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Medical News Today: Injectable hydrogel boosts stem cell therapy to restore vision, repair brain damage

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 07:00
New research reveals how an injectable hydrogel boosted stem cell transplantation, partially restoring vision in blind mice and repairing brain injury after stroke.

Medical News Today: Antibiotic use in infancy, gut microbe disruption, and disease later in life are all linked, say researchers

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 02:00
Researchers have put together an evidence-based map of the different ways antibiotic use in infancy may lead to gut microbe imbalances and increase risk of disease in adulthood.

Medical News Today: Pre-babbling babies prefer baby sounds to adult sounds

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 02:00
New research suggests that before they find their own voice, young babies pay more attention to baby-like vocal sounds than adult-like vocal sounds.

Medical News Today: 'The Dress': studies offer insight as to why we are unable to agree on its color

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 00:00
The picture of 'The Dress' confused the world back in February. While some of us say it is blue and black, others see it as white and gold. Now, three new studies investigate why.

Medical News Today: 'Elderly men should increase physical activity' to lower risk of death from all causes

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 23:00
Just half an hour of light exercise, 6 days a week, is associated with a 40% lower risk of death from all causes among elderly men in a new study.

Medical News Today: Single mothers at risk of poorer health later in life, study suggests

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 23:00
New research suggests that single motherhood between the ages of 16 and 49 is associated with poorer health in later life in certain countries.

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