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December 11, 2020

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Test Your Heart Health by Climbing Stairs

Climbing four flights of stairs in less than a minute indicates good heart health, according to new ...

Scientists Build Whole Functioning Thymus from Human Cells

Researchers have rebuilt a human thymus, an essential organ in the immune system, using human stem cells and a bioengineered scaffold. Their work is an important step towards being able to build ...

Diet Modifications Including More Wine and Cheese May Help Reduce Cognitive Decline

The foods we eat may have a direct impact on our cognitive acuity in our later years, according to new research. The study is the first of its kind ...

Blocking Protein Restores Strength, Endurance in Old Mice

A single protein is a master regulator of mouse muscle function during aging, a new study finds. Blocking this protein increased muscle strength and endurance in old animals. It may play a role in ...
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Inhaled Vaccine Induces Fast, Strong Immune Response in Mice and Non-Human Primates

Researchers demonstrate in a new study that a phage-based inhalation delivery system for vaccines generates potent antibody responses in mice and non-human primates, without causing lung damage. The ...

A team of researchers is pioneering the use of a fast genomic sequencing technology to help determine the source of hard-to-trace coronavirus ...

Business Closures, Partial Reopenings Due to COVID May Cost the U.S. $3-$5 Trillion in GDP Over 2 Years, Study Finds

Economists project that a best-case scenario for the United States hinges on whether the initial mandatory closures and social distancing measures were sufficient to control the rise in coronavirus ...

How Neurons Form Long-Term Memories

Neuroscientists have identified genes that memory neurons use to rewire connections after new experiences. The findings shed light on the biology of long-term memory, with implications for future ...

Study Connects Diabetes, Air Pollution to Interstitial Lung Disease

People with pre-diabetes or diabetes who live in ozone-polluted areas may have an increased risk for an irreversible disease with a high mortality rate. These findings are especially important today ...

Natural Antibiotics Produced in Wounds Increase Sleep and Survival After Injury

When wounded, our body sets off a complex immune response. As part of it, the wound produces small antimicrobial molecules to fight off the pathogens locally. Researchers have found that these ...

New Compound Related to Psychedelic Ibogaine Could Treat Addiction, Depression

A non-hallucinogenic version of the psychedelic drug ibogaine, with potential for treating addiction, depression and other psychiatric disorders, has been developed by ...

A new study in mice finds that a high-fat diet allows cancer cells to outcompete immune cells for fuel, impairing immune function and accelerating tumor growth. Cancer cells do so by rewiring their ...

Youth Depression Tied to Higher Risk of 66 Diseases and Premature Death

Depressed children and teenagers have an increased risk of suffering from premature death and a wide range of illnesses later in life. That is according to a large observational study. The findings ...

Battling COVID-19 Using UV Light

Researchers have found a possible breakthrough in how to manage COVID-19, as well as future viruses. It involves using polymer and oligomer materials activated with UV light in order to kill microbes ...

Using Light, Red Blood Cells and a Honey Bee Peptide to Deliver Therapeutic Proteins

Protein therapies are often more potent and selective toward their biochemical targets than other types of drugs, particularly small molecules. However, proteins are also more likely to be quickly ...

How Blood and Wealth Can Predict Future Disability

Research shows that blood tests for biomarkers such as cholesterol and inflammation can predict disability in five years. Researchers studied blood biomarkers of 5,286 participants involved in the UK ...

Several U.S. Populations and Regions Exposed to High Arsenic Concentrations in Drinking Water

A national study of public water systems found that arsenic levels were not uniform across the U.S., even after implementation of the latest national regulatory standard. In the first study of ...

Compared to chimpanzees, our closest evolutionary cousins, humans are particularly prone to developing advanced carcinomas -- the type of tumors that include prostate, breast, lung and colorectal ...

Exercise May Protect Bone Health After Weight Loss Surgery

Although weight loss surgery is a highly effective treatment for obesity, it can be detrimental to bone health. A new study suggests that exercise may help address this ...

Breast Cancer Survivors Are Less Likely to Get Pregnant, but Often Have Healthy Babies and Good Long-Term Health

A large meta-analysis of breast cancer survivors of childbearing age indicated that they are less likely than the general public to get pregnant, and they face higher risk of certain complications ...

The Use of Wild Mammals in Traditional Medicine

Investigators identified 565 mammalian species that have been used to source products used in traditional medicine around the world, especially in Asia, Africa, and Latin ...

Tomatoes Offer Affordable Source of Parkinson's Disease Drug

Scientists have produced a tomato enriched in the Parkinson's disease drug L-DOPA in what could become a new, affordable source of one of the world's essential ...

Focus on Human Factor in Designing Systems

A new study has found one of the challenges in designing systems that involve people interacting with technology is to tackle the human trait of ...

Significant Increase in Depression Seen Among Children During First UK Lockdown

The first lockdown led to a significant increase in symptoms of depression among children, highlighting the unintended consequences of school closures, according to a new ...

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