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ADHD Articles - Symptoms, Treatment, and More

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. The core characteristics are difficulty with regulating attention …

Targeting of memory T cells with alefacept in new-onset type 1 diabetes (T1DAL study): 12 month results of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 trial

Article<p>http://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(13)70111-6/abstract<p>The Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology<p>Although the primary …

Medical Journals

10 Bioengineered Body Parts That Could Change Medicine

When physicians run out of treatment options, they look to a nascent field known as bioengineering for solutions to their patients' ailments. …

Even without injury, stomach makes stem cells - Futurity

Our stomachs naturally produce more stem cells than scientists had realized, and likely do so …

Stem Cells

Centipede venom kills pain - Futurity

A molecule in the venom of the Chinese red-headed centipede shows promise as a painkiller—potentially …

An Interactive Map Of The Brain

Time to play "name that cortex."<p>Can you point out the small squiggle of gray matter that makes up the brain's motor cortex? Or how about the eye fields, which control visual attention and eye movements? No? Take a look at this handy interactive infographic created by Open Colleges, an Australian …

Rx Marijuana: Most Readers Support Use

In one way or another, more than 80% of <i>MedPage Today</i> readers have a favorable opinion about medical marijuana.<p>A total of 60.7% of the more than 5,600 …

Light at the end of the tunnel for chronic pain

A German professor is developing light therapy to regulate sleep and treat chronic pain<p>Doctors in Germany may be about to shed a little light on treating chronic pain. Prof Thomas Tolle, a pain specialist in Munich, is beginning a trial using specially designed overhead lighting that imitates a …

Arthritis

Painkiller Addiction Worse Than Marijuana or Cocaine, Study Finds

<b>WEDNESDAY, August 28, 2013 —</b> Drugs you get from a dark alley may be safer than drugs you get in a doctor’s office, according to a new study published …

University of Queensland

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Centipede venom could lead to new class of pain drug

A protein found in centipede venom could be developed into a drug to treat chronic pain that is as effective as morphine but without the side …

Polio may have returned to Syria

As vaccination rates wane, the first polio cases in 14 years have been reported in the war-torn country<p>Syria eliminated polio in 1999, but the country's civil war has led vaccination rates to wane -- from 95 percent in 2010 to what could have been as low as 45 percent this year. Whereas an …

Much Earlier Split for Neanderthals, Humans?

Study challenges thinking on last common ancestor of Neanderthals, humans.<p><b>In the ranks of prehistoric humans, Neanderthals were our closest relatives.</b><p>We were so close, in fact, that our species interbred with theirs. Tracing back our lineages, there must have been a last common ancestor of <i>Homo</i> …

Prehistory

Kerry warns against Assad's re-election

US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that any attempt by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad to be re-elected would extend the country's civil war.<p>"If he thinks he's going to solve problems by running for re-election, I can say to him, I think that certainly this war will not end as long as that's …

Holder Tells Police to React Faster as Shooting Incidents Spike

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Attorney General Eric Holder's most urgent point in an address to a conference of police chiefs in …

Controversial cyberthreat bill CISPA may return to Congress

Updated legislation aims to curb privacy concerns<p>After suffering defeat this spring, the controversial legislation aimed at preventing cyberthreats, CISPA, may be returning to the Senate. According to <i>Mother Jones</i>, two senators are now working on a new version of the bill that looks to curb some of …

Mozambique's Renamo 'ends 1992 peace deal' after raid

<b>Mozambique's opposition Renamo movement has ended a 1992 peace accord after government forces attacked the base of its leader, Afonso Dhlakama.</b><p>The government forces captured the Sathunjira base in central Mozambique, forcing Mr Dhlakama to flee.<p>About a million people were killed in the civil war …

Africa

Assad casts doubt over Geneva peace talks

The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, has said that "factors are not yet in place" for peace talks despite efforts by world powers to convene a meeting next month.<p>In an interview with on Lebanon's Al-Mayadeen television, broadcast on Monday, Assad also said he desired a third term as president and …

Ohio Kidnapping Victims Sign Book Deal To Tell Their Story Of Captivity

Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, two of the victims of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, have signed a book deal with Pulitzer Prize winner Mary Jordan to tell their story.<p>Between 2004-2006, Ariel Castro kidnapped Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight, and held the girls captive for over …

Haitians Call For Release Of Migrants Who Survived Capsizing

A group of Haitian activists, including author Edwidge Danticat, had a message for the U.S. government today: The migrants who survived a capsized boat in the Atlantic have suffered enough, so they should be released.<p>"We believe these refugees were traumatized," Marleine Bastien, executive director …

Report of suicide bid underscores desperation of US ship's crew jailed in India

The plight of a crew from an American ship that protects merchant vessels from piracy has become more desperate, with a report that the chief engineer tried to kill himself after Indian authorities raided the ship and threw everyone aboard in jail on dubious charges.<p>Police in a southern Indian port …

Venezuela shoots down two 'hostile' planes

<b>Venezuela says two light aircraft have been shot down after entering the country's airspace over the weekend.</b><p>These were the first mid-air attacks by fighter jets since a bill authorising such action against illegal planes was approved earlier this month, the Bolivarian Armed Forces said.<p>The …

Venezuela

Big insurers avoid many state health exchanges

Some insurers pulled out of the exchanges required by the Affordable Care Act as the Oct. 1 launch approached, leaving an uneven patchwork of providers.<p>So few insurers offer plans on some of the new government health insurance exchanges that consumers in those states may pay too much or face large …

Nevada School Shooting 'Hero' Teacher Was Former Marine

A middle school math teacher was shot dead today while shielding students from a boy with a gun in a Nevada middle school.<p>Two students were shot and …

Crime

Obamacare team a mystery

The “best and the brightest” also appear to be the cloaked and elusive.<p>President Barack Obama insists he’s culled the country’s tech elite to help repair the mangled Healthcare.gov website. But the administration hasn’t made its smart new crew public, and any of the tech companies or federal …

US drone strikes could be classed as war crimes, says Amnesty International

Joint report with Human Rights Watch judges US attacks in Yemen and Pakistan to have broken international human rights law<p>US officials responsible for the secret CIA drone campaign against suspected terrorists in Pakistan may have committed war crimes and should stand trial, a report by a leading …