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NIH’s All of Us Research Program Releases First Genomic Dataset of Nearly 100,000 Whole Genome Sequences

Nearly 100,000 highly diverse whole genome sequences are now available through the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program. About 50% of the data is from in...
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New Tablet Controller Improves Home Use Of Epidural Stimulation For Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury

When Keith Smith recently got a new tablet, it wasn’t for watching videos or scanning social media. Instead, this tablet allows Smith, who has tetraplegia, more independent ...
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Cedars-Sinai Experts Explain How They Track COVID-19 Variants and What It Will Take to Finally Beat the Pandemic

As mask mandates disappear across the U.S., many are eager to return to pre-pandemic life. But scientists warn against letting down our guard too soon, pointing out that new v...
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Good Hydration May Reduce Long-Term Risks For Heart Failure

Staying well-hydrated may be associated with a reduced risk for developing heart failure, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Their findings, which ...
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Gastrointestinal Issues Linked With Anxiety, Social Withdrawal For Kids With Autism

Children with autism spectrum disorder tend to experience gastrointestinal issues, such as constipation and stomach pain, at a higher rate than their neurotypical peers. Some ...
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Inflation, War Push Stress To Alarming Levels At Two-Year Covid-19 Anniversary

Two years after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, inflation, money issues and the war in Ukraine have pushed U.S. stress to alarming levels, a...
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Lead As a Social Determinant of Child and Adolescent Physiological Stress and Behavior

Lead is an environmental neurotoxicant that causes neurocognitive deficits and cardiovascular and metabolic disorders. It also disproportionately affects socially disadvantage...
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The Secret To Staying Young: New Research Highlights Power Of Life Long Exercise To Keep Muscles Healthy

Lifelong physical activity could protect against age-related loss of muscle mass and function, according to research published in The Journal of Physiology. Individuals aged 6...
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Mandatory Masking In Schools Reduced COVID-19 Cases During Delta Surge

Schools with mandatory masking during the Delta surge had approximately 72% fewer cases of in-school transmission of SARS-CoV-2 when compared to schools with optional or parti...
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Run Not Just Fun For Rice Students, Elementary Partners

Regular exercise is good for everyone, and youngsters stand to benefit most -- if they stick to it. Rice University researchers are figuring out how to encourage that tenacit...
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Babies Exposed To Cannabis In The Womb May Be At Risk For Obesity, High Blood Sugar

Cannabis use among pregnant women is on the rise and may be associated with negative health outcomes in children, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s...
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Researchers Uncover How The Human Brain Separates, Stores, And Retrieves Memories

Researchers recorded the brain activity of participants as they watched videos, and they noticed two distinct groups of cells that responded to different types of boundaries b...
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Understanding Aphasia: Bruce Willis Diagnosis Puts Language Disorder in the Spotlight

The recent announcement by Bruce Willis’ family that the actor has been diagnosed with aphasia has brought attention to the language disorder, which is relatively common but n...
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Researchers Generate The First Complete, Gapless Sequence Of A Human Genome

Researchers generate the first complete, gapless sequence of a human genome Scientists have published the first complete, gapless sequence of a human genome, two decades after...
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NIH’s All of Us Research Program Releases First Genomic Dataset of Nearly 100,000 Whole Genome Sequences

Nearly 100,000 highly diverse whole genome sequences are now available through the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program. About 50% of the data is from in...
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AHCA/NCAL Highlights Nursing Home Quality Improvements During COVID-19 Pandemic

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) released a new report today with data reporting on the quality of care in nursing home...
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Amygdala Overgrowth That Occurs In Autism Spectrum Disorder May Begin During Infancy

The amygdala — a brain structure enlarged in two-year-old children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) — begins its accelerated growth between 6 and 12 months of age...
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Nocturnal Teeth Grinding Can Damage Temporomandibular Joints

Nocturnal teeth grinding and clenching of the upper and lower jaw are known as sleep bruxism and can have a number of consequences for health. In dental science, the question ...
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National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Announces a New Certification for Volunteers Who Serve Seniors: Certified Dementia Volunteer (CDV)

Volunteers are the heart and soul of an organization. To maintain a successful volunteer program, it is paramount for healthcare organizations, associations, senior centers, r...
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Walkable Neighborhoods Can Reduce Prevalence Of Obesity, Diabetes

People who live in walkable neighborhoods with access to parks and other outdoor activities are more active and less likely to have diabetes or obesity, according to a new pap...
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How To Relieve Hives At Home - Tips From Board-Certified Dermatologists

Hives are a common skin reaction that causes itchy bumps or raised, swollen-looking patches to appear on the skin. If you have a darker skin tone, hives are often the same col...
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Men With High Levels Of Body Fat May Be At Risk For Osteoporosis

Men with high levels of body fat have lower bone density and may be more likely to break a bone than those with normal levels of body fat, according to a new study published i...
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Robotic-Assisted Surgery Means Less Pain and Quicker Healing for Patients

Cardiothoracic surgeons in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai recently performed a groundbreaking robotic-assisted lung transplant. With a new right lung, the patien...
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The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes New National Analysis on COVID-19 Lung Transplantation by Experts in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai

The analysis of more than 3,000 lung transplants in the U.S. between Aug. 1, 2020, and Sept. 30, 2021, showed that during the pandemic, 7% of the nation’s lung transplants wer...
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Workers With Disabilities Overcome Pandemic Setbacks, Outpacing People Without Disabilities To Set New Records For Employment

At the start of 2022, as the acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic began to subside and public health efforts continued, experts reflected on the pandemic’s impact on employmen...
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