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How the Immune System Attacks the Brain Following Head Injury

Researchers say that, in the aftermath of a head injury, the immune system moves in to attack and kill brain cells
by Laura Sinpetru, October 20th, 2014
 

High-Fat Meals Linked to Inflammation in the Male Brain

Experiments on mice also show males are more likely to developed heart disease because of high-fat foods
by Laura Sinpetru, October 18th, 2014
 

Scientists Describe Novel Way to Melt Fat Away, Get Rid of Love Handles

A simple molecule usually produced during times of stress might be the key to losing weight, study finds
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
Crash Diets Are Just as Successful as Gradual Weight Loss, Study Finds

Crash Diets Are Just as Successful as Gradual Weight Loss, Study Finds

by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2014
The claim that gradual weight loss is in no way better than crash diets goes against current guidelines worldwide
 

US Ebola Patient Flew from Cleveland to Dallas the Day Before Being Admitted

The nurse was on Frontier Airlines flight 1143 on October 13, just one day before she became feverish
by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2014
 

Robot Pokes Its Way Through the Cheek, Enters the Brain and Operates on It

The innovative surgical robot is the brainchild of a team of researchers with the US' Vanderbilt University
by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2014
 

Stem Cells Successfully Used to Restore Vision in Blind Patients

The experiment was carried out on a group of 18 volunteers, 10 of them reported regaining limited vision
by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
 

Yet Another Nurse in Dallas, Texas, Tests Positive for Ebola

The healthcare worker started feeling feverish this past Tuesday, was immediately admitted and put in isolation
by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
 

A 2-Year-Old Boy Is Behind the Ebola Epidemic, Report Claims

The virus first infected this child in Guinea, later moved on to his family and to other people in the community
by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
Broccoli Sprouts Could Help Treat Autism, Study Finds

Broccoli Sprouts Could Help Treat Autism, Study Finds

by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
A compound extracted from broccoli sprouts appears to ease some of the symptoms associated with this condition
 

Nurse at Hospital in Dallas, Texas, Confirmed to Have Ebola

The woman is said to have contracted the deadly disease while treating US' first Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan
by Laura Sinpetru, October 13th, 2014
 

Scientists Explain How the Brain Repairs Itself After a Stroke

Experiments on mice show injured parts of the brain are eventually populated by new neurons grown from support cells
by Laura Sinpetru, October 11th, 2014
 

How Their Bones Make Men Weaker than Women

Study finds osteoporosis often remains undiagnosed and, consequently, untreated in men, ends up killing many of them
by Laura Sinpetru, October 10th, 2014
 

Grapefruit Juice Prevents Weight Gain Even in the Context of a High-Fat Diet

UC Berkeley study finds grapefruit juice might help people keep the size of their waistline and hips in check
by Laura Sinpetru, October 9th, 2014
 
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