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Support found for peer-mentoring diabetes management program

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 23:00
Teens and young adults welcome help to control type 1 diabetesManaging type 1 diabetes is a never-ending task that requires multiple blood glucose tests, carbohydrate calculations and insulin...

Enterovirus may be linked to paralysis in 12 Colorado children, study finds

Sat, 01/31/2015 - 23:00
More than 100 children in the US have developed a form of paralysis, cases of which coincide with outbreaks of enterovirus. Now, a new study suggests a link between the two.

Concentrating on word sounds helps reading instruction and intervention

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 23:00
UB researcher's findings point to the value of word sounds over visual processing during reading instruction or when diagnosing and treating reading disordersThese images highlight the brain...

Transgender children's gender identity is 'consistent and deeply held'

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 07:00
Researchers conclude new study should serve as “further evidence that transgender children do indeed exist and that this identity is a deeply held one.”

Starting football before age 12 linked to poorer memory, thinking in NFL players

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 07:00
A new study found former NFL players who began playing before the age of 12 performed much worse in memory and thinking tests than those who started playing after this age.

'Sleep spindles' turn experience into knowledge as babies nap

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 06:00
Recently, we looked at a study that showed napping improves babies' learning skills. Now, a new study explains the mechanism behind this sleep-learning association.

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