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Inadequate sleep is bad for preteens’ brains

We all know that if we don’t get enough sleep or don’t sleep well, we won’t be on top of our game the next day. And we know that many

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Wearable vibration device may ease Parkinson’s tremor

Physiotherapist David Putrino was working on a vibrating glove to help deaf people experience live music when a friend mentioned that the same technology might stop tremors in people with

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Biased beta-agonists may provide better control of asthma, other obstructive lung diseases, drug discovery study shows

Beta-agonists (β-agonists) are the only drugs that directly open narrowed airways and make it easier to breathe for millions of people with asthma, a chronic respiratory disease. These inhaled medications

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How T cells recognize infection or disease

Monash University researchers have expanded their knowledge of how T cells might recognize infections or disease, providing key insight into how an often-overlooked T cell lineage becomes activated when encountering

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Less energy, better quality photoacoustic microscopy images with machine learning

Photoacoustic microscopy (PAM) allows researchers to see the smallest vessels inside a body, but it can generate some unwanted signals or noise. A team of researchers at the McKelvey School

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Physical activity may improve Alzheimer’s disease outcomes by lowering brain inflammation

No one will disagree that an active lifestyle is good for you, but it remains unclear how physical activity improves brain health, particularly in Alzheimer’s disease. The benefits may come

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Growing evidence links pentosan polysulfate sodium, maculopathy

There is growing evidence that pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS) is associated with an increased risk for maculopathy, according to a study published online Nov. 18 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Gerald McGwin

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