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Common gene version optimizes thinking -- but with a possible downside
Most people inherit a version of a gene that optimizes
their brain's thinking circuitry, yet also appears to increase risk for schizophrenia, a severe mental illness marked by impaired thinking, scientists at the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have discov...
Implanted Devices Detect High-Risk Heart Failure Patients
...h sides of the heart in coordinated fashion, which optimizes
the contractability of already weakened heart muscle. Second, the defibrillator "shocks" the heart back into normal rhythm whenever the heart beats irregularly. In addition to maintaining the heart, the devices also collect heartbeat-by-heartbeat da...