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Anxiety ‘epidemic’ brewing on college campuses

The number of 18- to 26-year-old students who report suffering from anxiety disorder has doubled since 2008, perhaps as a result of rising financial...

Disadvantages in life add up to increased smoking risk, difficulty quitting

The more disadvantages you face, the more likely you are to smoke — and have difficulty quitting, according to a new USC study in...

Study: Mediterranean diet deters overeating

Eat as much as you want and not gain weight? Sounds too good to be true. But in a study published in the April 23...

Abdominal etching for six-pack abs is a thing

Even with a good diet and workout routine, some men and women have trouble getting the toned abdominal appearance they want. For these patients, a...

Revealed: The secret superpower that makes C. difficile so deadly

A new discovery about dangerous Clostridium difficile diarrhea has identified a new way that the bacteria – and possibly others like it – cause...

Innovative drug delivery improves effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy

Even after decades of research, cancer remains difficult to treat, in part because of its ability to evade the body’s natural defenses found in...

New device paves the way to 3D-printed organs, food

rom prosthetics and implants to dental crowns and hearing aids, 3D printers are being used to manufacture a whole host of customized medical devices for patients...

New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition

Obesity can break down our protective blood brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, scientists report. They knew that chronic activation of the...

Mauritian medical herbs possess antitumor properties

Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) scientists teamed up with colleagues from the UK and Mauritius and experimentally demonstrated that extracts of the endemic (i.e....

‘Longevity gene’ responsible for more efficient DNA repair

Explorers have dreamed for centuries of a Fountain of Youth, with healing waters that rejuvenate the old and extend life indefinitely. Researchers at the University...

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