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People successfully treated for visceral leishmaniasis can still infect others, study confirms  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 minutes
The results of an innovative "infectivity" study conducted by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh... more
Intestinal microbes may affect course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 41 minutes
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have shown in mice that intestinal microbes, collectively termed the gut microbiome, may affect the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known... more
Researchers identify encephalitis as rare toxicity of immunotherapy treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 41 minutes
After a cancer patient receiving an immunotherapy developed encephalitis and died 18 months into treatment, researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigated why the complication occurred, performing a molecular analysis of... more
Lots of lead in the water? Maybe manganese is to blame  PHYS.ORG · 54 minutes
Manganese is not a particularly toxic mineral. In fact, people need a little in their diets to remain healthy. more
Dermal tattoo sensors for the detection of blood pH change and metabolite levels  nanowerk · 2 hours
The art of tattooing may have found a diagnostic twist. A team of scientists has developed permanent dermal sensors that can be... more
Unique hybrid implant first installed to a cat  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A scientific team from a small innovative enterprise, Biomimetix, based at the National University of Science and Technology MISIS together with their colleagues from the N.N. Blokhin National Medical Research Centre of... more
Researchers develop new chip for superior forensic blood residue detection  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have developed a new chip device that offers superior identification of miniscule blood residues for forensic applications. more
School psychologists develop intervention to reduce hallway disruptions  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A gamelike intervention developed by school psychology researchers in UT's College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences may help reduce hallway disruptions among elementary school children. more
Risk of neural tube defects higher for babies of women on HIV therapy with dolutegravir  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Children born to women on HIV therapy containing the drug dolutegravir since conception have a slightly higher risk... more
Combined online self-management for pain, associated anxiety and depression works  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Online symptom self-management works to decrease pain, anxiety and depression and for some, online self-management plus nurse telecare helps even more according to a new study. Pain is... more
Beyond finding a gene: Same repeated stretch of DNA in three neurodegenerative diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Four different rare diseases are all caused by the same short segment of DNA repeated too many times, a mutation researchers call... more
Using visual imagery to find your true passions  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
You may think you know what you like -- how to spend your time or what profession to pursue. But a new study suggests that your pre-existing self-beliefs, as well as cultural... more
Parasitic plants use stolen genes to make them better parasites  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Some parasitic plants steal genetic material from their host plants and use the stolen genes to more effectively siphon off the host's nutrients. A new study led by... more
Molecular sensor scouts DNA damage and supervises repair  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
In the time it takes you to read this sentence, every cell in your body suffers some form of DNA damage. Without vigilant repair, cancer would run rampant, and now scientists at... more
Congo's health minister quits over Ebola response changes  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Congo's Health Minister Oly Ilunga resigned from his post Monday to protest the president's decision to take over management of the response to the Ebola outbreak more
New deactivation mechanism for switch proteins detected  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
A new mechanism for the deactivation of switch proteins has been identified. Switch proteins such as Ras regulate many processes in the body and affect diseases such as cancer. more
First impressions go a long way in the immune system  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
An algorithm that predicts the immune response to a pathogen could lead to early diagnosis for such diseases as tuberculosis. more
Overstuffed cancer cells may have an Achilles' heel  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
In a study using yeast cells and data from cancer cell lines, scientists report they have found a potential weak spot among cancer cells that have extra sets of chromosomes, the structures... more
Heart disease biomarker linked to paleo diet  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
People who follow the paleo diet have twice the amount of a key blood biomarker linked closely to heart disease, the world's first major study examining the impact of the diet on gut bacteria... more
Targeting old bottleneck reveals new anticancer drug strategy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
The enzyme ribonucleotide reductase is a bottleneck for cancer cell growth. Scientists have identified a way of targeting ribonucleotide reductase that may avoid the toxicity of previous approaches, informing focused drug discovery... more
More colorectal cancer cases are being diagnosed in younger patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Average age at diagnosis in the United States has decreased over the past decade. more
Volcano eruption at different latitudes: A switch of hemispheric monsoon rainfall change  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Volcanic eruptions eject sulfur dioxide gas high into the atmosphere, forming sulfate aerosol chemically, and block the incoming sunlight like an umbrella. This causes... more
Hospitals put Native Americans at opioid risk, audit says  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
A U.S. government audit that has been made public found that government hospitals placed Native Americans at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses more
School readiness impaired in preschoolers with ADHD symptoms  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Preschoolers with symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are much less likely than other children their age to be ready for school, new research has found. more
SpaceX to deliver Space Station science  ESA · 4 hours
Three exciting ESA experiments are soon headed to the International Space Station on board a Dragon resupply mission. The SpaceX cargo vehicle is slated... more
Bayer sells Dr. Scholl's foot care business to Boston firm  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer AG says U.S. investment firm Yellow Wood Partners will buy its Dr. Scholl's foot care business for $585 million more
Study finds striking differences in use of electronic health records among physicians  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Modernizing health records by making them electronic has gained momentum as technology evolves and policies push health care toward digital solutions. But the same... more
New technology helps develop more personalized treatments for patients with advanced cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Being able to identify targets for adoptive cell therapies is one of the first steps in developing personalized treatments for people with hard-to-treat cancers. more
Employers urged to find new ways to address workers' mental health  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
In the middle of a work project at a global corporate consulting firm, Katherine Switz was gripped with a debilitating bout of anxiety. Her body froze,... more
State: Doctor's wife mishandled vaccines, caused outbreak  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure says a Mount Sterling doctor allowed his unlicensed wife to mishandle vaccines, causing an infection outbreak in patients across Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio more
Phthalate MEHP and cardiac arrhythmias  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
A new study examines the potential role plastic exposure, akin to exposure in a medical setting, has on heart rhythm disruptions. more
Biden’s ‘incremental’ health plan still would be a heavy lift  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The headlines about presidential candidate Joe Biden's new health care plan called it "a nod to the past" and "Affordable Care Act 2.0." more
Experts assess health risk for users of urban agriculture  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid are developing a tool to estimate the health effects of urban agriculture. more
Study shows increase in diagnosis of colorectal cancer among young adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The incidence of colorectal cancer in adults younger than 50 years of age has increased in the United States since 1970. more
Improving the cacao genome and phytozome  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
According to the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), global cocoa bean production in 2017-2018 was 4.6 million metric tons. The global chocolate brands couldn't exist without cocoa. But today the plant is under threat due to climate... more
New deactivation mechanism for switch proteins detected  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A new mechanism for the deactivation of switch proteins has been identified by researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum, headed by Professor Klaus Gerwert and Dr. Till Rudack from the Department of Biophysics, and the University... more
How the Eastern Cherokee took control of their health care  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Light pours through large windows and glass ceilings of the Cherokee Indian Hospital onto a fireplace, a waterfall and murals. more
Sophisticated molecular machines in action  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Almost all living organisms from bacteria to humans have gate-like protein complexes in their cell membranes that get rid of unwanted or life-threatening molecules. This is not always advantageous, since in the case of bacteria or cancer cells,... more
IAS 2019 spotlights challenge of providing HIV services in humanitarian crises  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
More than 5,000 people from 140 counties have gathered in Mexico City for the opening of the 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science, where global experts... more
Servier chooses Pall as single-source supplier for new biomanufacturing facility  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Pall Corporation, a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, has been chosen by Servier, an independent international pharmaceutical company, as an exclusive technology and services provider for... more
EU Biophotonic workshop set to examine latest developments in clinical diagnostics  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A biophotonic workshop hosted by the European Commission is set to examine the latest developments in clinical diagnostics. more
Better funding for evidence-based treatments will improve health of chronic pain sufferers  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Chronic pain affects one in five Australians, rising to one in three for those aged over 65. Its impact on individuals, families and the... more
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will be the first to use helium-free MR technology  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
From July 15th Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will be the first UK hospital to introduce a new kind of... more
IAS 2019 conference provides in-depth insights on global HIV crisis  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
On Sunday 21 July, from 18:00 – 18:45 (CDT), leaders in the HIV field will brief journalists just before the start of the 10th IAS Conference on HIV... more
Is New Zealand's food system unsustainable?  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
New research from Massey University's College of Health shows overwhelming support for sustainability characteristics to be included in the Eating and Activity Guidelines for New Zealand Adults, set out by the Ministry of Health. more
Scientists confirm HIV theory by sequencing 53-year old tissue  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Researchers have extracted a near-complete HIV-1 genome from the lymph node tissue of a man who has been embedded in wax since 1966. more
Cuttlefish ink found promising for cancer treatment  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Researchers have found that cuttlefish ink—a black suspension sprayed by cuttlefish to deter predators—contains nanoparticles that strongly inhibit the growth of cancerous tumors in mice. The nanoparticles consist mostly of melanin by weight, along... more
Study finds how best to grow gut microbes to improve human health  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
A young scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a prestigious grant to determine how best to grow gut microbes... more
Harvesting hidden information in chest X-rays using AI to predict mortality  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
The most frequently performed imaging exam in medicine "the chest X-ray" holds 'hidden' prognostic information that can be harvested with artificial intelligence, according to a study... more
ADHD in athletes may be linked to longer recovery time from concussions  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
For college athletes, having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be linked to increased symptoms, and longer recovery time from concussions, according to a... more
New EU-funded project helping to develop safer, more effective medicines  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Chiral pharmaceuticals are widely used in clinical treatments and agriculture. They include non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs, β-blockers for reducing blood pressure, and herbicides and pesticides. more
ADHD impairs school readiness in preschoolers  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Preschoolers with symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are much less likely than other children their age to be ready for school, new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine has found. more
Medicaid disenrollment leads to reduction in healthcare use among people with mental health disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
For Medicaid enrollees with mental health disorders, losing Medicaid coverage leads to lasting reductions in overall healthcare use, and in... more
New machine-learning models could improve prediction of surgical-case duration  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Operating rooms are a precious resource. They may account for 50 percent of a hospital's revenues and cost as much as $80 a minute. But figuring out how much time... more
Using zebrafish to discover and identify new drugs to treat spinal cord lesions  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A research team led by Leonor Saúde, Principal Investigator at Instituto de Medicina Molecular, in partnership with the company Technophage, SA, has... more
Aging nerve cells fail to take out the intracellular "trash"  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have found that with age the neurons or nerve cells fail to perform an activity that... more
Study shows how high glucose damages the vascular system  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Diabetes, which is marked by increased glucose levels in the body, eventually leads to certain complications, including cardiovascular disease. Now, a new study shows a cellular connection between diabetes and... more
Audit: Hospitals put Native Americans at risk with opioids  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
A federal audit released Monday finds that government hospitals placed Native Americans at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses more
Wild birds help shed light on stress resilience in humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Stress is a common everyday experience, particularly in the world today. A new study might open the doors for the prevention and treatment of stress disorders, thanks to... more
Random blood sugar tests could help predict risk of future diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A study that looked at Veterans Affairs treatment data has revealed that a random blood glucose test might be all that is necessary to predict which... more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail  MNT · 17 hours
A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals... more
Medical News Today: Can we blame procrastination on our genes?  MNT · 17 hours
New research has found a genetic difference in procrastinators, but there is a catch. The research also reveals important sex differences. more
Study: In the Global South more than two-thirds of people with hypertension are untreated  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Healthcare in low- and middle-income countries is poorly prepared for the increasing number of high blood pressure (ie hypertension) disorders. more
New organic molecule could become potent weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
An organic molecule composed of simple sugars could become a potent weapon in the fight against rising antibiotic resistance, according to EU-funded... more
Genetic similarities of deadly bone cancer between dogs and children revealed  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
A bone cancer known as osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to the results of a study published today by Tufts University... more
Acute air pollution exposure may increase risk for NICU admissions  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
Infants born to women exposed to high levels of air pollution in the week before delivery are more likely to be admitted to a newborn intensive care unit... more
Study shows link between 2016 election and increase in preterm births among U.S. Latinas  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
A significant jump in preterm births to Latina mothers living in the U.S. occurred in the nine months following the... more
New book explains about the molecular mechanisms implicated in skeletal muscle aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Sarcopenia, the progressive loss of muscle mass and associated muscle weakness during aging, affects the functional capacity and general health in adult people radically... more
Study shows how type of delivery can affect twins' psychological development  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
A research team of the University of Malaga in the area of Medicine and Psychology has analyzed for the first time the effect of the type... more
Hearing loss linked to mental, physical, and social illnesses in older people  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Hearing loss is the world's fourth-leading cause of years lived with disability. The condition may worsen an array of mental, physical, and social complications.... more
Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing patient anxiety prior to an anesthesia procedure, according to a Penn Medicine study published today in... more
Feeling blue? Oregon students can take 'mental health days'  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Oregon will allow students to take "mental health days" just as they would sick days under a new law that experts say is one of the first of its kind... more
Everything you need to know about Wellbutrin for ADHD  MNT · 2 days
Doctors sometimes prescribe Wellbutrin to treat ADHD if a person cannot take stimulants. Learn more about the efficacy and risks here. more
What to know about waking up with anxiety  MNT · 2 days
A person may wake up with anxiety due to an underlying psychological condition, a chronic health issue, or a more temporary cause. Counseling and coping strategies can often help improve symptoms. Learn... more
Medical News Today: What to know about waking up with anxiety  MNT · 2 days
A person may wake up with anxiety due to an underlying psychological condition, a chronic health issue, or a more temporary cause. Counseling and coping strategies... more
Medical News Today: How an omega-6 fatty acid may keep heart disease at bay  MNT · 2 days
New research in mouse cells sheds light on some mechanisms that help explain how dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid, an omega-6, prevents atherosclerosis. more
Medical News Today: Computer use later in life may prevent cognitive decline  MNT · 2 days
New research finds that using a computer and playing games, among other activities, can significantly reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment. more
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about Wellbutrin for ADHD  MNT · 2 days
Doctors sometimes prescribe Wellbutrin to treat ADHD if a person cannot take stimulants. Learn more about the efficacy and risks here. more
Medical News Today: What to know about walking for weight loss  MNT · 2 days
Walking can help people lose weight. Setting a faster pace, using an incline, and walking multiple times per day can all help increase the amount of... more
Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults -- a $27 million cut that is having an impact more
Music can be a viable alternative to medications in reducing anxiety before anesthesia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Music is a viable alternative to sedative medications in reducing patient anxiety prior to a peripheral nerve block procedure, according to a... more
Heart-related space research helps better understand the problem of low blood pressure  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Ever stand up too quickly and see stars? Fainting from low blood pressure can be dangerous for astronauts as well as for patients. more
Tips to stay cool and healthy in the heat  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Hot weather is here. That means it's the perfect time to go for a swim or relax in the shade. But before lathering on the sunscreen and heading outdoors, it's... more
Non-invasive diagnostic method could aid in early detection, monitoring of bladder cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
This non-invasive diagnostic method could help detect the disease in its earliest stages with a small urine sample. more
Amid teen vaping ‘epidemic,’ Juul taps addiction expert as medical director  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Juul Labs, the nation's leading manufacturer of e-cigarettes, has hired as its medical director a prominent University of California researcher known for his work on the... more
Medical News Today: How to strengthen your knee  MNT · 3 days
People can do many exercises to strengthen their knees, which can relieve pain and reduce the risk of injury. These exercises include leg lifts, hamstring curls, and wall squats. Learn more about... more
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about berberine  MNT · 3 days
Berberine is a naturally occurring compound in plants such as goldenseal, Oregon grape, and tree turmeric. By making changes within the body’s cells, it may help treat conditions... more
Medical News Today: Top 3 benefits of vitamin C serum  MNT · 3 days
Topical vitamin C serums may have a range of benefits, such as protecting the skin against sun damage and evening out the skin tone. Learn about the benefits... more
Biologist leads pioneering study on stress  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A biologist conducted a pioneering research study that could help us to better understand the role of dopamine in stress resilience in humans through analyzing wild songbirds. This study could lead to increased prevention and treatment... more
Nations with strong women's rights likely to have better population health and faster growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Nations with strong women's rights are more likely to have better health and faster growth than those who don't promote... more
Discovering how diabetes leads to vascular disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A team scientists and physicians has identified a cellular connection between diabetes and one of its major complications -- blood vessel narrowing that increases risks of several serious health conditions, including heart disease and... more
Tennessee must mediate with prisoners over hepatitis C drugs  ABC NEWS · 3 days
A federal judge has ordered the state of Tennessee to mediate with a group of prisoners who are demanding treatment for their hepatitis C infections more
Medical News Today: What can cause a tingling sensation on the scalp?  MNT · 3 days
A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not... more
What can cause a tingling sensation on the scalp?  MNT · 3 days
A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not all types of paresthesia are unpleasant.... more
Boosting the discovery of new drugs to treat spinal cord injuries using zebrafish  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A research team led by Leonor Saúde, Principal Investigator at Instituto de Medicina Molecular, in partnership with the company Technophage, SA, has... more
Medical News Today: Why is my chest itchy?  MNT · 3 days
Itchy skin, or pruritus, can affect the chest. In this article, learn about the possible causes of an itchy chest, which include skin conditions, kidney problems, and hormonal imbalances. Also, find out... more
Genetic similarities of osteosarcoma between dogs and children  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A bone cancer known as osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children, according to the results of a new study. The findings could help break the logjam in the treatment... more
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Servier chooses Pall as single-source supplier for new biomanufacturing facility
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Biden’s ‘incremental’ health plan still would be a heavy lift
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Don't ignore diastolic blood pressure values, say researchers
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Novel bed system with VR brainwave-control for sleep bliss
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'Smart' textiles boost connectivity between wearable sensors by 1,000 times
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How the quest for a scalable quantum computer is helping fight cancer
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How your diet contributes to nutrient pollution and dead zones in lakes and bays
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Puzzling paralysis affecting healthy children warns CDC
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Bariatric surgery should be offered to all patients who would benefit
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Upside-down 3D-printed skin and bone, for humans to Mars
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New technologies are gearing up to find fugitive methane leaks
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Digital campaign aims to raise awareness about potential severity of rare condition PKU
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New solution makes fall recovery safer and easier
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UCLA researcher looks for ways to detect ovarian cancer before it develops
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LSU veterinarians get Pedro the turtle moving
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Novel non-invasive test for diagnosing gut diseases
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Creating community, battling loneliness among LGBTQ seniors
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Autonomous diaper sensor better detects urinary tract infection
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