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Oral antiviral drug effective against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

June 24, 2022

Category: Innovation, Research

An oral antiviral drug that targets a key part of the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) polymerase and inhibits the synthesis of viral genetic material has been identified, a finding that could provide an effective treatment against RSV disease, according to […]


Denied Care for a Dangerous Infection Because of Past-Due Bills

June 16, 2022

Category: News

The young father, who lives with his wife and three children outside Phoenix, had survived cancer when he was a child. But making ends meet hasn’t always been easy for Ariane, who sells health insurance, and his wife, Samantha, a […]


Professional ‘guilds’ of bacteria gave rise to the modern microbiome

May 26, 2022

Category: Innovation, Research

Even the smallest marine invertebrates — some barely larger than single-celled protists — are home to distinct and diverse microbial communities, or microbiomes, according to new research from University of British Columbia (UBC) biologists. The study underscores that a vast […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Researchers discover new leukemia-killing compounds

June 30, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers from Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered potential new drugs that work in concert with other drugs to deliver a deadly one-two punch to leukemia. The potential drugs are still years away […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

US medical devices industry sees a drop of 33.03% in deal activity in May 2022

June 30, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

US medical devices industry saw a drop of 33.03% in overall deal activity during May 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by ConMed’s $255m acquisition of In2Bones Global, according to GlobalData’s deals database. A total of 73 […]


Innovation, Research

New clues on unsolved genetic diseases in children

June 29, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

The development of an embryo is a well-orchestrated string of processes, ensuring correct formation and positioning of vital organs of the growing organism. At the molecular level, these processes are controlled in a precise manner by switching on or off […]


Innovation, Research

Immune cells anchored in tissues offer unique defenses against pathogens and cancers

June 29, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers have gained ground in understanding unique immune cells equipped to remember the identities of malicious invaders. The researchers developed a new atlas that describes tissue-resident memory T cells in diverse tissue settings, boosting the prospects of the development of […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Study finds women have more brain changes after menopause

June 29, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Women who have gone through menopause may have more of a brain biomarker called white matter hyperintensities than premenopausal women or men of the same age, according to a new study published in the June 29, 2022, online issue of […]


Innovation, Research

Highly effective memory B cells localized in the lungs

June 28, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

How can we increase the efficacy of vaccines used to protect against viral respiratory diseases such as influenza and COVID-19? Scientists from Inserm, CNRS and Aix-Marseille Université at the Center of Immunology Marseille-Luminy are opening up new prospects in the […]


Innovation, Research

Role identified for key gene in developmental disability syndrome

June 28, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A single gene that was previously found to be the driving force in a rare syndrome linked to epilepsy, autism and developmental disability has been identified as a linchpin in the formation of healthy neurons. Duke researchers say the gene, […]


Innovation, Research

Many pain medications can be used for spine-related pain in older adults

June 28, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Spine-related pain is increasingly common in older adults. While medications play an important role in pain management, their use has limitations in geriatric patients due to reduced liver and kidney function, comorbid medical problems and polypharmacy (the simultaneous use of […]


Wellness

Higher protein intake while dieting leads to healthier eating

June 27, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Eating a larger proportion of protein while dieting leads to better food choices and helps avoid the loss of lean body mass, according to a Rutgers study. An analysis of pooled data from multiple weight-loss trials conducted at Rutgers shows […]