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Scientists teach computers to assess psychiatric risk

Kate Kelland Reuters Computer programs can be taught to select between brain scans of healthy young people and scans showing adolescents who are at higher risk of developing mental disorders such as anxiety and depression, scientists said Thursday. In a … Continue reading

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The prostate cancer vaccine that targets tumours with an ’80 per cent success rate’

Source: Daily Mail A vaccine that destroys advanced prostate cancers while leaving healthy tissue untouched has been developed by scientists. In laboratory tests, the gene therapy jab successfully wiped out 80 per cent of cancers without causing serious side effects. … Continue reading

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Pill that ‘mends broken hearts’ by tricking damaged tissue

Fiona Macrae Daily Mail A pill that ‘mends broken hearts’ – revolutionising the lives of millions – could be available in just a decade. It tricks damaged tissue into healing itself, making it easier for weaker hearts to pump blood … Continue reading

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Why GPs should be prescribing acupuncture to patients branded hypochondriacs

Jenny Hope Mail Online Millions of patients with ‘unexplained symptoms’ could benefit from acupuncture on the NHS, it is claimed. Just 12 sessions led to health improvements for patients taking part in the first study of its kind. British researchers … Continue reading

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