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Spanish research shows women are more likely to self-medicate than men

Spanish research shows women are more likely to self-medicate than men

New research conducted by Spanish scientists shows that statistically women are more likely to take non-prescribed medication than their male counterparts. The study, published in the journal Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety and carried out by researchers from the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, also found that self-medication is strongly linked to nationality, income level, and alcohol and tobacco consumption.…
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Scientists piece together neural communication puzzle

Scientists piece together neural communication puzzle [Date: 2011-04-04] Medical advances in Europe continue at a rapid-fire pace, and a Belgian-based research team is keeping up by discovering the mechanism that guarantees neural signalling for extensive periods of time, a process that gets muddled in neurological diseases including Parkinson’s.…
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Enzyme could help regeneration of nervous systems, study finds

A partly EU-funded team of UK and US researchers has identified an enzyme that plays a key role in the regeneration of nerve fibres (axons) after injury. Mammalian sterile 20-like kinase-3b (Mst3b) was shown to increase axon growth in the central nervous system (CNS) as well as the peripheral nervous system (PNS).…
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