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June 28th, 2017 The mere presence of one’s own smartphone, even when switched off, may occupy limited-capacity cognitive resources, thereby leaving fewer resources available for other tasks and undercutting cognitive performance, found two studies from the...

June 14th, 2017 Combining two existing prostate cancer therapies could extend the life of men with advanced, high-risk prostate cancer by 37%, found a UK clinical trial. The Guardian reports that the new findings could change how doctors first approach treatment...

June 7th, 2017 An enhanced urine test, developed at Loyola University Chicago, detects significantly more bacteria than the standard test, according to a study presented at a meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans. The study, by a...

May 31st, 2017 A moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce symptoms of mild vascular cognitive impairment (VCI),  a small Canadian study suggests. Participants with vascular cognitive impairment, sometimes called vascular dementia, who walked three hours...

May 31st, 2017 For most sudden natural adult deaths investigated by British coroners, postmortem computing tomography, enhanced with targeted coronary angiography (PMCTA) could be used to avoid invasive autopsy. The ground-breaking UK  study could represent a...

May 24th, 2017 Within the same hospital, patients treated by older physicians had higher mortality than patients cared for by younger physicians, except those physicians treating high volumes of patients, finds a large Harvard exploratory analysis. If the...
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