Nicola Jennings

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Many Antidepressant Studies Found Tainted by Pharma Company Influence

After many lawsuits and a 2012 U.S. Department of Justice settlement, last month an independent review found that antidepressant drug Paxil …

What do we do when antibiotics don't work any more?

Penicillin changed everything. Infections that had previously killed were suddenly quickly curable. Yet as Maryn McKenna shares in this sobering …

Antibiotics

Do statins really age you faster?

On Sunday the Express front page warned us that ‘statins age you faster’. But what does the research really show?<p>A lot of people are on statins. The British Heart Foundation state on their website that they are the most commonly prescribed drug in the UK. They’re taken predominately by middle aged …

Medicine

Antidepressants plus blood thinners cause brain cancer cells to eat themselves in mice

Scientists have been exploring the connection between tricyclic antidepressants and brain cancer since the early 2000s. There's some evidence that …

Bacterial Motors Come in a Dizzying Array of Models

Bacteria that can swim propel themselves with corkscrew tails anchored in rotary motors. That may seem surprisingly mechanical for a microbe, but it …

Scientists Edge Closer To Stem Cell Therapy For Parkinson's

Promising new results from a rat study suggest that an effective stem cell therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease could be within our grasp. …

Neuroscience

Scientists Turn Bacteria Into DNA Tape Recorders

By tinkering with its DNA, scientists have converted the common gut bacterium <i>E. coli</i> into the world’s smallest tape recorder. The newly designed …

Editing Stem Cells Could Stop HIV From Invading the Immune System

Using a recently developed gene-editing technique, researchers may have found a way to block HIV from invading people’s immune systems. The work, …

The ENCODE Project: ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements

Follow the ENCODE Project on:<p>ENCODE Overview<p>The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) launched a public research consortium named ENCODE, …

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