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Dispelling the nightmares of post-traumatic stress disorder Treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder can take months, but an intense course may relieve symptoms in just a week Continue reading...
The Guardian | 12 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The trade in rhino horn: asset stripping on an apocalyptic scale | Paula Kahumbu The South African governments plan to legalise rhino horn sales will simply make life easier for the organised crime cartels that are exterminating the species Continue reading...
The Guardian | 13 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Sharks more evolved than thought, fossil discovery shows 325m-year-old shark ancestor with tiny teeth and fish-like features challenges the predators living fossils status Continue reading...
The Guardian | 13 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Grey squirrel tops garden wildlife survey RSPB results show introduced species is the most spotted in the UK's gardens, with few people seeing the indigenous red squirrel Continue reading...
The Guardian | 13 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Where's My Flying Car? Survey Sizes Up How We See the Future A newly published survey suggests that Americans expect the next 50 years to bring innovations of science-fiction proportions including old standbys like flying cars and "Star Trek" teleportation.
MSNBC | 14 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Distracted driving among teens threatens public health and safety Motor vehicle crashes rank as the leading cause of teen deaths and in 2008, 16 percent of all distraction-related fatal automobile crashes involved drivers under 20 years of age. These grim statistics, coupled with an increasing nationwide awareness of th
EurekAlert! | 14 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sprifermin offers benefit for cartilage loss from knee osteoarthritis Results published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology, showed that sprifermin dosed at 100µg reduced loss of cartilage thickness and volume in the total femorotibial joint and in the lateral knee compartment (ou
EurekAlert! | 14 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Key milestone for brown fat research with a ground-breaking MRI scan The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of therapies to aid the fight against diabetes and obesity.
EurekAlert! | 14 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Study finds adverse respiratory outcomes for older people with COPD taking benzodiazepines A group of drugs commonly prescribed for insomnia, anxiety and breathing issues 'significantly increase the risk' that older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, need to visit a doctor or emergency department for respiratory reasons
EurekAlert! | 14 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New MRSA superbug emerges in Brazil An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection in a Brazilian patient. The report appeared in the April 17 is
EurekAlert! | 14 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend