More aggressive statin tx needed after heart attack in young patients

(HealthDay)—The majority of young heart attack patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) still have elevated cholesterol levels a year later, according to a study published in the May 21 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Avinainder Singh, M.D., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues used data from the YOUNG-MI registry to assess the prevalence […]

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Deadly tick-borne virus cured with experimental flu drug, in mice

Only a few cases of the newly discovered Bourbon virus have been reported, and two of them ended in death, partly because no specific treatments are available for the tick-borne illness. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified an experimental antiviral drug that cures mice infected with the potentially lethal virus. The drug, favipiravir, […]

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Doing Chores Could Lead Children to Have More Career Success in Adulthood, Says Expert

Good news for parents who aren’t sure whether giving their children chores is making a positive, lasting impact: It most likely is. In a recently resurfaced 2015 interview with Tech Insider, Julie Lythcott-Haims — author of How to Raise an Adult and former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford University — explained the logic behind the idea. “By making them do chores […]

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Mathematical tools to study tumors

Researchers from the Department of Cellular Biology at the University of Seville and the Seville Institute of Biomedicine (IBiS), Pablo Vicente and Doctor Luisma Escudero, in close collaboration with the researcher Rebecca Burgos and other members of the group of Doctor Rosa Noguera (University of Valencia—INCLIVA, CIBERONC) have published a study aimed at developing new therapies to fight childhood cancer. […]

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