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Why Some Brain Tumors Respond to Immunotherapy

Columbia researchers have learned why some glioblastomas—the most common type of brain cancer—respond to immunotherapy. The findings could help identify patients who are most...

‘Lack of cleaning’ in brain cells is central to Alzheimer’s disease

An international research team with representation from the University of Copenhagen has created a better understanding of Alzheimer's. They have shown that the cleaning...

It doesn’t take much for soldiers to feel cared for

A soldier named Jerome Motto received caring letters from home in World War II. They helped boost his spirits and later led to one of...

An unlikely ‘brake’ mechanism that helps to modulate overdrinking

We’ve all seen these people. Maybe at one point in time we’ve actually been these people: messy, falling-down drunk, slurring and incoherent, precariously close...

Study uses neural networks to define Dada

To make a Dadaist poem, artist Tristan Tzara once said, cut out each word of a newspaper article. Put the words into a bag...

How light may impact your sleep

For most of us the blaring sound of our alarm clock is a signal to wake up, but often this noise can be too...

How Multiple Factors Affect Young Adult STI Risk

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a serious yet largely preventable health risk, especially for adolescents and young adults, who make up half of all new...

How hearing impairment is associated with cognitive decline

Hearing impairment is a common consequence of advancing age. Almost three-quarters of U.S. adults age 70 and older suffer from some degree of hearing...

Exercise gives older men a better brain boost

New research suggests that the relationship between physical and brain fitness varies in older adults by virtue of their sex. The study is published ahead of...

Increased depression and suicidal behavior risk for young cannabis users

Adolescent cannabis use has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicidal behaviour in young adulthood, according to the first meta-analysis by...

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