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Adolescent obesity associated with abnormal heart development

A King’s College research team found abnormal cardiac development associated with childhood obesity. These abnormalities included a tilted left ventricle, an asymmetry commonly associated with aortic stenosis patients. Rising obesity

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Epstein-Barr virus suggested as leading cause of multiple sclerosis

After a longitudinal analysis found that those who had been previously infected with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) had a 32-fold increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers are now

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Sensors developed that can detect the electrical activity of a single cardiac cell

The first-of-its-kind nanotechnology is capable of measuring signals within individual cells, as well as between cells. The device even found that signals moving within individual cardiac cells move nearly five

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Recently discovered hormone, fabkin, may play important role in the development of diabetes

The Harvard research team demonstrated that the newly found hormone, fabkin, targets the pancreas’ insulin-producing beta cells and is a driving element in the development of diabetes. After using an

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New position statement emphasizes sleep is essential to health, should have a ‘prominent place’ in K-12 education

The statement highlights the significance of sleep for the health and well-being of children, adolescents, and adults. According to the statement, sleep education should be emphasized in K-12 and college

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Some blood pressure lowering medications linked to better cognitive function in older adults

Even though they had a higher risk of vascular disease, older people who used blood pressure-lowering drugs that crossed the blood-brain barrier had better memory recall for up to three