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MDMA shown to increase empathy over other substances

In a new study, MDMA is shown to produce better cognitive and emotional empathy than users of cocaine, ketamine, and alcohol. This follows in the wake of criticism that MDMA use leads to social distress.Illegal in America since 1985, MDMA is showing positive efficacy rates in clinical trials for treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD. None Selective serontonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most prescribed class of drugs for people under the age of 65, as well as the third most prescribed o...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Drugs, Happiness, America, Compassion, Empathy, Depression, Anxiety, Innovation, Narcotics, Derek, Mdma, Nixon, University of Exeter, Michael Pollan


Research finds strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression

New research released today from the University of South Australia and University of Exeter in the UK has found the strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems.
Tags: Health, UK, University of Exeter, University of South Australia


Exeter’s new system can probe microscopic environments inside cells

A new system capable of probing microscopic environments inside cells has been installed at the University of Exeter's Bioimaging Centre.
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New compounds can reverse key aspects of aging of human cells

Key aspects of the aging of human cells can be reversed by new compounds developed at the University of Exeter, research shows.
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Researchers find link between pneumonia in older people and PPI prescriptions

Researchers at the University of Exeter have found a statistical link between pneumonia in older people and a group of medicines commonly used to neutralize stomach acid in people with heartburn or stomach ulcers.
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Surfers more likely to get antibiotic resistant E. coli in their guts

A new study has found that surfers and body boarders are more likely to get antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli (E. coli) in their guts compared to non-surfers. The study from the researchers at the University of Exeter was published in the January 2018 issue of the journal Environment International.
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Scarring of fat tissue in obese people can make weight loss more difficult

The fat of obese people becomes distressed, scarred and inflamed, which can make weight loss more difficult, research at the University of Exeter has found.
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Tree cover linked to fewer asthma cases in polluted urban neighborhoods

People living in polluted urban areas are far less likely to be admitted to hospital with asthma when there are lots of trees in their neighborhood, a study by the University of Exeter's medical school has found.
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Scientists find complex personalities among tiny fishes

Scientists from the University of Exeter studied how guppies behaved in various situations and found complex differences between individuals.
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Pre-existing illness delays bowel cancer diagnosis

The researchers from the University of Exeter analysed clinical data from over 4,500 patients across the UK who were later diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Tags: Health, UK, University of Exeter


New tool aims to support GPs to identify serious bowel condition symptoms in patients below 50 years

The University of Exeter, in partnership with Bowel Cancer UK Never Too Young campaign, Durham University and North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, today publishes in the British Journal of General Practice a new research and risk assessment tool.
Tags: Health, Durham University, University of Exeter, Bowel Cancer UK Never Too Young, North Tees, Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust



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