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'People can't learn about treatments they need': why open access to medical research matters Campaigners have argued for open access to scientific research since the dawn of the internet so why is it taking so long?In December 2002, a Belfast teenager made world headlines after his father, Don Simms, won him the legal right to access an experimen
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The US plans to force passengers to change routes, and potentially redirect entire flights, to make sure they get screened for the Wuhan virus US officials described an ambitious 'funnel' system to make sure every passenger from Wuhan, China, to the US gets screened no matter their route.
Yahoo! News | 4 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Urine fertilizer: 'Aging' effectively protects against transfer of antibiotic resistance Recycled and aged human urine can be used as a fertilizer with low risks of transferring antibiotic resistant DNA to the environment, according to new research from the University of Michigan.
EurekAlert! | 5 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Helping roadside soils bounce back after construction Research shows tillage and vegetation can help alleviate compaction.
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Full influenza vaccination among children cuts hospitalization in half Fully vaccinating children reduces the risk of hospitalization associated with influenza by 54%, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan, the Clalit Research Institute, and Ben-Gurion University in Israel.
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Program reduces narcotic prescriptions after surgery with over-the-counter pain medicine Surgeons at Houston Methodist Hospital are stemming the tide of addiction to prescription opioids by managing patients' pain after surgery.
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Study reveals pre-Hispanic history, genetic changes among indigenous Mexican populations To better understand the broad demographic history of pre-Hispanic Mexico and to search for signatures of adaptive evolution, scientists have sequenced the complete protein-coding regions of the genome, or exomes, of 78 individuals from five different ind
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Sustainability strategies more successful when managers believe in them New research from Cass Business School has found that business sustainability strategies can succeed alongside mainstream competitive strategies when managers believe in them.
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E-cigarette popularity on Instagram is still growing despite an FDA anti-vaping campaign Despite a recent FDA awareness campaign about the hazards of vaping, promotional Instagram posts are 10,000-fold more prevalent than the FDA's #TheRealCost hashtag, shows a recent study. A deep learning analysis of vaping Instagram images further suggests
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Study examines a new model for older adult wellness Community-based wellness instructors can provide tailored wellness care to older adults, according to researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. A randomized controlled trial assessing whether community self-management with wellne
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