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Long term high-fat diet expands waistline and shrinks brain

New research shows that fatty foods may not only be adding to your waistline but also playing havoc with your brain. An international study led by UniSA neuroscientists Professor Xin-Fu

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Older adults with advanced bladder cancer prioritize honest information about what to expect

The median age for receiving a bladder cancer diagnosis is 73, and a significant number of those living with the disease are in their 70s and 80s. A longstanding stereotype

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Commonly mutated gene shown to drive therapeutic resistance in HER2-positive breast cancer

PIK3CA is a gene that makes an enzyme called PI3K, which is involved in many important cell functions. When PIK3CA mutates, however, it can make the PI3K enzyme become overactive

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Mask wearing amplifies harms of smoking

Smoking traditional or non-combustible cigarettes while wearing a surgical mask results in a two-fold rise in exhaled carbon monoxide and impaired blood vessel function compared to non-mask periods. That’s the

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Good outcomes from first 5 years of uterus transplants, but concerns remain

For women who can’t get pregnant because they don’t have a uterus or the one they have no longer works properly, uterine transplants can indeed help these women become mothers,

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Geriatrics experts explore relationship between the two leading causes of death for older Americans

Experts’ discussions and recommendations addressing the interface between cancer and heart disease were published this month in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society summarizing sessions from a virtual bench

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Analysis finds that WASH interventions are effective at preventing diarrheal disease, saving lives

Researchers at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health, in collaboration with the WHO, UNICEF, and others, have estimated the effectiveness of various water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)-related interventions on

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