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NIH Interested In Investing Up To $20M To Develop Alternatives To Using Fetal Tissue In Research

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The notice comes in the wake of news reports that in September the Trump administration ordered NIH scientists, including one team researching a treatment for HIV, to stop buying new human fetal...
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New Rehabilitation Device For People With Leg Injuries

Dec 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Uniqueness of SUSU scientists’ development consists in the fact that this device unlike other analogous devices allows involving all the joints of lower limb. Patented know-how can be applied not only for rehabilitation after serious injuries or teaching children with infantile cerebral palsy to wal......
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How far will you go to reduce your beef intake?

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
Scientists say that beef consumption must fall drastically to avert a climate catastrophe, but changing diet can be hard. Here are your options....
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Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics

Dec 10, 2018 , Reuters
A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to $8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies....
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Tuberculosis Survives By Using Host System Against Itself

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, scientists at the University of Notre Dame have discovered that the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) releases RNA into infected cells. This RNA stimulates the production of a compound known as interferon beta that appears to ......
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Scientists Discover A Probable Cause Of 'Chemo Brain' And It May Be Treatable

Dec 08, 2018 , Forbes
Cancer survivors often report experiencing 'chemo brain,' sometimes for many years after treatment ends. Now scientists at Stanford might have figured out why it happens and what to do about...
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Scientists urge ban of insecticides tied to brain impairment in kids

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Pregnant women should not be exposed to even low levels of a group of chemicals associated with a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders in children, scientists argue....
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Pig hearts can function for months in baboons, study shows, bringing us closer to their use in humans

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
A new paper details how genetically modified pig hearts transplanted into baboons could support life and function for up to 195 days. The finding, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, takes scientists a small step closer to the possibility of using donor animal organs for human patients in need of a heart transplant....
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After Analyzing CRISPR Work Done By Chinese Researcher, Scientists’ Verdict Is That It’s Way Worse Than Initially Realized

Dec 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Ethical criticism of He Jiankui's work has been coming in fast and furious over the past week. But now scientists are also criticizing the research itself, saying it's plagued with massive technical shortcomings. His results show that “this was all a terrible idea in basically every way,” said Erik Sontheimer, who studies CRISPR in his lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical...
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Scientists Claim To Develop Simple, Fast Blood Test That Detects Cancer

Dec 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While the results of the study need to be confirmed, some scientists are hailing the Australian discovery of the 10-minute test as groundbreaking. Scientists have been working to identify cancer earlier, as early detection increases the success rate of therapeutic treatment and...
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Are You a Victim of 'Clean Plate' Syndrome?

Dec 05, 2018 , WebMD
In recent experiments, scientists repeatedly found that a single item left on the plate exerted a much stronger end-of-meal pull than multiple items, whether it be chocolate-covered almonds, cookies or...
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NIBIB-Funded Researchers Use Non-Invasive Imaging Technique To Diagnose, Monitor Chronic Wounds

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of NIH-funded researchers at the University of Arkansas have demonstrated the novel use of multiphoton microscopy to monitor wound healing in live animals. The scientists measured metabolic changes that occur during healing at the wounds’ surface using autofluorescence imaging. In the future,......
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Clues To Brain Changes In Depression

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In new pre-clinical research, scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), led by Scott Thompson, PhD, Professor of Physiology, have identified changes in brain activity linked to the pleasure and reward system. The research, published in the journal, Nature, provides news i......
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Altered Microbiome After Caesarean Section Impacts Baby's Immune System

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Together with colleagues from Sweden and Luxembourg, scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have observed that, during a natural vaginal birth, specific bacteria from the mother's gut are passed on to the baby and stimulate the baby's imm......
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SUSU Student Creates Russian Analogue Of A Voice Prosthesis

Dec 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
People who underwent larynx surgery face a necessity of a voice prosthesis implantation, but such artificial windpipes are only produced abroad. SUSU scientists are developing a Russian analogue of such an apparatus which will be several times cheaper than the imported products. Import Substitution......
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Unlocking the Mysteries of Hair Growth

Nov 30, 2018 , WebMD
New research offers a possible explanation for why hair grows on some parts of your body but not others. Scientists found that hairless skin secretes a protein that blocks a signaling pathway (WNT) that controls hair...
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China suspends scientists who claim to have produced first gene-edited babies

Nov 30, 2018 , CNN Health
China has suspended the research activities of the scientists who claimed to have created the world's first gene-edited babies, state-run Xinhua news reported Thursday....
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Scientists First To Engineer Tissue From Patients' Own Cells To Regenerate Diseased, Injured Organs

Nov 29, 2018 , Forbes
The new technology makes it possible to engineer “any kind of tissue” from one small fatty tissue sample and, after transplantation, efficiently regenerate any diseased or injured...
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Different Takes: Outrage About CRISPR-Editing Of Human Babies Is Temporary; Ban U.S. Scientists From This Unethical Practice

Nov 29, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on producing genetically-modified human...
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Global warming will increase heat-related death and disease - study

Nov 29, 2018 , Reuters
Climate change is making more people around the world vulnerable to heat exposure, putting them at greater risk of heart and kidney disease, heat stress, and other heat-related killers, scientists warned on Wednesday....
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