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Being Predictable Is The Key to Nurturing Your Child's Brain Development

Being Predictable Is The Key to Nurturing Your Child’s Brain Development

Scientists have long known that the experiences you have during infancy and childhood play an important role in shaping how your brain matures and how you behave as an adult. But figuring out why this happens has been difficult.   Over the past 15 years, my team and I have been studying child brain development …

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New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest | CNN

New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest | CNN

CNN  —  Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 appear to escape antibody responses among both people who had previous Covid-19 infection and those who have been fully vaccinated and boosted, according to new data from researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, of Harvard Medical School. However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide substantial protection …

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New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest

New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest

However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide substantial protection against severe disease, and vaccine makers are working on updated shots that might elicit a stronger immune response against the variants. “We observed 3-fold reductions of neutralizing antibody titers induced by vaccination and infection against BA4 and BA5 compared with BA1 and BA2, which are …

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Some cancer patients can skip treatments, 2 studies show

Some cancer patients can skip treatments, 2 studies show

After surgery, some cancer patients can safely skip radiation or chemotherapy, according to two studies exploring shorter, gentler cancer care. Researchers are looking for ways to precisely predict which cancer patients can avoid unneeded treatment to cut down on harmful side effects and unnecessary costs. One new study used a blood test to determine which …

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