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Social Media Mood Swings Tracked By Facebook

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Can social media posts make you happy or sad?

An experiment by Facebook is now coming under fire.

Hundreds of thousands of people had their news feeds manipulated by the social network for one week in 2012. 292 more words


UCSF discovery sheds light on how robust exercise may lower the risk of prostate cancer progression

10 Feb 2012

Vigorous exercise linked to gene activity in prostate

Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified nearly 200 genes in the healthy prostate tissue of men with low-grade prostate cancer that may help explain how physical activity improves survival from the disease. 489 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Longer telomeres linked to risk of brain cancer

Longer telomeres linked to risk of brain cancer



A double-edged sword, gene variants may promote overall health while increasing risk of gliomas… 966 more words

Counter Intuitive - Medical

HIV Cure Could Be Closer with 'Genome Editing'

(SAN FRANCISCO) — The creation of HIV-resistant genes may one day eradicate the disease, researchers say.

By replacing one DNA sequence with another through a technique called ‘ 116 more words