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Animal production responsible for vast majority of air quality-related health impacts from U.S. food...

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Poor air quality caused by food production in the United States is estimated to result in 16,000 deaths annually, 80 percent of which are...

Even when they include them, gifted programs aren’t serving Black or low-income kids —...

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After years of criticism for their lack of diversity, programs for high achievers may not be adequately serving their Black and low-income students, a...

Long-term stress in dogs linked to the owner-dog relationship — ScienceDaily

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The relationship a dog has with its owner is related to its stress level. This is the conclusion of a newly published study from...

How we retrieve our knowledge about the world — ScienceDaily

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To understand the world, we arrange individual objects, people, and events into different categories or concepts. Concepts such as 'the telephone' consist primarily of...

How bullying and obesity can affect girls’ and boys’ mental health — ScienceDaily

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Depressive symptoms are more common in teenage girls than in their male peers. However, boys' mental health appears to be affected more if they...

A deeper understanding of how cells move and stick together — ScienceDaily

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Observing how cells stick to surfaces and their motility is vitally important in the study of tissue maintenance, wound healing and even understanding how...

Distinct cell-to-cell communication processes controlled differently — ScienceDaily

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Cells talk to each other to coordinate nutrition, waste removal, energy use, and, in some cases, disease progression. The cells that line the surfaces...

Researchers use ultrasound to develop delivery system for potent RNA drugs — ScienceDaily

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RNA-based drugs have the potential to change the standard of care for many diseases, making personalized medicine a reality. This rapidly expanding class of...

Damage to white matter is linked to worse cognitive outcomes after brain injury —...

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A new University of Iowa study challenges the idea that gray matter (the neurons that form the cerebral cortex) is more important than white...

Sleep disorders tally $94.9 billion in health care costs each year — ScienceDaily

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Sleep disorders are associated with significantly higher rates of health care utilization, conservatively placing an additional $94.9 billion in costs each year to the...

Bayelsa Health Summit 2021 - Building back better and stronger

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By Dr. Chijioke Kaduru (Guest Writer) There is widespread consensus around the globe...

New evidence links gut bacteria and neurodegenerative conditions — ScienceDaily

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Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS affect millions of adults, but scientists still do not know what causes these diseases, which poses...

Trial demonstrates early AI-guided detection of heart disease in routine practice — ScienceDaily

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Heart disease can take a number of forms, but some types of heart disease, such as asymptomatic low ejection fraction, can be hard to...

Some meat eaters disgusted by meat — ScienceDaily

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Some meat eaters feel disgusted by meat, according to a new study. University of Exeter scientists showed food pictures to more than 700 people, including...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th May 2021

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NAFDAC approves Pfizer Biotech Vaccine for emergency use authorisation. COVID-19 Surge: FG...

Students working/studying from home sleep later but not longer, according to new study —...

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New research from Simon Fraser University suggests that students learning remotely become night owls but do not sleep more despite the time saved commuting,...

Sugary beverage consumption in adolescence, young adulthood associated with increased risk — ScienceDaily

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Colorectal cancer diagnoses have increased among people under age 50 in recent years and researchers are seeking reasons why. A new study led by...

Findings indicate global warming could reduce biodiversity in tropics — ScienceDaily

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The bulging, equator-belted midsection of Earth currently teems with a greater diversity of life than anywhere else -- a biodiversity that generally wanes when...

Process for eliminating unneeded cells may also protect against cancer — ScienceDaily

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For all animals, eliminating some cells is a necessary part of embryonic development. Living cells are also naturally sloughed off in mature tissues; for...

Our immune systems blanket the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein with antibodies — ScienceDaily

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The most complete picture yet is coming into focus of how antibodies produced in people who effectively fight off SARS-CoV-2 work to neutralize the...

Crohn’s disease patients have specific IgG antibodies to human bacterial flagellins — ScienceDaily

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Last year, Charles O. Elson, M.D., demonstrated a potential preventive treatment for Crohn's disease, a form of inflammatory bowel disease. He used a mouse...

The need to provide mental health support for pregnant women in Nigeria

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I struggled with feelings of anxiety and depression for nine months during...

Ecologists say higher sound levels in Boston’s Blue Hills Reservation could disrupt wildlife and...

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As pandemic lockdowns went into effect in March 2020 and millions of Americans began working from home rather than commuting to offices, heavy traffic...

Being around children makes adults more generous — ScienceDaily

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Adults are more compassionate and are up to twice as likely to donate to charity when children are present, according to a new study...

Research uncovers patterns in the resting brains of highly sensitive people — ScienceDaily

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You know that raw overwhelm people have been reporting after months of a pandemic, compounded by economic issues and social unrest? Does fatigue and...

An optimally designed surface can speed the decay of a viral load — ScienceDaily

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If a respiratory droplet from a person infected with COVID-19 lands on a surface, it becomes a possible source of disease spread. This is...

Team creates powerful computational tool to help researchers rapidly screen molecules for anti-COVID properties...

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A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, mass vaccinations have begun to raise the tantalizing prospect of herd immunity that eventually curtails or halts the...

Study examines movement in children with autism — ScienceDaily

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For more than a year, researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso's Stanley E. Fulton Gait Research & Movement Analysis Lab in...

How rechargeable tricycles are saving pregnant mothers and newborns in rural Zimbabwe.

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By Farai Shawn Matiashe (Lead Writer) In Zana 3, Wedza District, 131 kilometres...

Research finds social support provided over social media does not improve mental health for...

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Social media may make it easier for people to engage online, but I does not provide certain benefits of real-life human interactions, says a...

Results from phase two study show improved language and daily functioning among participants —...

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An experimental treatment produced improvements in cognitive function and language in patients with fragile X syndrome, according to study results published on April 29...

New genetic target for blood cancer treatment — ScienceDaily

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Targeting a pathway that is essential for the survival of certain types of acute myeloid leukaemia could provide a new therapy avenue for patients,...

Mouse study provides atlas to pinpoint neurons involved in neurodegenerative diseases — ScienceDaily

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In a mouse study, National Institutes of Health researchers have identified and mapped a diverse spectrum of motor neurons along the spinal cord. These...

Bacteria related to lung parasites discovered, named after Pokémon — ScienceDaily

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'Pokemonas' live in round amoebae, similar to Pokémon, which are caught inside balls in the popular video game.  A research team at the University...

Shortage of DNA building blocks in the cell releases mitochondrial DNA — ScienceDaily

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Mitochondria are the energy suppliers of our body cells. These tiny cell components have their own genetic material, which triggers an inflammatory response when...

Fiber-optic ultrasonic imaging probe for future nanoscale disease diagnostics — ScienceDaily

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Scientists at the University of Nottingham have developed an ultrasonic imaging system, which can be deployed on the tip of a hair-thin optical fibre,...

Achieving Zero Malaria by 2030: What Nigeria must do to advance towards elimination

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By Kemisola Agbaoye (Lead Writer) Malaria is one of the leading causes of...

What makes a feel-good film feel good? First large-scale study of feel-good films and...

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"Feel-good films" are usually dismissed by film critics as being sentimental and without intellectual merit. But their popularity with audiences, who seek them out...

New gene editing technique enables millions of genetic experiments to be performed simultaneously —...

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Researchers have created a new gene editing tool called Retron Library Recombineering (RLR) that can generate up to millions of mutations simultaneously, and 'barcodes'...

Engineering T cells to attack cancer broadly — ScienceDaily

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Through T cell engineering, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center show that it's possible to arrest tumor growth for a variety of...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th April 2021

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Nigeria expecting 29.8 million doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine –...

Wearable glucose monitors shed light on progression of Type 2 diabetes in Hispanic adults...

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In one of the first studies of its kind, medical and engineering researchers have shown wearable devices that continuously monitor blood sugar provide new...

Connecting genetic variants to changes in expression levels to understand immune-mediated diseases — ScienceDaily

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Researchers in Japan have compiled a first-of-its-kind genetic database for autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases. This resource will allow experts to more deeply understand how...

International ‘Contest Against Corona’ 2.0 by GIZ fights COVID-19 with Educational Quiz Game

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BERLIN, Germany, April 28, 2021/ — The fun, gamified Covid-19 international information...

Avocado discovery may point to leukemia treatment — ScienceDaily

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A compound in avocados may ultimately offer a route to better leukemia treatment, says a new University of Guelph study. The compound targets an enzyme...

Researchers find that people with the learning disorder sample visual material slower and with...

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Researchers have long noted that readers with dyslexia employ eye movements that are significantly different from non-dyslexics. While these movements have been studied in...

The shape of light changes our vision — ScienceDaily

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Vision is a complex process that has been successfully deciphered by many disciplines -physics, biochemistry, physiology, neurology, etc.-: The retina captures light, the optic...
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T.B Joshua confirmed dead

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A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has confirmed the death of Temitope Balogun Joshua, founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN). Multiple reports...

TOPS notice to students on requirements for 2nd semester exam, 2019/2020 session

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Kindly recall that the Second Semester Examination for the 2019/2020 Academic Session is scheduled to commence on Monday, 17 May, 2021 in order to...

How fasting diets could harm future generations — ScienceDaily

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Fasting diets could impact the health of future generations according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Fasting diets have risen in...