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Signs of memory problems could be symptoms of hearing loss instead

Older adults concerned about displaying early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease should also consider a hearing check-up, suggest recent findings. Credit: Baycrest Older adults concerned about displaying early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease should also consider a hearing check-up, suggest recent findings. What might appear to be signs of memory loss could actually point to hearing issues, […]

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New study reveals local drivers of amplified Arctic warming

Credit: UNIST The Artic experienced an extreme heat wave during the February 2018. The temperature at the North Pole has soared to the melting point of ice, which is about 30-35 degrees (17-19 Celsius) above normal. There have also been recent studies, indicating the mass of Arctic glaciers has declined significantly since the 1980’s by […]

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Firsthand accounts indicate fentanyl test strips are effective in reducing overdose risk

Young adults who use drugs find fentanyl test strips useful, residue testing more convenient and testing at home more private, a Brown study found Credit: Stephen Crocker/Brown University PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid so potent that a miniscule amount equivalent to several grains of saltcan cause afataloverdose. Yet it’s difficult […]

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No substantial benefit from transplantation reported for a high-risk leukemia subtype

Study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital found treatment guided by measuring minimal residual disease was associated with better outcomes for hypodiploid acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients Credit: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Checking for minimal residual disease early in treatment can help some young high-risk leukemia patients avoid bone marrow transplantation without compromising their […]

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