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Processing speed training can improve cognitive ability and lift depression in the elderly
15-January-2017

Researchers at Tohoku University have developed a new Processing Speed Training Game (PSTG) using a Tablet PC, which they say can significantly improve processing speed and inhibition among healthy older adults, while also reducing their depressive moods when played regularly.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Triple-threat mixture overcomes drug-resistant lung infections
15-January-2017

Tailored combinations of antibiotics that kill microbes in different ways are a powerful weapon against drug resistance.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
New PCR primer database to combat RNA viral epidemics
23-December-2016

A new open access database compiled by Korean scientists may help to combat RNA virus epidemics such as MERS and SARS.

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Contact: Moonsuk Seon Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
Potential treatment for pregnant women who suffer from preeclampsia found in a vitamin
19-December-2016

Scientists in Japan and the US have found that vitamin B3 nicotinamide may help treat pregnant women who suffer from preeclampsia by preventing strokes and in some cases, even stimulating the growth of their fetus.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Paternal aging and its possible link to neurodevelopmental disorders
12-December-2016

Neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are on the rise, but its underlying mechanisms are poorly understood.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
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