Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who in dozens of education cases in his more than 34 years on the court was a voice for student rights, racial equality, and a high wall of separation between church and state, died Tuesday at age 99.
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New research reviews the evidence behind the benefits of drug 'microdosing' and suggests that more "rigorous, placebo-controlled clinical studies" are necessary.
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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that leads to the death of nerve cells that control movement, leaving people unable to move and, eventually, to breathe. ALS is fatal and, so far, incurable. Can new findings bring hope for novel therapies?... Read More
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Scientists have helped unravel the protective -- and potentially harmful -- effect of iron in the body.
In a series of early-stage studies examining genetic data from over 500,000 people, a team of international scientists, led by Imperial College London, explored the role that iron p... Read More
A national study finds children without insurance who seek treatment for a mental health disorder in the emergency department (ED) are more likely than those with private insurance to be transferred to another hospital.
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An experimental treatment given to mice after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) reduced damage almost to the levels of mice that never had a TBI, researchers at UT Health San Antonio reported. The study was published July 4 in the
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It seems like everything is going wireless these days. That now includes efforts to reprogram the human genome.
A new University at Buffalo-led study describes how researchers wirelessly controlled FGFR1 -- a gene that plays a key role in how humans grow from embryos to adults -- in l... Read More
Spending time in nature brings many physical and mental health benefits, but a new study suggests that even just being able to see nature from your bedroom window could support your health. According to this study, having a view of greenery from your home can reduce unhealthful cravings.... Read More
Sleep disturbances are a frequent complaint of women in the menopause transition and postmenopause. A new study demonstrates that women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) who are receiving hormone therapy have poorer sleep quality and greater fatigue than women of the same age with preser... Read More