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Tel Aviv University Discovers Genetic Trigger for Asexual Plant Reproduction

Collaboration with Freiburg University reveals regulator that produces moss embryos without cross-fertilization ...

Real acupuncture no better than sham acupuncture for treating hot flushes

Women who received both 'fake' and real acupuncture showed the same improvements in symptoms of menopause. ...

Religious Beliefs Don’t Always Lead to Violence

Study Shows Thinking From God’s Perspective Can Reduce Bias Against Others ... Full story

Review: PTSD resources lacking for nonveterans

In the current issue of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry, a team of researchers based at Brown University reports that information and resources regarding effective therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder are not easily available for nonveterans, who can be affected by the condition after crimes, disasters, and accidents. They offer recommendations for improvement. ... Full story

Research yields potential treatment approach for glycogen storage disease

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - DURHAM, N.C. and SINGAPORE – Researchers from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) and Duke Medicine have identified a potential treatment strategy for an often-fatal inherited glycogen storage disease. ... Full story

Scientists sniff out female mouse scents that make males frisky​​

By Julia Evangelou - Strait Scientists have identified two chemical scents in the urine of female mice that arouse sexual behavior in males, a discovery that shines a spotlight on how mouse pheromones control behavior. ... Full story

Tobacco Atlas Germany 2015: New data, new facts

by VV/Sel - In Germany, 121,000 people die from the consequences of smoking each year. This means that smoking is implicated in 13.5 percent of all deaths. The death rate from smoking is higher in the north of Germany than in the south of the country. ... Full story

Diabetes early detection study

A test that could predict type 2 diabetes is being developed at ECU after researchers were awarded a $549,000 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant. ... Full story

Revolutionary microscopic imaging technology reveals origins of leukaemia

Scientists have taken advantage of revolutionary developments in microscopic imaging to reveal the origins of leukaemia. ... Full story

DCIS Treatments Evolve Over 20 Years, But Cancer Death Rates Vary Little

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - DURHAM, N.C. – Treatment patterns for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) have shifted since the 1990s, with more U.S. women opting for lumpectomy in combination with radiation rather than single-breast mastectomy, according to a study lead by Duke Cancer Institute researchers. ... Full story

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