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Can water molecules decode the secrets of neurons?

Can water molecules decode the secrets of neurons?

Researchers have found a way to monitor changes and observe ion fluxes by studying the behaviour of the water molecules surrounding the membranes of...
Translational Research Centre in Onco-Hematology unveiled

Translational Research Centre in Onco-Hematology unveiled

The University of Geneva inaugurates a centre for cancer research, the Translational Research Centre in Onco-Hematology, bridging the world between fundamental & clinical research. The...
Women who need acute cardiac care wait longer than men to get help

Women who need acute cardiac care wait longer than men to get help

Research shows women wait longer than men to get help, so are urged to call an ambulance immediately if they require acute cardiac care. There...
Reverse zoonosis: human pathogens are ruining wildlife

Reverse zoonosis: human pathogens are ruining wildlife

Arctic wildlife is threatened by human pathogens, with scientists warning the risk of mass extinction occurring across the polar ecosystem due to reverse zoonosis. Zoonosis...
Genetic study points to potential epilepsy therapy

Genetic study points to potential epilepsy therapy

Newly identified drugs are promising candidates for epilepsy therapy as they directly target the genetic basis of the disease. In order to create a better...
Human papilloma virus predicts risks of cervical cancer

Human papilloma virus predicts risks of cervical cancer

According to Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, human papilloma virus can cause cervical cancer & women have higher risk of pre-cancerous lesions if they carry HPV...
Subthreshold bipolar disorder: lives are about to change

Subthreshold bipolar disorder: lives are about to change

The lives of millions of bipolar sufferers are about to change forever as breakthrough treatment for type 2 and subthreshold bipolar disorder was announced. The...
Diagnosis of skin cancer: visual inspection is not enough

Diagnosis of skin cancer: visual inspection is not enough

Researchers have concluded that the visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate...
Study reveals how aid communication is perceived in African countries

Study reveals how aid communication is perceived in African countries

Aid recipients call for more dignity and diversity in aid communication from international NGOs (INGOs) and development organisations. Participants from six Sub-Saharan African countries spoke...
Neuroimaging techniques and dissociative identity disorder treatment

Neuroimaging techniques and dissociative identity disorder treatment

Neuroimaging techniques can distinguish between healthy brains and those with multiple personality disorder - could this lead to dissociative identity disorder treatment? Machine-learning and neuroimaging...
Memory retention: Drawing is better for the brain than writing

Memory retention: Drawing is better for the brain than writing

According to the University of Waterloo, Canada, older adults who take up drawing could enhance their level of memory retention. As people grow older it...
Have you heard the buzz about the new malaria prevention drugs?

Have you heard the buzz about the new malaria prevention drugs?

Researchers tested chemical compounds for their ability to inhibit malaria parasites at earlier stages & may have stumbled on new malaria prevention drugs. Chemical starting...

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