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April 24, 2015 4:03 pm
Cynthia Fox, Science Writer
A recent analysis of  long-term after-effects of a specific hormone replacement therapy (HRT)—non-physiologic hormones created by Wyeth—finds that a pattern observed while women took the drugs during the famous Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) remains true years later.
April 24, 2015 10:12 am
Seth Augenstein, Digital Reporter
A woman who became a bestselling author and wellness advocate after she claimed she healed herself of a brain tumor through a healthy diet recently admitted she never had cancer, according to a magazine investigation published this week.
April 24, 2015 9:17 am
Seth Augenstein, Digital Reporter
Air pollution can shrink brains, lead to cognitive problems and even cause silent stokes, according to new research published by Stroke a journal of the American Heart Association.
April 23, 2015 4:29 pm
Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor
F1000Research, an open access scientific journal for life sciences, has debuted what it calls its first ‘living article.’  Other scientists can contribute their own data to the published scientific paper, and the figure updates live online. 
April 23, 2015 10:04 am
Cynthia Fox, Science Writer
Injections of the "love" hormone, oxytocin, let non-mother rats suddenly hear the ultrasonic distress sounds of mothers’ pups, according to a study in mice published in Nature.
April 23, 2015 9:31 am
Stephanie Guzowski, Editor, Drug Discovery & Development
The widely held belief that depression is caused by low levels of serotonin and that certain antidepressants raise the levels of this neurotransmitter, is a myth, according to a psychiatrist in an editorial article in The BMJ this week.
April 21, 2015 2:36 pm
Priya Radhakrishnan, Director of Medical Devices, GlobalData
The future growth of the non-vascular stent market by 2021 will be slower in the US than almost every other major market.
April 21, 2015 12:29 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
This method is delivering some promising results in early trials.
April 20, 2015 1:58 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
One of the main sessions at this year’s Experimental Biology Conference in Boston was the Tang Prize Award lecture. 
April 17, 2015 2:47 pm
Cynthia Fox, Science Writer
There will be 60,000 annual cases of chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) by 2030, making SDH the U.S.’s most common adult brain surgery disorder, says a new study by New York University (NYU) researchers.
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