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Doctors Examining If Cocoa Could Help Reverse Memory Loss

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – You could call it a delicious discovery.

New research shows a component of cocoa may actually help reverse memory loss associated with aging.  418 more words


From Columbia: "Hi-Res Images Reveal How a “SuperBug” Hides from Antibiotics"

Columbia University

March 7, 2016

Multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae gram-negative bacteria are known to cause severe hospital-acquired infections. Image: David Dorward, PhD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases… 559 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Scientists turn tastes on and off by activating and silencing clusters of brain cells

Most people probably think that we perceive the five basic tastes — sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami (savory)–with our tongue, which then sends signals to our brain ‘telling’ us what we’ve tasted. 30 more words


Dissolving stent for heart arteries passes first large test in U.S.

Now you see it, now you don’t. A new type of heart stent that works like dissolving stitches, slowly going away after it has done its job, passed its first major test in a large study, doctors said. 702 more words


Scientists Find Link Between Birth Month And Disease Risk

Scientists may make fun of astrologers for saying that your birth month exerts a profound effect on your personality and direction in life, but a new study finds them singing a similar refrain. 56 more words


June 15th 2015 - Caitlyn Cardetti, Columbia University Medical School

I am a research assistant for the Behavioral Medicine division at Columbia University Medical Center. I have been in this role just over a year. I have a B.S. 314 more words