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Precise mapping shows how brain injuries inflict long-term damage

Researchers have shown how forces acting on the brain during traumatic injury are linked to damage seen years after the initial trauma. The findings, from a cross-disciplinary team at Imperial

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Lifestyle medicine: Try these 6 underprescribed therapies for a better, longer life

The majority of Americans are stressed, sleep-deprived and overweight and suffer from largely preventable lifestyle diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes. Being overweight or obese contributes to

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‘Male’ vs ‘female’ brains: Having a mix of both is common and offers big advantages

From advertising to the workplace, it is often assumed that men and women are fundamentally different—from Mars and Venus, respectively. Of course, we all know people who are more androgynous,

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Rates of suicide, suicide attempts up for individuals with autism

The rates of suicide attempts and suicide are increased among individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study published online Jan. 12 in JAMA Network Open. Kairi Kõlves,

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Bonobos, chimpanzees, and oxytocin

Despite being our two closest relatives—separated by just two million years of evolution from one another and six million from us—chimpanzees, bonobos, and humans have numerous important differences, such as

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Pre-surgery chemotherapy is possible for early stage pancreatic cancer patients

A first-of-its-kind randomized clinical trial found that patients with pancreatic cancer didn’t live any longer than expected after receiving pre-operative chemotherapy from either of the two standard regimens, according to

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