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Focus on outliers creates flawed snap judgments

Focus on outliers creates flawed snap judgments

You enter a room and quickly scan the crowd to gain a sense of who's there—how many...

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Phenomenon explains why patients who survive sepsis die sooner after hospital discharge

Phenomenon explains why patients who survive sepsis die...

An article published in Frontiers in Immunology suggests that sepsis can cause alterations...

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Beyond vaccines, UNESCO seeks share more global science

Beyond vaccines, UNESCO seeks share more global science

While the U.S. president is calling for suspending patents on COVID-19 vaccines,...

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Gene editing expands to new types of immune cells

Gene editing expands to new types of immune cells

In the decade since the advent of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, researchers have used...

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Study shows how some severely obese children were negatively affected by the COVID-19 lockdown

Study shows how some severely obese children were negatively...

New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (held online,...

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Study shows BMI cut offs for obesity and diabetes risk do not work for non-white populations

Study shows BMI cut offs for obesity and diabetes risk...

New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) and published...

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Virtual weight-loss support during lockdown leads to clinically meaningful weight loss

Virtual weight-loss support during lockdown leads to clinically...

An analysis of data from almost 2,000 UK adults who participated in a virtual weight-management...

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Consumption of free sugars by secondary school children in the UK lower during snacking periods than at main mealtimes

Consumption of free sugars by secondary school children...

New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (held online,...

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COVID-19 restrictions supported participants in weight loss program, but had negative impact on mood and behaviors

COVID-19 restrictions supported participants in weight...

New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO2021, online,...

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How fasting diets could harm future generations

How fasting diets could harm future generations

Fasting diets could impact the health of future generations according to new research...

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Life expectancy: How can we address uneven declines?

Life expectancy: How can we address uneven declines?

The COVID-19 pandemic helped lower life expectancy among all individuals in the...

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Terrified of needles? That can affect your health

Terrified of needles? That can affect your health

No one likes being stuck by a needle, and it’s not unusual for a person to be afraid...

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Dental appliances for sleep apnea: Do they work?

Dental appliances for sleep apnea: Do they work?

Obstructive sleep apnea leaves people tired, but also puts them at risk for other...

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Polycystic ovary syndrome and the skin

Polycystic ovary syndrome and the skin

Polycystic ovary syndrome is the most common cause of infertility in women. In many...

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COVID-19 vaccines and the LGBTQ+ community

COVID-19 vaccines and the LGBTQ+ community

A history of discrimination in multiple settings, including health care, may make...

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COVID-19 vaccines for children and teens: What we do — and don’t — know

COVID-19 vaccines for children and teens: What we do —...

Every day, more and more adults are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, helping...