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New approach may help manage the most troubling symptoms of dementia,...

A new approach to handling agitation, aggression and other unwanted behaviors by people with dementia may help reduce the use of antipsychotics and other...

Tenderness: A Beautiful Description of a Scientist

I first crossed paths with Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee as a PhD student at the Johns Hopkins University in 2012, where he had come to talk about his highly...

Schizophrenics at greater risk of getting diseases

People suffering from schizophrenia are at greater risk of developing autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis and multiple sclerosis. This is the conclusion of new...

Simulated blindness can lead to recovery of lost hearing

Minimizing a person's sight for as little as a week may help improve the brain's ability to process hearing, neuroscientists have found.Hey-Kyoung Lee, an...

Serotonin Perpetuates Chronic Pain Signals In Local Nerves

Setting the stage for possible advances in pain treatment, researchers at The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland report they have pinpointed...

Caffeine enhances memory

For some, it's the tradition of steeping tealeaves to brew the perfect cup of tea. For others, it's the morning shuffle to a coffee...

Brief mental training sessions have lasting benefits for seniors’ cognition

Older adults who received as few as 10 sessions of mental (cognitive) training showed improvements in reasoning ability and speed-of-processing when compared with untrained...

Helping cancer researchers make sense of the deluge of genetic data

A newly improved internet research tool is helping cancer researchers and physicians make sense out of a deluge of genetic data from nearly 100,000...

Bacteria tails implicated in gut inflammation

In healthy individuals, the only thing that separates the lining of the human gut from the some 100 trillion bacterial cells in the gastrointestinal...

HIV plus HPV leads to increased anal cancer risk in men

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, which can cause cervical cancer in women, is also known to cause anal cancer in both women and men.Now, a...

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