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1495 Research may lead to improved treatments for mental health

Research may lead to improved treatments for mental health

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The National Institutes of Health awarded Penn State researchers a $1.85 million grant to develop a new way to test if dysfunctions in certain areas of the brain lead to mental health complications and
1489 Continuous survival of neurons is intrinsically programmed during development

Continuous survival of neurons is intrinsically programmed during development

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When our neurons — the principle cells of the brain — die, so do we. Most neurons are created during embryonic development and have no “backup” after birth. Researchers have generally
1483 Less-lethal weapons blind, maim and kill. Victims say enough is enough.

Less-lethal weapons blind, maim and kill. Victims say enough is enough.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 24 2020 There’s a gap in Scott Olsen’s memory for the night of Oct. 25, 2011. The Iraq War vet remembers leaving his tech job in the San Francisco Bay
1476 Study: Plant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates can improve insulin sensitivity

Study: Plant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates can improve insulin sensitivity

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 23 2020 Plant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates can improve insulin sensitivity and other health markers in individuals with type 1 diabetes, according to two
1470 Study points to an important role for white blood cells in brain development

Study points to an important role for white blood cells in brain development

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 22 2020 Whether white blood cells can be found in the brain has been controversial, and what they might be doing used to be complete mystery. In a seminal study published
1464 UVA earns international group's highest honor for quality heart and lung care

UVA earns international group’s highest honor for quality heart and lung care

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 21 2020 For its lifesaving care of patients with severely injured hearts and lungs, University of Virginia Medical Center has earned the Extracorporeal Life Support
1458 Immunotherapy does not worsen complications for patients with both COVID-19 and cancer

Immunotherapy does not worsen complications for patients with both COVID-19 and cancer

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 20 2020 Preliminary data from researchers at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center show that immunotherapy doesn’t necessarily worsen complications for
1454 Benefits of routine childhood immunizations far outweigh the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Benefits of routine childhood immunizations far outweigh the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 19 2020 The health benefits of maintaining routine childhood vaccination programmes in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic far outweigh the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission
1448 Groundbreaking technology could enhance therapeutic efficiency of nanomedicines

Groundbreaking technology could enhance therapeutic efficiency of nanomedicines

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 17 2020 Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and their colleagues from Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry and Prokhorov
1442 Trump administration’s sudden shift on COVID data leaves states in the lurch

Trump administration’s sudden shift on COVID data leaves states in the lurch

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 17 2020 Just as the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 approaches new highs in some parts of the country, hospital data in Kansas and Missouri is suddenly
Eosinophil count can aid in early detection of COVID-19 in patients

Eosinophil count can aid in early detection of COVID-19 in patients

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 16 2020 A rapid laboratory test, the eosinophil count, readily obtained from a routine complete blood cell count (CBC) can aid in the early recognition of COVID-19
1429 Study identifies possible factors to predict severe toxicities in CAR T patients

Study identifies possible factors to predict severe toxicities in CAR T patients

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 15 2020 Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T) has proved to be a valuable treatment option for patients with lymphoma who have failed other therapies. In
1423 Children's social health and wellbeing affected due to lack of sport during lockdown

Children’s social health and wellbeing affected due to lack of sport during lockdown

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 14 2020 An international study of youth sport during the COVID-19 pandemic has shown that young people have been hit by a lack of exercise and competition, with results
1419 Apathy not depression offers an important early warning sign of dementia

Apathy not depression offers an important early warning sign of dementia

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 13 2020 Apathy offers an important early warning sign of dementia in individuals with cerebrovascular disease, but depression does not, new research led by the University
1413 Study finds link between mental imagery and vision

Study finds link between mental imagery and vision

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 12 2020 Medical University of South Carolina researchers report in Current Biology that the brain uses similar visual areas for mental imagery and vision, but it uses
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