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May 17, 2018
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Hydraulic fracturing decreases infant health, study finds

Infants within 2 miles of fracking sites more likely to have low birth weight From North Dakota to Texas to Pennsylvania, hydraulic fracturing has transformed many places in America into energy powerhouses. But while some see the new energy boom … Continue reading

May 14, 2018
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Just 4,000 steps a day can lead to better brain health

For adults 60 and older, moderate daily walks improve attention and mental skills, UCLA study finds Walking more than 4,000 steps a day can improve attention and mental skills in adults 60 and older, according to UCLA research published December … Continue reading

May 3, 2018
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UA Researchers Pinpoint Pathway to Muscle Paralysis

Researchers have discovered a key player in the molecular process that causes the communication breakdown between nerves in fatal muscle degeneration disease. Researchers at the University of Arizona have taken an essential step forward in the quest to find the … Continue reading

April 24, 2018
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Study Shows Need for Adaptive Powered Knee Prosthesis to Assist Amputees

New North Carolina State University research into wearable robotics shows how amputees wearing these devices adapted when presented with a real-world challenge: carrying a weighted backpack. The results could assist device manufacturers and clinicians expand the utility of these important … Continue reading