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September 15, 2021

Fighting Viruses with Algae

New study maps algae’s antiviral potential along infection pathway, finds promise at every step When the coronavirus pandemic thrust the world into turmoil last year, a group of bioenergy researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) saw an unconventional way to fight the pandemic: algae. Ranging anywhere from the size of single […]
September 15, 2021

Study: Colon cancer risk extends to second- and third-degree relatives

September 14, 2021

Children are more physically active when encouraged by exergames and smartphone apps

A lot of children are not as physically active as they probably should be. That’s because their parents spend too much time working and not enough cultivating children’s natural desire to explore and play. And electronic devices nowadays are used as make-shift babysitters, which is not ideal. But scientists at […]
September 14, 2021

Doctors should operate meningiomas even in elderly patients

Meningioma is a type of a benign brain tumour, originating in meninges surrounding the brain. In older patients meningiomas are usually not operated, because surgeries might be painful and potentially dangerous for older people. However, a new study from the University of Helsinki revealed that meningioma can increase life expectancy […]
September 14, 2021

Scientists developed a tool to tell which cancer patients will respond to immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is a relatively young approach to cancer treatment. It basically empowers the body's own immune system to fight cancer cells. However, not all patients respond to immunotherapy very well and sometimes it is just not worth it. But how could we know when immunotherapy is worth a shot? Scientists […]
September 14, 2021

Cholesterol Drives Alzheimer's Plaque Formation, Study Shows

September 14, 2021

Fecal Microbiota Transplant as a Treatment for Neurodegenerative Conditions

It is thought that an appreciable fraction of the chronic inflammation of aging is caused by changes in the gut microbiome. There is a bidirectional interaction between the immune system and the microbial populations of the intestinal tract. The immune system gardens these populations, destroying problematic microbes. Microbes secrete metabolites […]
September 14, 2021

Docking peptides, slow to lock, open possible path to treat Alzheimer’s

September 14, 2021

Doctors identify an eye cancer culprit

September 14, 2021

Researchers find evidence of possible link between herpes simplex and neurogenerative diseases

A new study by researchers at University of Illinois Chicago suggests that when the protein optineurin, or OPTN, is present in cells it restricts the spread of HSV-1, the herpes simplex virus type 1. In a “first of its kind” study, researchers also found a potential direct connection between neurodegenerative […]
September 13, 2021

How can I avoid heart disease or stroke?

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice are published online today in European Heart Journal.1 As much as 90% of the risk of a heart attack, stroke, or peripheral arterial disease (PAD) can be explained by smoking, poor eating habits, lack of physical […]
September 13, 2021

Sunlight might reduce the risk of premature birth

Pregnancy may be an extremely stressful time in people’s lives. Moms-to-be need to take really good care of themselves. One of the very important things that pregnant women need is sunlight. Scientists at the University of Edinburgh found that pregnant women can reduce the risk of premature birth by getting […]
September 13, 2021

The little-known condition costing hospitals more than breast and lung cancer combined

September 13, 2021

Breast cancer ‘ecotypes’ present new path to personalised treatment

September 13, 2021

Researchers develop inhaled vaccine against bacterial pneumonia

September 13, 2021

NIH scientists build a cellular blueprint of multiple sclerosis lesions

September 13, 2021

Controlling HIV

September 13, 2021

UK lung cancer trial shows screening at-risk groups lowers mortality rates

September 13, 2021

Consortium explores effects of genome variants

September 13, 2021

Gut microbes are key to health benefit delivered by hops compound

September 12, 2021

Reversal of lung fibrosis in mouse model suggests a novel therapeutic target for pulmonary fibrosis

Researchers have reversed lung fibrosis in a mouse model of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, as reported in a study published in the journal Cell Death and Differentiation. Mice were given bleomycin for 12 days to establish lung fibrosis, and then treated daily until 21 days with ABT-199, whose medical form is […]
September 12, 2021

Review suggests best ways to treat to reoccurring prostate cancer

September 12, 2021

From siloes to synergies: Ensuring everyone living with chronic diseases has access to essential healthcare

September 11, 2021

Intensive blood pressure lowering benefits older patients with hypertension

Aggressive blood pressure treatment in older hypertensive patients lowers the incidence of cardiovascular events compared to standard therapy, without increasing adverse outcomes. That’s the finding of late breaking research presented in a Hot Line session at ESC Congress 20211 and published in the New England Journal of Medicine2. More than […]
September 11, 2021

An existing drug opens new possibilities for treating child leukemia

A new study has shown that the tumour-inhibiting gene TET2 is silenced in a large fraction of cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children. The scientists show that the gene can be reactivated by an existing drug, 5-azacytidine. The results suggest that 5-azacytidine may function as targeted therapy for […]
September 11, 2021

Mechanism behind compulsive alcohol use revealed

A small group of nerve cells in the brain determines whether an individual continues to consume alcohol even when it has negative consequences. This is the conclusion of a study carried out on rats by researchers at LiU. The scientists have identified a previously unknown mechanism that may be a […]
September 11, 2021

Study links free radicals to heart damage caused by cancer

September 11, 2021

Major international study reports the impact of genetics on epigenetic factors

September 11, 2021

Link between ADHD and dementia across generations

September 11, 2021

Helping children with autism and hyperlexia learn to understand what they read