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How To Have Fun On Your Next Camping Trip

It was not that long ago that camping was the vacation of choice among families. Packing up the tent, the cooking utensils and the car full of food and heading

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Study: Screen surgery patients for frailty

Patients should be assessed for frailty before having many types of surgery, even if the surgery is considered low risk, a review of two national patient databases shows. Frailty is

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Advances in X-ray imaging can help patients with breast cancer

A new X-ray imaging scanner to help surgeons performing breast tumor removal surgery has been developed by UCL experts. Most breast cancer operations are what are known as conserving surgeries,

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To reduce stunting in India, space out births

Adequate spacing between births can help to alleviate the likelihood of stunting in children, according to a new study from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI). In an

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How the ‘noise’ in our brain influences our behavior

The brain’s neural activity is irregular, changing from one moment to the next. To date, this apparent “noise” has been thought to be due to random natural variations or measurement

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Study shows how some neurons compensate for death of their neighbors

Our brains are complicated webs of billions of neurons, constantly transmitting information across synapses, and this communication underlies our every thought and movement. But what happens to the circuit when

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Cosmetic laser may boost effectiveness of certain anti-cancer therapies

Use of a cosmetic laser invented at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may improve the effectiveness of certain anti-tumor therapies and extend their use to more diverse forms of cancer. The

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Proton therapy induces biologic response to attack treatment-resistant cancers

Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a novel proton therapy technique to more specifically target cancer cells that resist other forms of treatment. The technique is called LEAP, an acronym for

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