Illustration of an early stage human embryo.
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Oil well fires burning outside of Kuwait.
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Also known as Gulf War Syndrome, symptoms of the condition include chronic pain, fatigue, and memory problems.
A molecular biologist at the University Clinical Research Center in Mali works in a COVID-19 testing lab.
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Is it time for some scientists to turn back to pre-COVID-19 research?
Figuring out the pieces to the Alzheimer’s puzzle.
Many pieces leading to Alzheimer’s disease have been identified. To put the pieces together, one scholar argues that the government should launch a Manhattan Project-scale effort to find a cure.
An accurate reading is essential to detect high blood pressure. This photo shows optimal procedures, including the supported arm, no clothing on the arm and uncrossed legs.
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New guidelines for high blood pressure lower the numbers to define and diagnose high blood pressure. Here are some things you need to know, including how to make sure you get an accurate reading.
Physician attitudes towards mental illness can reflect the general public’s prejudice.
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Mental illness is a major public health problem in the United States. Suicide alone takes the lives of 38,000 Americans each year, more than double that from homicide. Medical and surgical patients who…