New research suggests link between PFAS chemicals and hyperthyroidism in pet cats

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New research suggests that there may be a link between higher levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in the environment and higher levels of hyperthyroidism in pet cats...
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Study findings may advance discussion of how to effectively curb human-wildlife conflict

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A new Biotropica study examines mountain gorillas in Rwanda and their foraging for sodium-rich food in both national park areas and lands managed by local communities.
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Detection of BFD virus in parrots in 8 new countries raises concerns for threatened species

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Beak and feather disease virus in wild parrot populations has been detected in eight new countries, raising concerns for threatened species.
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One year after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico

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On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, wreaking destruction that still lingers. The Category 4 storm caused a humanitarian crisis that ultimately cost...
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Geroscience takes center stage in Journal of the American Medical Association

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Geroscience-the burgeoning research field that focuses on the genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms that make aging a major risk factor for most chronic diseases as we...
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Older individuals with multiple sclerosis report higher quality of life than younger counterparts

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A recent brief report by MS researchers provides preliminary evidence that older individuals with multiple sclerosis report lower levels of depression and higher quality of...
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Researchers simulate how different breast tissues respond to heat from MRIs

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No woman's breast tissue is the same, so MRIs detecting and monitoring cancer shouldn't treat them all the same.
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SLU's College professor receives NIH grant to develop I-TEST project

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ST. LOUIS - Nigerian youth are at the epicenter of an expanding HIV crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa. As a country, Nigeria ranks second in the in the world in new HIV-Infections...
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New robotic material that is MORE sensitive than human skin could revolutionise prosthetic limbs

New robotic material that is MORE sensitive than human skin could revolutionise prosthetic limbs

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A research team, including members of the faculty at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, have been working on replicating the experience of pressurised human touch.
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Pressure grows on the government to ban energy drinks for children

Pressure grows on the government to ban energy drinks for children

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Professor Russell Viner, the president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, has warned children should be banned from buying energy drinks because they contain...
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