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Allie;s Voice – Episode 1

Get to Know Your #BMI

The BMI or body mass index has been on the tip of our tongues when it comes to obesity and weight but how important is it, anyway? According to a new study, it may have everything to do with  every … Continue reading

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This #Food Burns Calories Overnight

A golden rule when dieting is a little like we’re “Gremlins” don’t feed us after midnight. However science claims there’s food can be eaten before bed and it will help you burn calories in your sleep. Say what? The merciful scientists … Continue reading

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Many adolescent and young adult cancer survivors have more social connections than peers

Survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer often have stronger social networks than their non-cancer peers, according to researchers, who hope to translate that support into better lives for the nation's growing population of cancer survivors.

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New Rx for allergic contact dermatitis

Research has found a promising new treatment for allergic contact dermatitis that offers an alternative to corticosteroids and their possible side effects.

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Serious asthma attacks reduced by temporary quadrupling of steroid inhaler, study finds

Serious asthma attacks in adults can be reduced by a temporary but significant increase in the dose of inhaled steroids during severe episodes of asthma, according to a new study.

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Enzyme ensures thick insulation

Researchers have revealed that Schwann cells in the peripheral nervous system largely produce their own fatty acids in order to create electrical insulation for nerve fibers. This process relies on an enzyme whose absence leads to defective insulation and impaired … Continue reading

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Air pollution linked to brain alterations and cognitive impairment in children

A new study performed in the Netherlands has linked exposure to residential air pollution during fetal life with brain abnormalities that may contribute to impaired cognitive function in school-age children. The study reports that the air pollution levels related to … Continue reading

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Bullying based on stigma has especially damaging effects

In a new study, two professors are looking at bullying based on stigma — where one is treated unfairly or unjustly due to one's race, sexual orientation, gender, or other characteristic — and examining the methods used to prevent this … Continue reading

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Researchers rescue embryos from brain defects by re-engineering cellular voltage patterns

Biologists have demonstrated for the first time that electrical patterns in the developing embryo can be predicted, mapped, and manipulated to prevent defects caused by harmful substances such as nicotine. The research suggests that targeting bioelectric states may be a … Continue reading

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Got the message? Your brainwaves will tell

A new technique will allow for a more accurate diagnosis of patients who cannot actively participate in a speech understanding test because they're too young, for instance, or because they're in a coma. In the longer term, the method also … Continue reading

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