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Healthy lifestyle may help mitigate high genetic risk of cancer

Healthy lifestyle factors such as abstinence from smoking and drinking, low body mass index, and exercise correlated with decreased cancer incidence, even in individuals with a high genetic risk. As genetic research continues to uncover loci, or areas in DNA, with specific changes that influence cancer risk, researchers can define polygenic risk scores (PRS) —… Read More »

Cambridge Broadband Networks Group: “Utilize the growing availability of spectrum via high performance solutions to win the 5G race”

Boston, USA, June 17, 2021 – If US operators are to reap the rewards of 5G, they must adopt solutions that enable the deployment of networks using under-utilized frequency spectrum bands, Paul Wright, VP of Sales and Customer Operations at Cambridge Broadband Networks Group (CBNG), said today. Over the next five years, it is expected… Read More »

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

High Prevalence of OCD in Pregnant and Postpartum Women

While we have relatively limited information regarding the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OC) during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Previous studies have indicated that women may be more vulnerable to the onset of OCD during the postpartum period. Other studies indicate that women with OCD  may experience worsening of OCD symptoms during pregnancy and the… Read More »

High rates of starting and staying on PrEP in pregnant South African women, despite barriers

High initiation and persistence on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been documented in pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa, with 91% of those offered PrEP starting it and nearly half of those continuing to take PrEP six months later. While women who had given birth and those reporting side effects were less likely to stay… Read More »