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January 14, 2014
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Racism May Accelerate Aging in African American Men

UMD-led study is first to link racism-related factors and cellular age COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A new University of Maryland-led study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American … Continue reading

November 28, 2013
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For anxious children and teens, context counts, UCLA researchers say

Specific area of the brain linked to anxiety disorders in youth Anxiety disorders are common in children and adolescents, affecting up to 25 percent of the youth population. Anxiety causes distress and functional impairment and, if left untreated, can result … Continue reading

November 2, 2013
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Left-handed people more likely to have psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia: Yale Study

Being left-handed has been linked to many mental disorders, but Yale researcher Jadon Webb and his colleagues have found that among those with mental illnesses, people with psychotic disorders like schizophrenia are much more likely to be left-handed than those … Continue reading

October 18, 2013
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Can thermodynamics help us better understand human cancers?

When the “war on cancer” was declared with the signing of the National Cancer Act in 1971, identifying potential physical traits, or biomarkers, that would allow doctors to detect the disease early on was a significant goal. To this day, … Continue reading

February 11, 2013
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UCLA Findings Buck Conventional Wisdom about How Stress-Response Protein Works

UCLA researchers, in a finding that runs counter to conventional wisdom, have discovered for the first time that a gene thought to express a stress-response protein in all cells that come under stress instead expresses the protein only in specific … Continue reading

August 15, 2012
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A Hands-on Approach to Treating Patients with Pulmonary Disease

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Researchers at Michigan State University are working to show how a noninvasive, drug-free form of hands-on medical care can help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease improve their breathing. The team from MSU’s College of Osteopathic … Continue reading

June 3, 2012
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A Revealing Hand

What did you have for lunch yesterday? How many times a month do you eat nuts? How about your kids — how many servings of vegetables did they consume today? It’s no secret that it is hard to recall the … Continue reading