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Study finds 'likely biological and genetic overlap' between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine

Child’s body weight has limited effects on mood and behavioral problems, study finds

According to a study published today in eLife [20 December]. The findings suggest that some previous studies, which have shown a strong link between childhood obesity and mental health, may not have fully considered family genetics and environmental factors. Obese children are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, anxiety, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …

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Study finds 'likely biological and genetic overlap' between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine

Learn from the habitat “haves” to help save an endangered rattlesnake

Newswise – COLUMBUS, Ohio – Comparing the genetics and patterns of ‘have’ and ‘have-not’ habitat relocation among two populations of threatened rattlesnakes has yielded a new way to use landscape science data to guide landscape planning. conservation that would give the have-nots a better chance of surviving. The study suggests that a collection of six …

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Explaining the accelerated expansion of the Universe without dark energy – Advanced Science News

A modification of the theory of general relativity makes it consistent with observable astronomical data without the need for dark energy. Since its completion in 1915, Einstein’s theory of general relativity has been the foundation of our understanding of gravity. This theory has passed many experimental tests and is used to explain not only physics …

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Link between genetics and neuropsychiatric disorders confirmed – Neuroscience News

Summary: 1% of patients enrolled in a health initiative carry at least one rare genetic variant linked to an increased risk of a neuropsychiatric disorder such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. A third of people with one variant had been diagnosed with a mental health disorder. Source: Geisinger Health System A Geisinger study of more …

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Study finds 'likely biological and genetic overlap' between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine

Octopuses may link the evolution of complex life to genetic ‘dark matter’

Newswise – Octopuses have captured the attention of scientists and the public with their remarkable intelligence, including tool use, participation in creative play and problem solving, and even flight from aquariums. Now their acumen can provide a critical link in understanding the evolution of complex life and cognition, including the human brain. An international team …

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Four genes identified as increasing the risk of suicidal thoughts and actions – Neuroscience News

Summary: The researchers identified four genes, ESR1, DCC, DRD2 and TRAF3, which are associated with an increased risk of suicidal thoughts and actions. Source: duke university A large study of military personnel by researchers at Duke Health and Durham VA identified four genes linked to an increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors. While further …

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Study finds 'likely biological and genetic overlap' between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine

Genetic testing for prostate cancer increases after introduction of point-of-care program

News — December 14, 2022 – Some prostate cancer patients have genetic mutations that may affect their treatment. A comprehensive on-site genetic testing program, developed by urologists, could help fill the gap for this underutilized resource, a study reports. Urology practice®an official journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the …

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Climate change affects Christmas trees in BC and beyond: expert - BC News

Climate change affects Christmas trees in BC and beyond: expert – BC News

Photo: The Canadian Press A plot of land on the Sahtlam Tree Farm in the Cowichan Valley region of Duncan, British Columbia The effects of climate change are wreaking havoc on Christmas tree farms in British Columbia and beyond, with a forestry expert saying the already shrinking and changing sector will need to adapt in …

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Whole-genome treasure links new genes and variants to autism |  Spectrum |  Autism Research News

Whole-genome treasure links new genes and variants to autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News

The largest analysis to date of whole-genome sequences from people with autism links new genes and variants to the disease. The results and sequences – from 5,100 people with autism and 6,212 without – are on a cloud-based platform and are available to trained researchers. This effort is the latest advancement of the ongoing MSSNG …

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