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ESC: Left or Right Nerve Stimulation Feasible in HF

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 2 hours 34 min ago
BARCELONA (MedPage Today) -- Stimulation of either the right or left vagus nerve appeared to improve cardiac function in patients with heart failure, researchers said here.

Neanderthals made some of Europe's oldest art

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

Criss-cross patterns deep in a Gibraltan cave suggest that the species had minds capable of abstract artistic expression.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15805

US agency updates rules on sharing genomic data

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

Changes clarify procedures for telling participants in NIH-funded studies how their data might be used.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15800

Quick test for malaria shows promise

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

Magnetic detection method is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15796

Ebola drug saves infected monkeys

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

ZMapp is the first treatment to completely protect animals after they show symptoms of disease.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15793

California quake puts warning system in the spotlight

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

Scientists, politicians and business leaders will discuss practicalities of a regional network.

Nature 513 18 doi: 10.1038/513018a

Icelandic volcano erupts

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

Lava flows from Bárðarbunga after nearly two weeks of seismic unrest.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15792

Cost to control Ebola shoots up

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

World Health Organization projects 20,000 cases and requests US$490 million to control West Africa outbreak.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15790

Social sciences suffer from severe publication bias

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

Survey finds that ‘null results’ rarely see the light of the day.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15787

Ebola virus mutating rapidly as it spreads

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

Outbreak likely originated with a single animal-to-human transmission.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15777

Row reignites over distance of Pleiades star cluster

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

New measurement points to possible error in ESA survey that could also affect the agency's new Gaia mission.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15786

Ebola doctor reveals how infected Americans were cured

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

Techniques used in the US to treat symptoms and subdue the virus in patients could work overseas, Bruce Ribner says.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15791

Seven days: 22–28 August 2014

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

The week in science: Botched launch for Europe’s GPS satellites; Iran’s science minister dismissed; and marmosets judged best model for MERS virus.

Nature 512 352 doi: 10.1038/512352a

Brazil considers transgenic trees

news@nature - 2 hours 52 min ago

Genetically modified eucalyptus could be a global test case.

Nature 512 357 doi: 10.1038/512357a

Reflections on Effect of Stand Up To Cancer

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 3 hours 21 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- As Stand Up To Cancer approaches its fourth telecast, a Nobel laureate -- and others -- reflect on its effect on science and culture.

Himalayan plants seek cooler climes

news@nature - 3 hours 52 min ago

Race is on to record mountain biodiversity before it is lost.

Nature 512 359 doi: 10.1038/512359a

ESC: See It, Fix It Approach Superior in CvLPRIT

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 4 hours 52 min ago
BARCELONA (MedPage Today) -- Moving beyond the lesion that triggers a myocardial infarction to revascularize other occluded, but nonculprit arteries reduced the risk of subsequent heart attacks and mortality, according to results from the CvLPRIT trial.

ESC: More Ablation Not Better for Persistent Afib

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 5 hours 11 min ago
BARCELONA (MedPage Today) -- Doing more radiofrequency ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation beyond pulmonary vein isolation doesn't improve outcomes and takes longer, with more radiation exposure, researchers reported here.
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