Tag: HumanHealth

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Afraid of Heights?

Men born before 1939 with a body height of 5’9” can expect a 10% lower dementia risk compared to men with a body height of 5’7” Researchers at…

Brain

Artificial Intelligence in the operating room: AI expedites brain tumor diagnoses during surgery

There are so many different types of cancer that exist in all parts of our body, and each subset of cancer has its own challenges during treatment. Brain…

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Superbugs require super drugs—or do they?

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are frightening. When resistant, the bacteria are not affected by the drugs usually employed to kill them (antibiotics). Some postulate that such “superbugs” might even…

DNA

Is your sunscreen, moisturizer AND makeup causing damage to your DNA?

Most of us use cosmetic products as a part of our everyday routine – whether it is sunscreen to protect our skin from the sun’s harmful rays; moisturizer…

Young Child

Baby Talk: Annoying to You, Beneficial to Infants

“Infants exposed to parentese were able to produce about 27% of typical adult words in comparison to the infants not exposed to parentese who were able to produce…

A promising new line of treatment has emerged for HER2-positive breast cancer

A recent clinical trial carried out across 15 different countries reported an unprecedented successful outcome using the drug, Tucatinib, as a treatment option for HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer…

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Stroke-stopping drug is more effective at lower loading dosage

The permanent effects of stroke, a deadly brain injury, can be limited by the timely administration of a drug called tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). While this is a common practice,…

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Water versus Land: The Ultimate Power Struggle

Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Medicine recently examined the outcomes of water births and land births with the purpose of informing the public about the…

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