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Study reveals a wide variation in the water needs of people around the globe

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 12:01
A new study of thousands of people reveals a wide range in the amount of water people consume around the globe and over their lifespans, definitively spilling the oft-repeated idea that eight, 8-ounce glasses meet the human body's daily needs.

People who belong to blood group Rh(D) have elevated risk of parvovirus infection

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 10:30
The risk of being infected by parvovirus is elevated in those people who have blood group Rh(D), according to a study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases by researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden in collaboration with Octapharma.

New project finds a link between balance, body composition, and physical fitness in young footballers

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 10:23
An international team of researchers from the University of Madeira and the University of Lisbon (Portugal) conducted a study at the Marítimo Training Lab - the first club of Cristiano Ronaldo - to improve the performance of young footballers.

New perspectives to consider when dealing with people grieving the loss of their pet

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 09:04
A new review published in the CABI journal Human-Animal Interactions provides counselors with new perspectives to consider in their practice when working with clients who are grieving the loss of their pet.

Young adults with a high incidence of caries can quickly modify their oral health behavior

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 08:54
Young adults with extensive caries disease often have a high propensity for risk in terms of oral health.

Study finds increased risk of severe asthma attacks after relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 08:09
Adults with asthma had, at one point, an approximately doubled risk of a severe asthma attack after Covid-19 restrictions were relaxed in the UK, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London, funded by Barts Charity.

What is the effect of pregnancy on resting state brain activity?

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 06:08
According to a recent study, pregnant women undergo changes in the grey matter structure of the human brain.

Multivalent mRNA-based vaccine may serve as a preventative measure against future flu pandemics

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 06:00
An experimental mRNA-based vaccine against all 20 known subtypes of influenza virus provided broad protection from otherwise lethal flu strains in initial tests, and thus might serve one day as a general preventative measure against future flu pandemics, according to researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Scientists investigate the evolutionary origin of SARS-CoV-2 using recombination-aware phylogenetic analysis

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 05:46
A study has employed Bacter to identify recombination events with the RBD regions of the Sarbecovirus genome.

Can acupuncture alleviate lower back and pelvic pain in pregnant women?

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 05:30
Scientists have recently reviewed available evidence on the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture in treating lower back and/or pelvic pain during pregnancy.

Applied Cells Inc. and GenScript enter strategic collaboration to deliver combined solutions for cell therapy development

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 04:07
November 18th, 2022. Today, Applied Cells Inc. and GenScript USA Incorporated announced their strategic collaboration to deliver combined cell isolation solutions for cell therapy drug development worldwide. Under this collaboration, GenScript will develop and supply its proprietary research and cGMP grade CytoSinct™ reagents for use in developing CAR-T and other Cell Therapy products on the Applied Cells MARS® Platform.

The potential of Sofosbuvir against COVID-19 neurological symptoms

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 02:33
Researchers discuss how SARS-CoV-2 infects cortical neurons and damages their synapses that form the connection between brain cells.

BW.1- a new Omicron subvariant that escapes immunity

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 02:21
Researchers reports the presence of mutations that aid in immune escape in the BW.1 Omicron subvariant.

The production, metabolism, and inhibition of heterocyclic aromatic amines produced from cooking meat

Rss Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 01:49
Researchers review the carcinogenic and mutagenic properties of heterocyclic aromatic amines.

New biomarker can help identify people with a primary tauopathy

Rss Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 12:44
Zooming in on a single disease and studying it intensely is often the most productive route to finding treatments. But there's no easy way to distinguish among people living with any of the primary tauopathies -; a group of rare brain diseases marked by rapidly worsening problems with thinking and movement -; because the symptoms are too similar.

Novel cancer-fighting nanoparticles co-deliver a chemotherapy drug and immunotherapy

Rss Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 12:27
University of Pittsburgh researchers have designed cancer-fighting nanoparticles that co-deliver a chemotherapy drug and a novel immunotherapy, according to a new Nature Nanotechnology study published today.

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022: What is the burden of antimicrobial resistance?

Rss Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 11:33
As part of World Antimicrobial Resistance Week 2022, News-Medical speaks to Dr. Tomislav Meštrović about his new research discussing the burden of bacterial antimicrobial resistance in the WHO European region, as well as about how we can prevent antimicrobial resistance together.

Voluntary 'mass testing' associated with 25% reduction in covid-19 related hospitalizations

Rss Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 11:32
The first ever voluntary 'mass testing' pilot for people without covid symptoms was associated with an overall 25% reduction in covid-19 related hospital admissions, including an initial 43% reduction with military assistance, finds a study published by The BMJ today.

What was the return on investment of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in New York City?

Rss Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 10:59
A recent study estimated the return on investment (ROI) of New York City’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination campaign.

Two new studies identify potential risk factors associated with frontotemporal dementia

Rss Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 10:50
Two recent studies from the University of Eastern Finland show that educational background and previous traumatic brain injury may potentially affect the risk of frontotemporal dementia.