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ThinkstockSmoking in pregnancy affects grandchildren's healthAdding to the plethora of reasons why pregnant women ought to quit smoking, a new study has found... Getty ImagesSo long, jet lag: scientists identify gene responsible for disrupted sleepScientists have identified a master gene responsible for regulating the body's sleep cycles that... ThinkstockSunlight crucial for warding off dementiaPeople with vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to develop dementia according to UK... Getty ImagesScientists develop equation to 'predict momentary happiness'There's no longer a need to waste time on the pursuit of happiness — scientists in the UK have... Getty ImagesSimple blood test 'could predict suicide risk'Chemical alteration of a single human gene caused when the brain is under extreme stress has... ThinkstockScientists working on brain implant to restore lost memoryThe US government is putting up to $40 million towards the development of a brain implant that will... Getty ImagesSchizophrenia 'boosts desire for cannabis'Genes responsible for an increased risk of developing schizophrenia could also increase the... ThinkstockStress bad for the heart: studyScientists have long known that stressed people are at higher risk of heart attacks and strokes,... Getty ImagesStudy finds no link between full moon and disrupted sleepDespite persistent folklore, a new study disproves the theory that human sleep cycles are disrupted... ThinkstockSewage could tell authorities how many people are taking drugsPolice could one day analyse sewage levels to track illicit drug use in communities. Getty ImagesSimple brain scan detects Parkinson's disease with incredible accuracyA quick and simple brain scan can detect Parkinson's disease in its early stages with 85 percent... Getty ImagesSuffering five severe sunburns increases skin cancer risk by up to 80 percent: studyA new study has shown that five separate, serious instances of sunburn during adolescence could... Getty ImagesScientists discover the 'blonde gene'US scientists have located the specific bit genetic code that led Scandinavians to be blonde. Getty ImagesScientists erase and recreate memoriesResearchers have successfully erased and restored memories in mice, raising hopes that similar... ThinkstockScientists can switch brain cells off: studyUS scientists have discovered a technique that uses light to turn off brain neurons, which they say... Courtesy Fox NewsSchool bans nine-year-old who shaved her head to support friend with cancerWhen Kamryn Renfro's friend Delaney Clements lost her hair from chemotherapy, Kamryn decided to... ThinkstockSydney doctor using poo transplants to cure 'incurable' diseasesPeople with diseases like Crohn's and colitis are being treated with transplants of healthy... Getty ImagesShort people have lower IQs: studyThere is bad news for short people today with Scottish researchers finding short people tend to... ThinkstockSurprise, surprise: cyber trolls are sadistsInternet trolls who start arguments and make inflammatory remarks to provoke responses online have,... ThinkstockSaliva test could show depressionClinical depression has always been difficult to measure because of the variety of symptoms, but UK...
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