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Myopia A Middle-Class Disease?

A study of 20,000 children shows that nearsightedness is twice as prevalent in middle-income areas than lower-income ones in China.

Capturing CTCs With A Nanotech “Espresso Machine”

By raising and lowering the temperature, researchers have made the isolation of circulating tumor cells more efficient.

Soliton Behavior In Silicon Photonics

Researchers have made a breakthrough in silicon photonics that may shape the design of future integrated optical communications systems.

Consumers More Likely To Buy Discounted Items… Regardless Of Final Price

Discounting retail items reduces the tendency to shop around, which leads to less competitive outcomes and potentially higher prices, says a study.

Scientists Discover Gene Linked To Fatal Drug Allergy

Researchers have discovered that a gene allele known as HLA-B*13:01 could cause a severe drug reaction to dapsone, commonly prescribed for the treatment of leprosy.

Bladder Cancer Genome Study May Lead To New Treatments

Researchers in China have published a genomic study of transition cell carcinoma, the most common type of bladder cancer.

Brown Fat Responsible For Heart Disease Deaths In Winter

A new study has found that brown fat is responsible for more people dying from heart disease during the winter months.

Genetic Variant That Increases Lymphoma Risk In Chinese Discovered

A team of researchers has uncovered a gene variant that increases the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in ethnic Chinese.

Two-Drug Combination Reduced Risk Of Stroke, Study

Scientists report that a simple two-drug combination reduces the risk of subsequent strokes in patients in China.