rTMS improves memory in younger and older adults

Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves working memory, offering a new potential avenue of therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, according to new research from the Duke University School of Medicine. Healthy younger and older adult participants who received a therapy called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) performed better…

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A new way of diagnosing and treating disease — without cutting skin

IMAGE: From left to right: co-author Harvey Lui and senior author Haishan Zeng view more  University of British Columbia researchers have developed a specialized microscope that has the potential ability to both diagnose diseases that include skin cancer and perform incredibly precise surgery—all without cutting skin. The researchers describe the technology in a study published today…

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Insilico to present at the 2019 DIA China Annual Meeting

IMAGE: Alex Zhavoronkov, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Insilico Medicine, to present at the 11th DIA China Annual Meeting 2019 in Beijing, May 20-23 view more  Credit: Insilico Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — Insilico Medicine, a biotech company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence, will present its latest results in…

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New drug could help treat neonatal seizures

IMAGE: Gluconate, a small organic molecule, inhibits neonatal seizures in rodent models and could open up new avenues for the treatment of epilepsy in human newborns. The image illustrates the structure… view more  Credit: Chen Laboratory, Penn State A new drug that inhibits neonatal seizures in rodent models could open up new avenues for the treatment…

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Toy transformers and real-life whales inspire biohybrid robot

IMAGE: Researchers created a remote-controlled soft robot that can transform itself to conduct targeted drug delivery against cancer cells. view more  Credit: City University of Hong Kong HANOVER, N.H. — May 15, 2019 — Drawing inspiration from biology and the toy shelf, researchers at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College and City University of Hong…

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James Charles, From ‘CoverBoy’ to Canceled

Image James Charles at Gucci’s Met Gala after-party on May 6. In the week since, he lost millions of YouTube subscribers after another influencer, Tati Westbrook, shared a critical video about him.CreditKrista Schlueter for The New York Times When James Charles, 19, became the first male face of CoverGirl, following in the steps of household…

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Glucosamine Tied to Heart Benefits

Glucosamine, the dietary supplement widely used for arthritic pain, may reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, researchers report. Scientists looked at 466,039 British men and women, ages 40 to 69, who were free of cardiovascular disease at the start of the study. Participants completed detailed health questionnaires that included information on the use of dietary…

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Off the Menu: New Essex Street Market Opens in an Enormous New Space

Headliner Essex Market at Essex Crossing It has been known, for years, that the original Essex Market, founded in 1940, one of several city markets established by Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, would have to shut its doors, giving way to more lucrative use of its real estate. Its much larger replacement has opened across Delancey…

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