Rachel Carter

What causes lung cancer? Smoking and nonsmoking risks

What causes lung cancer? Smoking and nonsmoking risks

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Rachel Carter

Hawaii looks at statewide ban on e-cig flavors Hawaii looks to curb nicotine use among its youth, as it working on legislation ...

These devices can be safer for kids

These devices can be safer for kids

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Rachel Carter

Jennifer Jolly  |  Special to USA TODAY Hacked: Signs your smartphone has been compromised If your smartphone slow to respond or its ...

What you should know about a deadly nationwide listeria outbreak linked to deli meat

What you should know about a deadly nationwide listeria outbreak linked to deli meat

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Rachel Carter

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating two deaths and 28 hospitalizations linked to the recent nationwide listeria ...

Sex And Gender Show Distinct Variations in Brain Connectivity : ScienceAlert

Sex And Gender Show Distinct Variations in Brain Connectivity : ScienceAlert

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Rachel Carter

The research into how male and female brains may be different has been extensive, but not altogether conclusive. Now a new study ...

The end of men? The woman growing testicles in a test tube – and how her research could save the human race from the male fertility crisis

The end of men? The woman growing testicles in a test tube – and how her research could save the human race from the male fertility crisis

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People always ask me if the aim of my work is one day to get rid of men,’ says biologist Nitzan Gonen. ...

Brain Care Score may also predict depression, study finds

Brain Care Score may also predict depression, study finds

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Rachel Carter

Elena Popova/Moment RF/Getty Images Doing aerobic exercise is one of 12 factors that could help lower your risk of developing depression later ...

New radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer pain now in US guidelines

New radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer pain now in US guidelines

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Rachel Carter

Experts at Sheba Medical Center in Israel have developed a new radiation treatment that significantly reduces the severe pain caused by ...

Neuropeptides, Not Neurotransmitters, Drive Brain’s Fear Response

Neuropeptides, Not Neurotransmitters, Drive Brain’s Fear Response

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Rachel Carter

Summary: Researchers have discovered that neuropeptides, not neurotransmitters, are the primary messengers in the brain’s fear circuit. This finding could lead to ...

Anxiety is associated with reduced activity in brain’s cognitive control network

Anxiety is associated with reduced activity in brain’s cognitive control network

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Rachel Carter

A recent study published in Psychophysiology sheds light on the relationship between anxiety and brain function, specifically focusing on how anxiety impacts ...

Public warned after 7 mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in South Jersey

Public warned after 7 mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in South Jersey

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Rachel Carter

Seven mosquitoes in Cape May County have tested positive for West Nile virus, while another tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis over ...