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Better and quicker decisions based on cognitive ability, not age


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): It's not age, it's cognition that makes the difference in decision-making.According to researchers at Duke University, age doesn't count in making risky decisions."It's not age, it's cognition that ... Read more...

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Nicotine rises “gradually” in the brain


March 9th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new study by Duke University Medical Center researchers has shown that nicotine takes much longer than previously thought to reach peak levels in the brains of cigarette ... Read more...

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Novel smoking cessation therapy proves effective


February 28th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Duke University Medical Center researchers have come up with a novel technology that may give smokers a new way to kick the habit.When compared to the nicotine vapor ... Read more...

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Bits of molecular “trash” in blood may be good indicators of heart disease


February 20th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists at the Duke University Medical Center believe tiny molecules in blood may tell a big story about cardiovascular disease risk.The study analyzed metabolites, the molecular debris left ... Read more...

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