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blood

‘Stealth’ technology could mean universal blood transfusions—regardless of blood type

Cosmos | 
Scientists have created a “stealth” red blood cell that camouflages its immune status, meaning it could potentially be transfused into ...
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Electrical stimulation can ‘starve’ brain cancers, early study shows

Cosmos | 
Researchers have shown that electrical stimulation to the skull can starve brain cancers of vital nutrient-rich blood, opening the door ...
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Can frequent exercise epigenetically slow the aging process?

Cosmos | 
Research under way in Melbourne is showing that exercise can, literally, make your body younger. … [Researcher Sarah] Voisin tells ...
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Medical marijuana and pain control: Study casts doubt on drug’s effectiveness

Cosmos | 
Depending on who you listen to, medical cannabis is either a rising star in the world of therapeutics or an ...
Digging in the dirt may yield new class of antibiotics

Digging in the dirt may yield new class of antibiotics

Cosmos | 
It might come as a surprise to learn that dirt, that canonical cause of infection, is also a megafactory for ...
autism

Autism risk linked to 18 new genes related to communication, socialization difficulties

Cosmos | 
Researchers have isolated 18 new genes believed to increase risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a finding that may pave ...
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