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517 Bartholin's cyst

Bartholin’s cyst

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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
183 Ambiguous genitalia

Ambiguous genitalia

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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.
489 Back pain

Back pain

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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,
339 Aplastic anemia

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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1863 Heating in vaping device as cause for lung injury, study shows

Heating in vaping device as cause for lung injury, study shows

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Early results of an experimental vaping study have shown significant lung injury from E-cigarette (eC) devices with nickel-chromium alloy heating elements. The findings were consistent, with or without
1861 Phase 1 trial of new class of drugs shows promise in range of advanced cancers

Phase 1 trial of new class of drugs shows promise in range of advanced cancers

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 29 2020 A new precision drug which stops cancer from repairing its DNA has shown promise in an early-stage clinical trial – highlighting the potential of a new
1859 Carriers of two genetic mutations at greater risk for illness and death from COVID-19

Carriers of two genetic mutations at greater risk for illness and death from COVID-19

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Tel Aviv University researchers suggest that carriers of the genetic mutations PiZ and PiS are at high risk for severe illness and even death from COVID-19. These mutations lead to deficiency in the alpha1-antitrypsin
1857 Genetic mutations hinder immune response in severe COVID-19

Genetic mutations hinder immune response in severe COVID-19

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The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has been spreading for nine months, infecting more than 33 million people worldwide and claiming over 997,000 lives. Early on in the pandemic, scientists have
1855 Pets linked to maintaining better mental health and reducing loneliness during lockdown, new research shows

Pets linked to maintaining better mental health and reducing loneliness during lockdown, new research shows

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Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against psychological stress during lockdown, a new survey shows. Most people who took part in the research perceived their pets to be a source of
1853 New study highlights success of health program's clinical van and street outreach

New study highlights success of health program’s clinical van and street outreach

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 26 2020 A novel mobile health program created in early 2018 by the Kraft Center for Community Health at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has proven to be an effective
1851 A better alternative to phthalates?

A better alternative to phthalates?

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Detergents, shampoos, soaps and other everyday items sometimes contain a group of chemicals called phthalates, which are often used to enhance products and add flexibility to plastics. However, mounting
1849 Addressing the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global mental health

Addressing the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global mental health

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 26 2020 In a special session addressing global mental health before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic held at the ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID)
1847 Some severe COVID-19 cases linked to genetic mutations or antibodies that attack the body

Some severe COVID-19 cases linked to genetic mutations or antibodies that attack the body

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People infected by the novel coronavirus can have symptoms that range from mild to deadly. Now, two new analyses suggest that some life-threatening cases can be traced to weak spots in patients’
1845 Face-covering use up, more people are taking COVID-19 threats seriously, study finds

Face-covering use up, more people are taking COVID-19 threats seriously, study finds

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A new National Science Foundation-funded survey of six states has found that during the past two months, more people are wearing masks, vaccine uncertainty is on the rise, and many people are overestimating
1843 Automated computational protocol identifies potential SARS-CoV-2 MPro inhibitor

Automated computational protocol identifies potential SARS-CoV-2 MPro inhibitor

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As scientists race to discover new and effective antiviral drugs against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), many novel approaches are being utilized. Now, a new study published
1840 Complications from diabetes linked to worse memory, IQ in children

Complications from diabetes linked to worse memory, IQ in children

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Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a serious but common complication of type 1 diabetes, is linked to lower IQ scores and worse memory in children with type 1 diabetes, according to a study led by UC Davis Health
1838 Porvair Sciences' pipette filter tips show high bacterial filtration efficiency

Porvair Sciences’ pipette filter tips show high bacterial filtration efficiency

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Sep 23 2020 A new independent study demonstrates Porvair Sciences proprietary pipette filter tips have greater than 99% Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE) even at an increased challenge level. The
1835 Suspension of fertility treatments during COVID-19 has mental health impacts

Suspension of fertility treatments during COVID-19 has mental health impacts

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The suspension of fertility treatments due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a variety of psychological impacts on women whose treatments were cancelled, but there are several protective factors that can
1833 Discovering a molecule that could interfere with SARS-CoV-2 replication

Discovering a molecule that could interfere with SARS-CoV-2 replication

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In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Stepan Nersisyan about his research efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, and his discovery of a molecule that could replicate SARS-CoV-2. Why did you choose

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