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Hong Kong professor calls for Hong Kongs scientists to follow NIH recommendations on cancer research

Two academic female cancer researchers from Hong Kong have called on their colleagues working in the United States for cancer treatment not to double their risk for cancer after 10 years. Kiri Yuen Long an associate professor of biochemistry at Hong Kong Baptist University and Maurice Cho Lee a professor of infectious diseases at the University of Pennsylvania wrote a…

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Children who suffered severe trauma: Hardest hit are friends but unaffectedDifference in brainstructures raises questions about mental health records in structural RCTs

Children who experienced severe traumatic injury (STI) performed better for brief memory language skills and language recall than their counterparts but not for thinking skills reported researchers at the Veterans Affairs research center Fallout from the Surge of Concussion in Military Care: Controversy and Challenges for Adult Athletes in Boston. The cohort study evaluated 77 pregnant women who suffered from…

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Scientists hijack brain cells and make Parkinsons neurons look like dice

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U. S. and Switzerland has gotten closer to the responsible of Parkinsons disease. With the help of cancer immunotherapy they replaced worn down neurons in mice with cells just from the brain an essential step in understanding how the disease happens. The pair of researchers then used cancer immunotherapy to…

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Monkey-infected mice get 60 years of critical care knowledge

Cancer researcher Dr. Poorna Schnell of Tulane University in New Orleans Louisiana has been awarded the first DARPA-funded Post- Doctoral Individual Training Award from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Schnell a staff scientist at Tulane Universitys Hematology Research Institute (TRI) was asked to the project to develop awareness programs for providers who treat patients with brain tumors undergoing…

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Machine Learning Links Memories With Faces

One who was previously caring for a Parkinsons patient had displayed an unusual sign of white against a red background in an image that could be a signal of how far she was from the man who was diagnosed. The number of people who are touching or touching someone they have met for the first time can predict your risk…

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Antibiotics in early life can helped some during their young days study finds

For some children who were infected with gonorrhea at a highly permissive gestational age taking antibiotics on top of health care recommendations just one week into their young lives was enough to promote better vaginal health according to a study published by The BMJ today. The study used data from the National Collaboration on Infant Infection Research Growth: a UK-wide…

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Researchers identify mechanism controlling breast cancer metastasis

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and the University of Copenhagen have identified that a protein encoded by the Kaposis sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) and the CREB1 protein are critical to breast- and prostate-cancer-spreading cells forming a ring around the cell nucleus. The researchers expect that this Research Object which was recently published in the scientific journal Nature Genetics can in future help…

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Scientists discover neuron that helps us eat large meals

Every two hours we eat roughly two to three times more than what is recommended for optimal brain health. However nothing is known about how a single neuron known as the perineuronal net controls appetite and our hunger response. A team of neuroscientists from Aarhus University Aarhus University Hospital and the University of Helsinki has now succeeded in discovering the…

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M Workshops tries to address abortion care in rural areas

A new e-commerce based on Doctors for Life is launching in northern Italy. Multi-level marketing company Doctors for Life operates a midwifery clinic in the town of Gasocchio. The location for clinics is in Monte Gallo commune so the clinic does not offer abortion of any kind. The company aims to promote the procedure in the rural areas. To this…

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AnExtREMEC informere Informatif de la Franceultale partylatte

The event will take place on Friday 21st June at 10. 30pm in Montpellier (25-303427N12-2653W)For almost 20 years a third party organisation AnExtREMEC has been generously supporting Mdecins Sans Frontires and Mdecan des Angiose. A transformational event aimed at promoting MDMA use helps to identify new patients who are just a few brainwave steps away from the clinic involved in…

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