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Medical News Today: DiGeorge Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 23:00
Learn about DiGeorge syndrome, also known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, a chromosomal disorder that causes several body systems to develop poorly.

Medical News Today: Irregular heartbeat risk increases for 1 year after death of a partner

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 23:00
Researchers found that people who experience the loss of a partner have an increased risk of atrial fibrillation - irregular heartbeat - for up to 1 year after.

Medical News Today: The neuroscience of impulse and addiction

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 23:00
The links between impulsivity, drug abuse and neuroanatomy are dense and convoluted. A recent study that took detailed brain scans of non-addicted participants gives new insight.

Medical News Today: Choir singing may boost cancer patients' health, well-being

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 08:00
Singing in a choir for just 1 hour was found to increase immune system activity among cancer patients, suggesting choir singing may be a simple treatment aid for the disease.