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Men, women ride the same emotional roller coaster

Contrary to widely held gender stereotypes, women are not more emotional than men, researchers say. Feelings such as enthusiasm, nervousness or strength are often interpreted differently between the two genders.

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Safety and efficacy data published for novel nusinersen drug delivery method for spinal muscular atrophy patients

A recently published paper details the safety and efficacy of nusinersen administration via a subcutaneous intrathecal catheter system (SIC) for SMA patients with advanced disease. SMA is a devastating genetic

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Low vitamin D status may lead to elevated colorectal cancer risk in black women

A new study from the Slone Epidemiology Center and the Boston University School of Medicine suggests that Black women with a low vitamin D status have an increased risk of

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A tiny molecule with a big impact

Nitric oxide (NO) occurs naturally in the human body as a messenger substance. It is considered an all-rounder, as it performs numerous important regulatory functions, including immune defense against pathogens.

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Antibiotics for appendicitis: CODA study findings finalized

Antibiotics are now an accepted first-line treatment for most people with appendicitis, according to final results of the Comparing Outcomes of antibiotic Drugs and Appendectomy (CODA) trial, and an updated

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External-beam radiation therapy underused for people with liver cancer awaiting transplant

People with liver cancer awaiting transplantation could benefit from non-invasive radiation treatments but are rarely given this therapy, according to a new analysis of U.S. national data. Findings will be

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High-dose radiation thwarts tumor growth in patients with advanced lung cancer

High-dose radiation therapy can be used to lengthen progression-free survival for people with advanced lung cancer when systemic therapy has not fully halted the growth or spread of metastases, according

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