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Health and Wellness Headlines for February 6

Hibernating hamsters could provide new clues to Alzheimer’s disease

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 6, 2019, 9:46 am.

Syrian hamsters are golden-haired rodents often kept as house pets. Cold and darkness can cause the animals to hibernate for three to four d… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


How fibrosis develops in butterfly syndrome patients

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 6, 2019, 9:45 am.

Researchers have pinpointed how fibrosis develops in butterfly syndrome patients. The discovery points to a potential treatment for the debi… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


New therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis successfully tested on mice

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 6, 2019, 9:45 am.

Researchers have demonstrated the efficacy in mice of a new therapy that addresses the main manifestation of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Scientists seeking to regrow kidneys make promising discovery

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 6, 2019, 9:45 am.

Scientists seeking to regrow damaged kidneys have discovered that blocked kidneys in newborns have a remarkable ability to repair themselves… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Voluntary control of brainwaves in deep brain of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 6, 2019, 9:11 am.

Patients with Parkinson’s disease can voluntarily control beta waves in their deep brain — a finding that suggests a new approach for manag… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Excessive weight gain in early childhood affects teenage heart health: Early life weight gain can set teenagers up for poor health outcomes — ScienceDaily

Story from Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on February 6, 2019, 9:11 am.

Excessive weight gain in children under two years can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in teenage years including increased… Read the full story on Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily.

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