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June 9, 2022

Mild Cognitive Impairment: It’s Not ‘Normal’ Aging

We’ve all walked into a room, only to have forgotten why we are there. Or maybe our ability to recall names of long-lost friends or classmates isn’t quite what it used to be.  These are normal signs of aging. But, if such events begin to happen more frequently or escalate, […]
June 9, 2022

Study shows brain structure altered by childhood physical abuse

Long after bruises fade and broken bones heal, the effects of childhood physical abuse linger in the brain, according to scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. At the 2022 Association for Psychological Science convention in Chicago, Om Joshi, an instructor and graduate student affiliated with the Brain, Emotion and Education […]
June 8, 2022

Obesity is making knee replacements more common at a younger age

Our joints are constructed from living tissues. However, at some point they sometimes cannot repair themselves in time and people start suffering so much that they need a joint replacement surgery. Obviously, this problem is more common among old people, but, as scientists at The University of Queensland have found, […]
June 8, 2022

Causes of Liver Cancer are Changing Around the World: Some Up, Some Down

The primary causes of liver cancer are well known: viral (hepatitis B and C), alcohol, and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a condition in which fat builds up in the liver, resulting in chronic inflammation and damage. But in a paper published in Cell Metabolism, an international team of scientists, led by […]
June 8, 2022

Immune therapy targets cells that cause leukemia relapse

Genetically engineered immune cells successfully target the specific cancer cells that may be responsible for relapse of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a type of blood cancer, and proved effective in animal models of the disease, according to a preclinical study by investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine. The new cell therapy, […]
June 8, 2022

Study examines the effect of prolonged spaceflight on the brain

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University, supported in part by two grants from the U.S. National Science Foundation, imaged the brains of astronauts before and after the astronauts completed an extended tour on the International Space Station. Spaceflight and the subsequent absence of gravity affect the fluids that fill space in the arteries […]
June 8, 2022

Supported study links poor sleep to increased risk of COPD flare-ups

Poor sleep is associated with a significantly increased risk of life-threatening flare-ups in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, according to a new study supported by the National Institutes of Health. The risk for these flare-ups – sudden bouts of worsening breathing – was 25% to 95% higher in […]
June 8, 2022

IUD perforation is rare, but women should still know about it

Women who choose to use an intrauterine device, or IUD, for birth control, should be aware of the very small possibility that the device could puncture their uterus. They should know how to recognize that circumstance if it occurs, according to a new study published in The Lancet. The U.S. Food and […]
June 7, 2022

Weight lifting for looks may result in reverse anorexia

People exercise for many different reasons, including looks. Gyms are full in cities and people make sure to make time in their busy schedules to exercise. Weight lifting is a common type of exercise, particularly popular among men. However, scientists at the University of Queensland urge people to be careful […]