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New app reliably determines physicians' skills in forming accurate, efficient diagnoses  NEWS MEDICAL · 32 minutes
Assessing the accuracy and value of an increasingly popular and free online patient management app, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and other institutions say that physicians... more
Newly designed molecule could benefit people with Friedrich's Ataxia  NEWS MEDICAL · 32 minutes
Skin cells taken from patients with a rare genetic disorder are up to ten times more sensitive to damage from ultraviolet A radiation in laboratory tests, than those from a... more
New blood test detects genetic disorders in fetuses  NEWS MEDICAL · 32 minutes
Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a new blood test for genetic disorders that may allow parents to learn about the health of their baby as early as 11 weeks into pregnancy. more
Researchers use radio-telemetry to track the habitats of bottlenose dolphins  NEWS MEDICAL · 32 minutes
Using telemetry units in hospitals to monitor patient health is standard practice. Now, a similar approach is proving to be invaluable for dolphins, too. more
Innovative compound offers a new therapeutic approach to treat multiple sclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 32 minutes
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. This debilitating condition periodically shutters communication between the brain and other parts... more
Mitochondrial proteotoxicity appears to be epicentre of molecular pathogenesis  NEWS MEDICAL · 32 minutes
Researchers at the University of Helsinki uncovered the mechanisms for a novel cellular stress response arising from the toxicity of newly synthesized proteins. more
A holistic approach key to minimize treatment complexity in patients with interstitial lung disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Patients with interstitial lung disease—a group of disorders causing progressive scarring of lung tissue—are often prescribed various medications that specifically... more
Vitamin D supplementation less effective in the presence of obesity, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
A new Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study confirms that vitamin D supplementation is less effective in the presence of obesity, and it... more
Phase 1 data reinforce safety profile of new drug for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have few treatment options. Medications currently available or in development either target only a... more
Surgery and other treatments offer viable options for adult scoliosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
For years, spine surgeons have debated the best methods for treating scoliosis in adults. Spinal curvature often results in more back pain, leg pain and other symptoms for... more
PET scans show biomarkers could spare some breast cancer patients from chemotherapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
In an effort to further individualize therapy and avoid over-treating patients, researchers report a new study using PET scans has identified a biomarker that... more
New mechanisms regulating neural stem cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
The use of stem cells to repair organs is one of the foremost goals of modern regenerative medicine. Scientists have discovered that the protein Akna plays a key role in this process. It controls, for example,... more
News study reanalyzes the effects of noncaloric sweeteners on gut microbiota  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
There is currently not enough evidence related to the effects of noncaloric sweeteners on appetite, short‑term intake, and risk of suffering from cancer or diabetes, as... more
How to treat depression in prison -- and why it matters  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
The first randomized study of its kind reveals effective treatment for prisoners suffering from mental illness. more
Dermal disruption: Amphibian skin bacteria is more diverse in cold, variable environments  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers swabbed more than 2300 animals representing 205 amphibian species to better understand the ecology of their skin bacteria. They asked which environmental factors... more
Smoking cessation may reduce risk of rheumatoid arthritis  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Analysis of data from the Nurses' Health Studies demonstrates for first time that behavior change can delay or even prevent the most severe form of rheumatoid arthritis. more
Seeing through another's eyes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
New research provides direct evidence that we can take others' perspectives because we spontaneously form mental images of how the world looks to the other person, so that we can virtually see through their eyes and make judgements as if... more
Focusing on the fovea  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Using high-throughput genetic sequencing methods, scientists have created the first cellular atlas of the primate retina, an important foundation for researchers to build on as they seek to understand how vision works in primates, including humans, and how vision can... more
How blood vessels protect the brain during inflammation  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers have discovered how blood vessels protect the brain during inflammation -- a finding that could lead to the development of new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases such as stroke, epilepsy and multiple... more
Strategies to treat HIV fall short in rural areas  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
Stigma around HIV and AIDS are sometimes prevalent in rural communities. more
Medical News Today: How to reduce your risk of asthma  MNT · 6 hours
Asthma risk factors include smoking, dust mites, and environmental pollutants, as well as many others. Steering clear of these risk factors can help people avoid developing the condition.... more
Three years into soda tax, sugary drink consumption down more than 50 percent in Berkeley  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Consumption of sugary drinks dropped 52 percent among Berkeley's low-income residents in the three years after the city... more
Chemical added to consumer products impairs response to antibiotic treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Triclosan exposure may inadvertently drive bacteria into a state in which they are able to tolerate normally lethal concentrations of antibiotics -- including those antibiotics that are commonly... more
Medical News Today: What are the early signs of dementia?  MNT · 8 hours
There are 10 early signs and symptoms of dementia, including misplacing things, difficulty solving problems, and confusing times and places. Learn about the other signs in this article. more
Healthy menu options in handwritten typeface prompt positive response  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Food can conjure up all kinds of warm and fuzzy feelings—childhood nostalgia, memories of road trips, or just the simple comfort of a nourishing cup of soup. more
Design principles for disease-sensing nanomaterials  nanowerk · 8 hours
The detailed findings in a new paper could lead to more precise, effective methods of treating and diagnosing a variety of diseases, including cancers. more
Medical News Today: How to stop yourself or someone else from cutting  MNT · 9 hours
Cutting is a type of self-harm. Although it can be a challenging habit to break, there are many ways to prevent yourself or others... more
GI neuroimmune disruption contributes to Gulf War Illness  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Many Persian Gulf War veterans experience Gulf War Illness (GWI), a chronic condition with symptoms ranging from gastrointestinal to neurological. While exposure to the anti-nerve gas pyridostigmine bromide (PB) is linked to... more
Seasonal and geographic trends in syphilis  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
Much of the public health impact of syphilis revolves around its impact on fetuses and neonates through the mother-to-child transmission of the disease. Researchers reporting have now analyzed temporal and demographic patterns in gestational syphilis (GS)... more
DeepSqueak: Deep Learning-Based System Decodes Rodent Chatter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 9 hours
Deep learning has recently revolutionized the field of machine hearing and vision, by allowing computers to perform human-like activities including seeing, listening,... more
Design principles for disease-sensing nanomaterials  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A new article outlines novel design guidance that could rapidly advance development of disease-sensing nanomaterials for use in new drug development. more
Fruit fly wing research reshapes understanding of how organs form  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
How do fruit flies grow their wings? Scientists discovered a surprising answer that could one day help diagnose and treat human genetic diseases. Even when scientists manipulate cells... more
Sun Protection to patients with rare genetic disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Skin cells taken from patients with a rare genetic disorder are up to ten times more sensitive to damage from ultraviolet A (AVA) radiation in laboratory tests, than those from a healthy... more
Scientists uncover how high-fat diet drives colorectal cancer growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A new study suggests that high-fat diets fuel colorectal cancer growth by upsetting the balance of bile acids in the intestine and triggering a hormonal signal that lets potentially cancerous... more
New paper provides design principles for disease-sensing nanomaterials  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Scientists have long sought to develop drug therapies that can more precisely diagnose, target and effectively treat life-threatening illness such as cancer, cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases. One promising approach is the design... more
No, scientists didn't find a cure for HPV: Here’s what you need to know  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
A viral news story claimed a group of Mexican scientists found a cure for human papillomavirus and the cancers it... more
Genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, in collaboration with several other institutions, have discovered a genetic defect linked to Biliary atresia, the most common pediatric cause of end-stage liver... more
Sustained smoking cessation can lower risk of seropositive RA  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Smoking is an important risk factor for developing the most common form of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases, but a critical question remains: Can those who quit smoking delay or prevent RA or... more
Unhealthy diet linked to poor mental health  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
A study has found that poor mental health is linked with poor diet quality -- regardless of personal characteristics such as gender age, education, age, marital status and income level. more
Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ How safe are your supplements?  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
The federal government's annual projections of health spending for the next decade suggest that it will go up faster than in recent years. more
Global health burden of glaucoma has increased, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
The health burden of glaucoma has continuously increased around the globe in the past 25 years, according to an Acta Opthalmologica study. more
Medical News Today: How to tell if your baby has asthma  MNT · 10 hours
Potential signs of asthma in babies include flared nostrils, lethargy, and coughing. Learn more about the signs of asthma in babies and when to see a... more
Electric car batteries inspire safer, cheaper way to make compounds used in medicines  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Inspired by the refined electrochemistry of electric car batteries, scientists have developed a battery-like system that allows them to make potential advancements... more
Spotting slavery from space, and using iPads for communication disorders  Science Magazine · 10 hours
On this week’s show: We go to the AAAS annual meeting to talk communication disorders, we use satellites to spy on modern slavery, and we read a book... more
Choreographed entanglement dances: Topological states of quantum matter  Science Magazine · 10 hours
It has long been thought that all different phases of matter arise from symmetry breaking. Without symmetry breaking, there would be no pattern, and matter would be featureless. However, it is now... more
A pharmacological master key mechanism that unlocks the selectivity filter gate in K+ channels  Science Magazine · 10 hours
Potassium (K+) channels have been evolutionarily tuned for activation by diverse biological stimuli, and pharmacological activation is thought to target... more
Study finds motor skills problems in children exposed during pregnancy to plasticizer chemicals  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Scientists with the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health report motor skills problems... more
Dietary fiber helps to aggregate gut particles, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Food, microbes, and medicine all clump together as they move through our gut. Sticky molecules secreted into our intestines bind the gut particles in the same way that flour holds... more
Factors associated with increased risk of developing surgical site infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
In an International Wound Journal study of 4,818 older patients undergoing elective orthopedic surgeries, five risk factors were linked with an increased risk of developing surgical site infections,... more
Medical News Today: Why sleep is good for your arteries  MNT · 11 hours
A study of mice has uncovered an anti-inflammatory mechanism, involving a brain hormone through which good sleep can slow plaque buildup in arteries. more
New 'interspecies communication' strategy between gut bacteria and mammalian hosts uncovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Bacteria in the gut do far more than help digest food in the stomachs of their hosts; they can also tell the genes in their mammalian... more
Women with more social support are less likely to die prematurely  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
In the largest study to explore the impact of perceived social support on cardiovascular disease and mortality, researchers found postmenopausal women aged 50-79 with higher perceived... more
Electric car batteries inspire safer, cheaper way to make compounds used in medicines  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Recent advances in battery technology, from the engineering of their cases to the electrochemistry that takes place inside them, has enabled the... more
A Woman Died After Reportedly Eating Prized Mushrooms at Fancy Restaurant in Spain  LIVE SCIENCE · 11 hours
A woman has died and more than two dozen others are ill after eating at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Spain. more
Review of modern cases of leprosy  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Leprosy has a history that has spanned centuries and societies across the globe. Yet, it continues to be a problem -- even in the modern era. Sufferers from the chronic and infectious skin disease still face... more
Dermal disruption: Amphibian skin bacteria is more diverse in cold, variable environments  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Amphibians are victims of lethal skin-disease epidemics. In the first global-scale study, researchers from 31 universities and research centers, including the Smithsonian Tropical Research... more
Method assesses health and size of lizard populations  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Monitoring programs that survey many wildlife species at the same time across large geographic regions are important for informing conservation decisions, but reptiles are often missing from these efforts because they are... more
Medical News Today: Through my eyes: Opiate addiction  MNT · 12 hours
I remember my doctor telling me, 'Now, don’t get hooked on these sweetheart,' but it was too late. I already was. This is the story of my opiate addiction. more
Pioneering study could offer protection to patients with rare genetic disease  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Skin cells taken from patients with a rare genetic disorder are up to ten times more sensitive to damage from ultraviolet A (AVA) radiation in laboratory... more
Overweight, obesity in adolescence associated with increased risk of renal cancer later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Being overweight has been linked with a higher risk of developing a form of kidney cancer called renal cell carcinoma... more
Saffron may be a promising herbal alternative for treating ADHD  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
A new short-term pilot study in children and teens 6-17 years old with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder has shown saffron to be as effective at controlling symptoms as methylphenidate,... more
Consumption of allium vegetables linked to reduced colorectal cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Consumption of allium vegetables—which include garlic, leeks, and onions—was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study of men and women in China. more
New compound offers superior therapeutic approach to treat MS  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Previous studies have shown that estrogens and estrogen-like compounds reduce multiple sclerosis-like inflammation and disability in mice. At first glance these treatments appear promising, but they carry a host of... more
New iridium catalyst enables efficient selective synthesis of valuable drug ingredients  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
The researchers found that transient formation of hydrogen bonding between a substrate and the catalyst induced such high segregation in the reaction. By using inexpensive and... more
Junk food is linked to both moderate and severe psychological distress  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
The study revealed that California adults who consumed more unhealthy food were also more likely to report symptoms of either moderate or severe psychological distress than... more
EEG helps scientists predict epileptic seizures minutes in advance  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
A new study shows that acetate, an acid found in some foods, may help doctors intervene when seizures are imminent. Scientists can monitor the brain activity of a specific cell... more
CASSINI Trial publishes data on preventing blood clots in cancer patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Researchers have published the first clinical study investigating the use of the direct oral anticoagulant, rivaroxaban, to prevent blood clots in patients with cancer at high-risk.... more
HIV drug could improve recovery after stroke  Science Magazine · 13 hours
A protein that may hinder the brain’s regrowth after damage points researchers to an unexpected treatment more
Yeasts reach across tree of life to domesticate suite of bacterial genes  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
An insect's gut might seem an inhospitable place to settle in, but diverse microbes nonetheless make their home there. Yet in the gut, there's... more
Fruit fly wing research reshapes understanding of how organs form  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
How do fruit flies grow their wings? Rutgers scientists discovered a surprising answer that could one day help diagnose and treat human genetic diseases. more
BMS survey: Only half of GP practice buildings are fit for purpose  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Only half of GP practice buildings in England are fit for purpose, with surgeries too small to meet the demands of growing populations, a... more
Only 52% of EMS practitioners have confidence in recognizing sepsis, survey finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Today, Sepsis Alliance and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians released the results of their Sepsis and EMS survey. more
The new exercise trend that's made for everyone  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Bringing the science of high intensity interval training (HIIT) into everyday life could be the key to helping unfit, overweight people get more of the exercise they need to improve their health,... more
Coping with cancer: Partners can reframe challenging situations  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Spouses can help breast cancer patients with coping by positively reframing the cancer experience and other negative experiences. In general, positive reframing -- finding the silver lining -- was associated with less... more
Health-related Google searches doubled in week before ER visits  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Patients are often willing to share their Google search histories with medical researchers, revealing that many people do searches on their condition well before deciding to go to the hospital. more
New 'smart drug' shows promise for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
A clinical trial has found that patients responded to a new 'smart drug' for women with an aggressive form of breast cancer. more
Antibody therapy training phagocytes to destroy tumors now tested on patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
An immunotherapeutic antibody therapy re-educates macrophages to activate passivated cytotoxic T cells to kill cancer. The antibody therapy prevented the growth of tumours in several mouse... more
Radio-tracking dolphins reveals intimate details about their behavior  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Using telemetry units in hospitals to monitor patient health is standard practice. Now, a similar approach is proving to be invaluable for dolphins, too. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic... more
Consuming garlic and onions may lower colorectal cancer risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Consumption of allium vegetables -- which include garlic, leeks, and onions -- was linked with a reduced risk of in colorectal cancer in a study of men and women in... more
Nearly two-thirds of American children live in asset poverty, new study shows  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
More than 63 percent of American children and 55 percent of Americans live in "asset" poverty, meaning they have few or no assets to... more
Single mothers spend more on children's health in hard times  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
When money is tight, single mothers spend more of their health care dollars on their children than themselves, while two-parent families are less likely to make changes, according... more
Dietary fiber helps clump material in your gut  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Food, microbes, and medicine all clump together as they move through our gut. Sticky molecules secreted into our intestines bind the gut particles in the same way that flour holds a ball... more
Bedfont Scientific named Exporter of the Year at SEHTA Awards  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Bedfont Scientific Ltd., who has specialized in the design and manufacture of breath analysis medical devices for over 40 years, was named Exporter of the Year at the... more
Bacteria can survive starvation in zombie mode  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Bacteria that are exposed to a hostile environment, for example with antibiotics or very few nutrients, can sometimes survive by 'going to sleep." Biologists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have discovered an unknown,... more
Climate change: Obsession with plastic pollution distracts attention from bigger environmental challenges  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
By now, most of us have heard that the use of plastics is a big issue for the environment. Partly fuelled by the success... more
New mechanisms regulating neural stem cells  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
The use of stem cells to repair organs is one of the foremost goals of modern regenerative medicine. Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) have discovered that the protein Akna... more
Supplying high-quality cancer-imaging isotopes  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Zirconium-89 is a radionuclide that's just right for cancer tumor imaging. When the isotope is combined with a tumor-seeking molecule, it lasts long enough in the body to find the tumor and to be imaged. Researchers developed a less labor... more
Measles epidemic in Madagascar kills more than 900, says WHO  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths more
The American Heart Association issues new reference toolkit for healthcare providers  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
With nearly half of American adults having elevated blood pressure, it’s important for everyone to understand that some common habits may affect blood pressure, making the... more
Scientists uncover new mechanisms regulating neural stem cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
The use of stem cells to repair organs is one of the foremost goals of modern regenerative medicine. Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich have discovered that... more
Ignaz Semmelweis' statue unveiled at MedUni Vienna  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
The 200th anniversary of Ignaz Semmelweis' birth was commemorated on 1 July 2018. On Wednesday evening, a statue of the doctor, kindly donated by Semmelweis University Budapest, was unveiled at MedUni Vienna, in memory... more
PENTAX Medical introduces new electrosurgical and argon plasma coagulation platforms  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
PENTAX Medical announces the addition of new dedicated electrosurgical and argon plasma coagulation platforms – the ENDO ARC and ENDO PLUS – to its therapeutic accessories range. more
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Prenatal forest fire exposure stunts children's growth
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Medical News Today: What are the best lower chest exercises?
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Diagnosing 'art acne' in Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings
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5 ways to protect yourself from heart disease during American Heart Month
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Large-scale clinical trial begins to study liver transplantation between people with HIV
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Vets can do more to reduce the suffering of flat-faced dog breeds
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Stress-free training may enhance surgical skill
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Cladding fire risks have been known for years. Lives depend on acting now, with no more delays
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Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many ways besides climate change
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Leviticus Cardio and Jarvik Heart reveal novel wireless heart pump system
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Insulin in a pill from MIT researchers
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Deepfake videos could destroy trust in society—here's how to restore it
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Engineering researcher works to make auto seatbelts safer for obese people
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Aggregated social amoebae need physical contact rather than chemical signals for motivation
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Building self-tests for the world's most common infectious diseases—with paper
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Call for a global alert on Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo
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I Am and I Will: The Steps We Can All Take This World Cancer Day
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Research using atom probe tomography reveals chinks in iron crystals that can 'heal'
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Medical News Today: Best exercises and remedies for plantar fasciitis
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The Truth About E-cigarettes: Quit Smoking this World Cancer Day
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