The Maternal Care Crisis in America

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Abstract Based on the ever-changing circumstances America is facing, issues concerning medical ethics have risen. The maternal care crisis is a long term issue that has lacked substantive solutions in terms of policy and social change. After analyzing different perspectives, including the medical, economic, and racial lens, that culminate in the maternal crisis, suggestions for […]

IN THE BOXING RING WITH COVID-19: How do we fight a virus?

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Grace En Xie1 Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic is the ongoing battle between humans and the virus SARS-CoV-2. SARS-CoV-2 attacks by infiltrating the human body, causing mild to deadly effects. The virus spreads through human transmission into the lungs, activating the immune system to help or harm. People around the world have worked to reduce SARS-CoV-2’s […]

How can exercise have an antidepressant effect on the brain through BDNF?

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Abstract Regular physical activity has long been known to have positive effects on mood and mental health. In this study, the antidepressant effect of exercise in the brain of patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), which includes symptoms such as decreased mood and motivation caused by changes in the chemical molecules of the brain, was […]

CO2 Levels During Long International Flights as Approximation for COVID-19 Infection Risk Levels

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Inbar Adiel, 11th Grade, Golda Och Academy, NJ January 31st, 2021 ABSTRACT This research documents the levels of CO2 during two long international flights that took place on December 11th, 2020 and January 1st, 2021 (US -> Israel and Israel -> US). Based on CDC guidelines, the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19 increases dramatically […]

Effects of different amounts of air particulate matter on the depression and anxiety levels of adults from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

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Nguyen B. Chau Abstract In 2020, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam’s biggest metropolitan cities rank 16th and 11th, respectively on the list of the world’s most polluted cities. Yet, the research body investigating the effects of exposure to air particulate matter (PM2.5 and PM10), which mainly contributes to air pollution, on Vietnamese’ […]

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Healthy Living and a More Sustainable Environment

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Audrey Zhang NWIW Internship 2019 July 2019 Abstract Numerous studies from a health or environmental standpoint have shown how the population can make changes to improve each field of studies’ respective issues. Combining results from several research studies, this paper shows how shifting one’s diet to include fewer animal products positively impacts both health and […]

Why are cases of food allergies in developed countries on the rise?

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Abstract Allergic diseases have increased by over 50% in the last two decades. To raise awareness, education to children about their management and prevention is urgently needed. This is of rising importance as the number of people dying from food allergies, anaphylaxis and allergic asthma continues to rise at a shocking rate. In case this […]

COVID-19 and the Potential Treatments

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Abstract The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which causes the illness COVID-19, has spread across 213 countries and devastated millions of lives. SARS-CoV-2 is a betacoronavirus which enters the host respiratory cell via the ACE2 receptor and uses the host cell mechanisms to reproduce. There are currently no treatments for COVID-19 but the Solidarity trial conducted by […]

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Antibiotic-Resistant Biofilm: Challenge In The Development of Antibiotic Therapy

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Abstract Pathogens are acquiring resistance faster than the introduction of new antibiotics. A growing number of infections such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, gonorrhoea, salmonellosis, etc are becoming harder to treat due to antibiotic resistance. Therefore, it is the need of the time to conduct research in order to reduce antibiotic resistance by microorganisms. The article will […]

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Dietary Effects on the Human Gut Microbiome

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Abstract The human gut microbiome is home to trillions of microorganisms, but according to recent research, this number can be greatly altered depending on one’s daily dietary intake. Researchers have been studying effects of common diets such as vegetarian, vegan, carnivore, and ketogenic diets as well as infant diets on gut flora, which have provided […]

Psychosocial Stress and Its Effect on Cardiovascular Diseases

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Abstract There is a vast amount of research and analysis between the exact impact of stress on the human body, with a substantial amount of it exploring an association with cardiovascular diseases, see the details of the specialist to book an appointment. The review has examined some of the common psychosocial stressors such as the […]

The Effects of Natural and Artificial Sweeteners on Gut Bacteria as Modeled by E. coli

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Abstract This study aims to examine the effects of artificial and natural sweeteners on gut bacteria, modeled by Escherichia coli. In reality, the human gut microbiome is made up of many types of bacteria, responsible for digesting and extracting energy from consumed foods and maintaining human health. E. coli is found in the human intestine, […]

A Cambridge-London Symbiosis

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“A scientific discovery, invention or advance that still affects the world today” ABSTRACT This article discusses the impact of Watson and Crick’s model of DNA structure as published in the journal, ‘Nature’ in April 1953. Discussed is the significance for personalised and genomic medicine, as the future of the field and progress in prophylaxis. Reflection […]

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Vaccine Myths

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Since their conception, vaccinations have contributed tremendously to society by allowing populations to build immunity to deadly diseases. For example, this technology eradicated smallpox worldwide by 1980[1] and decreased incidences of polio by more than 99% in the United States since 1988.[2] However, confidence in vaccination’s ability to prevent disease contraction seems to have decreased […]

Is adrenaline life-saving or deadly? Should it be the standard of care treatment for cardiopulmonary resuscitation?

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Abstract Adrenaline is commonly used in the treatment of anaphylaxis and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). As you can see in the Burlington’s top first aid program. Moreover, adrenaline overdose and overexposure to adrenaline may both lead to fatality. This is a literature review on the mechanism of action of adrenaline, its uses, and its effects. Adrenaline […]

The Environmental Considerations of Tempe Town Lake

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Abstract Following the repair of the Tempe dam in 2010, Tempe Town Lake has faced significant environmental consequences that pose risks to the safety of Tempe locals. This research paper analyzes the different perspectives of bio-conservationists, hydrologists, public health officials, and Tempe residents to help formulate a prospective solution to effectively address the environmental concerns […]

The Evaluation of Extracurricular Activities to Improve the Quality of Life for People with Down Syndrome

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Abstract People with Down syndrome (DS), an intellectual disability that limits cognitive ability[1], have a lower quality of life (QOL) compared to the typical population. There have been many studies exploring possible methods of increasing DS QOL: three key solutions are friendship, physical activity, and sheltered environments.[1] Since extracurricular activities incorporate all three of these, […]