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New yardstick offers diagnostic and treatment guidance for idiopathic anaphylaxis: The new 'Idiopathic Anaphylaxis Yardstick' will help physicians who might be searching for guidance on next steps after their patient has an anaphylactic reaction of an…
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Handheld device to diagnose skin cancer: Using shortwave rays installed in cellphones and airport security scanners, researchers have developed a technique that detects skin lesions and determines whether they are cancerous or benign -- a technology that…
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Emphasizing social play in kindergarten improves academics, reduces teacher burnout: Emphasizing more play, hands-on learning, and students helping one another in kindergarten improves academic outcomes, self-control and attention regulation, finds new…
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Stabilizing neuronal branching for healthy brain circuitry: Novel molecular mechanism may regulate microtubule stability, important for neuronal branching and potentially for nerve regeneration.
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Medical News Today: What are the best essential oils for sore muscles?: Essential oils that can help with sore muscles include eucalyptus, lavender, and ginger. Learn more about the best essential oils for sore muscles here.
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Microbiome may be involved in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults: New study suggests the gut microbiome has a role in mechanisms related to muscle strength in older adults. Researchers found differences in bacterial profiles of older…
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New piece of Alzheimer's puzzle found: Scientists found two short peptides, or strings of amino acids, that when injected into mice with Alzheimer's disease daily for five weeks, significantly improved the mice's memory. The treatment also reduced some…
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Clues to the origin of Huntington's disease, and a new way to find drugs: Using a new technique to study brain development, scientists were able to trace the causes of Huntington's back to early developmental stages when the brain has only just begun to…
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A safer way for police to test drug evidence: Scientists have demonstrated a way for police to quickly and safely test whether a baggie or other package contains illegal drugs without having to handle any suspicious contents directly. The new technique…
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Environmental toxin produced by algae may lead to ALS: A computer generated-simulation allowed researchers to see how a toxin produced by algal blooms in saltwater might cause Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
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Play equipment that gets kids moving: Parents will be pleased to know that more is not always better when it comes to play equipment for their children.
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Stroke patients relearning how to walk with peculiar shoe: Clinical trials have been completed on a therapeutic shoe engineered to improve stroke recovery. They've proven successful, allowing for the patented product to hit the market by the end of the…
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Female athletes seek specialty care for concussion later than males: Female athletes seek specialty medical treatment later than male athletes for sports-related concussions (SRC), and this delay may cause them to experience more symptoms and longer…
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Medical News Today: What is a colostomy bag? What to know: A colostomy bag collects fecal waste from the digestive tract after a person has a colostomy. Learn more about the different types and life with a colostomy bag here.
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Virtual reality training could improve employee safety: A new study suggests employee safety could be improved through use of virtual reality (VR) in Health and Safety training, such as fire evacuation drills. Researchers developed an immersive VR system…
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Shorter people are at higher risk of type 2 diabetes: Short stature is associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Tall stature is associated with a lower risk, with each 10cm difference in height associated with a 41%…
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Defective cilia linked to heart valve birth defects: Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV), the most common heart valve birth defect, is associated with genetic variation in human primary cilia during heart valve development, report researchers. Crucial to cilia…
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Importance of when adolescents sleep to obesity and cardiometabolic health: New study finds adolescent sleep timing preferences and patterns should be considered risk factors for obesity and cardiometabolic health.
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For kids who face trauma, good neighbors or teachers can save their longterm health: New research shows just how important positive childhood experiences are for long-term health, especially for those who experience significant adversity as a child.…
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Alzheimer's disease risk gene APOE4 impairs function of brain immune cells: A study carried out with a new human stem cell-derived model reveals that the most prevalent genetic risk factor of Alzheimer's disease (AD), apolipoprotein E4 (APOE4), impairs…
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