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How Forests Improve Kids' Diets

University of Vermont

A first-of-its-kind global study shows that children in 27 developing countries have better nutrition—when they live near forests.

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Climate Change Sea Level Rises Could Increase Risk for More Devastating Tsunamis Worldwide

Virginia Tech

As sea levels rise due to climate change, so do the global hazards and potential devastating damages from tsunamis, according to a new study by a partnership that included Virginia Tech.

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This Matrix Delivers Healing Stem Cells to Injured Elderly Muscles

Georgia Institute of Technology

Muscles of the elderly and of patients with Duchene muscular dystrophy have trouble regenerating. A new nanohydrogel with muscle stem cells has boosted muscle growth in mouse models while protecting the stem cells from immune reactions that usually weaken or destroy them.

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Prenatal exposure to violence leads to increased toddler aggression toward mothers, study finds

University of Notre Dame

Babies whose mothers experience interpersonal violence during pregnancy are more likely to exhibit aggression and defiance toward their mothers in toddlerhood, according to new research by Laura Miller-Graff and Jennifer Burke Lefever.

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Evening preference, lack of sleep associated with higher BMI in people with prediabetes

University of Illinois at Chicago

People with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later and are more active and alert later in the day — those who have an “evening preference” — have higher body mass indices compared with people with prediabetes who do things earlier in the day, or exhibit morning preference. The higher BMI among people with evening preference is related to their lack of sufficient sleep, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago-led study.

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Mount Sinai Researchers Discover How to Restore Vision Using Retinal Stem Cells

Mount Sinai Health System

Study Could Lead to Cures for Blinding Diseases

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Neonatal Pig Hearts Can Heal From Heart Attack

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The hearts of newborn piglets can almost completely heal themselves after experimental heart attacks, the first time this ability to regrow heart muscle has been shown in large mammals. This regenerative capacity disappears by day three after birth, researchers report in the journal Circulation.

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