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8% of Austrians suffer from pathological insomnia

Chronic insomnia is widespread and leads to generally poor physical and mental health and has a high societal cost. General data on insomnia from Austria, including the help-seeking behaviour of

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Programming synthetic exosomes to optimize wound healing

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg and colleagues at the DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials in Aachen have engineered synthetic exosomes that regulate cellular

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Single neurons might behave as networks

We are in the midst of a scientific and technological revolution. The computers of today use artificial intelligence to learn from example and to execute sophisticated functions that, until recently,

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30 years of data reveals risk of poor prognosis increases with tumor size in liver cancer

Researchers at the Department of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine have shown that the prognostic impact of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver

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A brain with ‘multiple demand’ is what drives human reasoning, scientists say

Reasoning is an ability that is unique to human cognition. However, despite our advances in neuroimaging techniques, we cannot clearly map the neural regions involved in human reasoning. In a

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Study finds strong association between PM2.5 and neurological disorders

A comprehensive, systematic meta-analysis conducted by HKBU scientists found a significant association between exposure to PM2.5, i.e., fine particulates with equivalent diameters of less than 2.5 microns suspended in the

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New research improves screening efficiency for type 1 diabetes

Melbourne researchers have led a global collaboration to develop a simplified blood test that increases the overall screening efficiency for type 1 diabetes (T1D). As a disease that requires lifelong

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