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40% of countries show no progress in reducing cigarette smoking in adolescents over last 20 years

Despite an overall reduction in cigarette use over the last 20 years, nearly 1 in 5 boys (17.9%) and more than 1 in 10 girls (11.5%) around the world used

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Remyelinating drug could improve vision in patients with multiple sclerosis

A team led by a biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside, reports a drug—an estrogen receptor ligand called indazole chloride (IndCl)—has the potential to improve vision in patients

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New pregnancy healthy eating app backed by clinical research

Researchers at University College Dublin have helped the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) launched a new healthy eating app for pregnant women. Hollestic provides up to a 100 recipes for healthy

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Forming sound memories: Autism gene plays key aspect in birdsong

Inactivating a gene in young songbirds that’s closely linked with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) prevents the birds from forming memories necessary to accurately reproduce their fathers’ songs, a new study

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Grapes could protect against sun damage, say dermatologists

Grapes may help protect against damage to the skin caused by the sun’s ultraviolet radiation in healthy adults, according to a new study by researchers in the University of Alabama

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Experiences of post-traumatic stress disorder linked to nutritional health

A study of factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has led to a number of novel findings linking nutrition to experiences of PTSD. Notable among them is the discovery

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Brain-related visual problems may affect 1 in 30 primary school children

A brain-related visual impairment, which until recently was thought to be rare, may affect one in every 30 children according to new research investigating the prevalence of Cerebral Visual Impairment

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