COVID reinfection is rare — but not everyone has the same...

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Although COVID-19 reinfection is rare, the risks are higher for some than others. A review of more than 9,000 electronic medical records of people who...

Researchers demonstrate a potentially powerful strategy for treating cystic fibrosis

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UNC School of Medicine scientists led a collaboration of researchers to demonstrate a potentially powerful new strategy for treating cystic fibrosis (CF) and potentially...

ADHD and tiredness: What to know

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects attention, motivation, and executive functioning. It can also cause hyperactive or impulsive behavior, and...

OHSU research is latest to characterize potential end of COVID-19 pandemic

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The blood of people infected by SARS-CoV-2 shows telltale signals of immunity against new variants of the novel coronavirus as long as 11 months...

Are We Genetically “Grounded”?

For centuries, scientists, aeronautic designers and adventure- seekers have sought to replicate the qualities that allow birds to fly, namely wing-structure and balance. However,...

Fetal Surgery Boosts Survival for Babies With Severe Birth Defect

Fetoscopic endoluminal tracheal occlusion (FETO) resulted in higher survival rates among babies with severe diaphragmatic hernia on the left side, according to a randomized...

People with diabetes and sleep issues are at greater risk of...

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Sleeping poorly is a threat to one’s health and a risk factor for premature death. However, coupled with diabetes, the likelihood of premature death...

Exercise likely to be best treatment for depression in coronary heart...

A study by RCSI indicates that exercise is probably the most effective short-term treatment for depression in people with coronary heart disease, when compared...

For Newborns with Seizures, Stopping Treatment Sooner May Be Safer

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Continuing medication for newborns with seizures for months after they are discharged from the hospital does not prevent epilepsy and may cause neurotoxic side...

Antibiotics no help for mysterious lung-scarring disease, large trial finds

Doctors have hoped that antibiotics could benefit patients with chronic lung diseases, but a new study has found no benefit for patients with life-threatening...