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January 16, 2017
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Are hot flashes genetic?

First-of-its-kind study finds gene variant linked to the symptom in menopausal women Most women experience hot flashes and night sweats either before or during menopause, but a significant minority don’t have these symptoms. Could our genes be a factor in … Continue reading

January 11, 2017
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Neuro-Robotik ermöglicht Querschnittsgelähmten selbstständig zu essen

Tübinger Wissenschaftler setzen erstmals hirngesteuertes Hand-Exoskelett ein, um gelähmte Hand im Alltag wieder benutzbar zu machen Einem internationalen Wissenschaftlerteam unter Führung der Universität Tübingen ist es erstmals gelungen, mit technischen Mitteln die Handfunktion Querschnittsgelähmter im Alltag fast vollständig wiederherzustellen: Mit … Continue reading

January 10, 2017
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Hope for patients with hair loss: Arthritis drug spurs regrowth

Researchers at Yale and Stanford have provided the most conclusive evidence to date that a rheumatoid arthritis drug can also be used to grow hair on patients with a disease that causes disfiguring hair loss.

January 5, 2017
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Heutige Syphilisinfektionen könnten auf wenige gemeinsame Vorfahren der Erreger zurückgehen

Ein internationales Forscherteam unter Beteiligung der Universität Tübingen untersucht die genetische Herkunft des Syphiliserregers, der sich in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten wieder ausgebreitet hat Über die ersten Ausbrüche der Syphilis in Europa wurde 1495 im Krieg von Neapel berichtet. Der Erreger, … Continue reading

December 15, 2016
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Keep Your Spirit Up and Stress Level Down for the Holidays

When the holidays descend upon us, we find ourselves simultaneously excited and bracing for the stress that is rushing toward us. As children, we only had to look forward to all the magic and festivities that awaited. As adults, we … Continue reading

December 9, 2016
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A promising step toward controlling Zika virus and dengue fever

UCLA scientists and colleagues identify structure of a molecule that kills mosquitoes carrying malaria and West Nile Five UCLA researchers were part of an international team that has used X-rays to reveal the structure of a molecule that is toxic … Continue reading

December 7, 2016
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Yale doctors confront an opiate crisis in the city and a bad night in the ED

On the night of June 23, it was all hands on deck in the emergency department at Yale New Haven Hospital. They were running out of resuscitation rooms and breathing tubes. Patients were put in overflow rooms, and doctors and … Continue reading