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  • Brain disease transmitted by tick bites may be treatable
    on April 9, 2021 at 6:58 pm

    The virus that causes tick-borne encephalitis appears to trick the immune system, misdirecting it into producing inferior antibodies. But new research shows some people produce more potent antibodies, providing hope for treatment.

  • Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk
    on April 9, 2021 at 4:47 pm

    Psychosocial stress – typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments – may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to a new study.

  • Masculine traits linked to better parenting for some dads
    on April 9, 2021 at 2:45 pm

    In some men, having traditional masculine characteristics such as competitiveness and adventurousness was linked to being better fathers to infants, a new study found. But the men in this study – highly educated and from dual-earner couples – combined those stereotypically masculine traits with the belief that they should be nurturing, highly involved fathers.

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