international organization’s standards. "The new WHO model shows countries where the air pollution danger…

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First ‘three person baby’ born in New York

Doctors in New York have announced the first birth of a child conceived via a controversial fertility procedure involving genetic material from three different people. The procedure to conceive the so-called “three-parent baby” was performed by American and British doctors…

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Scientists discover riding roller coasters can help pass kidney stones

Upon hearing several of his patients passed their kidney stones after riding a Disney World roller coaster, Michigan State University urologist David Wartinger had to check it out for himself. The result of his investigation is a new paper published…

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Men don’t workout to build muscle– it’s because they feel ashamed

While the amount of muscle mass or body mass index (BMI) ratings have little impact on when and how frequently a man will go to the gym to work out, hidden concerns over how much body fat can greatly affect…

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This student’s portable fridge could save millions of lives

Experience in medical device consultancy combined with an inspirational trip to south-east Asia has moved a British student to come up with a brilliant and lifesaving invention - a compact, mobile fridge. Will Broadway, who is just 22 years old,…

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Social media is damaging UK teenagers, study finds

A New study by the British government has discovered the mental well-being of the country's teenage girls has deteriorated. The survey, which included 30,000 14-year-old students in 2005 and 2014, showed 37 percent of girls with psychological stress, up from…

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Sleeping between study sessions boosts performance

Sleeping between study sessions could make it easier to remember what was studied and relearn forgotten information, even 6 months later, according to a new study from Psychological Science. While analyses have revealed both repeated practice and sleep can help…