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Military medical treatment facilities could improve access for emergency cesarean sections

In the United States, maternal mortality rates remain higher than in comparable countries and racial disparities persist. While many countries have experienced improvements in maternal mortality rates, U.S. rates increased

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Study identifies factors at midlife associated with decline in women’s health years later

Imagine going to the doctor’s office at age 55 and, after measuring a set of health variables, the physician predicted your health trajectory for 10 years into the future. Investigators

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Cancer therapy using on-site synthesis of anticancer drugs

An international research group at the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) has successfully treated cancer in mice using metal catalysts that assemble anticancer drugs together inside the body. Published

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Weight loss may repair the brain after stroke in diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of stroke and slower recovery from it. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown that neurological recovery from stroke is significantly

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Key hormone influences social behavior from areas outside the brain

Oxytocin’s role in regulating and influencing social behavior is well known. Numerous ongoing clinical trials are focusing on the levels of the hormone in the brain but now a Florida

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Link found between stress and Crohn’s disease

A team of researchers from McMaster University, the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, and the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute, has found a link between stress

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Why kids shouldn’t eat added sugar before they turn two, says a nutritional epidemiologist

I remember a decade ago sitting in front of my 9-month-old daughter, who was in her high chair, and trying to spoon-feed her a pureed green vegetable. It didn’t matter

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