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Cross-transfer of genes has driven development

A graphical representation of the BovB element that shows how it has occurred in species that are distinct from the evolutionary tree – for example sea bugs and elephants, cows and snakes. Credit: University of Adelaide Far from being a product of our parents, researchers in the University of Adelaide have shown that widespread transmission of genes between species has …

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Is 130/80 the new normal in blood pressure? Indian Docs Call for Revision

Indian doctors have advocated a review of the blood pressure values ​​to 130/80 or lower from the current 140/90, referring to new US and European guidelines. C. Venkata S. Ram, Senior Consultant at Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad and Founder of the American Society of Hypertension, believes that blood pressure levels above 130/80 should be seen as a "warning signal" of transient …

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Trauma led in childhood constructions over generations, study film

Childhood trauma is returned for generations, according to new research that can have consequences for thousands of immigrant children recently separated from parents at the United States border. The study, conducted by a researcher at the University of California in Los Angeles, published today in the pediatrician, shows that traumatic events in childhood increase the risk of mental health and …

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Physician outbreaks, depression can lead to major medical errors: Study

Does your doctor's mental health and well-being affect the care you receive? A new study says yes – burnout, fatigue and depression can affect major medical errors. Medical errors help to estimate 100,000 to 200,000 deaths per year, according to the Institute of Medicine. Burnout – defined as emotional fatigue or depersonalization – occurs in more than half of doctors, …

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USB cable stuck in the "curious" boy's penis

Doctors have removed a smartphone charging line from a "curious" teenage penis after he put it in the urethra and it clashed in the bladder. The 13-year-old, whose name was not disclosed, is said to have inserted half the USB cable – about 20 cm (7.8 inches) – up his penis before he realized he could not pull it back. …

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What is the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia?

Jim Miller, Savvy Senior Published 9:41 PM p.m. CT July 8, 2018 Jim Miller (Photo: File) Dear Savvy Senior, What is the difference between Alzheimer's disease and dementia? My aunt has dementia, but they do not know if she has Alzheimer's disease, which is very confusing to me. Trying to Understand Dear Attempt, Many people use the words Alzheimer's disease …

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West Nile Virus is reported in over 20 states in 2018

Over 20 states have confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in 2018, of which 10 are from human cases. What is West Nile Virus, and what is its connection with birds? ( Pixabay ) States continue to report cases of West Nile Virus, from Boston to Montgomery County, Texas. Over 20 states have reported cases of mosquito-related disease since the …

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The study shows that the risk of mothers becoming mothers is increased, like smoking and drinking

Women who drank alcohol and smoked during pregnancy had almost three times the risk of deaths compared to women who completely abstained from these behaviors. Experts at Stellenbosch University (SU) participating in a new international study found that the combined effect of drinking and smoking during pregnancy associated with the risk of death and Sudden Infants Death Syndrome (Sids). Between …

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