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Long-term antidepressant use may double the risk of heart disease

Adverse health outcomes associated with long-term antidepressant use.

No difference found between spinal and general anesthesia for individuals undergoing hip fracture surgery

The findings analyzed previously published data on nearly 4,000 hip fracture patients.

Scientists discovered a rare new blood group system

The findings also solve a 30-year mystery.

The risk of blood clots remains for almost a year after COVID-19 infection

COVID-19 infection increases the risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots for at least 49 weeks.

Scientists created synthetic living cells with lifelike functionality

Pioneering research using bacteria brings scientists a step closer to creating artificial cells.

Insects struggle to adjust to extreme temperatures

This makes them vulnerable to climate change.

Earliest land animals had fewer skull bones than fish

This limits their evolution for millions of years.

Boosting physical activity levels and curbing sitting time are highly likely to lower breast cancer risk

Prompting the scientists to recommend a stronger focus on exercise to ward off breast cancer.

Study uncovered intriguing new insights into the diet of people living in Neolithic Britain

Neolithic culinary traditions were uncovered.

A pioneering mathematical formula could transform the health, energy, and food industry

It comes a century after Albert Einstein and Marian von Smoluchowski derived the 1st diffusion equation.

Super-eruptions occur when huge accumulations of magma formed over millions of years

Volcanic super-eruptions are millions of years in the making – followed by a swift surge.

Study uncovered the deadly workings of a carnivorous plant

Study reveals how an insect-eating plant uses rain energy to power its traps.

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