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A bat found on the grounds of a Greater Victoria Elementary School has tested positive for rabies, the second occurrence in less than a month. Island Health said that a bat, which tested positive for the rabies virus, was found...
Young Australians are less likely to over-indulge in booze and illicit drugs because they like to keep up appearances in their social media-sphere, according to a Flinders University expert on substance abuse and addiction. Professor Ann Roche, Director of National...
Scientists have discovered a gene variant that sheds new light on how human immunity was finetuned through history. Findings from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Flinders University and other scientists show modern humans acquired a gene variant from Denisovans...
Lily Mae Avant, 10, lays unresponsive in a hospital bed in the ICU of Cooks Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth. Doctors and the CDC say they haven’t figured out exactly where Lily contracted the amoeba -- whether it was when...
According to a press release from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, a resident of the Sunflower State died from a mysterious lung disease that has been tied to vaping. The man's death is now at least the...
AHS is asking anyone who ate at London Local at 2307 Ellwood Drive between Aug. 13 and Aug. 18 or between Aug. 20 and Aug. 24 to call 811 for an assessment of exposure and risk. According to a public...
A new study has for the first time identified regions of the genome associated with left-handedness in the general population and linked their effects with brain architecture. The study, led by researchers at the University of Oxford who...
Annual Canadian Cancer Society statistics show increase in blood cancer survival rates. “Across the board there’s good news related to cancer survival,” said Kelly Cull, the society’s regional director for public policy, in an interview Wednesday. “We’re seeing increases in the...
Star-shaped cells called astrocytes help the brain establish long-lasting memories, Salk researchers have discovered. The new work adds to a growing body of evidence that astrocytes, long considered to be merely supportive cells in the brain, may have...
Children of incarcerated parents are six times more likely than other children to develop a substance use disorder as adults and nearly twice as likely to have diagnosable anxiety, according to new research from the Center for Child...

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