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Overweight and obesity linked to high workers’ compensation costs

Obese and overweight workers are more likely to incur high costs related to workers’ compensation claims for major injuries, reports a new study.

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Particular HPV strain linked to improved prognosis for throat cancer

Findings of improved survival for patients with a type of head and neck cancer linked to HPV-16, and comparatively worse outcomes for other HPV strains, have treatment implications.

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Brain disruptions similar across many emotional disorders

In an analysis of existing studies that used MRI images to study the brain’s white matter, researchers describe common brain abnormalities found in multiple emotional disorders.

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Moderate activity helps older adults maintain mobility, independence

By adopting a walking routine and other moderate physical activities, older adults can recover from a major disability more quickly, and maintain their independence over time, according to a new study.

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Platelet biomechanics sheds light on coronary disease

The answer to a 20-year-old physiology question may offer clues for the treatment and prevention of thrombosis and its related conditions, as well as heart attacks.

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Nuclear protein causes neuroblastoma to become more aggressive

Aggressive forms of neuroblastoma contain a specific protein in their cells’ nuclei that is not found in the nuclei of more benign forms of the cancer, and the discovery could lead to new forms of targeted therapy, say researchers.

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Childhood hypertension associated with cognitive issues

Hypertension, more commonly known as high blood pressure, has increased significantly in children, paralleling the current childhood obesity epidemic.  Although we know that adult hypertension can affect the brain, little research has been done on the cognitive effects of childhood hypertension. Researchers have now found that hypertension is associated with cognitive issues in children and adolescents.

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