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Medical News Today: Likely trigger for autoimmune disease found in newly-discovered rogue cells

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 02:00
A new study suggests autoimmune disease arises when the body fails to eliminate rogue versions of cells that make high-affinity antibodies.

Medical News Today: Researchers provide further insight into male bias of autism

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 00:00
A series of newly published studies has examined the role that sex and gender plays in autism, providing new insights into the male bias of the condition.

Medical News Today: Study links long-term depression in later years to higher chance of stroke

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 23:00
People over 50 years of age who showed depressive symptoms for 4 years were twice as likely to have a stroke in the subsequent 2 years than those who did not show depression.

Medical News Today: Finding it hard to quit smoking? It may be down to your brain wiring

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 23:00
In a new study, smokers who successfully quit the habit showed greater connectivity between brain regions linked to cravings and motor control than those who failed to quit.