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Health problems tied to global warming on the rise

Health problems tied to climate change are all getting worse, according to two reports published Wednesday. The annual reports commissioned by the medical journal Lancet tracked 44 global health indicators

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Has 2014 policy change affected racial disparities in pediatric kidney transplantation?

Racial and ethnic disparities in pediatric kidney transplantation have been described in multiple studies, but in December 2014, a U.S. policy change was implemented in part to improve equity in

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Deep learning for reticular opacity on chest radiographs with interstitial lung disease

According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), radiologists’ sensitivity on chest radiographs for reticular opacity in patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD)—including those with mild disease—improved using a commercially

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Does a lifetime of vigorous exercise increase the risk of developing ALS?

There is debate over whether vigorous physical activity is a risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). A new study suggests it depends on whether that vigorous activity you get

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In new cognitive research, people’s eyes reveal that clichés are underrated

As busy people, we juggle many tasks, keep many balls in the air, and try to avoid letting anything drop. In class, instructors toss out ideas; sometimes they go over

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Pilot study explores neural mechanisms of balance dysfunction after traumatic brain injury

Using neuroimaging techniques and electroencephalography (EEG), Kessler Foundation researchers compared the neural correlates of balance in individuals with traumatic brain injury and matched controls. This study is the first to

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Spaceflight caused DNA to leak out of astronauts’ cell powerhouse

Scientists already knew radiation exposure and a lack of gravity stress the bodies of astronauts. But new research may offer a better idea of what’s driving some of that. It’s

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