Neuroscience

Dopamine primes the brain for enhanced vigilance

Imagine a herd of deer grazing in the forest. Suddenly, a twig snaps nearby, and they look up from the grass. The thought of food is forgotten, and the animals are primed to respond to any threat that might appear.

Cardiology

Colectomy associated with increased risk of diabetes

People who have had a colectomy have increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals. The researchers hope ...

Diabetes

Millions with high blood sugar face TB risk

Millions of people with high blood sugar may be at greater risk of tuberculosis than previously thought, scientists said Friday, warning that diabetes and TB could combine to create the "perfect storm" of disease.

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