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Armed Forces personnel who are medically discharged most likely to struggle with transition into civilian life

New research from the King’s Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR) at King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London has found that those who are discharged from the military in an unplanned way (including as a result of medical problems) have worse mental health outcomes than those leaving […]

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The Real Reason People Are Getting Palm Line Surgery

For thousands of years, people have been using palm readings — also called chiromancy or palmistry — to divine an individual’s future. No one is totally sure how or where palmistry began, but scholars of the practice believe it started in ancient India and worked its way through Asia and Europe as merchants took the […]

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Here Are The Best Fitness Tracking Apps In 2021

Gym goers and fitness enthusiasts were less than thrilled when their favorite workout spots were shut down during the COVID-19 lockdown. This unanticipated situation forced people to get creative with their workouts, but they rose to the challenge. Many people looking to get their workout on purchased in-home gym equipment, and even more turned to […]

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3 mRNA vaccines researchers are working on (that aren’t COVID)

The world’s first mRNA vaccines—the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna—have made it in record time from the laboratory, through successful clinical trials, regulatory approval and into people’s arms. The high efficiency of protection against severe disease, the safety seen in clinical trials and the speed with which the vaccines were designed are set to […]

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Scientists are building more comprehensive tests for COVID-19

New strains of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may have greater transmissibility or altered virulence, or may exhibit resistance to the current vaccines. Now, scientists are racing to develop better ways to detect emerging SARS-CoV-2 strains among the high number of diagnosed infections. Johns Hopkins assistant professor of pathology Ben Larman, Ph.D., and his […]