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Largest-Ever Ancient-DNA Study Illuminates Millennia of South and Central Asian Prehistory

Researchers analyzed the genomes of 524 never before-studied ancient people, including the first genome of an individual from the ancient Indus Valley Civilization Insights answer longstanding questions about the origins of farming and the source...
3-Sep-2019 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Maps Genetics of Early Progression in TB

Study identifies possible gene variants that determine whether a person infected with TB will progress rapidly to active disease.
4-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Number of Years in NFL, Certain Positions Portend Greater Risk for Cognitive, Mental Health Problems in Former Players

Study shows link between longer NFL career and higher risk of cognitive, mental health problems Risk persisted over time, even 20 years following injury.
27-Aug-2019 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Concussions Linked to Erectile Dysfunction in Former NFL Players

Former NFL players reporting concussion symptoms following head injury more likely to report erectile dysfunction and low testosterone levels Players reporting the most concussion symptoms have nearly twice the risk of ED, compared with players...
26-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Harvard Medical School Announces 2019 Media Fellows for First of Two Tracks

Harvard Medical School has selected the 2019 media fellows for the first of two thematic tracks this year: The Doctor and the Machine: The promise and peril of artificial intelligence in medicine (Sept. 9-13)
19-Aug-2019 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Microbial Fingerprinting

Scientists have analyzed the genetic repertoire of bacteria in the human mouth and gut The effort marks the first chapter in efforts to compile a compendium of all genes in the human microbiome Mapping the microbial genome can reveal links between...
12-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Decoding Touch

Study in mice reveals several distinct molecular mechanisms underlying abnormal touch sensitivity in autism spectrum disorders
6-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sustainable Savings on Medical Care

Over eight years, patients covered under a global budget payment model for doctors and hospitals showed slower spending growth and better quality than comparable populations mostly under the traditional fee-for-service model.
12-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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