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Clinical Research, Innovation

Researchers study the role of cannabinoids in learning

October 20, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Cannabinoids have a strong influence on how our brains work and how we behave. Many people are only aware of the recreational aspect of cannabinoids. But in fact these molecules naturally exist in our brains where they participate in various […]


Biomarker, Clinical Research, Innovation

Study findings may help identify new targets to inhibit spread of melanoma

October 20, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Research led by Queen Mary University of London has revealed novel insights into the mechanisms employed by melanoma cells to form tumors at secondary sites around the body. The findings from the study may help to identify new targets to […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Bioceramic implant can stimulate skull bone regeneration

October 19, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A bioceramic implant has proved to stimulate regeneration of natural skull bone, so that even large cranial defects can be repaired in a way that has not been possible before. The research, led from the University of Gothenburg, is now […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

INRS invests $1 million in COVID-19 research to address society’s urgent needs

October 15, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Quebec is particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more than 50 years, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has placed research at the service of the development of society, focusing its efforts on strategic issues. Given this specific […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Scientists produce biodegradable nanocoating with antimicrobial and anti-reflective properties

October 14, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Scientists from Russia and Switzerland have probed into nanostructures covering the corneas of the eyes of small fruit flies. Investigating them the team learned how to produce the safe biodegradable nanocoating with antimicrobial, anti-reflective, and self-cleaning properties in a cost-effective […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study offers new insight on molecular mechanisms that allow malaria parasites to spread disease

October 14, 2020

Via: The Medical News

New insight on the molecular mechanisms that allow malaria parasites to move and spread disease within their hosts has been published today in the open-access eLife journal. The movement and infectivity of the parasite Plasmodium falciparum, and ultimately its ability […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Scientists discover new method to retrieve lost single-cell RNA-sequencing information

October 14, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Sequencing RNA from individual cells can reveal a great deal of information about what those cells are doing in the body. MIT researchers have now greatly boosted the amount of information gleaned from each of those cells, by modifying the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

How deadly parasites ‘glide’ into human cells

October 13, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Gliding enables the Apicomplexa parasites to enter and move between host cells. For example, upon entering the human body through a mosquito bite, Plasmodium glides through human skin before crossing into human blood vessels. This type of motion relies on […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Gene variations that regulate dopamine levels in the brain may influence mobility of elderly, frail adults

October 12, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Variations in a gene that regulates dopamine levels in the brain may influence the mobility of elderly and frail adults, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. These results, published today in the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Opinions

Research investigates post-traumatic stress in partners following miscarriage

October 9, 2020

Via: The Medical News

One in 12 partners experience post-traumatic stress after miscarriage, suggests a new study. The research, led by Imperial College London, surveyed over 100 couples who had experienced early stage pregnancy loss (miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy before 12 weeks). The study, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Digital Medicine And Remote Monitoring Receives Boost From New Playbook

October 7, 2020

Via: Forbes

A new Digital Measures Playbook was unveiled to help doctors and companies develop safe and effective clinical measures across patient care, research and public health. This is the latest multidisciplinary effort co-led by Elektra Labs and the Digital Medicine Society […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Dried blood spot sampling offers inexpensive way to widen access to antibody testing for COVID-19

October 6, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Using dried blood spot samples (DBS) is an accurate alternative to venous blood in detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests, a new study by immunology experts at the University of Birmingham has found. Currently antibody testing for COVID-19 uses serum or plasma, […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

High throughput screening identifies molecules that reduce cellular stress

October 5, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

For many, getting older can unfortunately mean an increased risk of illness from cardiovascular disease to cancer. University of Michigan scientists are actively researching the biological underpinnings of aging with the aim of developing interventions that could potentially help people […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Preliminary results of two large immune therapy studies show promise in advanced cervical cancer

October 5, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Preliminary results from two independent, phase II clinical trials investigating a new PD-1 (programmed cell death protein 1)-based immune therapy for metastatic cervical cancer suggest potential new treatment options for a disease that currently has limited effective options and disproportionately […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Survey finds American support for human-animal chimera research

October 1, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

In September 2015, the US National Institutes of Health placed a funding moratorium on research that involves introducing human pluripotent stem cells into animal embryos — a practice that experts say is vital for advancing the field of regenerative medicine. […]