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Bartholin’s cyst Overview The Bartholin’s (BAHR-toe-linz) glands are located on each side of the vaginal opening. These glands secrete fluid that helps lubricate the vagina. Sometimes the openings
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Ambiguous genitalia Amblyopia (See: Lazy eye (amblyopia)) Overview Ambiguous genitalia is a rare condition in which an infant’s external genitals don’t appear to be clearly either male or female.
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Aplastic anemia

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Aplastic anemia Apnea, sleep (See: Sleep apnea) Apnea, sleep (central) (See: Sleep apnea, central) Apnea, sleep (obstructive) (See: Sleep apnea, obstructive) Overview Aplastic anemia is a condition that
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Back pain Overview Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and it is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have back pain at least once. Fortunately,
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Cutting-edge 3D facial scans could give genetic clues to autism

Cutting-edge 3D facial scans could give genetic clues to autism

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New Australian research is using high-tech 3D facial scans to give us a better understanding of the genetic causes of autism. Researchers from Edith Cowan University (ECU) used sophisticated machine learning
What pushed Israel out of herd immunity?

What pushed Israel out of herd immunity?

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Scientists have recently tried to explain the factors that could be responsible for the recent outbreaks of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Israel. Their observations reveal that the prevalence
Saliva test for COVID-19 outperforms commercial swab tests, study shows

Saliva test for COVID-19 outperforms commercial swab tests, study shows

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In the early days of the pandemic, with commercial COVID tests in short supply, Rockefeller’s Robert B. Darnell developed an in-house assay to identify positive cases within the Rockefeller community.
Women exposed to high levels of PFAS more likely to stop breastfeeding early

Women exposed to high levels of PFAS more likely to stop breastfeeding early

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Women with higher levels of PFAS in their system may be 20% more likely to stop breastfeeding early, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology
Many mothers may have delayed or abandoned plans for additional children because of COVID-19 pandemic

Many mothers may have delayed or abandoned plans for additional children because of COVID-19 pandemic

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Nearly half of New York City mothers who had been trying to become pregnant again before the coronavirus pandemic began stopped in the first few months of the outbreak, a new study shows. Led by researchers
New genetic classifier can predict the sensitivity of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer

New genetic classifier can predict the sensitivity of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer

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A research team by Prof. Yang Wulin and Dai Haiming from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences recently proposed a genetic classifier that can predict the
Researchers find evidence of possible link between herpes simplex and neurogenerative diseases

Researchers find evidence of possible link between herpes simplex and neurogenerative diseases

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A new study by researchers at University of Illinois Chicago suggests that when the protein optineurin, or OPTN, is present in cells it restricts the spread of HSV-1, the herpes simplex virus type 1. In
Cholesterol appears to play a key role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease

Cholesterol appears to play a key role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease

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Cholesterol manufactured in the brain appears to play a key role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, new research indicates. Scientists from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and
Researchers observed association between standing and insulin sensitivity – standing more may help prevent chronic diseases

Researchers observed association between standing and insulin sensitivity – standing more may help prevent chronic diseases

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Insulin is a key hormone in energy metabolism and blood sugar regulation. Normal insulin function in the body may be disturbed by e.g. overweight, leading to decreased insulin sensitivity and increased
Could heat treatment be used to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 in vehicles?

Could heat treatment be used to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 in vehicles?

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Heat exposure can effectively inactive severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), similar to other viruses. Common touchpoints
The mystery of the flexible shell

The mystery of the flexible shell

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An international research team with participation of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI has revealed a secret about a marine animal’s shell: The researchers have deciphered why the protective cover
Meat dependence reduced population density of hunter-gatherer groups

Meat dependence reduced population density of hunter-gatherer groups

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A new study by the ICTA-UAB establishes that the population density of hunter-gatherer groups was reduced where they depended heavily on meat to survive. Hunter-gatherer populations with a strong seasonal
Food science meets cell science in bid to explain inner workings of membrane-free cell compartments

Food science meets cell science in bid to explain inner workings of membrane-free cell compartments

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Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that food science principles have helped them determine how unusual droplets within cells stay organized and avoid dissolving into the rest of the cell’s
Marshall University researcher awarded $1.36 million NIH grant for kidney-related study

Marshall University researcher awarded $1.36 million NIH grant for kidney-related study

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Sandrine V. Pierre, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and interim director of the Marshall Institute for Interdisciplinary
Threat of catastrophic supervolcano eruptions is ever-present

Threat of catastrophic supervolcano eruptions is ever-present

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Curtin scientists are part of an international research team that studied an ancient supervolcano in Indonesia and found such volcanoes remain active and hazardous for thousands of years after a super-eruption,

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