December 01, 2022

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Study finds that online learning during COVID-19 was detrimental to teen mental health, school satisfaction, performance

Study finds that online learning during COVID-19 was detrimental to teen mental health, school satisfaction, performance

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The COVID-19 pandemic changed the social and school world for teens as virtual learning or hybrid learning became the norm in 2020-21. The unprecedented shutdown of classroom learning caused undue stress, low levels of social inclusion and low satisfaction with school f...
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Q and A: How to avoid an ankle injury

Q and A: How to avoid an ankle injury

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my early 50s and enjoy an active lifestyle. I recently heard reports of an increase in ankle sprains and broken ankles particularly in an older population, due in part to both activity and aging. How can I avoid these injuries in the first pla...
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10 ways to prevent diabetes complications

10 ways to prevent diabetes complications

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain More than 37 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and more than 96 million adults in the U.S.—over one-third—have prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body use...
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Treating COPD

Treating COPD

Micrograph showing emphysema (left – large empty spaces) and lung tissue with relative preservation of the alveoli (right). Credit: Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 3.0 COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a leading cause of disability and death in the U.S., according to the American Lung Association....
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Q and A: Shingles: Not just a band of blisters

Q&A: Cervical disk replacement

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband has had terrible neck pain for a few years. It has gotten to the point where he cannot turn his head to either side enough to drive safely. We heard that replacing a disk in his neck might be the best option. Are there other things we should try first? ...
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Thesis on bioprosthetic aortic valves

Thesis on bioprosthetic aortic valves

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Michael Dismorr at the research group Thoracic Surgery, the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, defended his thesis “Epidemiological studies of bioprosthetic aortic valves” on November 18, 2022. What’s the main focus of your thesis? The focus...
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