Brain research: the secret of intelligence is finally revealed

For the intelligence of the responsible genes have been identified “Nothing in the world is distributed so just like the mind. Because everyone is convinced that he had enough of it,“ said the French philosopher, mathematician and natural scientist René Descartes. From a genetic point of view, the distribution seems to be not quite so. A recent study shows that […]

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Sensational discovery brings us closer to a universal flu vaccine a step

It will soon no flu more diseases? In future there will be a universal vaccine against influenza? A group of international scientists has made a discovery that could allow for the development of a universal flu vaccine. The annual vaccinations could be an effective long-term protection, vaccination replaced. The physicians at the University of Melbourne have discovered in their recent […]

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Brain research: the mystery of the intelligence finally revealed

For the intelligence of the responsible genes have been identified “Nothing in the world is distributed so just like the mind. Because everyone is convinced that he had enough of it,“ said the French philosopher, mathematician and natural scientist René Descartes. From a genetic point of view, the distribution seems to be not quite so. A recent study shows that […]

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Bat influenza viruses could infect humans

Bats don’t only carry the deadly Ebola virus, but are also a reservoir for a new type of influenza virus. These newly discovered flu viruses could potentially also attack the cells of humans and livestock, researchers at the University of Zurich have now shown. Seasonal outbreaks of the flu are caused by influenza viruses that can only infect people. Influenza […]

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Acetaminophen significantly reduced in-hospital delirium

As many as half of all patients who undergo cardiac surgery may experience delirium, a form of acute confusion that can result in disorientation, impaired memory, delusions, and abrupt changes in mood and behavior, including aggression. In a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, physician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that intravenous acetaminophen […]

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Mapping brain circuits in newborns may aid early detection of autism: Novel, whole-brain, noninvasive MRI techniques will produce 4-D brain atlas as reference tool

A new map of newborn babies’ brains offers details of structure that will provide a new reference for researchers studying both typical brain development and neurological disorders. Using noninvasive, 20-minute magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, researchers have revealed some of the complex and precisely organized brain architecture that emerges as the brain reshapes itself during the third trimester of pregnancy. […]

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Health risk: poultry meat must not be rinsed with water!

In many recipes, poultry, we should rinse it before cooking with water. This is not only unnecessary, but even dangerous, warns the UK’s National Health Service. Against Bacteria? Infectious bacteria such as Campylobacter on raw poultry meat can be neither cold nor warm water rinse. Why is Rinse dangerous? When we fry abgespültes poultry, a spray of the grease-water mixture […]

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Health-related Google searches doubled in week before ER visits

Health-related internet searches doubled during the week before patients visited an emergency department, according to a new study from researchers at Penn Medicine who examined consenting patients’ Google search histories in relation to their electronic health records (EHRs). The study, published today in BMJ Open, is believed to be the first of its kind to link private search data to […]

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