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Making Malignant Brain Tumors Self-Destruct
Making Malignant Brain Tumors Self-Destruct
News   Aug 16, 2018

Aggressive brain tumour cells taken from patients self-destructed after being exposed to a chemical in laboratory tests

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Protein Pair Provide Immune Insight
Protein Pair Provide Immune Insight
News   Aug 16, 2018

An unexpected discovery in two disease-linked proteins could shed light on human immune system disorders, including a rare and often fatal childhood disease called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH).



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Bioinformatics Tools Uncover Childhood Seizure Cause
Bioinformatics Tools Uncover Childhood Seizure Cause
News   Aug 16, 2018

Early childhood seizures result from a rare disease that begin in the first months of life. Researchers at University of Utah Health have developed high-tech tools to uncover the genetic cause of the most difficult to diagnose cases.

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Up to 60% more Pollution Exposure for Babies in Prams
Up to 60% more Pollution Exposure for Babies in Prams
News   Aug 15, 2018

Babies in prams can be exposed to up to 60% more pollution than adults, causing potential damage to their frontal lobe, impacting cognitive abilities and brain development.

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Immune Cells in the Brain Have Surprising Influence on Sexual Behavior
Immune Cells in the Brain Have Surprising Influence on Sexual Behavior
News   Aug 15, 2018

Researchers have found a surprising new explanation of how young brains are shaped for sexual behavior later in life.

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Powerful Psychedelic Compound Models Near-Death Experiences in the Brain
Powerful Psychedelic Compound Models Near-Death Experiences in the Brain
News   Aug 15, 2018

Potent psychedelic DMT mimics near-death experience in the brain

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Mixing Energy Drinks with Alcohol could Enhance the Negative Effects
Mixing Energy Drinks with Alcohol could Enhance the Negative Effects
News   Aug 15, 2018

A key ingredient of energy drinks could be exacerbating some of the negative effects of binge drinking according to a new study.

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Poor Sleep Triggers Viral Loneliness and Social Rejection
Poor Sleep Triggers Viral Loneliness and Social Rejection
News   Aug 15, 2018

Poor sleep can literally kill your social life.

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Hunt for the Missing T-Cells in Glioblastoma Patients
Hunt for the Missing T-Cells in Glioblastoma Patients
News   Aug 14, 2018

Glioblastoma brain tumors can have an unusual effect on the body’s immune system, often causing a dramatic drop in the number of circulating T-cells that help drive the body’s defenses.

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The Circuitry That Underlies Belief Biasing Uncovered
The Circuitry That Underlies Belief Biasing Uncovered
News   Aug 14, 2018

People's motivation to cling to desirable notions about future outlooks results from interactions between prefrontal cortex regions, according to a human neuroimaging study published in JNeurosci.

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