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Study reveals new insights into how UV light triggers kidney inflammation in lupus patients

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

A new collaborative study from researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the University of Washington and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals unexpected insights into how skin exposure to ultraviolet light can worsen clinical symptoms in autoimmune diseases such as lupus.
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New study helps understand molecular profile of tumors in cancer patients

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers from the University Hospitals in Zurich and Basel, ETH Zurich, University of Zurich and the pharmaceutical company Roche have set out to improve cancer diagnostics by developing a platform of state-of-the-art molecular biology methods.
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Saturday Stories: Vaccines Will Work, The Vaccine Whisperer Hilda Bastian...

Saturday Stories: Vaccines Will Work, The Vaccine Whisperer Hilda Bastian, And The Secret Life of SARs-CoV2

Angela L. Rasmussen, in the New York Times, explains how yes, the vaccines will work to stop the spread. Julia Belluz, in Vox, interviews the inimitable Hilda Bastian, the... Read more ...

Victoria records zero new cases of coronavirus, as NZ locked down again

Victoria has recorded zero new cases of coronavirus. Meanwhile, across the Tasman, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a seven-day lockdown of Auckland... Read more ...

Bear spray suspected as cause of officer's riot death in Capitol riots

Investigators probing the death of a US Capitol Police officer killed in the January 6 riot have zeroed in on a suspect seen on video appearing to spray a chemical substance on... Read more ...

Charles stops funding Harry and Meghan's mail office

The joy of receiving a note from a member of the royal family, in response to a card or a letter, has long been keenly felt across the globe but well-wishers for Harry and... Read more ...

Where Did Researchers Find Probable COVID Reinfection?

Where Did Researchers Find Probable COVID Reinfection?

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‘It was just a life-saver': Pregnant women who bonded online share baby joy...

Pregnant women who became part of a virtual support-village during lockdown are sharing their baby joy in real life. Read more ...

Is my red eye and migraine a result of staring at screens? DR ELLIE CANNON...

Is my red eye and migraine a result of staring at screens? DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions

DR ELLIE CANNON: Most people will get slightly bloodshot eyes from time to time, particularly if they've been staring at screens all day or had very little sleep. Read more ...

Coronavirus jab may help fight cancer, chronic pain. and even Alzheimer's

Coronavirus jab may help fight cancer, chronic pain. and even Alzheimer's

Scientists have documented unexpected benefits of vaccines for decades - known medically as 'non-specific effects' - but explanations vary between experts. Read more ...

HEALTH NOTES: Britons have an average of seven fillings and DIY eye checks...

HEALTH NOTES: Britons have an average of seven fillings and DIY eye checks. on a phone app

Britons have more than twice the number of fillings than the average American, who has just three. Read more ...

Hair loss pills taken by millions can leave men depressed, bloated and impotent

Hair loss pills taken by millions can leave men depressed, bloated and impotent

The drug they sell, called finasteride, has a decades-long track record of treating hair loss - and, for the vast majority of patients, it is safe and effective. Yet there are... Read more ...