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Acidic niche keeps lymphatic system in check during immune response

Acidic niche keeps lymphatic system in check during immune response Acidic niche keeps lymphatic system in check during immune response Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the fight against cancer, the immune system is the first line of defense. The lymphatic system specifically is essential to protecting the body against foreign invaders. Activation of immune cells …

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New app helps doctors to check patients’ jugular venous pressure remotely

New app helps doctors to check patients’ jugular venous pressure remotely New app helps doctors to check patients’ jugular venous pressure remotely Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new report from cardiologists at UT Southwestern raises the hope that doctors will be able to visually check the jugular venous pressure of heart failure patients remotely, using …

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Keep your panic in check

(HealthDay)—A deadly virus that’s surging through a foreign country makes its way into the United States, carried into this country by an unwitting traveler. In response, Americans panic, convinced the pathogen will soon sweep through the nation—even though only a handful of people in the United States have fallen ill. That may sound like the …

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Voluntary limit-setting can keep intense online gamblers in check

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new study has shown that, among online gamblers, setting voluntary monetary limits can help players stay in control of their gambling and the most significant effects were seen among intense gamblers. The study, which comprised more than 49,500 online gamblers, is published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. “The Effects …

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To avoid falls, check your balance

(HealthDay)—Bad balance is a common cause of dangerous falls, especially among older adults. Falls send more than 2 million adults to the emergency room every year and often result in lengthy rehab stays. Preventing falls is a priority for staying healthy and preventing painful broken bones as you age. Easy strength and balance exercises that …

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Federal, state background check laws together cut teen gun carrying

(HealthDay)—The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) together with the universal background check (U/BC) significantly reduces gun carrying among adolescents, according to a study published online Dec. 2 in Pediatrics. Lava R. Timsina, Ph.D., from Indiana University in Indianapolis, and colleagues examined whether NICS had an effect on adolescent gun carrying in a cross-sectional …

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