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5744 Wave of rural nursing home closures grows amid staffing crunch
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Wave of rural nursing home closures grows amid staffing crunch
Marjorie Kruger was stunned to learn last fall that she would have to leave the nursing home where she’d lived comfortably for six years. The Good Samaritan Society facility in Postville, Iowa, would
5742 New tool uses ultrasound 'tornado' to break down blood clots
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New tool uses ultrasound 'tornado' to break down blood clots
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Researchers have developed a new tool and technique that uses ‘vortex ultrasound’ — a sort of ultrasonic tornado — to break down blood clots
5740 Smoking during pregnancy reduces childhood brain growth in very preterm babies
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Smoking during pregnancy reduces childhood brain growth in very preterm babies
Women who smoke during pregnancy run the risk of injuring brain development in their babies. Earlier research showed that the size of the brain was reduced in preterm babies born to such mothers when they
5728 Darkest view ever of interstellar ices
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Darkest view ever of interstellar ices
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Astronomers used observations from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) to achieve the darkest ever view of a dense interstellar cloud. These observations have revealed
5726 Regulating immunological memory may help immune system fight disease
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Regulating immunological memory may help immune system fight disease
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Scientists have long sought to better understand the human body’s immune responses that occur during various diseases, including cancer and inflammatory diseases.
5724 Ingenza collaborates with Amplifica to advance novel alopecia treatments
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Ingenza collaborates with Amplifica to advance novel alopecia treatments
Industrial biotech specialist Ingenza is delighted to announce that it is collaborating with clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Amplifica Holdings Group, Inc. to develop an innovative treatment to
5722 Researchers uncover 92 fossil nests belonging to some of India's largest dinosaurs
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Researchers uncover 92 fossil nests belonging to some of India's largest dinosaurs
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The discovery of more than 250 fossilized eggs reveals intimate details about the lives of titanosaurs in the Indian subcontinent, according to a new study.
New genetic disorder that causes susceptibility to opportunistic infections
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New genetic disorder that causes susceptibility to opportunistic infections
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Immunogeneticists have discovered a new genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and profound susceptibility to opportunistic infections including a life-threatening
5718 Powerful microscopy tool sheds light on the origins of arterial biomass in pulmonary arterial hypertension
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Powerful microscopy tool sheds light on the origins of arterial biomass in pulmonary arterial hypertension
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare and incurable disease of the lung arteries that causes early death. In PAH, excess scar tissue and thickening of lung blood vessels occur as the result of
5716 Plague trackers: Researchers cover thousands of years in a quest to understand the elusive origins of the Black Death
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Plague trackers: Researchers cover thousands of years in a quest to understand the elusive origins of the Black Death
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Seeking to better understand more about the origins and movement of bubonic plague, in ancient and contemporary times, researchers have completed a painstaking granular
5714 Finding a new way: Orienteering can train the brain, may help fight cognitive decline
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Finding a new way: Orienteering can train the brain, may help fight cognitive decline
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The sport of orienteering, which draws on athleticism, navigational skills and memory, could be useful as an intervention or preventive measure to fight cognitive
5712 Getting Kids Back To School Sooner After A Concussion Can Mean A Faster Recovery
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Getting Kids Back To School Sooner After A Concussion Can Mean A Faster Recovery
Contrary to popular belief, rest may not always be the best cure after a concussion, new study published in JAMA Network Open finds. In fact, an early return to school may be associated with a lower symptom
5710 Stars disappear before our eyes
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Stars disappear before our eyes
[unable to retrieve full-text content]A startling analysis from Globe at Night — a citizen science program — concludes that stars are disappearing from human sight at an astonishing rate. The
5708 New nanoparticles deliver therapy brain-wide, edit Alzheimer's gene in mice
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New nanoparticles deliver therapy brain-wide, edit Alzheimer's gene in mice
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Researchers describe a new family of nano-scale capsules made of silica that can carry genome-editing tools into many organs around the body and then harmlessly dissolve.
5706 NFL has been slow to embrace mental health support for players
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NFL has been slow to embrace mental health support for players
When Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed on the field in the middle of the “Monday Night Football” game in Cincinnati on Jan. 2, Carrie Hastings, half a
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