Medical research

The birth of the biological clock

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have moved one step closer to solving the inner workings of the biological clock, by studying it from the moment it starts ticking.

Health

Beware of germs lurking on your desk

The public health message about getting a flu shot is drilled into us at this point, and this far into the season, everyone should have already have fulfilled their duty and received one.

Medical research

Lung tissue generated from human embryonic stem cells

Scientists in Belgium have successfully differentiated human embryonic stem cells (hESC) into major cell types of lung epithelial tissue using a convenient air-liquid interface. The technique, published in BioMed Central's ...

Health

Sharing musical instruments means sharing germs

Germs survive for several days in wind instruments including the clarinet, flute, and saxophone, according to a pilot study published in the International Journal of Environmental Health Research. The researchers, led by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Real-time brain feedback can help people overcome anxiety

(Medical Xpress)—People provided with a real-time readout of activity in specific regions of their brains can learn to control that activity and lessen their anxiety, according to new findings published online in the journal ...

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