Blackouts and near drownings may signal sudden death risk

Blackouts and near drowning events may signal an increased risk of sudden death, reveals new research. Such events point to long QT syndrome, a genetic heart condition that can be undetected or misdiagnosed as epilepsy or a panic attack.
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Capacitor breakthrough

In the movie ‘Back to the Future,’ Doc Brown and Marty McFly landed in the future in their DeLorean, with time travel made possible by a ‘flux capacitor.’ Today, capacitors are key components of portable electronics to electric cars, providing fast delivery of energy but poor storage capacity. Researchers now report a new approach to increasing storage ability.
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Eribulin and body mass in metastatic breast cancer: News from the hardest front of the battle

New research has brought metastatic breast cancer to the attention of the cancer research community when considering the drug Eribulin in relation to body mass, say Italian researchers.
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Looking at retinal cells may provide new approach to assessing anesthetic neurotoxicity in children

Could looking at the eyes provide a new way of studying how anesthesia affects the developing brain? The retinas of immature mice exposed to one widely used general anesthetic show evidence of “programmed cell death,” or apoptosis, reports a study.
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