Scientists reveal impact of obesity on the heart’s anatomy for young...

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Scientists from King’s College London have for the first time revealed the impact of obesity on the heart’s anatomy for young children, specifically how the heart adapts to...

Walgreens COVID Vaccine Booster Shots : Scheduling your Appointment

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Anybody 18 and older can now get a COVID-19 booster shot from Walgreens, the company said. Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson will all be offered at Walgreens pharmacy...

Researchers awarded grant to research lipedema, an under-studied disease of fat...

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Most of us want to get rid of fat. Jennifer Munson and Evangelia Bellas just want to understand it. Munson, associate professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at...

Seventeen sneaky chemicals that may cause breast cancer

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It's been a long day at the office. Your boss chewed you out for something you didn't do right. You get home and your husband is grouchy, the...

Research reveals link between brain cell development and risk of schizophrenia

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Scientists from Cardiff University have discovered new links between the breakdown in brain cell development and the risk of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. Genetic risk factors are known...

Coffee offers protection against malignant melanoma

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Sure, you’ve heard plenty of bad things about coffee—it stains your teeth and all—but here’s some info that seems to encourage you to drink coffee, and lots of...

Research finds infants with low-risk deliveries should not need antibiotics at...

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Infants born via uncomplicated cesarean delivery, without labor or membrane rupture before delivery and no concern for infection, should not need antibiotics at birth, according to a study...

Hypoglycemia and the dangers of being unaware

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Hypoglycemia unawareness is a condition in which you might not recognize the signs of low blood sugar. It is caused by having many episodes of hypoglycemia over a...

Scientists reveal how skin cells form a first line of defense...

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A study published today in Cell Reports reveals important insights into the molecular mechanisms that underpin the body’s natural defences against the development of skin cancer. The findings...

New magnetic system improves navigation of the heart during catheter ablation

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Takatsuki General Hospital in Osaka has announced that Dr. Kohei Yamashiro has performed Japan’s first cardiac ablation using the Niobe(R) ES magnetic navigation system on a patient with...

Researchers map skin cells that contribute to diabetic foot ulcers

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Diabetic foot ulcerations – open sores or wounds that refuse to heal – are a devastating complication affecting more than 15 percent of people with diabetes and resulting...

Malaria protein might be developed for a cancer cure

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Researchers who were searching for a vaccine to protect pregnant women against malaria have discovered what they believe to be a potential cancer treatment. In both cell cultures...