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Ivanhoe Insider for 4/9/2014

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider
Today's News Flashes
Sneezes and Coughs Create Gas Clouds 
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A gas cloud made up of small droplets from a sneeze or cough can travel five to 200 times further than previously thought, according to a new study from MIT.(More)
Childhood Obesity Costs $14 Billion 
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Childhood obesity costs $19,000 per child over a lifetime, according to an analysis at the Duke Global Health Institute and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore. When multiplied by the number of obese 10-year-olds in the U.S., lifetime medical costs reach $14 billion.(More)
New Drug Targets in Pediatric Brain Tumors?
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Scientists at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and McGill University have found several molecular alterations that drive cancer while studying a rare, deadly brain tumor in children.(More)
Antipsychotic Use in Kids with ADHD
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A new report in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology reports that off-label use of antipsychotic drugs to treat children in the foster care system with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is on the rise.(More)
New Study Doubts Mammal Heart Regeneration
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - The mammalian heart has generally been considered to lack the ability to repair itself after surgery. However, a 2011 study provided evidence for complete regeneration after resection of the apex of hearts in mice. In a new study researchers tried to replicate these recent findings but failed to uncover evidence of complete regeneration.(More)

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