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Duke of Wellington's 400-piece gilt dinner set laid out for first time

A spectacular dining set given to the Duke of Wellington to celebrate his victory over Napoleon is to go on on display for the first time as it would have been used, laid out in full 200 years on.<p>For the first time visitors to Apsley House, Wellington's London home, will be able to see part of the …

Study reveals role of spleen in prolonged anxiety after stress

Scientists are uncovering clues to what might be unfolding in the relationship between the brain and immune system in those who suffer from long-term …

Can Probiotics Improve the Health of Your Brain?

By Dr. Ruairi Robertson<p>Did you know that there are roughly 40 trillion bacteria living in and on you?<p>Most of these bacteria reside in your gut and …

Wellness
Medicine

Some people are immune to Alzheimer's symptoms, scientists find

Some people are naturally immune to the symptoms of Alzheimer’s even when they have the full-blown disease, scientists have found.<p>Several "super-agers" in their 90s who showed no sign of mental decline or memory loss before their death were all found to have the signature plaques and tangles in …

The incredible history of insulin, a drug that was discovered almost a century ago

And for many people living with diabetes — including the 1.25 million people in the US who have Type 1 diabetes — injecting insulin is part of the daily routine.<p>Insulin, a hormone that healthy bodies produce, has been used to treat diabetes for almost a century, though it's gone through some …

Diabetes

WATCH: Mantis Shrimp's Incredible Eyesight Yields Clues For Detecting Cancer

Mantis shrimp, a group of aggressive, reef-dwelling crustaceans, take more than one first-place ribbon in the animal kingdom. Outwardly, they resemble their somewhat larger lobster cousins, but their colorful shells contain an impressive set of superpowers.<p>Now, scientists are finding that one of …

Nature

Supersized micro-magnets made to measure for high-precision drug delivery

Some magnetic particles can take on certain attributes when they come in small enough packages, say a few millionths of a millimeter. These special …

Particles

Inside the Science of False Memory

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>In "The Memory Illusion: Remembering, Forgetting, and the Science of False Memory<i>,"</i> author <b>Julia Shaw</b> questions the accuracy of our memories and explains how they can in fact be manipulated and distorted by others.<p>According to Shaw, it is …

Prince Charles

Once inside a tumor, our immune cells become traitors

New research has found a subset of our immune cells (called regulatory T cells) that are highly abundant in the tumor microenvironment and are …

Study: Compound suggests pain treatment without opioid or marijuana side effects

Indiana University neuroscientist Andrea Hohmann took the stage at a press conference Nov. 14 in San Diego to discuss research conducted at IU that …

Prosthetics

Microbes in your gut influence age-related macular degeneration

Bacteria in your intestines may play an important role in determining if you will develop blinding wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).

Testing sore throats at pharmacies won’t solve anything

Research has already shown this test does not help beyond normal care. The NHS must stop wasting money on inadequately tested but popular political policies<p>Are GPs to throw away the traditional box of wooden tongue depressors? People with sore throats are soon to be offered a new service – at the …

Radiation Therapy