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The brains of people with recurrent depression have a significantly smaller hippocampus - the part of the brain most associated with forming new memories - than healthy individuals, a new global study of nearly 9,000 people reveals. Read our current Top News

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From top to bottom – the cardiovascular system reaches the outermost parts of our limbs where it ends in extremely small blood vessels. This is why its diseases are especially devastating, because ... Read our Topic of the Month

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Researchers map important enzyme in the fight against cancer

01/07/2015 - Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered what regulates an enzyme that is central to the growth of cancer tumours. This could be of great value to future cancer treatment. read more

Patients with recurrent depression have smaller hippocampi

01/07/2015 - The brains of people with recurrent depression have a significantly smaller hippocampus - the part of the brain most associated with forming new memories - than healthy individuals, a new global study of nearly 9,000 people reveals. read more

Umbilical cord 'milking' improves blood flow in preterm infants

30/06/2015 - A technique to increase the flow of blood from the umbilical cord into the infant's circulatory system improves blood pressure and red blood cell levels in preterm infants delivered by Cesarean section, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. read more

Earlier and easier detection of colorectal cancer?

29/06/2015 - Chemists at Caltech have developed a new sensitive technique capable of detecting colorectal cancer in tissue samples. read more

New conductive ink for electronic apparel

29/06/2015 - University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections. read more

Diabetic blindness: Best source of stem cells to block vision loss

26/06/2015 - Researchers have taken a significant step forward in their efforts to use stem cells to block vision loss caused by diabetic retinopathy, a condition that affects millions of people with diabetes. read more

First human with prosthetic leg that can feel

26/06/2015 - An Austrian team of researchers has successfully fitted a human being with a leg prosthesis that sends feelings to its wearer. The study results indicate that it greatly increases safety when in motion. read more

Fructose produces less rewarding sensations in the brain

25/06/2015 - Fructose not only results in a lower level of satiety, it also stimulates the reward system in the brain to a lesser degree than glucose. This may cause excessive consumption accompanied by effects that are a risk to health, report researchers from the University of Basel. read more

Disabled people pilot a robot with their thoughts

25/06/2015 - Multi-year research project aims to give a measure of independence to paralyzed people. This technology has shown that it works well and is easy to use. read more

Brain scans of passengers who experienced nightmare flight

24/06/2015 - A group of passengers who thought they were going to die when their plane ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean in August, 2001 have had their brains scanned while recalling the terrifying moments to help science better understand trauma memories and how they are processed in the brain. read more

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