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Friday, December 9, 2022
New findings on how to avert excessive weight loss from COVID-19
Professor Yihai Cao. Photo Credit: Dr. Muyi Yang. Losing too much weight when infected with COVID-19 has been linked to worse outcomes. Now,...
Corona vaccination also protects people infected with HIV
They represent the study team: Clara Bessen, Carlos Plaza Sirvent, Adriane Skaletz-Rorowski, Anja Potthoff and Agit Simsek (from left). Phot...
Thursday, December 8, 2022
The Superpowers of the Female Locust
Elongation of the body of the female locust while laying eggs in the ground Illustration Credit: Tel Aviv University Every mother will do an...
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Wearable sensor could guide precision drug dosing
The sensor uses microneedles that are made by cutting down clinical-grade acupuncture needles. Image Credit: Emaminejad Lab/UCLA For some o...
Many genes linked to alcohol and tobacco use are shared among diverse ancestries
Penn State College of Medicine researchers co-led a large genetic study that identified more than 2,300 genes predicting alcohol and tobacco...
Staph infection-induced kidney disease may be linked to bacterial gene mutation
Anjali Satoskar Photo Credit: Ohio State University Researchers aiming to predict which staph-infection patients might develop a related kid...
Monday, December 5, 2022
Seaweed molecules used to improve outcomes for bypass surgery
Researchers use material made from seaweed to modify synthetic blood vessels Photo Credit: Oleksandr Sushko Researchers are using a natural...
Checking blood pressure in a heartbeat, using artificial intelligence and a camera
The new technology demonstrates how a camera and artificial intelligence can be used to extract cardiac signals from a person's forehead...
Researchers developed a new cancer testing method that makes regular monitoring affordable
Asst Prof Cheow Lih Feng (right), his former PhD student Dr Elsie Cheruba (left) and their team have developed the Heatrich-BS assay, an aff...
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Positively charged nanomaterials treat obesity anywhere you want
Illustration of depot-specific targeting of fat by cationic nanomaterials Illustration Credit: Nicoletta Barolini/Columbia University Resear...
Researchers Develop Strategy to Thermally Stabilize Microneedle Vaccine Technology
Visual of the researcher's microneedle vaccine technology concept. Illustration Credit: Thahn Nguyen Researchers use sugar molecules to ...
Development of the immune system before and after birth
What influence does a premature birth have on the development of the immune system? And how can the immune system be supported to ensure an ...
Commercial Dishwashers Destroy Protective Layer in Gut
Rinse aids in commercial dishwashers often contain alcohol ethoxylate. This substance damages the intestinal epithelium, which can lead to c...
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Better Than a Hole in the Head
Just as blood pressure informs heart health, intracranial pressure (ICP) helps indicate brain health. ICP sensing is the burgeoning focus of...
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Machine learning model builds on imaging methods to better detect ovarian lesions
(From left) The top row shows an ultrasound image of a malignant lesion, the blood oxygen saturation, and hemoglobin concentration. The bott...
Monday, November 28, 2022
Blood thinning drug to treat recovery from severe COVID-19 is not effective
The HEAL-COVID trial (Helping to Alleviate the Longer-term consequences of COVID-19) is funded by the National Institute for Health and Care...
Positive media coverage of cannabis studies regardless of therapeutic effect
Photo Credit: Julia Teichmann In cannabis trials against pain, people who take placebos report feeling largely the same level of pain relief...
Discovery of antibody structure could lead to treatment for Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever virus
Scott D. Pegan, a professor of biomedical sciences Photo Source: University of California, Riverside A research team led by the University o...
Localizing BRCA gene mutations to better treat ovarian cancer
Dr. Intidhar Labidi-Galy Researcher at the Translational Research Centre in Onco-hematology at the UNIGE Faculty of Medicine and a physician...
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Study sheds new light on the link between oral bacteria and diseases
Photo Credit: Quang Tri NGUYEN Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have identified the bacteria most commonly found in severe oral infectio...
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