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Day: April 28, 2015

Depression Brings Changes To Mitochondrial DNA

Scientists have discovered that stress-induced depression is correlated with an increase in the length of mitochondrial DNA. Furthermore, it was observed in mice that stress is associated with a decrease in the length of telomeres.The findings were published in the journal Current Biology. Depression leads one to a terrible roller-coaster ride, many times compared to

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New Cancer Therapy Destroys Tumours, Leaving A Hole Behind

A new combination therapy given to a tumour patient has proved to be extremely effective in ‘treating’ the cancer. However, experts believe it might be more harmful than beneficial. The patient to whom it was administered had her tumour “dissolved” from her chest in only 3 weeks. The trouble is that the tumour left behind a

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