Kids Health

Dollar Store items that are actually cheaper at Walmart

Dollar stores have a well-established reputation for stocking the most affordable items across the board. The clue, after all, is in the name. Most frugal shoppers may take it for granted that the best deals are available at discount chains like Dollar Tree, Dollar General, and Family Dollar. “Once seen as dumping grounds for liquidated and off-brand […]

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A tailor-made molecule that ties nerve connections

Researchers from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), UK and Japan have developed a neurologically acting protein and tested it in laboratory studies. In mice, the experimental compound ameliorated symptoms of certain neurological injuries and diseases, while on the microscopic level it was able to establish and repair connections between neurons. This proof-of-principle study […]

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Researchers identify microRNA that shows promise for hair regrowth

Researchers from North Carolina State University have identified a microRNA (miRNA) that could promote hair regeneration. This miRNA—miR-218-5p—plays an important role in regulating the pathway involved in follicle regeneration, and could be a candidate for future drug development. Hair growth depends on the health of dermal papillae (DP) cells, which regulate the hair follicle growth […]