Emotionally neglected or severely sexually abused girls report riskier sexual behavior

New York, NY (January 14, 2020) — Girls who are emotionally neglected or severely sexually abused early in their lives report riskier sexual behaviors during adolescence, Mount Sinai researchers report. The findings highlight the need–and suggest the potential for tailored approaches–to promote healthy sexual development in vulnerable populations. The researchers identified four distinct patterns of…

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UNH researchers discover new inhibitor drug combination for rare form of cancer

DURHAM, N.H.– Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM), a rare form of lymphoma, does not have any known cure and only one FDA-approved treatment making it challenging to treat patients. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire took the novel approach of targeting specific cell proteins that control DNA information using inhibitors, or drugs, that were effective in…

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Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine collection highlights 15 years of scientific discovery

DARIEN, IL – Editors of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine have identified some of the most significant articles in the publication’s history, publishing new commentaries on them in a special 15th anniversary collection. The 15 commentaries from associate editors and members of the journal’s editorial board describe the impact of the selected articles both…

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Acting quickly after heart attack symptoms start can be a heart saver

DALLAS, Jan. 14, 2021 — The longer the time between when heart attack symptoms start and a patient has an artery-clearing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), the more damage to the heart muscle, according to new research published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, an American Heart Association journal. A heart attack happens about every 40 seconds…

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Water and gender equality

Water isn’t just crucial for life, it’s fundamental to increasing opportunities for women and girls in rural areas across the globe. A new Stanford study reveals how bringing piped water closer to remote households in Zambia dramatically improves the lives of women and girls, while also improving economic opportunities, food security and well-being for entire…

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