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December 8, 2020

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A 'molecular volume knob' regulating electrical signals in the brain helps with learning and memory, according to a new ...
A new global analysis has assessed the height and weight of school-aged children and adolescents across the world. The study ...
A new study finds that people who feel enthusiastic and cheerful -- what psychologists call 'positive affect' -- are less likely to experience memory decline as they age. ...
In the nearly two centuries since 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37.0 degrees Celsius) was established as the standard 'normal' body temperature, it has been used as the measure by ...
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Novel Anti-Craving Mechanism Discovered to Treat Cocaine Relapse

Cocaine continues to be one of the most commonly abused illicit drugs in the United States. Pre-clinical literature suggests that targeting glucagon-like peptide-1 receptors (GLP-1Rs) in the brain ...

White Blood Cells May Cause Tumor Cell Death -- But That's Not Good 亚博棋牌平台

White blood cells are part of many immune system responses in the human body. New research shows that a specific type of those cells may cause brain cancer tissues to die -- but that's not good ...

Poor Sleep Can Lead to Depression in Adolescents

Chronic sleep disruption during adolescence can lead to depression in both males and females and alters stress reactivity in females, according to a new study. Their findings are particularly ...

Researchers Use Genomics to Identify Diabetic Retinopathy Factors

Researchers have identified genes that respond differently in response to high glucose in individuals with and without diabetic ...

Synthetic Llama Antibodies Rescue Doomed Proteins Inside Cells

Researchers created a new technology using synthetic llama antibodies to protect endangered proteins inside cells. The technology could treat dozens of ...

New Semiconductor Detector Shows Promise for Medical Diagnostics and Homeland Security

This method allows users to identify legal versus illegal gamma rays. Detectors like these are critical for national security, where they're used to detect illegal nuclear materials smuggled ...

Self-Learning Algorithms for Different Imaging Datasets

AI-based evaluation of medical imaging data usually requires a specially developed algorithm for each task. Scientists have now presented a new method for configuring self-learning algorithms for a ...

Quick and Sensitive Identification of Multidrug-Resistant Germs

Researchers have developed a sensitive testing system that allows the rapid and reliable detection of resistance in bacteria. The system is based on tiny, functionalized cantilevers that bend due to ...

Useful 'Fake' Peptides

Some useful drugs consist of peptides acting on their protein targets. To make them more efficient and stable, scientists have found a way to replace crucial segments of the peptides with ureido ...

Seventeen Genetic Abnormalities That Cause Brain Aneurysms

Intracranial aneurysm is a dilation of a blood vessel forming a fragile pocket. Rupture results in extremely severe hemorrhage. Researchers have examined the genome of more than 10,000 people ...

Are People Healthy Enough to Retire Later?

While many people are now enjoying longer, healthier lives, current retirement ages are posing challenges for both policymakers and retirees. A new study looked into whether there is potential to ...

New Study Shows Every Week of Lockdown Increases Binge Drinking

Study participants who regularly drank at harmful levels shown to consume six drinks per session, compared to two alcoholic beverages for those less regular binge ...

Novel Form of Alzheimer's Protein Found in Spinal Fluid Indicates Stage of the Disease

Researchers have found a novel form of the Alzheimer's protein tau in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. This form of tau -- known as MTBR tau -- indicates what stage of ...

More Responsive COVID-19 Wastewater Testing

A new wastewater testing approach capable of better detecting viral infection patterns in communities could prove a crucial step toward an informed public health response to diseases like ...

Cervical Cancer Survival May Improve by Targeting Senescent

How well women with cervical cancer respond to treatment and survive correlates with the level of 10 proteins in their blood that also are associated with a 'zombie' cell state called ...

Potential Cancer Therapy May Boost Immune Response

A new approach to cancer therapy shows potential to transform the commonly used chemotherapy drug gemcitabine into a drug that kills cancer cells in a specialized way, activating immune cells to ...

CAR T-Cell Therapy Found Highly Effective in Patients With High-Risk Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

A CAR T-cell therapy known as axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel) drove cancer cells to undetectable levels in nearly 80% of patients with advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in a phase 2 clinical ...

Research Reveals How Airflow Inside a Car May Affect COVID-19 Transmission Risk

A new study uses computer simulations to track airflows inside a car's passenger cabin, providing potential strategies -- some of them counterintuitive -- for reducing the risk of transmitting ...

New CRISPR-Based Test for COVID-19 Uses a Smartphone Camera

In a new study, a team of researchers outlines the technology for a CRISPR-based test for COVID-19 that uses a smartphone camera to provide accurate results in under 30 ...

Once Hospitalized, Black Patients With COVID-19 Have Lower Risk of Death Than White, Study Finds

While multiple research studies show that Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to test positive for COVID-19, researchers found that once hospitalized, Black patients (after controlling for ...

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