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Double-murder investigation is pilot case for DNA-based genealogy method

The technology using DNA-based genealogy that solved a double murder in Linköping opens completely new possibilities in investigating serious crime. LiU researchers are now involved in spreading new knowledge about

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Thousands of surveys show the impact of smoking around the world

The most comprehensive data on global trends in smoking highlight its enormous global health toll. The number of smokers worldwide has increased to 1.1 billion in 2019, with tobacco smoking

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Simple protocol can improve medicinal treatment for opioid addiction

Unintentional overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50, with many people knowing at least one person who has struggled with drug dependence. In a recent study,

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Lower-fat diet key to women’s liver health following weight-loss surgery

Research suggests that women who have weight loss surgery need to reduce the amount of fat they eat after surgery to reap the full benefit of the procedure and protect

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To culture or not to culture: New tool helps decide and lowers antibiotic use

The dictionary defines stewardship as “the job of properly and responsibly taking care of things so that they can be used effectively.” Nowhere is that concept—and the responsibility attached to

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Tiniest of moments proves key for baby’s healthy brain

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have shed new light on how our brains develop, revealing that the very last step in cell division is crucial for the brain

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Study shows hostile work environments are global heartache for cardiologists

In a global survey of nearly 6,000 cardiologists conducted by Johns Hopkins Medicine and the American College of Cardiology, researchers found that as many as 44% of those polled report

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