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Amygdala found to have role in important pre-attentive mechanism in the brain

3 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have shown how the amygdala, a brain region typically associated with fear, contributes to prepulse inhibition by activating small inhibitory neurons in the mouse...
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How To Make Your Own DMT Naturally: Tips, Tricks & Biohacks To Activate Your Third Eye Pineal Gland

3 hours ago   |   Ben Greenfield Fitness

My perception was zooming in...smaller and smaller...digging, digging, digging... I was stripping apart a tree...tearing it down into its individual
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I'm a Pandemic Dad Who's Been Covering COVID-19. I Don't Know How to Think About the Risk Anymore

11 hours ago   |   Time

I'll say this for the pre-vaccine days: it was far easier to think about risk when the only sensible option-for those lucky enough for it to even be an option-was to hunker...
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Levosimendan Versus Milrinone and Release of Myocardial Biomarkers After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Post Hoc Analysis of Clinical Trial Data

Levosimendan Versus Milrinone and Release of Myocardial Biomarkers After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Post Hoc Analysis of Clinical Trial Data

14 hours ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

OBJECTIVES: We compared the effect of two inodilators, levosimendan and milrinone, on the plasma levels of myocardial injury biomarkers, that is, high-sensitivity troponin T...
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Studies demonstrate 'clear connections' between COVID-19, cognitive issues

Studies demonstrate 'clear connections' between COVID-19, cognitive issues

19 hours ago   |   Healio

Forgetfulness continued in more than half of older adults studied between 3 to 6 months after COVID-19, while one in four experienced added issues with cognition, including...
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Statins Double Risk of Dementia, Are Linked to COVID Deaths

1 day ago   |   Mercola

The use of statin cholesterol-lowering medications has been on the rise for decades 1 and they are among the most widely used drugs in the world. In the U.S., close to 50% of...
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How Eggs Have Become a Disaster

1 day ago   |   Mercola

Omega-3 fats are essential polyunsaturated fatty acids. Your body uses these fats for a variety of functions, such as blood clotting, brain and eye health, digestion and muscle...
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Dr. J. Allan Hobson, Who Studied the Dreaming Brain, Dies at 88

2 days ago   |   NY Times

He disputed the Freudian view that dreams held encrypted codes of meaning, believing instead that they resulted from random firings of neurons in the brain.
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A Child's Loss

2 days ago   |   New England Journal of Medicine

The 11-year-old girl knew that her mother had cancer, but it fell to me to tell her that the cancer had spread to her mother's brain. The girl asked whether her mother would...
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Iodine Status of Canadian Children, Adolescents and Women of Childbearing Age

2 days ago   |   Nutrition

AbstractBackgroundAdequate iodine intake is important for children and women of childbearing age because iodine is vital for fetal brain development and early...
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...