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Health and Wellness Headlines for January 29

Newspaper ‘hierarchy’ of injury glamorizes war

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 29, 2020, 9:47 am.

British newspapers are routinely glamorizing combat by creating a moral separation between combat and non-combat injuries, according to new … Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Genetics contributes to mental health risks in adoptees

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 29, 2020, 9:47 am.

The adoption of children is a fundamental method of building families. However, adoptees may face subsequent adaptive challenges associated … Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Disease-aggravating mutation found in a mouse model of neonatal mitochondrial disease

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 29, 2020, 9:47 am.

The new mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) variant drastically speeds up the disease progression in a mouse model of GRACILE syndrome. This discovery… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Brain networks come ‘online’ during adolescence to prepare teenagers for adult life

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on January 29, 2020, 9:47 am.

New brain networks come ‘online’ during adolescence, allowing teenagers to develop more complex adult social skills, but potentially putting… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Despite high population immunity among children and adolescents following three rounds of measles vaccine supplementary immunization activities, sustained measles virus transmission still occurred among adults in this community.

Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on January 29, 2020, 8:43 am.

PMID:  Vaccine. 2016 12 12 ;34(51):6539-6544. Epub 2016 Jun 18. PMID: 27329182 Abstract Title:  Measles transmission among adults with spr… Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.


Despite a 95% coverage rate of two measles-containing vaccine doses, endemic measles persists in China.

Story from GreenMedInfo. Originally posted on January 29, 2020, 8:43 am.

PMID:  Vaccine. 2016 12 12 ;34(51):6553-6560. Epub 2016 Mar 21. PMID: 27013438 Abstract Title:  Risk factors for measles infection in 0-7 … Read the full story on GreenMedInfo.

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