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GnRH replacement shown to improve cognitive deficits in people with Down syndrome

A new study shows GnRH therapy may be an effective treatment for improving cognitive deficits associated with Down syndrome. (Image: Down syndrome karyotype, Wikimedia/Josef Reischig) Down syndrome is a genetic condition

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One hour of weekly aerobic exercise associated with 15% reduction in all-cause mortality

A new study has identified the amounts of time spent performing physical activity that are associated with significant reductions in all-cause mortality. A large body of evidence supports the association between

Biotechnology, Cancer, Cardiology, Featured, Genetics, Longevity, Med Lifestyle, World health
CRISPR-based diagnostic test capable of identifying heart attacks and certain cancer types

A research group has developed a new diagnostic test that improves on current CRISPR-based testing methods and is capable of identifying various diseases. (Credit: Dean Calma, Flickr) Innovation in diagnostic

Biotechnology, Cancer, Genetics, Longevity, Med Lifestyle, Medical News, Men's health
New blood test uses circulating tumor DNA to help develop personalized cancer treatments

A novel blood test developed at the Vancouver Prostate Center utilizes the DNA of metastatic cancer to help with developing patient-specific treatment plans. DNA from malignant cells and tumors is

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease linked to increased risk of dementia

A Swedish research team has found that patients with NAFLD have an associated 44% increased risk of developing vascular dementia. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition describing the

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Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 associated with increased croup virus in children

Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital have identified a link between increased prevalence of croup among children and the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. (Credit: Olga Siletskaya/Moment via Getty Images) The underlying