Defective gene slows down brain cells

Defective gene slows down brain cells

Within the European Union alone, about 3 million people are affected by an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Some are only mildly affected and can live independent lives. Others have severe disabilities. What the different forms have in common is difficulty…

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Doubling down on headache pain

Doubling down on headache pain

It’s not uncommon for people who experience a concussion to have moderate to severe headaches in the weeks after the injury. A new study has found a combination of two drugs, both common anti-nausea medications, given intravenously in the emergency…

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Tracking down the causes of heart attack

Tracking down the causes of heart attack

Heart attacks strike suddenly and have a range of different triggers. Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) were able to uncover a further underlying cause. Studying arterial deposits (plaque) in patients with…

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