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Scientists solve a 100-year mystery in blood pressure research

Scientists solve a 100-year mystery in blood pressure research

The baroreceptor reflex is a fascinating medical phenomenon. The reflex is controlled by specialized neurons that react in just a fraction of a second...
Scientists discover cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder

Scientists discover cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder

In a recent study, researchers from Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) Würzburg (Germany) explore the underlying causes of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Around two percent of the general population...

Think your child has ADHD? Read this first.

If you’re a parent who has seen statistics about the skyrocketing number of children diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and have a child who...
Scientists discover the link between autoimmune diseases and a gut bacterium

Scientists discover the link between autoimmune diseases and a gut bacterium

Could microbes in our guts be sending out the wrong message? In a new study, Queen’s University Belfast researchers have, for the first time, found...
Scientists discover new method to inhibit inflammation

Scientists discover new method to inhibit inflammation

In a recent study, researchers have developed an anti-inflammatory drug molecule with a new mechanism of action. By inhibiting a certain protein, the researchers could...
New material could rebuild teeth and cure cavities

New material could rebuild teeth and cure cavities

In a recent study, researchers find a new product can use proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities. The new biogenic dental products...

A new drug that could treat hair loss effectively

In a recent study, researchers from Columbia University found that 75% of patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata had significant hair regrowth after...
This gut bacterium linked to autoimmune diseases

This gut bacterium linked to autoimmune diseases

Could microbes in our guts be sending out the wrong message? In a recent study, Queen’s University Belfast researchers found a specific microbe in the...
New antibiotic shows great promise for treating gum disease

New antibiotic shows great promise for treating gum disease

A new antibiotic being developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine appears ideal for battling periodontal disease, the leading cause of tooth...
Scientists discover drug cocktail that increases lifespan

Scientists discover drug cocktail that increases lifespan

Life-extending effects in worms could one day translate into treatments that delay ageing in humans Scientists have discovered a combination of pharmaceutical drugs that not...