PLASTINS MAY PROMOTE DISEASE WHEN THEY ACT LIKE WORKAHOLICS AND DISRUPT CELLULAR ENVIRONMENT

A family of proteins that have a role in ensuring many types of cells move and maintain their shape may promote disease when they act...

NEW FUNDING BOOST TO COMBAT ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

Antibiotics have saved countless lives since they were introduced in the 1940s, curing infections and making procedures like chemotherapy...

 
 
 

NEW FLEXIBLE, BREATHABLE GAS SENSORS HAVE POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS IN HEALTH CARE AND ENVIRONMENT

Newly developed flexible, porous and highly sensitive nitrogen dioxide sensors that can be applied to skin and clothing have potential...

NIH TEAM DOCUMENTS VARIOUS TYPES OF NEUROPATHY AFTER COVID VACCINATION

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers investigated if coronavirus disease 2019 vaccination could result...

 
 
 

STUDIES PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO HOW LONG COVID-19 IMMUNITY LASTS AND NATURE OF IMMUNE RECALL

How does the immune system remember and recognize viral invaders it has encountered in the past? A trio of newly published studies...

GLAUCOMA TREATMENT USING SMART CONTACT LENSES THAT RELEASE DRUGS

In a recent study published in the journal Nature Communications, researchers developed a wireless theranostic contact lens sensor...

 
 
 

STUDY VALIDATES LONG-TERM SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF HARMONY TRANSCATHETER PULMONARY VALVE IMPLANT

A study of one year outcomes in the largest cohort to date of Harmony transcatheter pulmonary valve patients with congenital heart...

NOVEL SURFACE TREATMENT COULD HELP IMPROVE SAFETY OF MEDICAL DEVICES, PREVENT HOSPITAL INFECTIONS

A hospital or medical clinic might be the last place you'd expect to pick up a nasty infection, but approximately 1.7 million Americans...

 
 
 

UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR HELPS IMPROVE LONG-TERM COVID FORECASTS

From extreme weather to another wave of COVID-19, forecasts give decision-makers valuable time to prepare. When it comes to COVID,...

L452R MUTATION A KEY PLAYER IN THE EVOLUTION OF SARS-COV-2

In a recent study published in the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers analyzed the characteristics of severe acute respiratory syndrome...

 
 
 

KYUNURENIC ACID IN CARDIOVASCULAR THERAPY

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers assessed the impact of kynurenic acid on ischemic damage to the...

DOGS TRAINED TO DETECT SARS-COV-2 CAN SNIFF OUT INFECTED PASSENGERS AT AIRPORTS

In a recent study published in the journal BMJ Global Health, researchers explored whether scent dogs can be trained to identify severe...

 
 
 

EPISTATIC DRIFT LEADS TO UNPREDICTABILITY IN PROTEIN EVOLUTION

A critical goal in genetics and evolution is predicting the effects of mutations that may happen in the future and inferring the effects...

SARS-COV-2 ZOONOTIC TRANSMISSION PREDICTION USING ACE2 RECEPTOR VARIATION IS LIMITED

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers at the University of Glasgow assessed the variation in angiotensin-converting...

 
 
 

GENETIC VARIANTS MAY HELP EXPLAIN THE VARIABILITY IN COVID-19 SEVERITY, STUDY SUGGESTS

Though underlying medical conditions play an important role, many aspects of why COVID-19 severity can differ vastly from one to another...

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER POSSIBLE CONNECTION BETWEEN HARMFUL AMYLOID PRODUCTION AND COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

In patients with serious and long-term COVID-19, disturbed blood coagulation has often been observed. Now, researchers at Linköping...

 
 
 

PHYSICIAN MISTREATMENT AND DISCRIMINATION CAN HAVE A RIPPLE EFFECT ON THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

In a recent survey of more than 6,500 physicians from across the United States representing a broad spectrum of racial and ethnic diversity,...

MALE PHEROMONES MAY BE THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH FOR AGING FEMALES' EGGS

Male pheromones just might be the fountain of youth for aging female animals' eggs, according to a new Northwestern University study.

 
 
 

‘STING' PROTEIN'S RESPONSE TO CLEAN UP DAMAGED BRAIN CELLS MAY ACCELERATE PARKINSON'S DISEASE PROGRESSION

In studies with mouse and human tissue, as well as live mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a snag in the normal process...

FACEBOOK POSTS MAY HELP IDENTIFY PEOPLE AT RISK FOR HAZARDOUS DRINKING HABITS

Alcoholism can be a difficult condition to diagnose, especially in cases where individuals' drinking habits are not noticed and physical...

 
 
 



One man received Japanese town's COVID stimulus by mistake - then he gambled...

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Sex-bots and foil hats: reconfiguring what it means to be human

Elise Bohan, a research scholar at Oxford, argues that staying as we are isn't a viable option for humans in the remainder of this century. Read more ...

Everton fans celebrate as team avoids relegation

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Is it safe to make homemade baby formula?

Is it safe to make homemade baby formula?

If there's one way to drive panic into the heart of a new parent, it's to tell them that the infant formula their baby relies on is suddenly unavailable. This has been the... Read more ...

Can You Refuse to Care for an Elderly Parent?

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Russia - Ukraine war: Photo gallery, May 20th, 2022

Following Russia's retreat from near the Ukrainian capital, signs of normal life have returned to Kyiv, but destruction is still common in other parts of the country. Read more ...

Joey's two buys to reboot the Bulldogs

Andrew Johns picks Jackson Hastings and Reece Walsh as targets to join the Bulldogs in 2024. Read more ...

Michael Caine recalls how he tracked down beauty queen wife Shakira Baksh

Michael Caine has revealed the hilarious way he tracked down his wife of 49 years, Shakira, after seeing her on a television commercial. Read more ...

Abuse survivor Zhalin Cecil explains why he wants to stop violence at the source

Top Blokes mentor Zhalin Cecil was abused as a six-year-old and is determined to help raise a new generation of young men to stop violence at the source. Read more ...

Still have an ATO debt? The taxman is coming to collect

The Australian Taxation Office declared a moratorium on collecting tax debts during the pandemic. However, taxpayers may find that they are on the hook for back-taxes when they... Read more ...