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  1. How to deal with bad newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Medical News Today

    No one is immune from bad news or disappointment in life. So, when you do get it, how do you process the information, deal with it, and move on with your life unscathed? Whatever the bad news you have received, there are strategies you can try to help you cope with the situation.

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  2. Female relatives 'nag' the most, says studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | Medical News Today

    We tend to find our mothers, wives, and sisters some of the most difficult people to deal with in our lives, a new study has found. Why is that, and why don't we simply cut ties? What relationships do we find 'difficult' and why don't we just sever ties with the troublesome people in our lives? Chances are, we all have a nag in our lives - unless we are that nag ourselves, that is! This person may often be well-meaning, but the truth is that being around them can become tiring and emotionally draining.

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  3. Why do older people forget overnight? Study investigatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Medical News Today

    New research suggests that ill-timed activity between two types of brain wave during deep sleep could be the reason that older people sometimes fail to remember that which happened only yesterday. Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have discovered that aging disrupts the "coupling" between slow waves and "sleep spindles."

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  4. How to unclog your ears: Eight home remediesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Medical News Today

    Unfortunately, there are times when the ears can become clogged due to factors both outside and inside the ear. Clogged ears can affect a person's hearing and sense of balance, as well as cause pain and discomfort.

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  5. Inattentive kids show worse grades in later lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Medical News Today

    Researchers studied children with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder , and found that inattentiveness was linked to worse academic performance up to 10 years later, regardless of ADHD, even when they accounted for the children's intellectual ability. Although grades aren't everything, academic achievement is clearly an important factor in later career success and financial stability.

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  6. Embracing negative emotions could boost psychological well-beingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Medical News Today

    When feelings of sadness or disappointment take hold, most of us do our utmost to escape them. However, according to new research, embracing these darker emotions is more likely to benefit psychological health in the long-term.

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  7. New test distinguishes Zika from similar viral infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Medical News Today

    A new test is the best-to-date in differentiating Zika virus infections from infections caused by similar viruses. The antibody-based assay, developed by researchers at UC Berkeley and Humabs BioMed, a private biotechnology company, is a simple, cost-effective way to determine if a person's infection is from the Zika virus or another virus of the same family, such as dengue and West Nile viruses.

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  8. New gene editing technique could drive out mosquito-borne diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Medical News Today

    Scientists at UC Berkeley and UC Riverside have demonstrated a way to edit the genome of disease-carrying mosquitoes that brings us closer to suppressing them on a continental scale. The study used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to insert and spread genes designed to suppress wild insects, while at the same time avoiding the resistance to these efforts that evolution would typically favor.

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  9. Dressmakers found to have needle-sharp 3-D visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Medical News Today

    Haute couture can be credited for enhancing more than catwalks and red carpets. New research from the University of California, Berkeley suggests that the 3D or "stereoscopic" vision of dressmakers is as sharp as their needles.

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  10. New drug strategy: Target the ribosome to halt protein productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Medical News Today

    The discovery of a chemical compound that halts the production of a small set of proteins suggests a new drug search strategy: find compounds that target undesired proteins before they even get made; according to a new study published in the open access journal PLOS Biology by Jamie Cate of University of California, Berkeley, Robert Dullea of Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development, and their respective teams. Many of today's therapies for cancer or heart disease are monoclonal antibodies that bind and disable target proteins outside the cell.

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  11. Inattentive kids show worse grades in later lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Medical News Today

    Researchers studied children with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder , and found that inattentiveness was linked to worse academic performance up to 10 years later, regardless of ADHD, even when they accounted for the children's intellectual ability. Although grades aren't everything, academic achievement is clearly an important factor in later career success and financial stability.

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  12. Two-step process leads to cell immortalization and cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Medical News Today

    A mutation that helps make cells immortal is critical to the development of a tumor , but new research at the University of California, Berkeley suggests that becoming immortal is a more complicated process than originally thought. The key to immortalization is an enzyme called telomerase, which keeps chromosomes healthy in cells that divide frequently.

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  13. Embracing negative emotions could boost psychological well-beingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Medical News Today

    When feelings of sadness or disappointment take hold, most of us do our utmost to escape them. However, according to new research, embracing these darker emotions is more likely to benefit psychological health in the long-term.

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