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Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Peer pressure at school influencing teen vape use

Peer pressure at school influencing teen vape use

Smartphone dependency and depression in young adults

Smartphone dependency and depression in young adults

Scientists review benefits and challenges of using film in public health research

Scientists review benefits and challenges of using film in public health research

Social media use by adolescents associated with greater risk of internalizing problems

Social media use by adolescents associated with greater risk of internalizing problems

Young adults with childhood history of incarceration more likely to have depression, PTSD

Young adults with childhood history of incarceration more likely to have depression, PTSD

Excess social media use harms teen health

Excess social media use harms teen health

Standardization of PARCA-R tool to assess cognitive, language development in two year olds

Standardization of PARCA-R tool to assess cognitive, language development in two year olds

Existing FDA-approved drug could potentially help contain Ebola infection

Existing FDA-approved drug could potentially help contain Ebola infection

A lock of hair could one day aid in the diagnosis of depression in teens

A lock of hair could one day aid in the diagnosis of depression in teens

New analysis quantifies how stimulant treatment reduces serious outcomes of ADHD

New analysis quantifies how stimulant treatment reduces serious outcomes of ADHD

Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

Research opens possibility of developing single-dose gene therapy for inherited arrhythmias

Research opens possibility of developing single-dose gene therapy for inherited arrhythmias

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Study offers new clues to autism's underlying biology

Study offers new clues to autism's underlying biology

Tetrodotoxin found in pufferfish can provide potent pain relief when given properly

Tetrodotoxin found in pufferfish can provide potent pain relief when given properly

Doing more harm than good: Scientists uncover harmful effects of dietary supplements

Doing more harm than good: Scientists uncover harmful effects of dietary supplements

Dietary supplements associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children, young adults

Dietary supplements associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children, young adults