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Study links personality to brain shape

The research touches on a question that has occupied the minds of philosophers and scientists for centuries.

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'Weekend exercise may be as good as daily...

"It is very encouraging news that being physically active on just one or two occasions per week is associated with a lower risk of death."

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Preventing cancer spread: study points to...

Researchers said they had discovered a type of tumour cell which spreads cancer from organ to organ.

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Researchers, HIV sanctuaries disinclined...

Over 70% of the world's 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS are in Africa.

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West Nile virus 'can kill years after infection'...

"For several years, we had followed smaller groups of patients and felt that many had died prematurely."

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GSK earmarks sh66b for disease research

The initiative is geared towards developing prevention and treatment routines for NCDs and other diseases.

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Zebrafish offers hope for spinal cord repair...

"This is one of nature's most remarkable feats of regeneration."

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Lab-grown stem cells 'regenerate monkey hearts'...

Adult heart stem cells have already been experimentally used in heart attack victims.

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Trial drug shows 'impressive' Alzheimer's...

The drug, aducanumab, is only the latest antibody to show promise in an early, Phase I drug trial.

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Dogs, like humans, distinguish words and...

Dogs, like humans, use the brain's left hemisphere to interpret words.


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Fighting human trafficking in Uganda...

It explains why in 2000 the United National General Assembly adopted a Palermo Protocol that allows each country to fight the various forms of trafficking in their country.