Category: Medical

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Fruit flies and mosquitos are ‘brainier’ than most people suspect, say scientists

by  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 5/14/2021 In research made possible when COVID-19 sidelined other research projects, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine meticulously counted brain…

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Successful test of ‘Trojan Horse’ cancer drug offers hope for an end to chemotherapy: Molecule poses as ‘ideal prey’ for ‘greedy’ malignant cells that eat it ‘without realising it’s toxic’

University of Edinburgh scientists created the cancer-killing molecule SeNBD They successfully fed it to cancer cells without harming surrounding tissue It is hoped use in…

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Dieters’ weight-loss ‘wonder-drug’: Jab that curbs calorie intake and cravings could help fight obesity crisis

Experts say semaglutide could play major role in combating the obesity crisis Patients given the weekly jab lost a tenth of their body weight in…

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MDMA may help treat PTSD – but beware of claims that Ecstasy is a magic bullet

Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University Recent clinical trials, including one soon to be published in Nature Medicine, have suggested that MDMA combined with psychotherapy may…

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The ‘acid’ jab that may beat back pain for good: Injection could ease agony caused by disc problems, scientists say

By ROGER DOBSON FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 20:35 EDT, 3 May 2021 | UPDATED: 22:08 EDT, 3 May 2021  A once-in-a-lifetime jab may treat back pain. In a new…

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Posted in COVID-19 Medical

What steps must be taken to secure oxygen — for COVID-19 patients and into the future

Trevor Duke, The University of Melbourne New waves of the COVID-19 pandemic in countries, such as Kenya and India, have exposed the poor management of…

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Scientists Just Moved One Step Closer to Reversing Aging in Humans

And we might have ways to leverage this knowledge. By  Brad Bergan Apr 30, 2021 Everyone loses their youthful glow eventually, as the process of aging…

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New Lyme disease test distinguishes between early and late-stage disease

by  Frontiers For those who live in an area blighted by ticks, the threat of Lyme disease can cast a shadow over the joy of spring…

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How oxygen radicals protect against cancer

by  Goethe University Frankfurt am Main Oxygen radicals in the body are generally considered dangerous because they can trigger something called oxidative stress, which is associated…

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Mushroom consumption linked to 45 percent lower cancer risk

By Chrissy Sexton Earth.com staff writer In a new study from Penn State Cancer Institute, researchers have found that daily mushroom consumption is associated with a 45…

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