Mothers’ diabetes may induce premature aging of neural tissue in early development of fetuses, leading to birth defects

More than 3 million women of birthing age in the U.S. and 60 million in the world have diabetes—a disease that occurs when blood sugar is too high. Even when controlled with insulin, and blood sugar levels are kept mostly in check, maternal diabetes can cause permanent damage to the fetus. About 300,000 to 400,000 […]

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Duane Brown, Russell Wilson cleared the air after Wilson expressed frustration at getting hit

There was a question immediately after last season about whether Russell Wilson would play for the Seahawks in 2021. Left tackle Duane Brown said he believed the quarterback would return, and months later, he didn’t doubt his presence in the lineup. The Seahawks reworked Brown’s deal, ending his hold-in this week. All is well in […]

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Balkan countries and Poland rank highest in lung cancer risk for ages 50 to 69, attributable to air pollution

Five European countries rank highest for lung cancer risk among those aged 50 to 69 years attributable to air pollution, according to research presented in today’s Presidential Symposium Plenary Session at the IASLC 2021 World Conference on Lung Cancer. Although tobacco smoke is clearly a major cause of lung cancer, a recent analysis determined that […]

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Zoom plans to add real-time translation for 12 languages next year

Especially in a post-pandemic world, our reliance on the internet and communication tools based on it keeps growing, making contact with people from diverse origins basically unavoidable. Zoom seems to be thinking about that, as it plans new features for its video chat platform that hopefully will facilitate comprehension between users of many different nationalities. […]

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