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Medical News Today: 'One-punch' universal flu vaccine in development

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 23:00
Antibodies can train the immune system to detect part of the flu virus that stays the same, which could pave the way toward a universal flu vaccine.

Medical News Today: Cancer not mainly down to 'bad luck,' finds stem cell study

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 08:00
A 2015 study claimed most cancer cases are down to random DNA mutations accumulated over time, but new research suggests this is not the case.

Medical News Today: How caffeine could help slow Parkinson's disease

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 07:00
Researchers have created two caffeine-based compounds that they say could halt the development of protein clumps associated with Parkinson's disease.

Medical News Today: Zika: Could virus spread via contact with sweat, tears?

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 06:00
Doctors discuss a rare case of a patient who died from Zika virus and the possibility of transmission to a second patient via contact with sweat and tears.

Medical News Today: Mindfulness meditation helps to control emotions, says study

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 23:00
Brain studies suggest that mindfulness meditation can help to control negative emotions, even in people who are not 'mindful' by nature.

Medical News Today: Stroke vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 23:00
Heart attacks and strokes share many similarities, but are very different life-threatening medical emergencies. Knowing the differences is crucial.

Medical News Today: Are you attractive? It might depend on who you are with

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 23:00
How attractive we appear to others may fluctuate, a study shows, after finding people judge an individual's attractiveness by the people they are with.

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