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Powerful new ovarian cancer treatments may benefit more patients

WEHI researchers have made a discovery that could help more Australian women with ovarian cancer gain access to game-changing cancer treatments called PARP inhibitors. The research team found tumors from

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ADHD drug class leads to fewer side effects in preschool children

About 2.4 percent of preschool-age children have an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. For these children, behavioral interventions intended to redirect a child or otherwise replace negative behaviors with positive ones

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Four ways that volunteering can be good for you

More than 77 million Americans volunteer a total of 6.9 billion hours a year doing everything from fighting fires to raising funds for cancer research. These efforts help others and

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New study identifies key gene correlated with pediatric stroke

Stroke, a devastating condition that causes damage to the brain due to interruption of blood supply, is often considered an adult disease. But children can experience strokes as well. Sadly,

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Taking breaks while learning improves memory

We remember things longer if we take breaks during learning, referred to as the spacing effect. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology gained deeper insight into the neuronal

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Targeting dads’ postpartum stress, anxiety, depression for the first time

We’ve long known mothers can experience increased stress, anxiety and depression during pregnancy and after delivering their baby. Now there’s growing recognition that fathers also face similar mental health challenges,

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Millet-based diet can lower risk of type 2 diabetes and help manage blood glucose levels

A new study has shown that eating millets can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and helps manage blood glucose levels in people with diabetes, indicating the potential

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