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Scientists have worked at an unprecedented speed to develop vaccines to fight against the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This pandemic has been caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), an RNA virus belonging to the family Coronaviridae. Study: Effectiveness of BNT162b2 Vaccine against Critical Covid-19 in Adolescents. Image Credit: NIAID Background It
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A new ultra-rapid genome sequencing approach developed by Stanford Medicine scientists and their collaborators was used to diagnose rare genetic diseases in an average of eight hours -; a feat that’s nearly unheard of in standard clinical care. “A few weeks is what most clinicians call ‘rapid’ when it comes to sequencing a patient’s genome
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Jose Luis Pelaez Inc via Getty Images Unisex and nature-inspired names are among the popular choices for 2022. Parents turn to many things for baby name inspiration, from old family records to pop culture phenomena to beloved hobbies and interests. Each year, the parenting and pregnancy resource The Bump compiles trend reports to pinpoint names
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Toddler and young children’s mobility and motor skills – and preschool development – are closely aligned with good vision and eye health.   Professor Nicola Anstice at Flinders Health2Go clinic at the Sturt Campus, Bedford Park. Image Credit: Flinders University Now international experts in vision and neonatal development have found that the presence of astigmatism
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Metabolic differences could explain why some metastatic breast cancer cells rapidly generate tumors after migrating from primary tumors to the brain, while others linger for months or years before forming these secondary tumors, UT Southwestern scientists report in a new study. The findings, published in Cell Metabolism, highlight metabolic vulnerabilities in malignant cells that could
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The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is undergoing repeated and extensive mutational changes that have led to the emergence of several variants of concern (VOC) that often show higher transmissibility and immune-evasion characteristics. Among these VOCs include the Delta variant, which played a major role in the most recent wave of infections, hospitalizations,
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Storytelling has been around for ages. Before there were books, “elders” would tell stories aloud–stories that were passed down from generation to generation. Most often, those stories were stories with morals meant to teach a lesson. Today people young and old more often read stories with morals in book form rather than hear them from
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Children conceived through medically assisted reproduction are more likely to be born premature and are at greater risk of being born small than naturally conceived babies, according to new research published today by the UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies in collaboration with the University of Utah. However, the study of almost 250,000 U.S. families finds
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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received three grants totaling more than $6.8 million to advance research on a novel imaging system to monitor uterine contractions. The electromyometrial imaging system, called EMMI, was invented and developed at Washington University. The device allows physicians to measure, in 3D, the electrical activity
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ArtMarie via Getty Images Many of the popular baby names of 1922 have declined in popularity over the past century, but some of these classic choices remain popular today. Baby name trends come and go, but some choices have stronger staying power than others — like a century’s worth of staying power. The Social Security
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Online learning poses additional challenges to children with chronic medical conditions or special education needs, and these patients could benefit from more support from pediatric clinicians to be academically successful, according to a new opinion piece in JAMA Pediatrics released today and co-written by researchers at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Clinicians should
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