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East African newborns nearly five times more likely to have neural tube defects

32 minutes ago   |   News Medical

Newborns, whose brains, spines or spinal cords do not properly develop in utero, can be born with neural tube defects , increasing their risk of physical disabilities...
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Optical fiber holds promise for use in deep-tissue studies of patients' brains with Alzheimer's disease

1 hour ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

An optical fiber as thin as a strand of hair holds promise for use in minimally invasive deep-tissue studies of patients' brains that show the effects Alzheimer's disease and...
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Why Does a Woman's Brain Change After Menopause?

Why Does a Woman's Brain Change After Menopause?

2 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Brain biomarkers increased with age and at a faster rate in women than in men.
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The mere sight of a meal triggers an inflammatory response in the brain

4 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Even before carbohydrates reach the bloodstream, the very sight and smell of a meal trigger the release of insulin. For the first time, researchers have shown that this insulin...
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Why Three COVID Jabs Are Worse Than Two

10 hours ago   |   Mercola

Believe it or not, we're now at the point where even mainstream media are reporting that COVID-19 is more prevalent among the boosted, compared to those who quit after the...
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Beanies for Brain Cancer special: Immortal Behaviour - Episode 13

14 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

On this weeks episode Joey and Danika are joined by Knights legend Bill Peden to discuss the fundraising walk he is currently completing to raise money for the Mark Hughes...
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Study finds women have more brain changes after menopause

15 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Women who have gone through menopause may have more of a brain biomarker called white matter hyperintensities than premenopausal women or men of the same age, according to a...
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Organoids reveal similarities between myotonic dystrophy type 1 and Rett syndrome

17 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Using brain organoids, researchers discover mutational commonalities between muscular dystrophy type 1 and Rett syndrome, suggesting the potential of a similar treatment for both.
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Oncolytic adenovirus shows potential in pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma

Oncolytic adenovirus shows potential in pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma

20 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The oncolytic adenovirus DNX-2401 appeared safe and feasible among a small cohort of pediatric patients with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, according to study results...
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Study finds more of white matter hyperintensities in postmenopausal women

20 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Women who have gone through menopause may have more of a brain biomarker called white matter hyperintensities than premenopausal women or men of the same age, according to a...
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Health System Briefly Halts 'Plan B' Amid Abortion Ban Confusion

Health System Briefly Halts 'Plan B' Amid Abortion Ban Confusion

A Missouri-based health system will once again provide emergency contraception after briefly stopping days earlier, in another example of the legal confusion affecting... Read more ...

FDA says vaccine makers should add omicron to COVID-19 boosters

FDA says vaccine makers should add omicron to COVID-19 boosters

The FDA has told COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers that they should add a spike protein component for the omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 to their existing vaccines to create... Read more ...

Rapid test can identify which variant has infected a COVID-19 patient in...

In just a few hours, UT Southwestern scientists can tell which variant has infected a COVID-19 patient - a critical task that can potentially influence treatment decisions but... Read more ...

Medical undergarments during surgery may increase patient satisfaction

Medical undergarments during surgery may increase patient satisfaction

Results showed a substantial percentage of surgical patients experienced exposure-related stress or anxiety, and the use of medical undergarments to cover their genitalia and... Read more ...

Welsh doctor says more GPs are needed to avoid 'complete collapse' of service

Welsh doctor says more GPs are needed to avoid 'complete collapse' of service

"The service is underfunded, understaffed and overworked. Patients are getting a raw deal and are increasingly frustrated" Read more ...

Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

Rosacea more common than expected among patients with skin of color

Rosacea is more common among patients with skin of color than may be expected, and skin care regimens such as prescription medicine, cleansers or sunscreen showed potential for... Read more ...

FDA Calls for Omicron Component in Fall Booster Shots

FDA Calls for Omicron Component in Fall Booster Shots

The FDA on Thursday called on COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to include components targeting the latest Omicron strains in bivalent booster shots for the fall and winter 2022... Read more ...

Jumping resistance-based exercise may help prevent bone loss, promote bone...

Astronauts that have returned after spaceflights over three months may show signs of incomplete bone recovery even after one year on Earth, but adding in more resistance-based... Read more ...

Optical fiber holds promise for use in deep-tissue studies of patients'...

An optical fiber as thin as a strand of hair holds promise for use in minimally invasive deep-tissue studies of patients' brains that show the effects Alzheimer's disease and... Read more ...

Nonsurgical approach for treatment of children with rare skull tumor

Surgery can usually be avoided in children with a rare tumor of the skull, based on new research by investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian, Nicklaus... Read more ...