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Study explores Instagram users’ experiences of miscarriage – News-Medical.net

About 10-20 % of all known pregnancies unfortunately end in miscarriage or the loss of a fetus. Despite its common occurrence, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding miscarriage and many women find that their emotional and psychological needs are unmet as…

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Predicting a protein’s behavior from its appearance – Phys.org

Proteins are the building blocks of life and play a key role in all biological processes. Understanding how they interact with their environment is therefore vital to developing effective therapeutics and the foundation for designing artificial cells.

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Researchers identify key protein associated with aging – News-Medical.net

Aging is a dramatic public health issue in the face of the current demographic changes: the proportion of 60 and over in the world’s population will almost double by 2050. In this context, a new discovery has just broadened scientific knowledge.

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Jeffrey Epstein-Funded Geneticist Is Building a Dating App That Only a Eugenicist Could Love – Gizmodo

Renowned Harvard Medical School geneticist George Church has focused his work on reversing the effects of aging, helping humans become immune to viruses, and eradicating genetic diseases. He’s hoping to come closer to accomplishing at least one of those goals…

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How high lipid levels cause inflammation and damage kidneys and blood vessels – Medical Xpress

Doctors interested in ways to minimize the risk of cardiovascular disease have long had blood cholesterol levels in their sights. But other types of blood fats (also known as ‘lipids’) can also be damaging to health. “Our work has involved studying a special …

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Researchers evaluate benefits of aspirin for heart attack, stroke prevention – News-Medical.net

Taking a baby aspirin every day to prevent a heart attack or stroke should no longer be recommended to patients who haven’t already experienced one of these events.

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Medicaid expansion doubled access to primary care, increased attention to health risks – Medical Xpress

When the state of Michigan expanded its Medicaid program to provide health coverage to more low-income residents, its leaders built special features into the plan, different from most states. They wanted to encourage enrollees to understand their individual h…

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USC scientists show evolutionary principle in microbes of offshore Southern California – EurekAlert

USC marine scientists show Red Queen evolutionary principle at work offshore Southern California.

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