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Depression is more than a mental disorder: it affects the whole organism

An international team of researchers lead by the University of Granada (UGR) has demonstrated, for the first time, that depression is more than a...
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Strict blood pressure control may provide long-term benefits for kidney disease patients

For individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD), strict blood pressure control may help protect against premature death. That's the conclusion of a recent analysis of...
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Why ‘Arrival’ is wrong about the possibility of talking with space aliens

From "Close Encounters" to "Arrival," Hollywood has long been fascinated with the idea of communicating with space aliens. But is it even possible? Or...
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Prevalence of obesity in U.S. increases among women, but not men

The prevalence of obesity in 2013- 2014 was 35% among men and 40% among women. And between 2005 and 2014, there was an increase in...
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How highs and lows in testosterone levels ‘shock’ prostate cancer cells to death

A strategy of alternately flooding and starving the body of testosterone is producing good results in patients who have metastatic prostate cancer that is...
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How do deodorants and antiperspirants work?

If there is one thing everyone on Earth has in common, it's that we all absolutely stink. Luckily we have deodorants and antiperspirants to help...
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Where giant galaxies are born

An international team of scientists has discovered that the biggest galaxies in the universe develop in cosmic clouds of cold gas. This finding, which was...
New strategy may drop cancer's guard

New strategy may drop cancer’s guard

A drug used now to treat Type 2 diabetes may someday help beat breast and ovarian cancers, but not until researchers decode the complex...
Not all snacking behaviors contribute to overweight

Not all snacking behaviors contribute to overweight

Prevention of obesity is a major challenge in the U.S., and both developing and targeting public health strategies to deal with this issue is...
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Blood pressure diet improves gout blood marker

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy and reduced in fats and saturated fats (the DASH diet), designed decades ago to reduce high...
Cells produce insulin upon artemisinin treatment

Diabetes advance: Cells produce insulin upon artemisinin treatment

It promises to be a simple and elegant strategy to heal diabetes type 1: Replacing the destroyed beta-cells in the bodies of patients with...
how running water carved Mars' surface features

Scientists explain how running water carved Mars’ surface features

Dramatic climate cycles on early Mars, triggered by buildup of greenhouse gases, may be the key to understanding how liquid water left its mark...

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