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Innovation, Research

Scientists discover structural changes in adult mice brains as seen in young animals

March 8, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying brain “plasticity”(how the brain can learn, develop and reorganise itself) is crucial for explaining many illnesses and conditions. Neurocientists from the University of Göttingen and University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) have now managed […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New method could democratize deep learning-enhanced microscopy

March 8, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Deep learning is a potential tool for scientists to glean more detail from low-resolution images in microscopy, but it’s often difficult to gather enough baseline data to train computers in the process. Now, a new method developed by scientists at […]


Innovation, Research

Study finds two servings of fish per week can help prevent recurrent heart disease

March 8, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

An analysis of several large studies involving participants from more than 60 countries, spearheaded by researchers from McMaster University, has found that eating oily fish regularly can help prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) in high-risk individuals, such as those who already […]


Innovation, Research

Tracking proteins in the heart of cells

March 5, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

In order to stay alive, the cell must provide its various organelles with all the energy elements they need, which are formed in the Golgi apparatus, its centre of maturation and redistribution of lipids and proteins. But how do the […]


News

Watch live: Biden Covid team holds briefing as more states lift pandemic restrictions

March 5, 2021

Via: CNBC

President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 response team is holding a news briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 28 million Americans and killed at least 520,356 in a little over a year. On Thursday, Democratic Connecticut Gov. […]


Innovation, Research

Identification of neutralizing IFNL3 autoantibodies in severe COVID-19 cases

March 5, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Scientists believe that an unbiased analysis of antibody binding sites would provide significant insights into health and disease states. In this regard, many researchers have utilized programmable phage display libraries to detect novel autoantibodies. Phage display libraries have been used […]


Wellness

7 Mistakes You’re Making In The Morning That Ruin Your Productivity

March 5, 2021

Via: HuffPost

It has been impossible for many of us to feel productive since the COVID-19 pandemic began, which makes total sense. We’re just trying to get through the days while so many routines and norms are still totally out of whack. […]


Wellness

The Pandemic Has Spurred a Return to Low-Cost Fitness Activities

March 4, 2021

Via: Time Health

Like many others in the U.S., Ron Gumucio and his wife stopped going to the gym in 2020 as a precaution against COVID-19. To fill the void, Gumucio’s wife eventually purchased a stationary bike, joining the club of people who […]


Innovation, Research

Novel host-viral-microbiome interactions during COVID-19 may determine outcome

March 4, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The current pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has been spreading rapidly for over a year. Though primarily a respiratory illness, its manifestations are often protean and may be life-threatening. […]


News

Democrats push FDA to regulate toxic metals in baby food after investigation finds high levels

March 4, 2021

Via: CNBC

Top Democrats are pushing the FDA to regulate toxic metals in baby food after a congressional investigation discovered the presence of metals like arsenic, lead and cadmium at levels far higher than those allowed in bottled water and other products. […]


News

Calling All Vaccinators: Closing the Next Gap in Covid Supply and Demand

March 4, 2021

Via: Health IT Answers

Beating back covid right now comes down to balancing supply and demand. With hopes pinned to vaccines, demand has far outstripped the supply of doses. But, as an increasing number of vaccine vials are shipped in coming weeks, the concern […]


Innovation, Research

Drug target could fight Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease

March 3, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease are in the firing line after researchers identified an attractive therapeutic drug target. An international collaboration, co-led by University of Queensland researchers, has isolated and analysed the structure and function of a […]


Innovation, Research

Study shows potential benefits of green tea extracts in Down syndrome

March 3, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A new study led by Belgian and Spanish researchers published in Scientific Reports adds evidence about the potential benefits of green tea extracts in Down syndrome. The researchers observed that the intake of green tea extracts can reduce facial dysmorphology […]


EHR & EMR

What to Look for In Your Remote Patient Monitoring Solution

March 3, 2021

Via: EMR Thoughts

In the spring of 2020, hospital and IT systems were put in a difficult position. For one, hospitals were overloaded with patients and bed space was at a premium, yet the need for care wasn’t waning. Health care systems also […]


Innovation, Research

High fat diets may over-activate destructive heart disease protein

March 2, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Consumption of a high fat diet may be activating a response in the heart that is causing destructive growth and lead to greater risk of heart attacks, according to new research. In a paper published in Biochemical and Biophysical Research […]