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When natural disasters strike, men and women respond differently
Women are quicker to take cover or prepare to evacuate during an emergency, but often have trouble convincing the men in their life to do so, suggests a new University...
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World's first gene therapy for glycogen storage disease produces remarka...
At the Association for Glycogen Storage Disease's 41st Annual Conference, Dr. David Weinstein of UConn School of Medicine and Connecticut Children's presented his grou...
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Long-acting injectable multi-drug implant shows promise for HIV preventi...
A new study published today in Nature Communications shows a promising alternative for those who have to take a daily pill regimen. Targeting HIV treatment a...
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Leukemia drug shows promise for treating a childhood brain cancer
A drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia appears to be more effective at stopping a type of medulloblastoma in mouse models than existing treatments for the deadl...
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No bones about it, this protein slows down fracture-healing
Broken bones are a bigger deal the older you are: even after they've healed, the bones of older people are weaker and more likely to re-fracture. And since more than 6...
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Researchers alter mouse gut microbiomes by feeding good bacteria their p...
Humans choose food based on the way it looks, smells, and tastes. But the microbes in our guts use a different classification system -- one that is based on the molecu...
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Learning to read boosts the visual brain
How does learning to read change our brain? Does reading take up brain space dedicated to seeing objects such as faces, tools or houses? In a functional brain imaging ...
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When is a child an adult?
When does childhood end? That's the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services around the world.Adolescent Health...
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Imaging reveals new results from landmark stem cell trial for stroke
Researchers led by Sean I. Savitz, MD, reported today in the journal Stem Cells that bone marrow cells used to treat ischemic stroke in an expanded Phase I t...
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Grizzly research reveals remarkable genetic regulation during hibernation
Being a human couch potato can greatly increase fat accumulation, hasten the onset of Type II diabetes symptoms, result in detrimental blood chemistry and cardiovascul...
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