Study shows how variations in receptor genes may lead to obsessive-compulsive disorder traits

A new Northwestern Medicine study found evidence suggesting how neural dysfunction in a certain region of the brain can lead to obsessive and repetitive behaviors much like obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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Even skin shedding can impact weighing accuracy – Mettler Toledo release tips for weight handling

Test weights are one of the most important tools used to ensure the accuracy of scales and balances. Learn how to ensure test weights remain accurate to improve ongoing weighing results with a free white paper from METTLER TOLEDO—the second of 12 monthly offers contained in the lab equipment manufacturer’s 2017 e-calendar.
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New book unravels secret, often misunderstood history of self-harm

Taking the reader from the Victorian era to modern Britain, Psyche on the Skin challenges the idea that self-harm is a phenomenon that can be attributed to ‘how we live now’.
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Multi-disciplinary project receives £390,000 grant to discover genetic cause of epilepsy

The University of Liverpool has received a £390,000 grant from Medical Research Council to conduct research into how mutations in genes can cause epilepsy.
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Mayo Clinic: Surgeons complete near-total face transplant on Wyoming man

A multidisciplinary team of surgeons, physicians and other health professionals recently completed a near-total face transplant on a Wyoming man on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus.
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