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Disorienting brain changes that occur during menopause are often only temporary

Disorienting brain changes that occur during menopause are often only temporary

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In one of the first studies to take an in-depth look at brain changes in healthy women before and after ...
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Everything you need to know about COVID-19 antibody testing

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Though experts say there is now evidence that the presence of antibodies results in some immunity to the virus that ...
Unraveling COVID’s corrosive persistence: Doctors struggle to understand why initially mild symptoms sometimes leave lingering scars on the mind and body

Unraveling COVID’s corrosive persistence: Doctors struggle to understand why initially mild symptoms sometimes leave lingering scars on the mind and body

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For many patients, including young ones who never required hospitalization, Covid-19 has a devastating second act. Many are dealing with ...
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False security: Many schools and businesses rely on temperature tests but COVID often not linked to fever

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[E]xperts and medical groups increasingly say that [temperature testing] isn’t a good gauge of Covid-19 as many infected children and ...
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Can we afford gene therapy’s million-dollar price tags?

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[4-year-old] Caspian was born with a rare, inherited eye disorder called Leber congenital amaurosis, which results in the progressive deterioration ...

Rising demand for sex selection through IVF poses ethical challenge for fertility clinics

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  About one out of ...

Some patients with genetic risk start Alzheimer’s prevention strategies in their 30s

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Max Lugavere seems an unlikely patient to be sitting in an Alzheimer's clinic. The fit, 32-year-old, dressed in Converse All-Star ...

Genes of best sleepers might offer clues for many diseases

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In a lab at the University of California, San Francisco, a husband-and-wife team is working to unravel the secrets of ...
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