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Making sense of juvenile arthritis

November 21, 2022
Making sense of juvenile arthritis

Not to be mistaken with rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) or juvenile arthritis is an inflammatory condition affecting children and adolescents – complications and consequences of the disease include swelling, stiffness, and deformities of joints. While the exact numbers […]

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Researchers discover AI tools can help regrow hair

November 16, 2022
Researchers discover AI tools can help regrow hair

Some men and women afflicted with hair loss also face significant blows to their self-esteem, as hair is often tied to perceived attractiveness and self-confidence. In the latest advancement to treat hair loss, Chinese researchers have sought out artificial intelligence […]

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Lost lung immune cells increases susceptibility to flu in older adults

November 14, 2022
Lost lung immune cells increases susceptibility to flu in older adults

Why are older people more likely to fall ill with influenza (flu)? Research from the University of Michigan Medical School (U-M Medical) has revealed how the first line of defense against foreign pathogens known as alveolar macrophages, in the lungs, […]

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A sandy solution to obesity

October 25, 2022
A sandy solution to obesity

Silica particles made from purified sand are able to soak up large amounts of digestive enzymes, fats, and sugars within the gastrointestinal tract, impeding digestive processes and ultimately, preventing obesity. Researchers from the University of South Australia (UniSA) introduced such […]

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New interventions to help slow myopia progression

October 24, 2022
New interventions to help slow myopia progression

There is a broad consensus among experts that eye care professionals (ECPs) have a responsibility to prescribe interventions to slow down myopia progression, in line with the recent call for a global standard of care in myopia management.

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COVID-19 likely to have caused personality changes

October 19, 2022
COVID-19 likely to have caused personality changes

The coronavirus (COVID-19 pandemic affected every corner of the globe and upended life as we knew it – a new study suggests the lasting effects of the pandemic included personality changes across the US, especially in younger adults. Although previous […]

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New antibiotic-based cement helps treat bone infections

October 19, 2022
New antibiotic-based cement helps treat bone infection

Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have developed a novel bone cement matrix loaded with antibiotics to treat bone infections common in post-surgical orthopaedic procedures, such as knee replacement surgery. A bone cement, in powder or liquid form, is […]

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Asthma drug’s hidden metabolite converts white fat to brown fat

October 14, 2022
Asthma drug’s hidden metabolite converts white fat to brown fat

Asthma drug’s hidden metabolite converts white fat to brown fat HCA Facebook Asthma drug’s hidden metabolite converts white fat to brown fat Asthma drug’s hidden metabolite converts white fat to brown fat A study at US-based Scripps Research has highlighted […]

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Listening to birdsong reduces anxiety and paranoia

October 14, 2022
Listening to birdsong reduces anxiety and paranoia

Listening to birdsong reduces anxiety and paranoia HCA Facebook Listening to birdsong reduces anxiety and paranoia Listening to birdsong reduces anxiety and paranoia Surrounding yourself with the light twittering of birds can do you good – at least where your […]

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Boosting memory in older adults with online games approach

October 13, 2022
Boosting memory in older adults with online games approach

Boosting memory in older adults with online games approach HCA Facebook Boosting memory in older adults with online games approach Digital platform A functional working memory in adults is essential to navigate life. However, working memory can only store a […]

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