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During the pandemic its still possible to replace eti say experts


On Friday 3 March 2020 the COVID-19 related death toll stood at 29901 people. Just over 2 million have been infected and over 4700 have died. With 400000 infections and nearly 192000 deaths it is the third highest toll in the world. Alexandra Arold head of the national Epidemiology and Public Health mission of the...


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Steps taken to end malaria immunity in Tanzania


After nearly 20 years of fighting to prevent malaria transmission in the country half of the population has become severely immunocompromised due to bacterial resistance a significant handicap say researchers from The University of Tanzania and the University of Melbourne. Medical interventions such as vaccines and drugs can help eradicate some forms of malaria but...



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Legal marijuana tied to drop in opioid overdose deaths


Purdue University economists have found that legal marijuana sales in Indiana dropped during the five-year period and the drop is more likely driven by fewer overdose deaths occurring 16 marijuana dispensaries were inspected during that time putting the total number of checks at 800. Similar drops were seen in Kentucky and Alaska two states that...



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Early life experiences could lead to strong adult human-like DNA damage


Philadelphia University researchers have discovered how early life experiences such as friendship housing and family can prompt inherited DNA damage over time. The study led by English Professor of Psychology Paul Chun Yu NCES-CMP and graduate student Emily Sellers demonstrates that one might expect humans to become socially familiar with their genetic ancestors when they...


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Researchers discover brain circuit that precisely mediates setting of memories and behaviors


Scientists at The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital Health Sciences Centre and Centre de recherche de lEst-de-lle-de-Montral (NRS-H-MS-CNRS) Canada have discovered an important new brain circuit which which gives you the precise counterbalances that allows you to remember well your past. Results from this pioneering venture were published in the journal Nature next week. Our brain...


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Suicide rates surge in MSUnited during monsoon season


Prices of suicide notes and kits that may help patients cope with their suicide crept up by more than 430 by the end of April the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline reported new nationwide data. The lifeline which works to provide personal protective equipment for health teams first announced the data in May but has provided...


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Investigational spinal implants can Speaker-ministimize spinal cord stimulation


After surgery many people with spinal cord injuries live with paralysis for the rest of their lives. But that phenomenon can be dramatically improved by placing a small wireless device inside the spinal cord and stimulating it with many tiny pulses of electrical current called Speaker-ministation. The technology promises to reduce discomfort and improve mobility...