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Can Vaping Scar Your Lungs? New Insights and a Possible Remedy

Researchers report evidence that the compounds in e-cigarette liquid could potentially cause the body’s tissue repair process to go haywire and lead to scarring inside the lungs.
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Light Helps Arthritis Treatments Target Joints

Results from a new mouse study suggest that a new light-activated drug delivery method helps confine treatments to the joints, which could reduce whole-body side effects.
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Scientists Uncover How Zika Virus Can Spread through Sexual Contact

Zika virus is capable of replicating and spreading infectious particles within the outermost cells lining the vaginal tract, according to new research.
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Breathing During Exercise Is Harder for Women Than Men

While both sexes have the capacity for phenomenal athletic achievements, women on average must work harder to breathe during strenuous exercise compared to men, according to new research.
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What’s the Best Way to Identify Male Hemp Seedlings?

More farmers are growing non-intoxicating strains of cannabis, or hemp, for CBD production. This new market has led to commercial genetic tests for early determination of hemp plant sex. A new study has found that these tests may not all produce...
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CBD Shows Promise for Fighting Aggressive Brain Cancer

Findings from a new study examining human and canine brain cancer cells suggest that cannabidiol could be a useful therapy for a difficult-to-treat brain cancer. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non-psychoactive chemical compound derived from marijuana.
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3D Tissue Models Provide Unprecedented Insight into Human Brain Function and Disease

Researchers have created 3D tissue structures that recapitulate many aspects of specific human brain regions.
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Researchers Identify Drugs that Could Halt Preterm Labor

Researchers have discovered a common molecular pathway in women who experience preterm labor and are using this insight to develop new treatments for woman who experience early labor.
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