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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Innovation, Research

Common bacteria modified to make designer sugar-based drug

March 2, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Envisioning an animal-free drug supply, scientists have — for the first time — reprogrammed a common bacterium to make a designer polysaccharide molecule used in pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Published today in Nature Communications, the researchers modified E. coli to produce […]


Innovation, Research

Study provides detailed insight into neural mechanisms underlying placebo effects

March 2, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A large proportion of the benefit that a person gets from taking a real drug or receiving a treatment to alleviate pain is due to an individual’s mindset, not to the drug itself. Understanding the neural mechanisms driving this placebo […]


Innovation, Research

Study: Gut microbiome can predict changes in Type 2 diabetes related glucose regulation

March 1, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A study carried out by researchers from the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu revealed that human gut microbiome can be used to predict changes in Type 2 diabetes related glucose regulation up to four years ahead. Type 2 diabetes […]


Innovation, Research

Study discovers similarities between the genetic bases of various eating disorders

March 1, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder are the three main eating disorders that 4 out of in 10 individuals living in Western Europe will experience at some point in their lives. In recent years, studies on the genetic basis […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Single cell sequencing opens new avenues for eradicating leukemia at its source

March 1, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A new method, described in a study published today in the journal Nature Communications, has the potential to boost international research efforts to find drugs that eradicate cancer at its source. Most cancerous tissue consists of rapidly dividing cells with […]


News, Wellness

Proteins play crucial role in muscle growth

February 26, 2021

Via: The Medical News

When a muscle grows, because its owner is still growing too or has started exercising regularly, some of the stem cells in this muscle develop into new muscle cells. The same thing happens when an injured muscle starts to heal. […]


Innovation, Research

Nanobowls show potential for diagnostics and treatment of Alzheimer’s

February 26, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Scientists are still a long way from being able to treat Alzheimer’s Disease, in part because the protein aggregates that can become brain plaques, a hallmark of the disease, are hard to study. The plaques are caused by the amyloid […]


Innovation, Research

Study shows prevalence of inappropriate treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections

February 24, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Nearly half of women with uncomplicated urinary tract infections received the wrong antibiotics and almost three-quarters received prescriptions for longer than necessary, with inappropriately long treatment durations more common in rural areas, according to a study of private insurance claims […]


Innovation, Research

Could laser-facilitated epicutaneous vaccination for SARS-CoV-2 be an alternative to intramuscular injection?

February 23, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Common immunization routes for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidates range from intramuscular, nasal and oral to intradermal. Now, scientists at the University of Salzburg and Pantec Biosolutions AG have developed a laser-facilitated epicutaneous immunization against the severe acute respiratory […]


Innovation, Patient Experience, Research

Asthmatics at no higher risk getting or dying from COVID-19, assessment of studies consisting of 587,000 people shows

February 19, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A new study looking at how COVID-19 affects people with asthma provides reassurance that having the condition doesn’t increase the risk of severe illness or death from the virus. George Institute for Global Health researchers in Australia analysed data from […]