Wednesday, December 1, 2021

New Alzheimer’s Research Indicates Brain Connections Degrade Early On

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New research from a team at the University of New South Wales School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences—led by professor Vladimir Sytnyk—has revealed brain...

WHO calls for urgent action to curb hepatitis

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On World Hepatitis Day (28 July) WHO highlights the urgent need for countries to enhance action to prevent viral hepatitis infection and to ensure...

Lung cancer therapy is ‘milestone’

A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a "milestone" trial shows.Nivolumab stops cancerous cells hiding from the body's...

Divorcees ‘have more heart attacks’

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Divorcees are more likely to have a heart attack than their peers who stay married, US research suggests. An analysis of 15,827 people showed women...

Chinese researchers alter embryo DNA: Do results cross ethical tripwires?

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The study has added urgency to recent calls from scientists, ethicists, and leaders in the biotech industry to take immediate, serious steps globally to weigh...

Lack of sleep can lead to the common cold

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So, it turns out your mother was right again: The less sleep you get, the more likely you are to catch a cold. A new...

Maternal mortality in Africa: investigating more, acting more

Maternal mortality remains a major public health issue in developing countries, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, and is one of the key indicators of...

AIDS: New Vaccine from Johnson and Johnson shows promising results in non human trials

The quest for a vaccine to address the AIDS problem appears to be progressing in the right direction.  On Thursday, scientists reported that an...

How Much Should a Miracle Drug Cost?

Millions of hepatitis C sufferers now have access to a cure, but insurance companies and lawmakers are balking at the price tag. Shima Andre, a...

Nonprofit works for health and empowerment of Somali women

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The small white building at 3416 Nicollet Ave. S. is the new home to a "tiny, but mighty" nonprofit. It's called Isuroon, which translates...