Category: Health

Category: Health

2034 PTSD and alcohol abuse go hand-in-hand, but males and females exhibit symptoms differently

PTSD and alcohol abuse go hand-in-hand, but males and females exhibit symptoms differently

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Through intricate experiments designed to account for sex-specific differences, scientists at Scripps Research have collaborated to zero in on certain changes in the brain that may be responsible for driving
2027 New imaging method reveals HIV's sugary shield in unprecedented detail

New imaging method reveals HIV’s sugary shield in unprecedented detail

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Scientists from Scripps Research and Los Alamos National Laboratory have devised a method for mapping in unprecedented detail the thickets of slippery sugar molecules that help shield HIV from the immune
2020 COVID-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients

COVID-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients

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There has never been a more dangerous time than the COVID-19 pandemic for people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, cancer, respiratory problems or cardiovascular conditions, new UNSW
2014 A promising discovery could lead to better treatment for Hepatitis C

A promising discovery could lead to better treatment for Hepatitis C

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Virologists at Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) have identified a critical role played by a cellular protein in the progression of Hepatitis C virus infection, paving the way for more
2007 Highly effective tumor detection strategy for common childhood brain tumors

Highly effective tumor detection strategy for common childhood brain tumors

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A team of scientists at Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have developed a way to more accurately both detect and monitor a common type of pediatric
2001 High levels of microplastics released from infant feeding bottles during formula prep

High levels of microplastics released from infant feeding bottles during formula prep

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New research shows that high levels of microplastics (MPs) are released from infant-feeding bottles (IFBs) during formula preparation. The research also indicates a strong relationship between heat and
1995 Patients who had more severe COVID-19 may be the best donors for convalescent plasma therapy

Patients who had more severe COVID-19 may be the best donors for convalescent plasma therapy

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Sex, age, and severity of disease may be useful in identifying COVID-19 survivors who are likely to have high levels of antibodies that can protect against the disease, according to a new study co-led
1988 New research comparing HIV medications set to change international recommendations

New research comparing HIV medications set to change international recommendations

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A new study by UBC researchers is set to change international treatment recommendations for people who are newly diagnosed with HIV — an update that could affect nearly two million people per year
1982 Viral 'molecular scissor' is next COVID-19 drug target

Viral ‘molecular scissor’ is next COVID-19 drug target

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American and Polish scientists, reporting Oct. 16 in the journal Science Advances, laid out a novel rationale for COVID-19 drug design — blocking a molecular “scissor” that the virus
1976 Octopus-inspired sucker transfers thin, delicate tissue grafts and biosensors

Octopus-inspired sucker transfers thin, delicate tissue grafts and biosensors

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Thin tissue grafts and flexible electronics have a host of applications for wound healing, regenerative medicine and biosensing. A new device inspired by an octopus’s sucker rapidly transfers delicate
1970 Most effective drugs for common type of neuropathic pain

Most effective drugs for common type of neuropathic pain

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More than 20 million people in the U.S. suffer neuropathic pain. At least 25% of those cases are classified as unexplained and considered cryptogenic sensory polyneuropathy (CSPN). There is no information
1965 Severe morning sickness linked to depression new study finds

Severe morning sickness linked to depression new study finds

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Severe morning sickness increases the risk of depression both during and after pregnancy, new research has found. Severe morning sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), is a debilitating condition
1961 Novel discoveries in preventing epileptic seizures

Novel discoveries in preventing epileptic seizures

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A team of researchers from the Florida State University College of Medicine has found that an amino acid produced by the brain could play a crucial role in preventing a type of epileptic seizure. Temporal
1957 Using robotic assistance to make colonoscopy kinder and easier

Using robotic assistance to make colonoscopy kinder and easier

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Scientists have made a breakthrough in their work to develop semi-autonomous colonoscopy, using a robot to guide a medical device into the body. The milestone brings closer the prospect of an intelligent
1951 Novel therapeutic approach against Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumors

Novel therapeutic approach against Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumors

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A research team at LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) discovered that exosomes derived from V?2-T cells (Vδ2-T-Exos) can effectively control Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumours
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