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Blood-Based Biomarkers Help Predict Outcomes After Traumatic Brain Injury

A study funded by the National Institutes of Health found that biomarkers present in the blood on the day of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can accurately predict a patient’s ...
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Scientists Find Surprising Link Between Mitochondrial DNA And Increased Atherosclerosis Risk

Mitochondria are known as cells’ powerhouses, but mounting evidence suggests they also play a role in inflammation. Scientists from the Salk Institute and UC San Diego publish...
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How a Brain Tumor Helped Cyclist Chris Baccash Change His Life

Being a professional cyclist with an optimistic disposition and an adventurous spirit comes in handy when, after having a seizure at work and waking up in a hospital, you even...
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UCI Study Examines Distorted Time Perception During Pandemic

The passage of time was altered for many people during the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from difficulty in keeping track of days of the week to feeling that the hours themselves...
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Clinical Trial Evaluating Monkeypox Vaccine Begins

A clinical trial evaluating alternative strategies for administering the JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine to increase the number of available doses has begun enrolling adult voluntee...
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Sex Differences and AFib: New Study Flips Conventional Wisdom

Science has long shown that men are at greater risk for developing atrial fibrillation (AFib) than women; but it has never been fully understood why women would be protected f...
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Arterial Stiffness Raises Blood Pressure In Adolescents Via Insulin Resistance

In the young population, arterial stiffness, an emerging risk factor for hypertension, indirectly raises blood pressure via an increase in insulin resistance but not via an in...
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Pregnant Women With Obesity And Diabetes May Be More Likely To Have A Child With ADHD

Children of women with gestational diabetes and obesity may be twice as likely to develop attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) compared to those whose mothers did n...
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Increased Use of Telehealth for Opioid Use Disorder Services During COVID-19 Pandemic Associated with Reduced Risk of Overdose

The expansion of telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with individuals staying in treatment longer and reducing their risk of medically treated over...
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SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Levels Linked To Patient Outcomes

The amount of SARS-CoV-2 antigen measured in the blood of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 is associated with illness severity and other clinical outcomes, according to a n...
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Precision Health Perspectives: How Artificial Intelligence Can Revolutionize Medical Care

In February, UCI launched the Institute for Precision Health, a campus-wide, interdisciplinary endeavor that merges UCI’s powerhouse health sciences, engineering, machine lear...
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Discovery Advances The Potential Of Gene Therapy To Restore Hearing Loss

Scientists from the Salk Institute and the University of Sheffield co-led a study that shows promise for the development of gene therapies to repair hearing loss. In developed...
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Academic Decline Could be a Sign of Hearing Loss

As children across the U.S. prepare to get back to school, the American Academy of Audiology recommends that parents and teachers pay close attention to children’s hearing abi...
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Back to School: Key Facts for Families New to Speech and Language Services

As children across the country return to classrooms, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is offering families information about speech and language service...
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People with Severe COVID-19 Face Increased Risk of Life-Threatening Blood Clots

Individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 were more likely to develop venous thromboembolism – a potentially life-threatening condition – than those hospitalized with influenza, ...
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Vaccine-Induced Immune Response to Omicron Wanes Substantially Over Time

Although COVID-19 booster vaccinations in adults elicit high levels of neutralizing antibodies against the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, antibody levels decrease substantiall...
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Why Do Men Face A Higher Risk Of Most Types Of Cancer Than Women?

Rates of most types of cancer are higher in men than in women for reasons that are unclear. Results from a recent study published by Wiley online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed jo...
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Enabling Addiction - 7 Behaviors That Suggest You’re An Enabler

When your loved one struggles with drug addiction, it’s important to provide support. However, there’s a difference between supporting someone and enabling them. Enabling me...
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Largest International Effort to Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing of Health Professionals and Patient Safety

Magnet4Europe, a 4 million Euro project funded by the European Commission, is the largest international implementation science project ever attempted to fundamentally change h...
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Caring For Loved Ones With Dementia Is Stressful. Rice Researchers Aim To Help

Providing care for people with dementia is a physically demanding and emotionally taxing job that often falls upon loved ones, whose own health can suffer as a result. A new,...
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Hypertension Elevates Risk for More Severe COVID-19 Illness

Hypertension more than doubles the risk of hospitalization related to Omicron infection, even in people who are fully vaccinated and boosted, according to a new study led by i...
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The Human Side of AI: Predicting Spine Surgery Outcomes

Ever since Corey Walker, MD, became a spine surgeon, the traditional measure of success focused on how well a patient was able to walk, bend or move after spine surgery. Now, ...
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Take These 7 Healthy Habits On Your Summer Road Trip

You've spent the past couple of years staying fit and healthy despite the unusual circumstances of mostly staying home. Now you're packing the car for a well-deserved summer ...
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NIH-Supported Study Links Poor Sleep To Increased Risk of COPD Flare-Ups

Poor sleep is associated with a significantly increased risk of life-threatening flare-ups in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, according to a new st...
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Cedars-Sinai Experts Lift a 'Sinking' Brain

Russell Secker, now 67, was in Lake Tahoe in 2016 to run a series of ultra-distance races with his wife, Claire. The two had completed hundreds of marathons and races totaling...
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