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Which surgery works best for lower back pain?

Which surgery works best for lower back pain?

Which surgery works best for lower back pain? Which surgery works best for lower back pain? (HealthDay)—Patients with lower back problems often worry about how much time they’ll need to recover if they have surgery. A new study finds similar results for two common minimally invasive spine procedures. Surgery may …

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    Discovering how the brain works through computation

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    Discovering how the brain works through computation Discovering how the brain works through computation Credit: CC0 Public Domain Accelerating progress in neuroscience is helping us understand the big picture—how animals behave and which brain areas are involved in bringing about these behaviors—and also the small picture—how molecules, neurons, and synapses …

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      Social distancing works: Here’s the math

      Social distancing works: Here's the math 1

      Credit: CC0 Public Domain Considerable uncertainty surrounds Covid-19—how long it will take before a vaccine is developed, the death rate amongst cases and even how many cases there have been so far. But there is one thing of which we can be sure: social distancing works, according to a mathematical …

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        New treatment for childhood anxiety works by changing parent behavior

        New treatment for childhood anxiety works by changing parent behavior 2

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) reports that an entirely parent-based treatment, SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions), is as efficacious as individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders. Anxiety …

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          Exercise works for those beginning cancer treatment

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          Credit: CC0 Public Domain Associate Professor Anthony Leicht was part of an international group led by Professor John Saxton from Northumbria University and the University of East Anglia that studied how exercise might help prostate cancer sufferers who were about to start Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT). The initial treatment for …

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            Simple method to prevent HIV in South Africa and Uganda works

            Simple method to prevent HIV in South Africa and Uganda works 4

            A mobile van (a third of the way center left) to dispense antiretroviral treatment is dispensed in one of five communities in South Africa and Uganda. Credit: Delivery Optimization for Antiretroviral Therapy In parts of Africa, where the rate of HIV is high, researchers found that using mobile vans to …

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