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More than one million deaths in 2019 linked to air pollution exposure in Africa

Nearly all the African continent faces severe health impacts caused by air pollution, with several countries experiencing some of the highest levels of air pollution in the world, according to

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There is an Adderall shortage. A psychiatrist explains what it means for kids, adults with ADHD

A national shortage of Adderall has people with attention deficit/hyper activity disorder scrambling to find a pharmacy that can refill their prescription. The Food and Drug Administration confirmed the shortage,

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Inverted dancers have more acute visuomotor perception

Previous studies have determined that astronauts can judge inverted movements better than people on Earth due to the astronauts’ unique visuomotor experience with inverted movements in space. Now, a new

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Standard threshold for low testosterone doesn’t apply to younger men, study finds

The standard cutoff point for low testosterone levels may not be accurate for men in their mid-forties and younger, reports a study in the Journal of Urology. “Young men have

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Stem cell grafts and rehabilitation combined boost spinal cord injury results

In recent years, researchers have made measurable progress, using animal models, to promote tissue regeneration in spinal cord injuries (SCI) through implanted neural stem cells or grafts. Other efforts have

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Newborn hearing analysis can predict neurophysiological development at 12 months

Portuguese researchers have proven that hearing assessment in early-age infants can help predict milestones and early detection of neurodevelopmental disorder markers. Several studies suggest that the brain’s response to different

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A new standard for pediatric musculoskeletal ultrasound courses

Pediatric musculoskeletal ultrasound (PedMSUS) has great potential in the evaluation of children with arthritis, and since 2012 several PedMSUS courses have been endorsed by EULAR—The European Alliance of Rheumatology Associations.

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