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Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) and ACE inhibitors are commonly used to treat high blood pressure, chronic kidney disease, heart failure, and diabetes. They both work...

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Why Americans are staying put, instead of moving to a new city or state

The story of America is one of moving. A total of 13.6% of Americans today were born in another country, and most of us are...

Scientists create quantum states in everyday electronics

After decades of miniaturization, the electronic components we’ve relied on for computers and modern technologies are now starting to reach fundamental limits. Faced with this...

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These common drugs may increase risk of heart failure

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This stuff in your brain could prevent Alzheimer’s disease

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This new treatment may help destroy prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers report a novel MRI-guided procedure that uses ultrasound effectively treats prostate cancer with minimal side effects. The incision-free technique could...

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Every year, more than half a million Americans visit the emergency room for kidney stone problems. In most cases, the stones eventually pass out of...

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New way to accurately detect pancreatic cysts, prevent pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers found a new "virtual biopsy" allows them to definitively diagnose cysts in the pancreas with unprecedented accuracy. This means they...

Parker Solar Probe’s first discoveries: Odd phenomena in space weather, solar wind

Last summer, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe split the predawn skies in a blaze of light as it headed closer to the sun than any...

Shark nets destructive and ineffective, study finds

A new study that looks at both the effectiveness of shark nets in keeping beach-goers safe and their destructive impact on marine life has...

What’s the value of your dog’s life, and why it matters

Americans love their pets, spending more than US$70 billion last year on their beloved companions. This far exceeds the $7 billion spent on legal marijuana,...

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