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Canadian study documents continued decline in hormone therapy usage

Canadian study documents continued decline in hormone therapy usage

Study provides insights into how social touch affects people with ASD

Study provides insights into how social touch affects people with ASD

Genes that regulate oxytocin linked to sociality of young individuals

Genes that regulate oxytocin linked to sociality of young individuals

Peer influence on adolescent smoking found to be more powerful in collectivist cultures

Peer influence on adolescent smoking found to be more powerful in collectivist cultures

UAB awarded $2.2 million NIH grant to address driving attention issues

UAB awarded $2.2 million NIH grant to address driving attention issues

Gun sellers join forces to curb suicide-by-firearm, rampant in rural areas

Gun sellers join forces to curb suicide-by-firearm, rampant in rural areas

Depression casts long shadow over people’s past memories, research shows

Depression casts long shadow over people’s past memories, research shows

Patient empowerment may be effective strategy to improve physicians’ hand hygiene adherence

Patient empowerment may be effective strategy to improve physicians’ hand hygiene adherence

Home learning environment influences academic success of children

Home learning environment influences academic success of children

Usage of emojis in office correspondence may not be a very good idea !

Usage of emojis in office correspondence may not be a very good idea !

People with supportive spouses more likely to take on potentially rewarding challenges

People with supportive spouses more likely to take on potentially rewarding challenges

Action-consequence feature of unitization strategy improves memory in older adults, study shows

Action-consequence feature of unitization strategy improves memory in older adults, study shows

A mismatch of sweeteness and calories could be triggering weight gain, study says

A mismatch of sweeteness and calories could be triggering weight gain, study says

Study traces lives of very premature children and their parents from birth until adulthood

Study traces lives of very premature children and their parents from birth until adulthood

Increased inflammatory markers during pregnancy can lead to changes in fetal brain development

Increased inflammatory markers during pregnancy can lead to changes in fetal brain development

Sexual assault survivors have increased risk for suicide, mental health conditions

Sexual assault survivors have increased risk for suicide, mental health conditions

Discovery of new biological pathway involved in pain processing offers hope for new treatments

Discovery of new biological pathway involved in pain processing offers hope for new treatments

Social media images can be used to identify depression, says study

Social media images can be used to identify depression, says study

Habitual players of action video games have less grey matter in their brain, study reveals

Habitual players of action video games have less grey matter in their brain, study reveals

Researchers explore best way for health providers to convey key information

Researchers explore best way for health providers to convey key information