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If You Think A Loved One Is Suicidal, Ask Them About It

Talking about feelings of hopelessness. Refusing to make future plans. Hinting about how they might take their own life—those are just three signs that someone you love might be having suicidal thoughts. It’s scary, but with suicide being the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention […]

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Biochemists described a new mechanism for autoimmunity suppression

RUDN biochemists suggested a new mechanism by which the human body prevents the development of autoimmune diseases, allergies and implant rejection. They report that regulatory T-cells are able to suppress the reproduction of autoimmune cells. The work was published in Molecular Immunology. The ability of the body to resist pathogenic factors is under the control […]

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Physician Assistants Match Medical Residents in ICU Skills

FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 — Physician assistants (PAs) exhibit equal performance on clinical skills as medical residents (MRs) with six to 24 months of experience in the intensive care unit (ICU), according to a study recently published in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. Anneke J.A.H. van Vught, Ph.D., from the HAN University of […]

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Toddlers prefer winners, but avoid those who win by force

They have only just learnt to walk and talk — and have only just started to develop social relationships with children of their own age. Yet, these tiny toddlers already use cues of social status to decide which people they prefer or would rather avoid. This has just been established by researchers from Aarhus BSS […]