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Measles vaccination: ‘All for one and one for all’

A specter of clinical, ethical, public health and legal concerns have been raised by recent outbreaks, including the freedom of a parent to choose not to vaccinate.

24 May 2019 American Journal of Medicine

Did Leonardo da Vinci have ADHD?

500 years after his death, King's College London researcher Professor Marco Catani suggests the best explanation for Leonardo's inability to finish projects is that the great artist may have had Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder.

23 May 2019 BRAIN

A road map to stem cell development

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a way to map retinal cell development and potentially advance regenerative medicine.

22 May 2019 Neuron

Contact with nature during childhood could lead to better mental health in adulthood

Adults who had close contact with natural spaces during their childhood could have a better mental health than those who had less contact.

21 May 2019 International Journal of Environment Research and Public Health

Psych patients’ new primary prescription

Patients reported lower levels of anger, anxiety and depression, higher self-esteem, and overall improved moods.

21 May 2019 Global Advances in Health and Medicine

The healing power of a smile

A new study links the benefits of comprehensive oral care to the physical and emotional recovery of patients seeking treatment for substance use disorder.

20 May 2019 Journal of the American Dental Association

Breastfeeding reduces long-term risk of heart disease in mothers

These findings provide further evidence for the long-term health benefits of breastfeeding and that women should be encouraged to do so when possible.

19 May 2019 European Congress of Endocrinology at the Lyon Convention Centre, France

Men ignore serious health risks of steroid abuse in pursuit of the body beautiful

The use of steroids has some life-limiting and serious side effects including reduced sperm count, erectile dysfunction, baldness, breast development and an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and liver or kidney failure.

19 May 2019 European Congress of Endocrinology at the Lyon Convention Centre, France

‘Striking’ Differences in Rates of HIV/AIDS within African Nations

New study finds some countries have five-fold disparities in numbers of people infected with HIV.

15 May 2019 Nature

Surprising Research Result: All Immature Cells Can Develop into Stem Cells

New sensational study conducted at the University of Copenhagen disproves traditional knowledge of stem cell development. The study reveals that the destiny of intestinal cells is not predetermined, but instead determined by the cells’ surroundings. The new knowledge may make it easier to manipulate stem cells for stem cell therapy.

15 May 2019 Nature

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