Credit: CC0 Public Domain Monitoring a wound is critical, especially in diabetic patients, whose lack of sensation due to nerve damage can lead to infection of a lesion and, ultimately, amputation. Clinicians and healthcare professionals at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and other hospitals believe that the use of a new app, Swift Skin […]Continue Reading ...
The U.S. Department of Defense has turned to the University of Nebraska to jumpstart the development of drug therapies to protect military service members from the effects of radiation exposure. In an environment where for-profit pharmaceutical companies are often reluctant to embark upon financially risky drug discovery efforts, the unique four-pronged partnership established by the […]Continue Reading ...
This electron microscopic image of two Epstein Barr Virus virions (viral particles) shows round capsids—protein-encased genetic material—loosely surrounded by the membrane envelope. Credit: DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0030430.g001 It was a good year for medical science as a team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center reported that the Epstein-Barr virus could be linked to seven serious diseases. Best […]Continue Reading ...
Research led by the University of Plymouth and Technische Universität Dresden has identified a new therapeutic target for cancer treatment and tissue regeneration – a protein called Prominin-1. Dr Bing Hu from Plymouth’s Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine (ITSMed) together with Dr Denis Corbeil from the Technische Universität Dresden and a multinational team has […]Continue Reading ...
Those who prefer sexual hookups to traditional relationships more likely to want affection Casual sex among emerging adults can be a source of intimacy, and often is, according to a new study conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers including Binghamton University faculty and researchers at Indiana University’s Kinsey Institute. The study was designed by […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers in Brazil have identified a correlation between oral cancer progression and the abundance of certain proteins present in tumor tissue and saliva. The discovery offers a parameter for predicting progression of the disease – whether cervical lymph node metastasis is present, for example – and points to a strategy for overcoming the limitations of […]Continue Reading ...
Merck, the vibrant science and technology company, recognized three graduate students who have demonstrated innovation in life science at an awards ceremony at the company’s global headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany recently. Twelve finalists from across the globe (four in each of three awards categories: bioseparations, food & beverage safety, and tumor biology) presented their research […]Continue Reading ...
On March 3, 2018, a liquid nitrogen storage tank at the University Hospitals Fertility Center in Cleveland failed. Dr. Eli Adashi, a professor of medical science at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School, characterized the event as a “tragic accident” in which 950 patients lost more than 4,000 frozen eggs and embryos. However, one couple’s […]Continue Reading ...
Please give an introduction to the roles you carry out at Cape Breton University. I’m a Senior Chemistry Lab instructor at Cape Breton University, as well as a Transmission Electron Microscope technician. I instruct second, third and fourth year labs that complement the courses that we offer our to our undergraduate chemistry students. The lab […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers from Penn and Technical University of Dresden found that the protein Del-1 takes on different functions depending on the cell that secretes it. When secreted by the immune system’s macrophages, it acts as a bridge between those cells and neutrophils to help clear inflammation. Credit: University of Pennsylvania Health conditions that involve inflammation run […]Continue Reading ...
Monitoring a wound is critical, especially in diabetic patients, whose lack of sensation due to nerve damage can lead to infection of a lesion and, ultimately, amputation. New research from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University shows that the use of a new app, called Swift Skin and Wound™, which accurately measures […]Continue Reading ...
One in five cancer patients could be experiencing financial difficulties because of their care needs, according to new research published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship. Lead researcher Dr Alison Pearce from the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), says financial difficulty or ‘toxicity’ adds to the […]Continue Reading ...
An international study, focused on the analysis of the genome of more than 50,000 people worldwide, has identified twelve specific fragments of DNA related to the vulnerability of the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The study, published in the journal Nature Genetics, involves more than eighty authors among which are several Catalan researchers such as […]Continue Reading ...
Darmstadt, Germany, November 19, 2018 – Merck, the vibrant science and technology company, recognized three graduate students who have demonstrated innovation in life science at an awards ceremony at the company’s global headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany recently. Twelve finalists from across the globe (four in each of three awards categories: bioseparations, food & beverage […]Continue Reading ...
CAMBRIDGE and NOTTINGHAM, UK, 5th November 2018 – Optibrium™, a developer of software for drug discovery, today announced it had entered into a collaboration with the University of Nottingham, a pioneering research institution and university. Optibrium’s StarDrop™ software will be available to a number of 4th year MSci Chemistry project students at the University of […]Continue Reading ...
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