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Chinese researchers develop a simple model to stratify lung cancer risk in female non-smokers

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 20:54
About 53% of lung cancers in females are not attributable to smoking worldwide and a new model presented today at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer may allow clinicians the ability to assess and stratify lung cancer risk in female non-smokers in China.

SARS-CoV-2 infection in mothers does not have a significant teratogenic effect

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 20:45
Scientists determine that infection with SARS-CoV-2 during the first trimester of pregnancy does not increase the risk of any specific congenital malformations.

Lung cancer significantly affects the sexual health of women

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 20:34
Sexual dysfunction is highly prevalent in women with lung cancer with most survey participants reporting little to no interest in sexual activity, according to research led by Narjust Florez (Duma), MD, associate director for the Cancer Care Equity Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Research paves the way for therapies to treat or delay preterm labor

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 20:28
Researchers have identified a cause of preterm labor, an enigma that has long challenged researchers. New research published in The Journal of Physiology suggests a protein, called Piezo1, is responsible for regulating the behavior of the uterus.

New simulator quantifies the effect of body posture and stomach motility on drug bioavailability

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 20:17
A common, economic, and easy method of administering drugs is orally, by swallowing a pill or capsule.

New mathematical model of bone renewal predicts the effects of osteoporosis medications

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 20:09
The model, described today in eLife, may help improve outcomes for patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis and reduce the risks of side effects by helping physicians build more personalized treatment regimes.

Aberrant levels of three microRNAs may impair healing in venous ulcers, study shows

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 20:05
The study, which includes the first resource detailing the role of microRNAs in the wound-repair process, shows that aberrant levels of a trio of microRNAs may impair healing in venous ulcers.

Researchers develop a potential way to tackle one of the underlying causes of asthma

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:53
A possible way to tackle one of the underlying causes of asthma has been developed by researchers from Aston University and Imperial College London.

Study uncovers how common genetic mutations cause renal cancer

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:49
The understanding of the link between common genetic mutations and certain cancers is increasing.

Double mRNA COVID-19 vaccination found to increase SARS-CoV-2 variant recognition

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:45
Researchers evaluated the impact of double BNT162b2 messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccination in recognition of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern.

Exposure to a synthetic “forever chemical” linked to non-viral hepatocellular carcinoma

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:43
Exposure to a synthetic chemical found widely in the environment is linked to non-viral hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and published in JHEP Reports.

BU researcher secures NIH grant to examine the impact of racism-related chronic stress on brain health

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:39
Emerging adulthood is a life period of identity exploration that is experienced by the majority of emerging adults as stressful. Black emerging adults have the added burden of racism-related chronic stress.

Study finds fewer synthetic cannabinoid poisonings in states with cannabis legalization

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:23
Synthetic cannabinoids, dangerous designer drugs known by such street names as K2, Spice or AK-47, appear to have less appeal in states that have legalized the natural form of cannabis.

Scientists explore ex utero generation of post-gastrulation synthetic embryos

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 10:38
Researchers showed that post-gastrulation synthetic embryos (sEmbryos) could be synthesized outside the uterus using mouse naive embryonic stem cells (ESCs).

Almost 90% of subjects who experience COVID-19-linked taste or smell dysfunction fully recover after two years

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 10:02
Researchers explored the recovery rate and prevalence of the COVID-19-associated taste and smell impairments after two years across patients with mild symptoms.

Study details post-COVID-19 symptoms and conditions among children and adolescents in the US

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 09:11
In a new study, researchers assessed the incidence of post-COVID-19 symptoms and conditions among children and adolescents.

How does COVID-19 rebound after Paxlovid treatment differ between the BA.5 and BA.2.12.1 subvariants?

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 08:06
Scientists analyzed the differences between SARS-CoV-2 rebound associated with the Omicron BA.2.12.1 and BA.5 sublineages post-Paxlovid therapy in the United States.

A genome-wide catalog of rare copy-number variant associations for 54 disease phenotypes

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 07:42
A recent study published in Cell illustrated a human genome map with dosage sensitivity across disorders.

The neutralizing activity of a panel of 482 human monoclonal antibodies against Omicron BA.4 and BA.5

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 07:23
Researchers demonstrated differential utilization of the B cell germlines and SARS-CoV-2 spike protein epitopes by cross-neutralizing antibodies in infected, vaccinated and individuals with hybrid immunity.

Post-COVID-19 symptoms may occur in one of eight SARS-CoV-2-infected individuals

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 06:59
In a new study, researchers analyzed the nature, incidence, and severity of 23 COVID-19-related persistent symptoms in the Netherlands.