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Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

Positron emission tomography offers a better way to observe the damage that strokes and neurodegenerative diseases wreak on brain cells

Positron emission tomography offers a better way to observe the damage that strokes and neurodegenerative diseases wreak on brain cells

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

Nigeria resuming polio immunization

Nigeria resuming polio immunization

Treating cocaine addiction with a virus

Treating cocaine addiction with a virus

Researchers win Kaye prize for gastro-retentive sustained release drug delivery system

Researchers win Kaye prize for gastro-retentive sustained release drug delivery system

Neuroscientists have overcome a major obstacle in gene therapy research

Neuroscientists have overcome a major obstacle in gene therapy research

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression

Model of the central nervous system will allow oncologists and neurosurgeons to target tumours more effectively

Model of the central nervous system will allow oncologists and neurosurgeons to target tumours more effectively

Acne drug may help treat multiple sclerosis

Acne drug may help treat multiple sclerosis

Call for Bush Administration to remedy failures on mad cow disease

Call for Bush Administration to remedy failures on mad cow disease

3-D micro-imaging technology licensed to Carl Zeiss Jena by Cornell

3-D micro-imaging technology licensed to Carl Zeiss Jena by Cornell

Cigarette smoking linked to leukemia

Cigarette smoking linked to leukemia

Researchers identify molecules that underlie nerve fiber degeneration in multiple sclerosis patients

Researchers identify molecules that underlie nerve fiber degeneration in multiple sclerosis patients

Trial shows Daclizumab therapy improves multiple sclerosis outcome

Trial shows Daclizumab therapy improves multiple sclerosis outcome

Nicotine remains one of the most addictive drugs ever used

Nicotine remains one of the most addictive drugs ever used

Variability in weight and drug content of split tablet may put patients at risk of receiving wrong dosage

Variability in weight and drug content of split tablet may put patients at risk of receiving wrong dosage

Managing large numbers of patients from mass casualty incidents

Managing large numbers of patients from mass casualty incidents

Study of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe, treatment-resistant lupus

Study of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe, treatment-resistant lupus

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could treat multiple sclerosis

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could treat multiple sclerosis