This 21-Year-Old Student Is Accused of Persuading Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself—but Why Would Someone Do That?

Introducing Health's new column, Why Would Someone Do That? Here, psych experts decipher the reasons behind the most puzzling human behavior mysteries. Alexander Urtula was supposed to walk in the commencement ceremony at Boston College on May 20 of this year. He never made it to the stage. Instead, 90 minutes before the ceremony, with his family waiting for him […]

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Number of abortions increased

In the third quarter of 2019, around of 25,200 women have completed their pregnancy. A communication from the Federal Statistical office, according to the 3.9 percent more than in the same period last year. In the past year, the Figures had dropped slightly: In the entire year of 2018, almost 101.000 women had an abortion – 0.2 percent less than […]

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Hunger makes us selfish?

Who has Hunger, is often irritable and in a bad mood. The longer you eat, the deeper the mood drops for many people. Whether Hunger also leads to increased selfishness, examined by an international research team of psychologists from Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom now. In fact, the expectation of the scientists has not been confirmed: Hunger does […]

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A lot of protein can damage if they are Overweight even

To eat protein-containing foods, is to help to lose body weight, build muscle mass and preserve it. Thus, Obese and diabetic patients are often advised to avoid carbohydrates and eat more proteins. But they often suffer from unnoticed chronic kidney disease, which can be made worse by too much protein solid. Many people who are suffering from Diabetes or is […]

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Whole-genome sequencing analysis to find more exact biomarkers

A new study from Uppsala University shows that whole-genome sequencing increases the precision of genetic studies, which in turn can improve our understanding of how to use biomarkers to discover disease. The results are published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports. Biomarkers, such as specific proteins circulating in our blood stream, are often used in the clinic as indicators of […]

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How climate change makes you sick

A child born today, could be on the 71. The birthday of a world experience, which has become an average four degrees warmer. May be it has experienced times when the food was scarce, because the rising temperatures have reduced yields of Corn, soybeans and rice. All his life it has air inhaled, which was impacted by the combustion of […]

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Team plucks needle from genomic haystack, finding essential transcription factor binding sites

Using CRISPR/Cas9 knockout screens a multi-institutional research team systematically interrogated the essentiality of more than 10,000 forkhead box protein A1 (FOXA1) and CTCF binding sites in breast and prostate cancer cells, plucking useful needles from a massive genomic haystack that contains millions of transcription factor binding sites. They found that essential FOXA1 binding sites act as enhancers to orchestrate the […]

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The seven most common misconceptions about depression

Of enlightenment. Although Depression is a serious disease, and much of it is reported that there are still many misconceptions about it in the circulation and persist. The major attention for the death of the national soccer goalkeeper Robert Enke has changed ten years ago, little genig. As before, concealment Affected you would rather Suffer and try to keep it […]

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Cystic fibrosis: New treatment with three active ingredients

In a clinical study a combination of three drugs improved the lung function and quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis significantly. If the therapy is used in children early on, might possibly even prevent the onset of the disease. Compared to patients receiving a Placebo, improved lung function and quality of life through the triple combination of Elexacaftor, […]

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