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Smoke Signals
According to new research from the University of Texas Health Science Center, two significant signaling molecules communicate through nerve cells to regulate electrical and chemical activity.
Would You Pay for a Crystal Ball?
If you could take a test to find out if disease is in your future, would you take it? Researchers at Tufts Medical Center set out to answer that question.
Drug-Mania Lacks Support
As prescriptions for antipsychotic drugs become increasingly common, concerns about their effectiveness are also on the rise.
Making Connections
The brain consists of a complex web of connections. In order for people to integrate and synthesize information from various parts of the brain, brain cells create long-distance links between one another.
Teamwork Is the Key, but How Does the Team Work?
Caring for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a complex undertaking that requires the skills of various knowledgeable individuals.
Scammers Posing as FDA Demanding "Fines"
The FDA has issued a warning to the public about extortion plots in which criminals are impersonating FDA officials over the phone and illegally demanding money from unsuspecting victims.
Potential Salmonella in Toronto-Based Greens
Boncheff Greenhouses, Inc. out of Canada has issued a voluntary recall of cilantro and parsley due to potential Salmonella bacteria, which can cause serious infections.
Alcohol Prep Pads and Swabs Recalled
Over-the-counter manufacturer Triad Group is recalling all lots of alcohol prep pads and swabs due to potential bacterial contamination.
Is Your Antibiotic a Lightweight?
Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of antibiotic tablets after finding that some are underweight, meaning patients may not be getting their required dosage.
Liver Disease Linked to Stroke
Using blood tests to detect liver disease could help predict stroke in at-risk patients, according to a study out of Toronto.