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Use of mood-stabilizing drug linked with reduced risk of developing head...

A new study indicates that a commonly used mood stabilizing drug may help prevent head and neck cancer. The study is published early online...

Contacts better than permanent lenses for babies after cataract surgery

For adults and children who undergo cataract surgery, implantation of an artificial lens is the standard of care. But a clinical trial suggests that...

Self-administration of flu vaccine with a patch may be on its...

The annual ritual of visiting a doctor's office or health clinic to receive a flu shot may soon be outdated, thanks to the findings...

Researchers hijack cancer migration mechanism to move brain tumors

One factor that makes glioblastoma cancers so difficult to treat is that malignant cells from the tumors spread throughout the brain by following nerve...

Chimps provide insight into autism spectrum disorders

Following another's gaze or looking in the direction someone is pointing, two examples of receptive joint attention, is significantly heritable according to new study...

Psychologists document the age our earliest memories fade

Study is first empirical demonstration of the onset of childhood amnesia Although infants use their memories to learn new information, few adults can remember events...

On-demand vaccines possible with engineered nanoparticles

Vaccines combat diseases and protect populations from outbreaks, but the life-saving technology leaves room for improvement. Vaccines usually are made en masse in centralized...

Researchers ID gene that influences the ability to remember faces

New findings suggest the oxytocin receptor, a gene known to influence mother-infant bonding and pair bonding in monogamous species, also plays a special role...

Mice can inherit learned sensitivity to a smell

Trauma can scar people so indelibly that their children are affected. History provides examples of generations traumatized by war and starvation, whose children experience...

After heart attack, mental stress affects heart more in younger women

Researchers have found that women younger than 50 with a recent heart attack are more likely to experience restricted blood flow to the heart...

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