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Being approachable is the key to a child’s brain development

Researchers have long known that your childhood and childhood experiences play an important role in shaping your brain and shaping your behavior as an adult. But it was difficult to understand why. For the past 15 years, my team and I have been studying children’s brain development to determine how early life experiences affect brain …

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Being approachable is the key to a child’s brain development

Researchers have long known that your childhood and childhood experiences play an important role in shaping your brain and shaping your behavior as an adult. But it was difficult to understand why. For the past 15 years, my team and I have been studying children’s brain development to determine how early life experiences affect brain …

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Researchers warn that the ancient killer is rapidly becoming resistant to antibiotics

Typhoid fever may be rare in developed countries, but this ancient threat, believed to have existed for thousands of years, is still very dangerous in today’s world. According to new research, the bacterium that causes typhoid fever is developing drug resistance and is rapidly replacing resistant strains. At present, antibiotics are the only effective treatment …

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Researchers warn that the ancient killer is rapidly becoming resistant to antibiotics

Typhoid fever may be rare in developed countries, but this ancient threat, believed to have existed for thousands of years, is still very dangerous in today’s world. According to new research, the bacterium that causes typhoid fever is developing drug resistance and is rapidly replacing resistant strains. At present, antibiotics are the only effective treatment …

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Scientists warn that Americans are wasting billions of dollars every year on useless supplements

Scientists have been saying for years that there is not much evidence to suggest vitamin supplements for most people, and that a growing number of pills are useless and do not necessarily lead to good health. However, the message has not yet arrived. More than half of American adults regularly consume food additives, which run …

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Scientists warn that Americans are wasting billions of dollars every year on useless supplements

Scientists have been saying for years that there is not much evidence to suggest vitamin supplements for most people, and that a growing number of pills are useless and do not necessarily lead to good health. However, the message has not yet arrived. More than half of American adults regularly consume food additives, which run …

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A pharmaceutical scientist explains how he knows where drugs go in the body

How does he know that when you take aspirin for a headache, the aspirin goes to your head and relieves the pain? The short answer is no: molecules cannot transport themselves through the body, and they cannot control where they end up. However, researchers have chemically altered drug molecules so that they bind to where …

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A pharmaceutical scientist explains how he knows where drugs go in the body

How does he know that when you take aspirin for a headache, the aspirin goes to your head and relieves the pain? The short answer is no: molecules cannot transport themselves through the body, and they cannot control where they end up. However, researchers have chemically altered drug molecules so that they bind to where …

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The ingenious technique of kidney transplantation in children leads to impaired immunity

Organ transplants can literally save lives, but they are also accompanied by strings – a lifelong immunosuppressive drug that is often required to test the immune system so that it rejects the transplanted organ as a foreign invader. Scientists are now reporting three successful kidney transplants in children in California without the need for immune …

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