Researchers find a higher than expected risk of myocarditis in young men after full vaccination.

Males between 16 and 29 years of age have an increased risk of developing heart problems after receiving a second dose of coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna, according to a large new analysis published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, conducted in Israel, estimated that nearly 11 of every 100,000 males in that […]

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Eating spinach could protect against colon cancer

A new study from the Texas A&M University Health Science Center (Texas A&M Health) suggests eating spinach could prevent colon cancer. And now, building on previous work, researchers are closer to understanding exactly how it works. In the United States, colon cancer is the fourth-most common cancer and second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Previous studies have shown that eating green […]

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Uganda loosens anti-coronavirus restrictions as pandemic ebbs

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday eased anti-coronavirus restrictions, including allowing resumption of education for universities and other post-secondary institutions, citing a decline in infections in the country.FILE PHOTO: Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni attends a meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Russia–Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia October 23, 2019. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin via […]

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Identifying a neural circuit involved in how pain modulates dopamine neurons

The neurotransmitter dopamine (DA) has several important functions. For instance, it known to play a role in how we feel pleasure, as well as in our ability to concentrate on everyday task, maintain focus, and learn specific behaviors. Past neuroscience studies have found that the perception of pain decreases dopamine activity in the ventral tegmental area (VTA), a part of […]

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Biden Releases a New Plan to Combat Covid, but Experts Say There’s Still a Ways to Go

Promise: “I’m never going to raise the white flag and surrender. We’re going to beat this virus. We’re going to get it under control, I promise you. “ On the campaign trail last year, Joe Biden promised that, if elected president, he would get covid-19 under control. Since assuming office in January, Biden has continued to pledge that his administration […]

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Helping children with autism and hyperlexia learn to understand what they read

Hyperlexia is a condition where preschool children display an intense early interest in letters in a way that is very advanced for their age. They can decode words accurately, but without understanding their meaning. It is most common among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—with approximately 6–20% of children with autism demonstrating hyperlexia. There is a lot of debate in […]

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If You’re A Capricorn, Ask These Questions On The First Date

Dragon Images/Shutterstock By Camila Barbeito/Sept. 9, 2021 3:22 pm EDT If you’re getting ready for a first date, why not let your zodiac sign do the talking? Whether you just got out of an über-committed relationship or you’ve gone on dating app meet-ups once a week for way too long, letting the zodiac guide the conversation might be the trick you’re […]

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Immunologic resilience: A new metric to accurately gauge COVID-19’s path

Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the South Texas Veterans Health Care System today unveiled a novel concept, “immunologic resilience,” to accurately predict which COVID-19 patients will advance to severe disease and which will not. In their Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology article, the researchers define immunologic resilience as the capacity to preserve […]

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Building a better bioartificial pancreas

More than 40 million people worldwide are affected with type 1 diabetes (T1D) mellitus, an autoimmune disease in which insulin producing β-cells in the pancreas are destroyed by the immune system. Today, there are several new and emerging treatment methods for type 1 diabetes, including macroencapsulation devices (MEDs)—compartments designed to house and protect insulin-secreting cells. Like a suit of armor […]

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