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Neurological diseases cost the US nearly $800 billion per year

Public Release: 28-Mar-2017

Wiley

A new paper published in the Annals of Neurology reports the most common neurological diseases pose a serious annual financial burden for the nation. 216 more words

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Abuse accelerates puberty in children

Public Release: 28-Mar-2017

Penn State

While it has long been known that maltreatment can affect a child’s psychological development, new Penn State research indicates that the stress of abuse can impact the physical growth and maturation of adolescents as well. 557 more words

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Giving birth may be riskier today than in the past

Public Release: 16-Mar-2017

Wiley

A new article explores how the double burden of malnutrition and the global obesity epidemic may be reshaping obstetrical difficulties experienced by women. 186 more words

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More transparency at FDA needed, researchers say

Public Release: 13-Mar-2017

Writing in JAMA, group outlines recommendations for release of regulatory information, analysis and study data

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health… 592 more words

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Brain hardwired to respond to others' itching

Public Release: 9-Mar-2017

Researchers discover why mice scratch in response to other mice scratching

Washington University School of Medicine

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Itching is a highly contagious behavior. 706 more words

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Two-thirds of Americans see docs who got paid by drug companies: Drexel University study

Public Release: 6-Mar-2017

Drexel University

A majority of patients in the United States visited a doctor who received payments from drug companies, but most have no clue about it, according to a new Drexel University study. 805 more words

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Drug used to treat weak bones associated with micro-cracks

Public Release: 3-Mar-2017

A type of drug used to treat weak bones is associated with an increased risk of ‘micro-cracks’ in bone, according to new research… 985 more words

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