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Blocking a protein in liver cells protects against insulin resistance, fatty liver disease

A new multi-institution study led by a team of researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine demonstrated that blocking a protein called ABCB10 in liver cells protects against high

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Targeting abnormal cell metabolism shows promise for treating pediatric brain tumors

Two experimental drug approaches that target vulnerabilities in cancer cell metabolism may extend survival and enhance the effectiveness of standard chemotherapies for a highly aggressive type of pediatric brain cancer.

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Deep learning enables dual screening for cancer and cardiovascular disease

Heart disease and cancer are the leading causes of death in the United States, and it’s increasingly understood that they share common risk factors, including tobacco use, diet, blood pressure,

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High levels of television exposure affect visual acuity in children

It is ingrained in parents to curtail the hours their children spend in front of the television. Anecdotal evidence suggests that prolonged viewing of television and use of smart gadgets

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US CVD death rate drops overall, county-level data signals ongoing regional disparities

While death rates from cardiovascular disease (CVD) nationwide have steadily declined over the past few decades, the overall trend masks significant disparities between high- and low-mortality counties, according to preliminary

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Gender-affirming hormone therapy may not increase CVD risk for transgender adolescents

Transgender adolescents are more likely to have at least one cardiovascular disease risk factor compared to cisgender (same gender as at birth) adolescents, according to preliminary research to be presented

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Overcoming long-term trauma can be facilitated through activity in nucleus reuniens

How the brain deals with trauma is complex, and humans get over trauma differently depending on whether it happened long ago or if it was recent. But what scientific evidence

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