Scurvy is still found in Canada

Scurvy, the debilitating condition remembered as a disease of pirates, is still found in Canada. The disease, which is caused by a vitamin C deficiency, can result in bruising, weakness, anemia, gum disease, hemorrhage, tooth loss, and even death if undiagnosed and untreated. McMaster University researchers surveyed the data of patients of Hamilton’s More...

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New method can improve resolution of brain magnetic resonance imaging using artificial intelligence

Researchers of the ICAI Group -Computational Intelligence and Image Analysis- of the University of Malaga (UMA) have designed an unprecedented method that is capable of improving brain images obtained through More...

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Researchers find no improvement in ICU death rate at minority-serving hospitals

Racial disparities have previously been identified across a range of health care environments, sometimes extending into the highest levels of care. A new study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical More...

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Microbiomes may have considerable impact on animal fertility and reproduction

It is an awkward idea, but a couple’s ability to have kids may partly depend on who else is present. The reproductive tracts of males and females contain whole communities of micro-organisms. These microbes More...

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Psychedelics could help treat trauma-related disorders

Clinical trials suggest treatment that involves psychedelics can be more effective than psychotherapy alone. More than three million people in the United States are diagnosed each year with post-traumatic stress More...

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New ‘smart’ chair helps form correct body posture from childhood

The concept of the recent study is already presented in the conference materials issued by the French publishing house Atlantis Press, indexed by the Scopus and Web of Science databases. Externally, the “smart” More...

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Microbiome DNA signature present in human fetal lungs

The lungs and placentas of fetuses in the womb — as young as 11 weeks after conception — already show a bacterial microbiome signature, which suggests that bacteria may colonize the lungs well before More...

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Researchers identify how certain areas of the brain respond to ADHD drug

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder characterized by symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity. People with the condition are often prescribed a stimulant More...

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Childhood adversity and violence exposure can alter the brain

Childhood adversity is a significant problem in the US, particularly for children growing up in poverty. Those who experience poverty have a much higher risk of being exposed to violence and suffering from a More...

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UCR receives $2.2 million grant to target critical oncogenes of B-cell lymphoma 2

One way to tackle cancer, the second-leading cause of death in the United States, is to target oncogenes — genes that have the potential to cause cancer. The University of California, Riverside, has received More...