Science

Psychosis is a complex mental health condition characterized by disconnections from reality, including hallucinations and delusions. Recent research conducted by a team from Stanford University has shed light on the underlying brain dysfunctions associated with psychosis. The study identified abnormalities in two specific brain systems that play a crucial role in filtering attention to important
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The discovery of antibiotics in 1928 revolutionized modern medicine by transforming the treatment of infectious diseases. However, overuse and misuse of antibiotics have led to the emergence of drug-resistant bacteria, causing millions of deaths worldwide each year. The threat of superbugs looms large in global public health, necessitating innovative solutions to combat antibiotic resistance. Recent
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Feeling angry is a natural human emotion that can often be hard to control. However, a new study conducted by researchers from Nagoya University in Japan has found a simple yet effective way to dissipate anger: by writing down feelings of anger and then disposing of the paper. This study involved 98 participants and revealed
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Health care providers and patients have long believed that infections acquired in hospitals are due to superbugs present in medical facilities. However, new genetic data reveals that most health care-associated infections actually stem from harmless bacteria already residing on patients’ bodies prior to their hospital admission. Research indicates that these bacteria, part of the natural
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In the dark annals of history, tales of the gruesome practices of Countess Elizabeth Báthory have left a lasting impression on our collective psyche. Accused of murdering hundreds of girls to bathe in their blood for eternal youth, the countess embodies the extremes to which individuals may go in pursuit of everlasting beauty. While such
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Recent breakthrough research conducted at Uppsala University in Sweden has unveiled a groundbreaking new class of antibiotics that show potential in combating drug-resistant bacterial infections. This new antibiotic targets the double membrane that envelops gram-negative bacteria, such as Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae, which are known to cause a variety of severe infections. Unlike traditional
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