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Britney Spears’ Boyfriend Sam Asghari Says She Is His Fitness Inspiration

Searching for the perfect gym partner? Look no further than your significant other. Sam Asghari has found his swolemate in his girlfriend, pop star Britney Spears, and they have so much fun working out that he thinks more couples should hit the gym together. Spears often shares clips of their shared workouts to social media, […]

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Bioengineers explore cardiac tissue remodeling after aortic valve replacement procedures

University of Colorado Boulder engineers and faculty from the Consortium for Fibrosis Research & Translation (CFReT) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have teamed up to develop biomaterial-based “mimics” of heart tissues to measure patients’ responses to an aortic valve replacement procedure, offering new insight into the ways that cardiac tissue re-shapes itself […]

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Scientists identify gene as master regulator in schizophrenia

Using computational tools to investigate gene transcription networks in large collections of brain tissues, a scientific team has identified a gene that acts as a master regulator of schizophrenia during early human brain development. The findings may lay the groundwork for future treatments for the highly complex neuropsychiatric disorder. “Because hundreds, or even thousands, of […]

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Artie Lange Looks Dramatically Different in Twitter Photo After Leaving Rehab

Artie Lange just gave fans an update on his recovery, and he’s feeling positive. The comedian, who has just completed a stay at a residential rehabilitation center, tweeted that he has now been sober for more than seven months, and that he is still taking things “one day at a time.” He also shared a […]

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A diabetes drug promotes brain repair—but it only works in females

Males are straightforward while females are complicated. This false dichotomy prompted a decades-long exclusion of female animals from research out of fear that their fluctuating hormone levels will muddle the data. But now a new study by Toronto scientists shows that a female sex hormone plays a key role in promoting brain repair and opens […]

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How Arnold Schwarzenegger Ate and Lifted to Stay in Terminator Shape

When Arnold Schwarzenegger was younger, friends called him “the garbage disposal.” His appetite was veracious, indiscriminate. At diners, he would order an omelette, and then, when asked what he wanted in the omelet, Schwarzenegger would say, everything. “Anything that’s in the kitchen sink. Anything you can find on the kitchen floor. Just scrape it up, […]

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Meet the molecule that helps stressed cells decide between life and death

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified a molecule that plays a pivotal role in determining the fate of cells under stress, much like a Roman emperor deciding the fate of gladiators in the coliseum. The findings appear today in the journal Nature and suggest a possible new approach for treatment of autoinflammatory and […]