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October 2013 Archive

October 28, 2013

More Guidance For Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone therapy may be a reasonable option for younger women to manage menopausal symptoms for a limited period of time, according to a new analysis.

Cerebrospinal fluid flowing through the brain.

How Sleep Clears the Brain

Sleep may help restore the brain by flushing out toxins that build up during waking hours. The findings suggest a potential new role for sleep in health and disease.

Escherichia coli.

Scientists Recode Organism's Genome

Researchers developed a method to recode a bacterium’s genome and enable it to make novel compounds.

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