Category: Medical

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How teeth sense the cold

by  Howard Hughes Medical Institute For people with tooth decay, drinking a cold beverage can be agony. “It’s a unique kind of pain,” says David Clapham,…

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The secret to a long life? Genetic treatment that extends the lifespan of flies by 9% and prevents Alzheimer’s is developed by scientists

EXCLUSIVE:  Genetic treatment targeted two proteins found in the brain  FKH and FOXO are present in fruit fly brains and similar versions seen in humans  …

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Alkaline “Real Water” linked to liver failure in kids—and reports are rising

The FDA has warned not to drink or use the water.  BETH MOLE –  3/19/2021, 3:24 PM At least five infants and children in Nevada have suffered…

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What happens in your brain when you ‘lose yourself’ in fiction

by Jeff Grabmeier,  The Ohio State University If you count yourself among those who lose themselves in the lives of fictional characters, scientists now have a…

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New spherical nucleic acid ‘drug’ kills tumor cells in humans with glioblastoma

by  Northwestern University An early clinical trial in individuals with the deadly brain cancer, glioblastoma, showed an experimental spherical nucleic acid (SNA) drug developed by Northwestern…

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Posted in COVID-19 Medical

Engineered viruses can fight the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Kevin Doxzen, Arizona State University As the world fights the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic, another group of dangerous pathogens looms in the background….

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Scientists discover target for stroke therapy in blood-brain barrier

FEBRUARY 22, 2021 by  Tokyo University of Science Strokes are a leading cause of poor quality of life or even death in Japan and the world…

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Fetal exposure to antibiotics in mid to late pregnancy linked to childhood asthma risk

by  British Medical Journal Fetal exposure to antibiotics in mid to late pregnancy may be linked to a heightened risk of childhood asthma, suggests research published…

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Fecal microbe transplants help cancer patients respond to immunotherapy and shrink tumors

Diwakar Davar, University of Pittsburgh The effect of a drug, or impact of a treatment like chemotherapy, doesn’t just depend on your body. The success…

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What are blood types?

Christine Helms, University of Richmond Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to…

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