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New study reveals breakthrough tool to show how much exoskeletons reduce back injury risk

A study led by researchers from Vanderbilt University’s Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology reveals a breakthrough tool to assess the effect of exoskeletons on injury risk. The tool,

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Transgender women may be more likely to have type 2 diabetes than cisgender women

Transgender women may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared to cisgender women, but not to cisgender men, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal

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Diagnosing breast cancer using skin electrical resistance

Mammograms are a safe, effective way to detect the presence of breast cancer in women. But doctors recommend most females should start getting mammograms after the age of 40 in

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Study shows certain brain waves aren’t just background noise

Even when at rest, the brain is never truly quiet. New research in mice sheds light on the seemingly random brain signals that hum in the background of brains. These

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Parallels in human, dog oral tumors could speed new therapies

Recent Cornell research compared the genetic expression profiles of a nonlethal canine tumor and the rare, devastating human oral tumor it resembles, laying the groundwork for potential translational medicine down

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Discovery of ‘sleepy’ dormant cells that resist chemotherapy paves way to new therapies

Scientists at UCL have discovered that some patients with a common type of childhood cancer do not respond to treatment because of a rare and previously unrecognized type of cancer

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Link between intestinal inflammation and microbiome

Around 500 to 1,000 different types of bacteria, fungi and other microorganisms colonize our intestines. All of them together form the intestinal microbiome. As we now know, these microbes play

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