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Ultrasound tweezers could help remove kidney stones without surgery

By Clare Wilson Magnified kidney stone chipsW.D. Auer / Alamy Beams of ultrasound could be used to remove kidney stones by steering them through the body. In experiments on pigs, a team using the approach was able to move glass beads along a predefined course. Kidney stones arise when minerals dissolved in urine form crystals.… Read More »

Could CBD help you drink less alcohol?

We’re drinking more alcohol than ever, despite social restrictions. But the new soberista crowd are now looking to CBD to take the edge off their nerves with no hangovers In a surprise to precisely no one, Brits are drinking more in lock down. Pubs and bars may be closed across the country, but that hasn’t… Read More »

Crops sprayed with ‘barcoded’ spores could help trace food poisoning

By Michael Le Page Adding barcoded spores to the sprays we already put on crops could help track down the source of food poisoningPeter Cade/Getty Images Spraying crops with bacterial or yeast spores that have unique DNA “barcodes” would make food safer by allowing the source of food poisoning to be rapidly identified, says a… Read More »

How can therapy help depression

Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is a particularly common mood buster, especially in women. Unlike some of the other treatment approaches for depression, psychodynamic therapy tends to be less focused and longer-term. Common psychotherapy formats include. Other common response patterns include all-or-nothing thinking and overgeneralization. Sign Up. First Name Email What is Please submit only one… Read More »