Obstetrics & gynaecology

Preventing the development of polycystic ovary syndrome

In a recently published review article in Nature Reviews Endocrinology, researchers conclude where the field of research is today, regarding the causes behind, and development of, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). They also ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More older people suffer traumatic brain injuries due to falls

From a minor fall on a bicycle to a serious road traffic accident: The causes of a traumatic brain injury are manifold. About 90 percent of the approximately 270,000 cases per year are classified as mild, ten percent as moderate ...

Medical research

Guppy research shows ADHD drugs can affect later generations

By studying guppies, scientists at the University of Toronto and Florida State University found that behaviors affected by methylphenidate hydrochloride (MPH) – the active ingredient in stimulants such as Ritalin and Concerta ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Exoskeleton reduces amount of work required to walk

A team of researchers at Queen's University in Canada has developed an exoskeleton that reduces the metabolic cost of walking. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes their system and how it works. ...

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