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Researchers advance efforts to develop protein-based treatment therapy for individuals with ALS

Researchers at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, located at the University of South Florida, successfully tested a protein that has the potential to aid in the development of

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Topical antibiotics shorten duration of conjunctival symptoms

For children with acute infective conjunctivitis, topical antibiotics are associated with a shorter duration of conjunctival symptoms, according to a study published online Oct. 4 in JAMA Network Open. Minna

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Antidepressants in pregnancy do not affect child neurodevelopment, study finds

Antidepressant use in pregnancy is not associated with an increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders in children, according to a study published online Oct. 3 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Elizabeth A.

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Study: Decreased proteins, not amyloid plaques, are tied to Alzheimer’s disease

New research from the University of Cincinnati bolsters a hypothesis that Alzheimer’s disease is caused by a decline in levels of a specific protein, contrary to a prevailing theory that

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Which student athletes can be safely released to an athletic trainer after concussion?

When a high school or college student consults a physician about a sport-related concussion, their age, severity of symptoms, number of previous concussions, and family history of psychiatric disorders predict

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Scientists identify pathway that triggers mice to scratch when they see others do the same

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a pathway in the brains of mice that is activated when the animals see other mice scratching. The

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