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Become A Fashion Guru With These Valuable Tips

It can be intimidating to try to understand fashion. Thankfully, there are lots of ways you can get the information you need. Look to these tips to help improve your

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No mortality increase with paclitaxel-coated balloons and stents in peripheral arterial disease

An interim analysis from the Swedish Drug-Elution Trial in Peripheral Arterial Disease (SWEDEPAD) has now been presented. It shows that, for patients with lower limb occlusive arterial disease, paclitaxel-coated balloons

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Comorbid psychiatric disorders explain increased risk for self-harm in autism spectrum disorders

A population-based study revealed reasons behind elevated suicide risk, attempted suicides, and other selfharm, which require special health care, among a and young adults with autism spectrum disorders. Comorbid disorders,

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What are puberty blockers, and how do they work?

The use of puberty blocking drugs to treat adolescents with gender dysphoria or incongruence has recently come under scrutiny following a decision by the UK High Court. Three judges ruled

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Testing memory over four weeks could predict Alzheimer’s disease risk

New research suggests testing people’s memory over four weeks could identify who is at higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease before it has developed. Importantly, the trial found testing people’s

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Obstructive sleep apnea puts a strain on the heart, too

Longer nocturnal respiratory events in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) cause higher immediate heart rate variability, and greater changes in beat-to-beat intervals are associated with reduced daytime alertness, according

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Blocking protein restores strength, endurance in old mice, study finds

Blocking the activity of a single protein in old mice for one month restores mass and strength to the animals’ withered muscles and helps them run longer on a treadmill,

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Persistence of Zika virus in the brain causes long-term problems in mice

The Zika virus can remain in mouse brain for extended periods, leading to long-term neurological and behavioral consequences, according to a study published December 10 in the open-access journal PLOS

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