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Prescription Drug Costs: Why Do They Keep Going Up?

Prescription Drug Costs: Why Do They Keep Going Up?

The high cost of prescription drugs in the United States (US) has been the focus of much discussion and debate in recent years, as price tags continue a precipitous march upward. The issue is raised again, this time by researchers from Harvard Medical School in...

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Relief for epilepsy at the scale of a single cell

Relief for epilepsy at the scale of a single cell

Date: August 23, 2016 Source: Linköping University Summary: Researchers have developed in collaboration with French colleagues a small device that both detects the initial signal of an epileptic attack and doses a substance that effectively stops it. All this takes...

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Researchers unravel mechanism by which hippocampal stem cells regulate their own fate

Researchers unravel mechanism by which hippocampal stem cells regulate their own fate

To date, it has been assumed that the differentiation of stem cells depends on the environment they are embedded in. A research group at the University of Basel now describes for the first time a mechanism by which hippocampal neural stem cells regulate their own cell...

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Hearing test may identify autism risk!

Hearing test may identify autism risk!

Researchers have identified an inner ear deficiency in children with Autism that may impact their ability to recognize speech. The findings, which were published in the journal Autism Research, could ultimately be used as a way to identify children at risk for the...

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Labor induction: No association with autism

Labor induction: No association with autism

Contrary to previous studies, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, MA, finds no association between induction of labor and risk of autism spectrum disorder. The research suggests that "concern for ASD should not factor into the clinical decision...

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