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Researchers say there is no gender disparity in math skills and learning

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have been researching to dispel the myth that women thrive in STEM fields due to biological deficiencies in math aptitude. Jessica Cantlon led the team at Carnegie Mellon University, and they “comprehensively examined” the brain development of young boys and girls.                   The research showed no gender difference in brain function or math ability. Cantlon …

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Breakthrough in CDC Vaping Illness Case: Vitamin E Acetate Major Culprit

On Saturday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hit a major breakthrough in the nationwide vaping disease survey that has infected over 2,000 people across the United States and resulted in the death of at least 39 people. Federal health officials attribute both THC products from the black market and an e-cigarette drug known as "Vitamin E acetate" …

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Marijuana can put young users at risk for a dangerous condition

M edicinal marijuana has its many masters, and the drug's potential therapeutic benefits have paved the way for full legalization in some regions of the United States. But science is not always so positive. A growing body of evidence suggests that the use of cannabis can lead to many medical problems – and may even put younger users at risk …

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More than just for genre editing?

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Researchers discover mood receptor for mood change

A negative mood can be both a consequence of chronic unresolved stress and a behavioral way of affecting the surrounding. Negative moods have been associated with depression, anxiety, aggression, poor self-esteem, physiological stress and a decrease in sexual arousal. In some individuals, there is evidence that depressed or anxious mood can increase sexual interest or excitement. But what causes a …

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3-parent IVF can prevent disease in many children (but it is really more like 2,002-parent IVF)

Mitochondrial donation is an assisted reproduction technique that is sometimes described as "three-parent IVF". It is designed for women at high risk of transmitting faulty mitochondrial DNA and having a child with severe mitochondrial disease. Mitochondrial diseases include at least 300 different genetic states that affect the energy-producing structures of human cells, which affect organ function. Mitochondrial donation involves combining …

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Measles outbreak: 6 quarantined in Fiij

Six people in Fiji have been quarantined in their homes as authorities contend with the Pacific's latest measles outbreak. An illustration of the highly contagious measles virus. Photo: AFP / nobeastsofierce / Science Photo Library The families in the Serua / Namosi subdivision, near Suva, have been isolated since the outbreak was confirmed four days ago, the Fiji Times [19459012 …

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Breast Cancer Treatment: Researchers Fighting Illness Using Ultrasound

Using this network of tissues and organs to help rid the body of toxins means that the bubbles, called vesicles, can reach the lymph nodes in the armpit affected by breast cancer. When high-power ultrasound is applied to the armpit, the bubbles burst, which means that the anti-cancer drug comes to a targeted area. This would prevent the disease from …

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Takeda Dengue vaccine shows promise

Officials have confirmed the first success of studies of Dengue vaccine. Dengue, a mosquito-borne disease, is considered one of the top ten health threats, says the World Health Organization (WHO). Since the beginning of outbreaks and hundreds of deaths due to this infection, researchers have been looking for vaccines to prevent this infection. Now, a vaccine preparation called TAK-003 has …

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Death of 3 infants, disease of 5 others linked to donor breast milk preparation

WILKES-BARRE, Pa (WBRE / WYOU-TV) – Geisinger Medical Center speaks for the second time since eight premature infants were exposed to pseudomonas bacteria while being treated at the hospital's intensive care unit infants affected by the bacteria between July and September three children died as a result. “We know that pseudomonas is a common organism. We know it likes and …

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