Australia plans to kill carp with herpes

The Australian politician who declared war on Johnny Depp's dogs has a new enemy - the European carp.

14 hours ago from BBC News

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Study links some positive effects to calorie restriction in nonobese adults

A 25 percent calorie restriction over two years by adults who were not obese was linked to better health-related quality of life, according to the results of a randomized clinical trial published ...

Mon 2 May 16 from Medical Xpress

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Study suggests there could be more species on Earth than stars in our galaxy

Biologists at Indiana University believe we may have only discovered a mere thousandth of a percent of the species on our planet. To put a number on it, that means the 10 million or ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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Fat Labradors give clues to obesity

Genes are partly to blame for some dogs getting fat, say scientists who have studied Labrador retrievers.

3 hours ago from BBC News

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Words On The Brain: A Semantic Map of the Cortex

In a new Nature paper, Berkely neuroscientists Alexander G. Huth and colleagues present a 'semantic atlas' of the human brain. Huth et al. have mapped which brain areas respond to words, according ...

Sat 30 Apr 16 from Discover Magazine

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Dinosaurs May Have Slept Like Humans, Study Shows

Reptiles cycle through REM sleep too

Fri 29 Apr 16 from TIME

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Diluted apple juice, preferred fluids for treating mild gastroenteritis in kids

Children with mild gastroenteritis and minimal dehydration experienced fewer treatment failures such as IV rehydration or hospitalization when offered half-strength apple juice followed by their ...

Sat 30 Apr 16 from Medical Xpress

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Chronic insomnia? Docs urged to try a behavior therapy first

Tossing and turning night after night? Don't automatically reach for the pill bottle. New guidelines say the first choice to treat chronic insomnia should be cognitive behavioral therapy—a way ...

23 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Cognitive-behavioral therapy may help reduce memory problems in cancer survivors who have received chemotherapy

A new analysis indicates that a type of psychotherapy delivered by videoconference may help prevent some of the long-term memory issues caused by chemotherapy. Published early online in CANCER, ...

Mon 2 May 16 from Medical Xpress

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Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales

The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise ...

Thu 28 Apr 16 from Medical Xpress

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