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Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD

This is not entirely true for all patients, but some adults have been proven to have the syndrome in their childhood years and today have fully recovered from the condition. The researchers studied MRIs of the brain to identify the regions possibly affected by ADHD, but Posner says it's not practical to use MRIs to diagnose the disorder-at least not yet.

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ME chefs, restaurants nominated for coveted James Beard Awards

Meanwhile, the James Beard Foundation once again honored Scott Anderson of Princeton's Elements, Joey Baldino of Collingswood's Zeppoli and Dan Richer of Jersey City's Razza Pizza Artigianale of Jersey City with nominations for best chef Mid-Atlantic.

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Neighbors concerned after rat-borne disease death in the Bronx

It's the first time that a cluster of leptospirosis has ever been identified. The three cases occurred in the last two months in a Bronx neighborhood. "This is actually in one of the department's 15 rat reservoir areas in the Bronx", Bassett said. Some people who are infected may not develop symptoms, while others may have a mild illness with fever, headache chills, muscle aches, vomiting, or diarrhea.

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Scientific Study Determines the Hottest Dance Moves for Women

The study , published in the journal Nature , suggests dancing plays an integral role in how we judge each other, particularly when we're looking for a potential partner. Researchers at the University of Washington previously found that dancers with good body symmetry were more attractive to viewers , possibly because symmetry is seen to be linked with healthy genes.

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Bishops reaffirm support for refugees as judges scrutinize Trump policy

The Washington Times reported on Thursday that since the February 3 suspension of Mr. Trump's order by a federal judge, 77 percent of the 1,100 refugees who had entered the country had been from the seven countries targeted in the order, with almost a third hailing from Syria alone.

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Marathon Pharmaceuticals' Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug wins FDA approval

Individuals with the disorder usually lose the ability to walk, and typically die in their 20s. Marathon Pharmaceuticals executive vice president of research & development Timothy Cunniff said: "For the first time, patients in the US with Duchenne will have widespread access to an FDA approved medicine that is indicated for all genetic forms of the condition".