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In alcohol abusers, fish oil may reduce risk of neurodegeneration and ensuing dementia

In alcohol abusers, fish oil may reduce risk of neurodegeneration and ensuing dementia //

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014

MAYWOOD, Ill– Omega-3 fish oil might help protect against alcohol-related neurodamage and the risk of eventual dementia, according to a study published in the journal… 547 more words

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Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in the liver, new study says

Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in the liver, new study says

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18-Jul-2014

Scientists at the University of Granada have made important strides in the fight against the Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, which is closely related to obesity and diabetes… 498 more words

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Authors of three retracted PLOS ONE papers to retract four more, with one researcher resigning

The hits keep coming for a research group at the Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH) in Chandigarh, India.

Last week, we reported that PLoS ONE was retracting three papers by the research group because “there are no data available underlying this study and thus…the published results are fabricated.” Now, … 157 more words

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Reducing Dysfunctional Beliefs about Sleep Does Not Significantly Improve Insomnia in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Reducing Dysfunctional Beliefs about Sleep Does Not Significantly Improve Insomnia in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Source: PLoS ONE

The present study examined to examine whether improvement of insomnia is mediated by a reduction in sleep-related dysfunctional beliefs through cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.

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PLOS ONE retracts breast cancer genetics paper after claim of misappropriated data

PLOS ONE has retracted a 2012 article by a group of breast cancer researchers after another scientist — a leading U.S. oncologist — objected that the data came from his lab. 443 more words

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Sexual Harassment, an Unacceptable Hazard of Field Work

Important conversations are best addressed with good data. Science has a sexism problem and not all of it is of the passive, unconscious variety. As… 309 more words

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