Category Archives: Medical sciences

Preventing a Cold Starts With Washing Your Hands

Associate Professor in Family Medicine Marje Oona explains why we become ill and how can we protect ourselves from colds. Continue reading

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A Discovery Puts the Brakes on a Cancer-Inducing Virus

A freshly defended PhD thesis outlines novel inhibitors of the cancer-inducing human papillomavirus. Continue reading

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Genetic Mutation Influences Mental Disorders and Alcohol Addiction

Tartu brain scientists discovered a genetic mutation that influences mental disorders and alcohol addiction. Continue reading

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Looking For an Alarm Clock for Bacteria

Scientists shed light on bacterial behaviour – essential knowledge for beating diseases. Continue reading

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100 Seconds on Addiction

Professor of Psychophysiology Jaanus Harro explains how addiction takes control of the brain. Continue reading

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Healthy Sleep Recipe: How, When, with Whom?

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru gives a recipe on how to make most of your sleep. Continue reading

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Why Speaking Languages Is Inspiring, Enjoyable, and Healthy

Cognitive neurolinguist Professor Edna Andrews examines the links between languages and the brain, the benefits of multilingualism, and the role of semiotics. Continue reading

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