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Health and Wellness Headlines for October 16

Scientists develop test for uncommon brain diseases

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on October 16, 2019, 11:45 am.

Scientists have developed an ultrasensitive new test to detect abnormal forms of the protein tau associated with uncommon types of neurodege… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


X marks the spot: Recombination in structurally distinct chromosomes

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on October 16, 2019, 11:45 am.

A recent study has revealed more details about how the synaptonemal complex performs its job, including some surprising subtleties in functi… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Virtual walking system for re-experiencing the journey of another person

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on October 16, 2019, 9:43 am.

Virtual-reality researchers have developed a virtual-walking system that records a person’s walking and re-plays it with vision and foot vib… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


How hunger makes food tastier: A neural circuit in the hypothalamus — ScienceDaily

Story from Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on October 16, 2019, 9:42 am.

Using optogenetic and chemogenetic techniques, researchers have identified brain circuits underlying hunger-induced changes in the preferenc… Read the full story on Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily.


New human reference genome resources help capture global genetic diversity

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on October 16, 2019, 9:42 am.

Scientists have assembled a set of genetic sequences that enable the reference genome to better reflect global genetic diversity. The new se… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Society is rejecting facts; medical researchers can help

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on October 16, 2019, 8:49 am.

Anecdotes, fake news and social media have created a skeptical and misinformed public who is rejecting the facts. A commentary says that med… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.

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