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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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Study finds: Highest-Risk Smokers Benefit Most From CT Scan Screening

Study finds: Highest-Risk Smokers Benefit Most From CT Scan Screening

July 18, – For medical groups considering developing lung cancer screening guidelines, this study should provide a way to refine recommendations based on who benefits most, Katki said. Using low-dose CT scans to screen for lung cancer could prevent many deaths among those at highest risk, a new study suggests. But only a few deaths […]

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