How decisions unfold in a zebrafish brain

Some things we do appear almost automatic, like opening the fridge when feeling hungry or flipping on the air conditioning when the temperature rises. Although such decisions don’t seem to take much thought, they are in fact generated by millions of neurons and numerous interactions among several brain regions—a dynamic system so complex that scientists aren’t able to observe it […]

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Cute Cousins! See Kim, Khloe's Daughters Having a Blast at Target

Giggling girls! Kim Kardashian’s 23-month-old daughter, Chicago, and Khloé Kardashian’s 21-month-old daughter, True, were loving life during a recent Target trip. “Swipe for major cuteness,” the KKW Beauty creator, 39, captioned three videos of the toddlers on Monday, January 13. https://www.instagram.com/p/B7RrYsKA1Y_/ 🎯 swipe for major cuteness 🎯 A post shared byKim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Jan 13, 2020 at 2:14pm […]

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Parents tell of saving son from a condition which blights daughter

Parents tell of the bittersweet joy of saving their son through IVF from a hereditary condition which blights their six-year-old daughter Jeremy Norton, 35, from Wigston, Leicestershire, has Marfan Syndrome The condition is where the connective tissue throughout the body is too fragile  Consequently the walls of the aorta, main body artery, can become weakened   Lisa and Jeremy Norton from […]

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Could your morning coffee be a weight-loss tool?

(HealthDay)—If losing weight sits high atop your New Year’s resolution list, you might want to reach for a piping-hot cup of joe. Why? New research suggests that just 4 cups of coffee a day can actually help shed some body fat. The finding follows a 24-week investigation that tracked coffee’s impact among 126 overweight men and women in Singapore. Investigators […]

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It’s taking too long to treat rural Aussies who have a stroke

Addressing inequity between metropolitan and regional acute stroke care requires attention to each component of regional workflow, according to the authors of a Perspective published in the Medical Journal of Australia. About 56 000 strokes occur in Australia annually at an estimated economic cost of $5 billion per year; in regional Australia strokes occur at a rate of 250 per […]

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Up to a third of opioid overdose deaths might be suicides, researcher concludes

Tens of thousands of people fatally overdose each year on opioids and other drugs. Sometimes medical examiners label them accidents, and sometimes they don’t know what to call them. But where humans waver, a computer program using a kind of artificial intelligence finds many are likely suicides—possibly a third of them, according to a study by a Johns Hopkins School […]

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