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Milestone for brown fat research with new MRI scan

The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of...

Why does the brain remember dreams?

Some people recall a dream every morning, whereas others rarely recall one. A team led by Perrine Ruby, an Inserm Research Fellow at the Lyon...
Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

Imaging Can Identify Breast Cancer Subtypes, Treatment Response

An optical imaging technique that measures metabolic activity in cancer cells can accurately differentiate breast cancer subtypes, and it can detect responses to treatment...

Pleasure response from chocolate: You can see it in the eyes

The brain's pleasure response to tasting food can be measured through the eyes using a common, low-cost ophthalmological tool, according to a study just...

Scientists engineer blood stem cells to fight melanoma

Researchers from UCLA's cancer and stem cell centers have demonstrated for the first time that blood stem cells can be engineered to create cancer-killing...

ATS issues statement on the treatment of pulmonary fungal infections

The American Thoracic Society has released a new official clinical policy statement on the treatment of fungal infections in adult pulmonary and critical care patients. The statement replaces ATS guidelines published in 1988, and takes into account ...

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