Women prefer getting mammograms every year  [LINK]
Women prefer to get their mammograms every year, instead of every two years, according to a new study. [Read More]
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Male triathletes may be putting their heart health at risk  [LINK]
Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called myocardial fibrosis, according to new research. The increased risk, which was not evident in female tria... [Read More]
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New human mobility prediction model offers scalability, requires less data  [LINK]
A new method to predict human mobility - which can be used to chart the potential spread of disease or determine rush hour bottlenecks -- has been developed by a team of researchers, including one fro... [Read More]
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Penn study identifies new malaria parasites in wild bonobos  [LINK]
Malaria parasites, although widespread among wild chimpanzees and gorillas, have not been detected in bonobos, a chimp cousin. Although the researchers saw evidence of a new malaria species in bonobos... [Read More]
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Revolutionary imaging technique uses CRISPR to map DNA mutations  [LINK]
A new nanomapping technology could transform the way disease-causing genetic mutations are diagnosed and discovered. [Read More]
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A chicken-flavored electrolyte drink could help sniffer dogs stay hydrated  [LINK]
The first comparison of plain water, electrolyte injections and a chicken-flavored electrolyte drink as techniques for keeping sniffer dogs hydrated when working in hot weather finds that while all ar... [Read More]
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Researchers reveal new details on aged brain, Alzheimer's and dementia  [LINK]
In a comprehensive analysis of samples from 107 aged human brains, researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute have dis... [Read More]
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Researchers discover specific tumor environment that triggers cells to metastasize  [LINK]
A team of bioengineers and bioinformaticians at the University of California San Diego have discovered how the environment surrounding a tumor can trigger metastatic behavior in cancer cells. Specific... [Read More]
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Argonne scientists capture several R&D 100 Awards  [LINK]
Innovative technologies developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory recently earned several R&D 100 Awards. [Read More]
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Diabetes: Immune system can regulate insulin  [LINK]
Inflammation processes are responsible for the failure of insulin production in diabetes patients. The patients' own immune systems can contribute to treatment of this disease: researchers at the Univ... [Read More]
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Taking proton pump inhibitors not linked to higher dementia risk  [LINK]
In a new research article published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, scientists were able to conclude that developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease (the most common form of dementi... [Read More]
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Video game improves balance in youth with autism  [LINK]
Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various "ninja" poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improve their balance, according to a recent study in... [Read More]
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How rogue immune cells cross the blood-brain barrier to cause multiple sclerosis  [LINK]
Drug designers working on therapeutics against multiple sclerosis should focus on blocking two distinct ways rogue immune cells attack healthy neurons, according to a new study in the journal Cell Rep... [Read More]
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Health of people with cystic fibrosis shows positive trends in US and Canada  [LINK]
Research comparing cystic fibrosis patients in the United States and Canada showed that, although patients' nutritional status and lung function improved in both countries from 1990 to 2013, the US i... [Read More]
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Biomechanical model could reduce wobbling of pedestrian bridges  [LINK]
The dangerous wobbling of pedestrian bridges could be reduced by using biomechanically inspired models of pedestrian response to bridge motion and a mathematical formula to estimate the critical crowd... [Read More]
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New discovery: Common jellyfish is actually two species  [LINK]
UD professor and alum discover sea nettle jellyfish found in Rehoboth and Chesapeake Bay is actually two species. [Read More]
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People willing to trade treatment efficacy for reduced side effects in cancer therapies  [LINK]
When choosing their preferred treatment, people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia place the highest value on medicines that deliver the longest progression-free survival, but are willing to swap some ... [Read More]
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Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms  [LINK]
Women with higher body mass index (BMI) face an increased risk of not detecting their breast tumor until it has become large, according to a new study. Researchers said the findings suggest that women... [Read More]
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MRI uncovers brain abnormalities in people with depression and anxiety  [LINK]
Researchers using MRI have discovered a common pattern of structural abnormalities in the brains of people with depression and social anxiety, according to a new study. [Read More]
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Two out of 3 parents struggle finding childcare that meets their health, safety standards  [LINK]
The search for the best preschool or childcare option is often a challenging experience -- and many parents aren't sure if the one they pick is safe and healthy for their child. [Read More]
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Many cancer survivors are living with PTSD  [LINK]
A recent study showed approximately one-fifth of patients with cancer experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) several months after diagnosis, and many of these patients continued to live wit... [Read More]
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Motorcycle crashes cause 5 times as many deaths as car accidents, 6 times the health costs  [LINK]
Motorcycle accidents are costly in terms of lives and health care costs. Compared with car accidents, motorcycle accidents cause three times the injuries, six times the medical costs and 5 times the d... [Read More]
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Cell-weighing method could help doctors choose cancer drugs  [LINK]
MIT researchers have shown that they can use a new type of measurement to predict how drugs will affect cancer cells taken from multiple myeloma patients. Their predictions correlated with how those p... [Read More]
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Tiger bones? Lion bones? An almost extinct cycad? On-the-spot DNA checks at ports of entry  [LINK]
Wildlife species are going extinct faster than humankind can reliably keep track of. Meanwhile, wildlife crime evolves quickly, with new tricks fueling a lucrative illegal global trade. As a result, c... [Read More]
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