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Schooling is critical for cognitive health throughout life, study says

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Schooling is critical for cognitive health throughout life, study says Schooling is critical for cognitive health throughout life, study says Credit: CC0 Public Domain Investing time in education in childhood and early adulthood expands career opportunities and provides progressively higher salaries. It also conveys certain benefits to health and longevity. …

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    Researchers uncover a critical early step of the visual process

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    Researchers uncover a critical early step of the visual process Researchers uncover a critical early step of the visual process Credit: CC0 Public Domain The key components of electrical connections between light receptors in the eye and the impact of these connections on the early steps of visual signal processing …

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      WHO says Mideast at ‘critical threshold’ in virus numbers

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      WHO says Mideast at ‘critical threshold’ in virus numbers WHO says Mideast at ‘critical threshold’ in virus numbers Credit: CC0 Public Domain The World Health Organization warned Wednesday the Middle East was at a decisive moment in the fight against the novel coronavirus, with cases surging as countries ease lockdown …

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        US facing ‘critical’ coronavirus surge

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        US facing ‘critical’ coronavirus surge US facing ‘critical’ coronavirus surge Credit: CC0 Public Domain Coronavirus infections are surging across large parts of the United States, the top US infectious disease expert has warned, as the death toll in Latin America passed 100,000. The developments highlighted how far away the world …

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          Star-shaped brain cells may play a critical role in glaucoma

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          Star-shaped brain cells may play a critical role in glaucoma Star-shaped brain cells may play a critical role in glaucoma Acute angle closure glaucoma of the right eye (intraocular pressure was 42 in the right eye). Credit: James Heilman, MD/Wikipedia After a brain injury, cells that normally nourish nerves may …

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            Face masks critical in preventing spread of COVID-19

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            Face masks critical in preventing spread of COVID-19 Face masks critical in preventing spread of COVID-19 Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study by a team of researchers led by a Texas A&M University professor has found that not wearing a face mask dramatically increases a person’s chances of being infected …

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