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New link between impaired brain energy metabolism and delirium discovered

4 hours ago   |   News Medical

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new link between impaired brain energy metabolism and delirium - a disorienting and distressing disorder particularly...
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Researchers characterize how changes in glioblastoma cells influence different drug effects

4 hours ago   |   News Medical

Therapies for treating glioblastoma brain cancer can be delivered with greater precision and existing drugs can be used in new ways.
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Why do sufferers of Alzheimer's nap so much? Study suggests the disease kills the cells needed to stay awake

Why do sufferers of Alzheimer's nap so much? Study suggests the disease kills the cells needed to stay awake

5 hours ago   |   Natural News

A study published in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association found that in people with Alzheimer's, tau proteins promote the degeneration of brain...
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UVA scientists identify oncogene responsible for deadliest brain tumor

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

Scientists have identified an oncogene responsible for glioblastoma, the deadliest brain tumor.
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How Small Wins Can Help You Achieve Big Goals

How Small Wins Can Help You Achieve Big Goals

7 hours ago   |   12 Minute Athlete

“The problem human beings face is not that we aim too high and fail, but that we aim too low and succeed.” - Michelangelo Setting big, audacious goals is important if you want...
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Artificial 'neurotransistor' created

10 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

While the optimization of conventional microelectronics is slowly reaching its physical limits, nature offers us a blueprint how information can be processed and stored...
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Study identifies molecular differences between individual tumor cells in ependymomas

11 hours ago   |   News Medical

For the first time in the world, an international study team with substantial participation from researchers from the Comprehensive Cancer Center of MedUni Vienna and Vienna...
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Vascular Development at Autism Risk

Vascular Development at Autism Risk

11 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

The first ever in-depth study of vasculature in the autistic brain has been undertaken by researchers.
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Scientists ID gene responsible for deadly glioblastoma

12 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

The discovery of the oncogene responsible for glioblastoma could be the brain cancer's Achilles' heel, one researcher says.
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How our brains remain active during familiar, repetitive tasks

15 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

New research, based on earlier results in mice, suggests that our brains are never at rest, even when we are not learning anything about the world around us.
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MRNA Vax Against COVID-19 Passes First Hurdle

MRNA Vax Against COVID-19 Passes First Hurdle

Moderna's mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 produced an immune response in healthy adult volunteers and was mostly well-tolerated, interim findings from a phase I dose-escalation... Read more ...

Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity

Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity

The bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study... Read more ...

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the... Read more ...

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

Snapchat has announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis. Read more ...

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Recently-approved treatments prompted an update to American College of Cardiology guidance on managing bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulation. New guidance included the... Read more ...

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Prioritising the most critical services, like antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for... Read more ...

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal. Read more ...

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Women especially were more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, said new study. Read more ...

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

A new research has found that the anti-lupus drug hydroxychloroquine is a safe, and highly effective drug for preventing pregnant women at risk from having another child with... Read more ...

Breast Cancer Deadlier in Heart Attack Survivors, Says Study

Breast Cancer Deadlier in Heart Attack Survivors, Says Study

New study shows how heart attacks, by blocking blood flow through arteries, trigger a specific, pro-cancer immune reaction. Read more ...