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New research shows a type of cell widely believed to make chronic adult brain diseases worse can protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers may be a step closer to helping doctors identify children born with a higher risk for Celiac disease, which ultimately could result in earlier treatment and fewer complications from the disorder.
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A new study finds that yoga improves quality of life and lessens fatigue for breast cancer patients who are undergoing radiation therapy.
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