Addiction

Study: Empowering Black girls may help to reduce drug use

Black girls make up a relatively small portion of the overall drug-using population. But their health consequences are more severe than most: Reproductive issues, fertility issues, sexually transmitted infections and trauma ...

Medications

Ivermectin and COVID-19

If you have seen stories suggesting the use of ivermectin, a so-called "miracle cure" medication, for COVID-19—beware.

Neuroscience

Study: Measuring brain waves could diagnose dementia early

Our visual memory system has a phenomenally large capacity. Flick through the image gallery on your phone, or fast forward through a previously watched movie, and notice how the briefly presented images trigger memories with ...

Oncology & Cancer

A pair of proteins control the supply lines that feed cancer cells

In human cancer cell and mouse studies, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine have found that a set of proteins work in tandem to build supply lines that deliver oxygen and nutrients to tumors, enabling them to survive ...

Oncology & Cancer

New method used to study how cancer cells are organised

Changes in individual cancer cells over time may explain why brain tumors develop so differently, and why some cancer cells are resistant to certain treatments. To track the development of cancer cells, researchers at Uppsala ...

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