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Smoking bans linked with rapid fall in premature births

Smoking bans linked with rapid fall in premature births

Mar 30, – Bans on smoking in public places and the workplace in North America and Europe are linked to a 10 percent drop in premature births and the number of children going to the hospital for an asthma flare-up, according to a new study. The study authors said this positive trend occurred within one […]

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Girls’ brain connections may explain their faster maturity

Girls’ brain connections may explain their faster maturity

Dec 26, – As we grow older, our brains reorganize themselves, pruning and streamlining nerve fiber linkages to reduce overall network connectivity while selectively preserving long-distance connections that are crucial to information integration. Now, a team led by Newcastle University in the UK has found this brain streamlining starts earlier in girls, suggesting it may […]

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