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Akili pilot study shows digital intervention improved attention and memory in children with ADHD

Original post from Medical News Today


Akili Interactive Labs, Inc., a company focused on developing clinically validated digital medicine for cognitive assessment and personalized treatment, announced today data from the Akili-001 pediatric attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( 766 more words


Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for DNA Studies

Tomas Lindahl, Paul L. Modrich and Aziz Sancarwere awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for having mapped and explained how the cell repairs its DNA and safeguards its genetic information. 187 more words


Dr. Brenda Armstrong, Dean of Admissions, Duke University School of Medicine

Published in the May 2015 Durham Magazine

By Whitney L.J. Howell

As a student in a segregated Rocky Mount, N.C., high school, Brenda Armstrong, M.D., knew she wanted to be a scientist of some sort. 431 more words


Duke University School of Medicine

Admission Requirements

In order to apply to Duke University School of Medicine you must have passed these courses; biochemistry, cellular biology, general physics, calculus, and expository writing. 64 more words

Newly discovered breast milk antibodies help neutralize HIV

1 JUN 2012

DURHAM, N.C. – Antibodies that help to stop the HIV virus have been found in breast milk. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center isolated the antibodies from immune cells called B cells in the breast milk of infected mothers in Malawi, and showed that the B cells in breast milk can generate neutralizing antibodies that may inhibit the virus that causes AIDS. 729 more words

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No two noses smell the same

Duke University, University of Pennsylvania rightOriginal Study

Posted by Karl Bates-Duke on December 16, 2013

How you sense a smell—as pleasant or offensive—may be decided by a difference at the smallest level of DNA—one amino acid on one gene, researchers say. 482 more words


NLST data highlight probability of lung cancer overdiagnosis / overdiagnosis rate for bronchioloalveolar lung cancer was 78.9 percent

Contact: Shawn Farley PR@acr.org 703-648-8936 American College of Radiology

NLST data highlight probability of lung cancer overdiagnosis with low-dose CT screening

Philadelphia, PA—Data from the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST)—conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network and National Cancer Institute Lung Screening Study—provided researchers the opportunity to investigate the probability that a cancer detected with screening low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) would not have progressed to become life threatening. 508 more words

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