Moms’ Obesity May Affect Fetal Brain Development

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2020 — Obesity during pregnancy may hinder fetal brain development, a new study suggests. Development of brain areas involved in decision-making and behavior may be affected as early as the second trimester, New York University researchers said. For the study, the researchers examined nearly 200 groups of active nerve cells in the […]

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Education Benefits the Brain Over a Lifetime

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2020 — A new study confirms what your parents always told you: Getting an education opens the door to career opportunities and higher salaries. But it may also benefit your well-being in old age. “The total amount of formal education that people receive is related to their average levels of cognitive [mental] […]

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Lilly initiates Phase 3 trial of LY-CoV555 for prevention of COVID-19 at long-term care facilities in partnership with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced the initiation of BLAZE-2, a Phase 3 trial studying LY-CoV555 for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 in residents and staff at long-term care facilities in the U.S. (skilled nursing facilities, commonly referred to as nursing homes, and assisted living facilities). LY-CoV555, the lead antibody from Lilly’s […]

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Narcissists Are Blind to Their Own Mistakes

TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2020 — Narcissists don’t learn from their mistakes because they don’t acknowledge them, a new study shows. When faced with a poor outcome due to their decisions, most people ask, “What should I have done differently to avoid this outcome?” But a narcissist says, “No one could have seen this coming,” according […]

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