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Study shows that pliability and elasticity of skin increase following wrinkle treatment with Botox.

Skin pliability and elasticity improved after treatment with onabotulinum toxin (Botox) for mild facial wrinkles and the effect lasted for up to four months, according to a study from researchers at the University of Ottawa and the University of Toronto.  244 more words

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Large-scale human trials validates the use of genomic-based test for lung cancer detection.

A new test co-developed by a Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researcher will allow patients suspected of having lung cancer to be subjected to fewer and less-invasive tests to determine if they have the disease.  479 more words

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New technique developed for determining possible stress marker in blood samples.

A research collaboration between the universities of Oslo and Aarhus has resulted in the development of a new method with diagnostic potential. The new method that combines phase extraction with an enzymatic reaction may eventually be used for an improved and faster screening analysis of isatin as a potential indicator of stress and neurological disorders.  313 more words

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Ebola virus can persist for months within survivors' eyes.

Live Ebola virus can persist within the eyes for months after a patient recovers from acute Ebola viral disease (EVD), according to a case report from researchers at Emory University.  553 more words

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