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Aussie flu 'could be cured by having sex' as deadly bug sweeps UK

Aussie flu continues to hit the UK, with swathes of the country currently at risk on a Flusurvey map outlining the areas affected.<p>But did you know …

Immune System

Acetaminophen use in pregnancy linked to kids' behavioral problems

Acetaminophen, long the mainstay of a pregnant woman's pain-relief arsenal, has been linked to behavioral problems in children born to mothers who used it during pregnancy.<p>Research published Monday by the journal JAMA Pediatrics found that a woman's use of acetaminophen at 18 and 32 weeks of …

Does CBD oil work for chronic pain management?

While many people use cannabidiol oil to relieve pain, more scientific research is needed to be certain it can be safely used. Understanding …

Pain

A psychologist has honed a subliminal tactic to get what you want before you’ve asked for it

Robert Cialdini made his name on counseling everyday people about how to avoid being manipulated by advertisers, politicians, and lobbyists. Now, the Arizona State University psychology professor is advising people on how to become the manipulator.<p>Cialdini’s new book, <i>Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary</i> …

Trust Your 'Gut Feeling' in High-Risk Decisions, says Study from the University of Cambridge

If you don’t make decisions by “going with your gut,” you may want to start now.<p>According to research published in Scientific Reports, researchers …

Why acetaminophen is the 'most common cause of liver injury' in Canada

Health Canada's new labelling rules for acetaminophen are not strict enough, and the extra-strength products should be removed from store shelves, …

Acetaminophen

France is ground zero for clinical research on Baclofen, a drug said to eliminate alcohol cravings. The medication will soon be more accessible than ever – but not everyone thinks that’s a good thing<p>One morning when he was 12, Samuel Blaise decided to skip school with his best friend Cyril. Both …

Drug Addiction

Luigi The PoopBot Wants To Know What You're Ingesting

The bot will help scientists collect information on drug habits and other hard-to-measure population data.<p>Over the last few years, scientists have turned to a new source to discover statistics about everything from diet to drug usage: your poop. Taking samples from sewers is a fantastic way to find …

MIT

Scientists Have Found How Cancer Spreads Through The Bloodstream

It has something to do with a molecule called Death Receptor 6.<p>If you get cancer, it’s likely that the tumor itself won’t get you. The most common cause of cancer death is from the metastases that form when the initial tumor spreads, sending cancers cells out which grow elsewhere. These cells …

Bioprinting bones and muscles: The inkjet cell printers shaping the future of transplants

At the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, scientists have 3D printed tissues that could one day be implanted into human patients.<p>14 …