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Why coulrophobia is no laughing matter

As the Halloween season gets into full flow, the English-speaking world is currently experiencing a wave of 'creepy clown' sightings that first began in the United States but has now spread to the UK, Canada and Australia. ...

Oct 17, 2016
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Healing virus 'Rigvir' can double cancer survival rates

Strangely enough, cancer patients across the world seem to have come to terms with the fact that the most effective treatment against cancer - chemotherapy - actually destroys their immune system. In Latvia, however, a breakthrough ...

Aug 31, 2016
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Tree-lined streets improve your health

Most of us naturally believe that being close to nature is good for our well being. But can the benefits be proven and quantified? A new study, published in Scientific Reports last week, has attempted to evaluate just how ...

Jul 17, 2015
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Brain pacemakers without side effects

For Parkinson's disease (PD) patients whose symptoms cannot be controlled by medication, 'Deep brain stimulation' (DBS) may be the only hope. While DBS is generally considered to be safe, side effects related to the stimulation ...

Sep 12, 2016
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