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August 07, 2021

Surprising Risk for Older Women & Who is at Risk of Glioblastoma
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Surprising Risk for Older Women & Who is at Risk of Glioblastoma
First up, surprising results from a UC San Francisco study that found that older women who were broadly engaged in social activities had a 76 percent greater chance of experiencing emotional abuse or mistreatment than women who were less engaged. Alison Huang, internal medicine specialist and clinical epidemiologist at University of California San Francisco explains her findings.

Then, when it comes to malignant tumors in the brain and spinal cord, glioblastoma is the most common. On our Mayo Clinic Q&A segment, Dr. Wendy Sherman, a Mayo Clinic neurologist explains who is most at risk and what treatments are most commonly used.

And, a first-of-its-kind study from Laura Argys, professor of economics at the University of Colorado Denver found that light pollution can increase the likelihood of preterm birth or reduced birth weight.

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