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Higher levels of neuroticism may reduce risk of death for some individuals

Higher levels of neuroticism may reduce risk of death for some individuals

People with genetic susceptibility to Alzheimer's may have greater cognitive deficits with sleep-disordered breathing

People with genetic susceptibility to Alzheimer's may have greater cognitive deficits with sleep-disordered breathing

Epigenetic dysregulation with age in normal breast tissue may contribute to cancer risk

Epigenetic dysregulation with age in normal breast tissue may contribute to cancer risk

Kent State professor offers reliable information about vaccine safety, urges to promote immunization

Kent State professor offers reliable information about vaccine safety, urges to promote immunization

Study explores reasons for higher risk of depression in some women

Study explores reasons for higher risk of depression in some women

Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity linked to increased risk for neurocognitive problems in preterm infants

Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity linked to increased risk for neurocognitive problems in preterm infants

Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters

Healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters

Brief bursts of high-intensity, weight-bearing activity linked to better bone health in women

Brief bursts of high-intensity, weight-bearing activity linked to better bone health in women

Young people with depression have elevated risk for cannabis use disorder at age 18

Young people with depression have elevated risk for cannabis use disorder at age 18

Injury, dust exposure among 9/11 survivors linked to risk of later heart and respiratory diseases

Injury, dust exposure among 9/11 survivors linked to risk of later heart and respiratory diseases

University of Birmingham secures NIHR funding to launch Global Health Research Group

University of Birmingham secures NIHR funding to launch Global Health Research Group

LSTM awarded £11 million by NIHR to establish new research unit and groups

LSTM awarded £11 million by NIHR to establish new research unit and groups

High maternal pre-pregnancy BMI linked to behavioral problems in boys

High maternal pre-pregnancy BMI linked to behavioral problems in boys

Researchers identify common genetic factors that influence muscle strength

Researchers identify common genetic factors that influence muscle strength

UAB improves dry eye treatment with development of new guidelines and expansion of clinic

UAB improves dry eye treatment with development of new guidelines and expansion of clinic

Mayo Clinic researchers describe medical costs of falls in adults with transfemoral amputation

Mayo Clinic researchers describe medical costs of falls in adults with transfemoral amputation

Study analyzes exposures to medication errors resulting in serious medical outcomes

Study analyzes exposures to medication errors resulting in serious medical outcomes

Research highlights need for vaccines to prevent child deaths from fatal lung infections

Research highlights need for vaccines to prevent child deaths from fatal lung infections

Psychosocial factors play major role in well-being of older people, study says

Psychosocial factors play major role in well-being of older people, study says

Illegal diversion of opioids linked to cluster outbreak of Serratia marcescens bacteria

Illegal diversion of opioids linked to cluster outbreak of Serratia marcescens bacteria