Soft robotic heart sleeve helps pump blood

Heart failure is a multi-billion-dollar problem that affects 41 million people worldwide. While numerous promising studies, including novel therapies involving 3D printing and bionic ...

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Caloric restriction increases monkey lifespan, benefits health

Can the lifespan of an animal be increased by restricting their intake of calories? The question has been the subject of study for decades, primarily through two concurrent long-term ...

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Too much sitting, too little exercise may accelerate biological aging: study

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically ...

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Adoptees advantaged by birth language memory

Language learning very early on in life can be subconsciously retained even when no conscious knowledge of the early experience remains. The subconscious knowledge can then be tapped to speed ...

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Researchers discover severe side effects of approved multiple sclerosis medication

The multiple sclerosis (MS) therapy alemtuzumab can trigger severe, unpredictable side effects. This was the finding by a team led by Prof Dr Aiden Haghikia and Prof Dr Ralf Gold from the Department ...

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Talking to children about STEM fields boosts test scores and career interest

A new study finds parents who talk with their high schoolers about the relevance of science and math can increase competency and career interest in the fields.

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Study identifies molecular signal for maintaining adult neuron

Humans and other vertebrates depend on a portion of the brain called the hippocampus for learning, memory and their sense of location. Nerve cell structures in the adult hippocampus are sustained ...

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New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores

After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated ...

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Biosimilars create opportunities for sustainable cancer care

Biosimilars create opportunities for sustainable cancer care, says the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in a position paper published in ESMO Open.1 The document outlines approval ...

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Heavy alcohol use in adolescence alters brain electrical activity

Long-term heavy use of alcohol in adolescence alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio ...

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