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High school GPAs are stronger predictors of college graduation than ACT scores
January 28, 2020
Students' high school grade point averages are five times stronger than their ACT scores at predicting college graduation, according to a new study published today in , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.
The authors of the new study, Elaine M. Al...
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Nanoparticle chomps away plaques that cause heart attacks
January 28, 2020
Scientists have invented a nanoparticle that eats away -- from the inside out -- portions of plaques that cause heart attacks.
Biomarkers of brain function may lead to clinical tests for hidden hearing loss
January 28, 2020
A pair of biomarkers of brain function -- one that represents "listening effort," and another that measures ability to process rapid changes in frequencies -- may help to explain why a person with normal hearing may struggle to follow conversations in noisy environments, according to a new study ...
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Research offers promise for treating schizophrenia
January 28, 2020
Research by a University of Georgia psychologist shows that targeting one particular symptom of schizophrenia has a positive effect on other symptoms, offering significant promise for treating an aspect of schizophrenia that currently has no pharmaceutical options.
A team led by Grego...
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New look at odd holes involved in taste, Alzheimer’s, asthma
January 27, 2020
Large holes in our cells have been implicated in depression, Alzehimer's disease, asthma, and even taste. Now, we know what two kinds of these pores look like, potentially creating new opportunities to discover effective treatment options.
Parkinson's disease may start before birth
January 27, 2020
People who develop Parkinson's disease before age 50 may have been born with disordered brain cells that went undetected for decades, according to new Cedars-Sinai research. The research points to a drug that potentially might help correct these disease processes.
Parkinson's occurs w...
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Nearly all middle school teachers are highly stressed
January 27, 2020
Hormonal changes, different schools, more teachers and changing expectations are just some of the challenges families face when a child enters middle school. Now, researchers from the University of Missouri have found that 94% of middle school teachers experience high levels of stress, which coul...
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Abuse, Trauma, and Mental Health
January 27, 2020





Abuse, trauma, and mental health facts*



Suffering trauma can have long-term effects on your emotional, mental, and physical health.
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Psychedelics May Boost Mood Even After Their High Wears Off
January 27, 2020



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FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin -- also known as...
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Even Female Bosses Face Sexual Harrassment: Study
January 27, 2020



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FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- When most people think of sexual harassment of females on the job, they assume it's happening to lower-level staffers. But surprisingly, women supervisors actually enco...
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