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Medicine

Treating Depression Helps Reduce Cardiovascular Risk

Posted in Medicine on 8th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new study finds that treating moderate to severe depression with antidepressants may have an added bonus: reducing cardiovascular risks.

Brain Structure Varies Depending On How Trusting People Are Of Others, Study Shows

Posted in Medicine on 8th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

This research may have implications for future treatments of psychological conditions such as autism.

Shape Of Eye's 'light Pipes' Is Key To Colour Sorting

Posted in Medicine on 7th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Physicists have pinned down precisely how pipe-shaped cells in our retina filter the incoming colors.

NASA Seeks To Understand Vision Changes Due To Microgravity

Posted in Medicine on 7th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

NASA hopes that a new experiment will shed light on the causes of vision loss and deformation to the structure of the eye often suffered by astronauts during a stay on the ISS.

Cancer-fighting Nanoparticles Carry Medicine To Tumors In The Lungs

Posted in Medicine on 6th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new nanoparticle is capable of carrying cancer-fighting drugs to a tumor site in the lungs before releasing them.