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Research demonstrates how small amounts of strain can be used to control a material"s properties

New research on an atomically-thin semiconductor demonstrates how a material's magnetism can be controlled using small amounts of strain. Published in Nature Nanotechnology, this study provides key insights for applications ranging from new spintroni.....»»

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Epilepsy research reveals why sleep increases risk of sudden death

To understand the effect of sleep seizures, researchers monitored the brain and heart activity of people with epilepsy as they slept......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Have high blood pressure? You may want to check your meds

Nearly 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke, also take a medicine that could be elevating their blood pressure, according to new research. The results underscore the need for patients to routinely.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Research breakthrough in the fight against cancer

Researchers have engineered a nanoparticle that has the potential to revolutionize disease treatment, including for cancer......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Healthy young adults who had COVID-19 may have long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health

New research highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized and who only had minor symptoms due to the virus......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Artificial color-changing material that mimics chameleon skin can detect seafood freshness

Scientists have designed an artificial color-changing material that mimics chameleon skin, with luminogens (molecules that make crystals glow) organized into different core and shell hydrogel layers instead of one uniform matrix. The findings demonst.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Trial demonstrates early AI-guided detection of heart disease in routine practice

Heart disease can take a number of forms, but some types of heart disease, such as asymptomatic low ejection fraction, can be hard to recognize, especially in the early stages when treatment would be most effective......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Temperature explains why aquatic life is more diverse near equator

New research suggests that temperature can largely explain why the greatest variety of aquatic life resides in the tropics -- but also why it has not always and, amid record-fast global warming, soon may not again......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

COVID-19 vaccine is associated with fewer asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, study finds

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital COVID-19 screening and vaccination program for employees offers early evidence that vaccine protects against asymptomatic infection, which has fueled the pandemic......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

A trait of the rare few whose bodies naturally control HIV: "trained" immune cells

Scientists have discover that 'elite controllers' have myeloid dendritic cells that display characteristics of trained innate immune cells......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

New MRI technique can detect early dysfunction of the blood-brain barrier with small vessel disease

Collaborative research between the University of Kentucky (UK) and University of Southern California (USC) suggests that a noninvasive neuroimaging technique may index early-stage blood-brain barrier (BBB) dysfunction associated with small vessel dis.....»»

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New map reveals genes that control the skeleton

New research has now mapped the unique genetic profile of the skeleton's 'master regulator' cells, known as osteocytes......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Prediabetes may not be as benign as once thought

People with prediabetes were significantly more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or other major cardiovascular event when compared with those who had normal blood sugar levels, according to new research. Researchers said the findings should se.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Too much, too little sleep linked to elevated heart risks in people free from disease

People who clock six to seven hours of sleep a night had the lowest chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke when compared with those who got less or more sleep, according to a new study. This trend remained true even after the research team acc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Restricting growth, spread of head and neck cancers

Researchers have discovered a key molecule that allows cancer stem cells to bypass the body's natural immune defenses, spurring the growth and spread of head and neck squamous cell cancers. Their study, conducted in mice, also demonstrates that inhib.....»»

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Focused ultrasound enables precise noninvasive therapy

New research demonstrates that noninvasive neuromodulation via low-intensity ultrasound can have cell-type selectivity in manipulating neurons......»»

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Novel CBD analog shows promising pain-halting effects in mice

Studies have shown that while CBD reduces pain sensation in animals, its ability to do so in humans is limited by low bioavailability, the extent to which the drug successfully reaches its site of action. Now, new research suggests this obstacle may.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Targeted methods to control SARS-CoV-2 spread

Researchers analyze more palatable alternatives to the kind of social distancing mandates that threw a wrench at how businesses, schools and even family gatherings work......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Stem cells create early human embryo structure in advance for fertility research

Stem cells have the ability to turn into different types of cell. Now scientists have developed a method to organize lab-grown stem cells into an accurate model of the first stage of human embryo development......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Novel switch found in proteins with wide-ranging implications for medical treatments

Proteins perform a vast array of functions in the cell of every living organism with critical roles in biological processes. There are numerous chemical switches that control the structure and the function of proteins, which were thought to be well u.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

CytRx Notes Topline Data From Trial of Arimoclomol in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CytRx Corporation (OTCQB: CYTR) (“CytRx”), a specialized biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development for the oncology and neurodegenerative disease categories, today noted that Orp.....»»

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