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Reconditioning the brain to overcome fear

Public Release: 21-Nov-2016

Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain

University of Cambridge

Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology. 688 more words

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Dairy Cattle may be the source of a Crohn’s disease bacterium

Public Release: 6-Oct-2016

Penn Vet-CHOP partnership probes link between cattle and Crohn’s disease

University of Pennsylvania

Researchers still have a lot to learn about Crohn’s disease, a chronic form of inflammatory bowel disorder that affects as many as 700,000 Americans. 511 more words

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Forced Electroshock therapy alive and well in Canada

Canadian Patients Fight Forced Electroshock

By DARRYL GREER

VANCOUVER, B.C. (CN) — A retired nurse, a Harvard-educated musician and others sued British Columbia this week, claiming it forcibly subjects mental health patients to electroconvulsive therapy and drugs with dangerous side effects, in violation of the Canadian Constitution. 463 more words

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Research reveals artificial thyroid cancer epidemic

Public Release: 6-Sep-2016

Australian National University

IMAGE: This image shows Associate Professor Suhail Doi (left) and Dr. Luis Furuya-Kanamori from the Research School of Population Health at The Australian National University. 588 more words

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Zika has the potential to wreak havoc in the adult brain

Public Release: 18-Aug-2016

Zika infection may affect adult brain cells

New findings suggest risk may not be limited to fetuses of pregnant women

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Malaria parasites help fight Ebola

Public Release: 16-Aug-2016

NIH explores connection between Ebola survival and co-infection with malaria parasites

NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

People infected with Ebola virus were 20 percent more likely to survive if they were co-infected with malaria-causing Plasmodium parasites, according to data collected at an Ebola diagnostic laboratory in Liberia in 2014-15. 438 more words

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