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Scientists may have just figured out why we hiccup

In a study led by University College London (UCL), researchers who monitored 13 newborn babies to hiccup triggered a large wave of brain signals that could aid their development. Lorenzo Fabrizi, the study's senior author, said in a statement that this brain activity can help babies "learn to monitor the respiratory muscles" and eventually lead to an ability to voluntarily …

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CDC blames vitamin E in Vaping deaths when doctors announce another Vaping case in teen

When an otherwise healthy 16-year-old boy came down with a persistent cough, fever and increasing breathing difficulties for a week, he was treated with antibiotics and an asthma inhaler – both of which had little effect. Shortly after being admitted to the hospital, he "deteriorated rapidly" and eventually led to a "catastrophic respiratory illness". The boy was diagnosed with respiratory …

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A Navy mission: Local veteran suffering from PTSD finds peace through new treatment | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

Please enable Javascript to watch this video PLATTE CITY, Mo. – Five years: It was such a long time it took a retired marine veteran to find the right treatment while struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder. But with the help of many people and a promising new technology, he scales back the layers of mental illness and finds his new …

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With your ECG tests, AI can predict if you will die within a year!

We can admit or not, we would all like to know how long we will live. But besides astrologers and fortunes, there is no legitimate way to get to know it – at least nothing supported by logic or medical science. According to researchers, Artificial Intelligence can now identify patients who can die due to a medical problem within a …

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This is your body on the flu

& # 39; It's the season for Turkey despite, Black Friday sales and fighting for the last pumpkin pie. Oh, and the flu. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3% to 11% of the United States population must manage the flu each year with an average of 8% becoming ill. And while the flu vaccine is …

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Five-year-old dementia sufferer forgot his parents [Video]

A five-year-old dementia sufferer who forgot his parents recognizes them after a groundbreaking treatment. Harley Bond, of Sheffield, was diagnosed with Sanfilippo syndrome in just three. READ MORE: Excessive naps may be a sign of Alzheimer's disease The rare disorder causes the brain to "fill with waste", which can lead to irreversible damage, according to Sanfilippo Children & # 39; …

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Do e-bikes really give you a workout? This is what BYU researchers say

PROVO – For many adults, the phrase "as easy as cycling" may sound like an incorrect number. Because let's face it – exercise is not fun for everyone. But researchers from Brigham Young University found in a recent study that electric mountain bikes provide nearly as strenuous training as traditional bikes, while not making the buyer feel as if they …

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Newborn hiccups can be the key to brain development

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Each time a newborn hiccups, it triggers a large wave of brain signals that can help the child learn to regulate breathing, a new UCL-led study finds. The study, published in Clinical Neurophysiology was based on brain scanning of newborn infants. "The reasons why we hiccup are not entirely clear, but there may be a developmental …

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