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Sex, gender and the mechanisms of disease

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Medical research did not always include women as participants or investigate the influence of sex and gender on health. This has now changed, and...

The case for revolutionizing child care in America

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A new book argues that greater public support for parents is critical for the brain development of America's kids.(Image credit: Pixabay) * This article was...

What Do You Mean, “Innovation”?

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BY KIM BELLARD One of my favorite movies is The Princess Bride. Among the many great quotes is one from Inigo Montoya, who becomes frustrated...

Synchrotron-based study finds a high-fish diet may not be bad for you

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A synchrotron-based study led by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers shows that the chemical form of mercury found in the brains of people who...

Abortion rights in Maine could be at risk if Republicans reclaim the state government

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Former Gov. Paul LePage is in a close race with Maine's sitting governor, Democrat Janet Mills. Maine's GOP is uniting around the fall of...

Trained sniffer dogs accurately detect airport passengers infected with SARS-CoV-2

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Trained sniffer dogs can accurately detect airport passengers infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, finds research published in the open access journal...

Researchers reveal moral distress impact, actions to support doctors during pandemic

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations, leaders, researchers, and practitioners have attempted on the fly to deal with the inherent stresses, strains, and struggles...

Should you worry about data from your period-tracking app being used against you?

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It's estimated that millions of people in the U.S. use period-tracking apps to plan ahead, track when they are ovulating, and monitor other health...

A substance found in young spinal fluid helps old mice remember

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A team at Stanford University has reversed memory loss in old mice by flooding their brains with spinal fluid taken from young animals. The...

The Sovereignty Network will help patients make money out of your health data

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By HAMISH MACDONALD  Being a patient has always meant being at the bottom of a trickle-down pyramid in healthcare. Late to get information, our test...