New treatment for chronic throat irritation and globus sensation in the gullet  [LINK]
Chronic throat irritation, a permanent globus sensation, and a sore or dry sensation in the throat are common symptoms often trivialised and wrongly attributed to gastroesophageal reflux disease. Howe... [Read More]
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Researchers seek to improve techniques for joint defect treatment  [LINK]
Different surface topographies and materials provide interesting ways to study cell behaviour and potentially provide novel solutions for treating joint defects. Tissue engineering methods that simula... [Read More]
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Chronic migraine cases are amplified by jawbone disorder, according to research  [LINK]
In a new study, researchers at the University of São Paulo's Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine (FMRP-USP) in Brazil find that a higher frequency of migraine attacks correlates with more ... [Read More]
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Gene therapy restores hearing and balance in Usher syndrome  [LINK]
Scientists from the Institut Pasteur, Inserm, the CNRS, Collège de France, University Pierre et Marie Curie, and University Clermont Auvergne, have recently restored hearing and balance in a mo... [Read More]
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Researchers study the cancer cell genes that resist drugs  [LINK]
Researchers from the People's Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University) have studied the mechanism of drug resistance for ovarian and breast cancer cells. They discovered that these cancer cel... [Read More]
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Brain guides body much sooner than previously believed  [LINK]
The brain plays an active and essential role much earlier than previously thought, according to new research from Tufts University scientists which shows that long before movement or other behaviors o... [Read More]
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MRI contrast agent locates and distinguishes aggressive from slow-growing breast cancer  [LINK]
A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent being tested by researchers at Case Western Reserve University not only pinpoints breast cancers at early stages but differentiates between aggres... [Read More]
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Going under the knife in China's plastic surgery stampede  [LINK]
Chen Yan is 35 and fears middle age is upon her, so like all of her friends she sees cosmetic surgery as the solution: time to get a new nose. [Read More]
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Brazilian with German Olympian's heart runs race of her life  [LINK]
Brazilian Ivonette Balthazar felt jittery ahead of a Rio de Janeiro road race Sunday, but her heart—transplanted from a German Olympian a year ago—spurred her on. [Read More]
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WHO warns of cholera threat in Bangladesh Rohingya camps  [LINK]
The World Health Organisation warned Monday of a growing cholera risk in the makeshift refugee camps in Bangladesh where more than 435,000 Rohingya Muslims have sought shelter from unrest in Myanmar. [Read More]
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Cooking with Coconut Flour: The One Thing You Should Always Do  [LINK]
Are you curious about cooking with coconut flour? Learn how to use this wonderful gluten-free alternative for all your cooking and baking needs.... [Read More]
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Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum  [LINK]
Millions of Kurds expected to vote for independence in northern Iraq, amid international opposition against poll. [Read More]
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Five of Berlin's Hottest New Tables  [LINK]
If you're planning on a trip to Berlin and feel inspired to check out the new openings in town, here is a list of restaurants you should know about.... [Read More]
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Rohingya crisis: A month of misery in Myanmar's Rakhine  [LINK]
Monday marks one month since recent crisis began in Rakhine forcing 430,000 people to flee their homes to Bangladesh. [Read More]
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Study finds up to one-quarter of cancer patients use marijuana  [LINK]
(Wiley) A new study conducted in a cancer center in a state with legalized medicinal and recreational marijuana found that approximately one-quarter of surveyed patients used marijuana in the past yea... [Read More]
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Brain guides body much sooner than previously believed  [LINK]
(Tufts University) The brain plays an active role much earlier than previously thought. Long before movement or other behaviors occur, the nascent brain of an embryonic frog instructs normal muscle an... [Read More]
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MRI contrast agent locates and distinguishes aggressive from slow-growing breast cancer  [LINK]
(Case Western Reserve University) A new magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent being tested by researchers at Case Western Reserve University not only pinpoints breast cancers at early stages but d... [Read More]
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UTSA receives $350,000 grant for prostate cancer research  [LINK]
(University of Texas at San Antonio) Jing Yong Ye, professor of biomedical engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has received a two-year, $354,617 grant from the National Insti... [Read More]
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Trump slaps travel ban on Chad, North Korea, Venezuela  [LINK]
Critics have accused the president of discriminating against Muslims in violation of US guarantees of religious liberty. [Read More]
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Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 hurt  [LINK]
The FBI said it has opened a civil rights investigation into the shooting at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. [Read More]
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US air strikes kill 17 ISIL fighters in Libya  [LINK]
ISIL camp hit in the first American attack in Libya since President Donald Trump took office in January. [Read More]
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Don’t let your team get you down  [LINK]
This is one of the biggest months of the year for sports fans. Both the AFL and NFL host their finals series, plus there’s the lead-up to the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Rugby League World Cup, Fast5 Netball World Series and the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne. Supporting a sports team, whether it be football, netball, rugby or soccer, is a great way to be social and meet different... [Read More]
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Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump's player comments  [LINK]
More than 100 players throughout popular US sport take a defiant stance after US president's racism protest call out. [Read More]
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Rwandan police arrest Paul Kagame critic Diane Rwigara  [LINK]
Member of political opposition, who tried to run in presidential poll, is accused of offences against state security. [Read More]
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