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‘Hunger hormone’ may also boost growth of brain cells

New Scientist | 
Could fasting boost your brainpower? A stomach hormone that stimulates appetite seems to promote the growth of new brain cells ...

Parents turn to Prozac and other unproven drugs to help children with Down’s syndrome

New Scientist | 
Drugs that change the chemistry and structure of the brain could boost the intelligence of people with Down’s syndrome...[However, s]uch ...

Why do we sleep?

New Scientist | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. why do we sleep? ...
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Why focus on ‘natural’ is a dangerous obsession

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Plenty of foods for ...
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Overactive immune system may hold answer to schizophrenia’s source

New Scientist | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. During his Ph.D., Steven ...

You’re constantly enveloped in your own microbial ‘fingerprint’

New Scientist | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Hygiene obsessives – your ...

Dementia rates have dropped, despite aging population

New Scientist | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  It’s one public health ...

Micro device gives doctors peek into brain tissue during surgery

New Scientist | 
A dipstick inserted into the brain can check its energy levels, just like checking oil levels in a car. The ...
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Are breast cancer screenings always beneficial?

New Scientist | 
Breast screening in the UK is at the centre of renewed controversy after an influential group of British MPs called ...
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More evidence IQ is in the genes

New Scientist | 
It was named the language gene before we really understood what it did. Now mice given the human version of ...

Spanish longevity genes linked to cholesterol metabolism

New Scientist | 
Hold the butter! The genetic secrets of centenarians are starting to be unravelled – and they hint that low cholesterol ...
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Genetically engineered red blood cells could be drug delivery drones

New Scientist | 
Red blood cells may one day do more than carry oxygen around the body – they have been genetically engineered ...

Baby’s microbiome may come from mom’s mouth via placenta

New Scientist | 
Babies in the womb are not as sheltered from the outside world as you might think. The placenta harbours a ...