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Vitamin D increases protection against infection, new model suggests

Credit: Oregon State University Oregon State University researchers have led the development of a new model for studying vitamin D’s role in infection prevention, and tests using the model suggest that vitamin D treatment can dramatically reduce the number of disease-causing bacteria in skin wounds. In addition to shedding light …

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Mental disorders more frequent in children known to protection services

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Childhood-onset mental disorders are almost three times more frequent in children known to child protection services during early childhood, according to a new study. Childhood-onset mental disorders are almost three times more frequent in children known to child protection services during early childhood, according to the …

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Nerve cell protection free from side effects

Adding human Epo enabled the brain cells of the locust (here stained with phalloidin and propidium iodide) to be saved. Credit: Ralf Heinrich The hormone erythropoietin (Epo) is a well-known doping substance that has a long history of abuse in endurance sports such as cycling. In addition to promoting red …

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Childhood TB shot may offer long-term protection from lung cancer

(HealthDay)—A tuberculosis vaccine commonly used in other parts of the world might reduce a person’s risk of developing lung cancer if given early in childhood, a six-decade-long study reports. The Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine is the only vaccine approved for preventing tuberculosis (TB)—a potentially fatal infectious disease that typically attacks …

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