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12/03/2015 - 13:26
Seeking Better Alternatives Retail medical clinics are becoming more accessible and ubiquitous (opening up in Walmart, Walgreens, and CVS...
04/02/2015 - 14:16
Forgotten food The same is true of the food they eat. One of the key studies involved a former musician and a former banker, both of whom...
30/01/2015 - 14:39
The idea that poor eyesight is primarily genetic had never really rung true for me, anyway. Without my glasses, I literally couldn’t tell a...
25/01/2015 - 13:48
In a study published in 2008, the University of California’s Sara Mednick – author of Take a Nap! Change Your Life – and her colleagues...
21/01/2015 - 13:02
Bored to death Boredom is such a large part of day-to-day existence that it is somewhat surprising the word only entered the language with...
17/01/2015 - 13:46
This case points to a sad fact about brain science. We don't often shout about it, but there are large gaps in even our basic understanding...
05/12/2014 - 18:09
Whether young or old, ultra-endurance events are far more demanding than traditional sports. According to one definition, any competition...
16/11/2014 - 19:21
Langer had already undertaken a couple of studies involving elderly patients. In one, she found that nursing-home residents who had...
15/11/2014 - 15:13
Just the right amount One of the problems with administering cannabis, he explained, is that “physicians have been unable to control,...
09/11/2014 - 18:16
Generating a “ghost” The researchers first analyzed the brains of 12 patients with neurological disorders – mostly epilepsy – who have...
08/11/2014 - 14:24
For outdoor air, the World Health Organisation says the safe exposure limit for PM2.5 particles is an average of 25 micrograms, or 25...
28/10/2014 - 15:20
'Significant development' The novel technique used in Sydney involved taking a heart that had stopped beating and reviving it in a machine...

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