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Brain injury survivors and their caregivers can benefit from a resiliency program

An early resiliency intervention program for survivors of acute brain injury and their caregivers has shown clinically significant improvement in emotional distress, according to a study conducted at Massachusetts General

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Study linking 28 genes to developmental disorders to mean diagnoses for about 500 families

Research into the causes of developmental disorders has identified 285 genes linked to these conditions, including 28 newly-associated genes. Published today (14 October 2020) in Nature, the study by researchers

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Researchers identify the mechanism behind bone marrow failure in Fanconi anaemia

Fanconi anemia (FA) is a genetic disease affecting small children characterized by bone-marrow failure, developmental abnormalities and predisposition to multiple forms of cancer. The molecular mechanisms behind FA are inherited

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New research identifies gaps in helping youth diagnosed with early stages of psychosis

New UBC research is highlighting the need for improved training when it comes to helping young people living with psychosis determine their sense of identity. “Identity development is a normal

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‘Less pain’ to remove tonsils

A 10-year study from Flinders University has found ‘shrinking’ tonsils results in far less pain and bleeding than a full tonsillectomy. The research paper, published this month in the Australian

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Online horse race bettors are less keen to gamble after a losing day

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that a bettor likely stays away from betting for a 27% longer time after a losing day than after a

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Tied to undiagnosed disease, aortic dissection in pregnancy proves difficult to predict

In a time already full of challenges and changes, some pregnant and postpartum women will also experience a rare but dangerous heart complication: an aortic dissection. For a new investigation

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