Medical Research

Community Policing Found To Be Ineffective In Improving Trust Or Reducing Crime

An international team of researchers has found that instituting community policing into several communities in six countries in the Southern Hemisphere did little to improve trust in police and did not reduce crime rates. In their paper published in...
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Update: South African Doctor Who Discovered “omicron” Variant Says There’s Nothing To Worry...

Dr Angelique Coetzee, the South African doctor who first spotted the new Covid variant Omicron, appeared on the BBC this weekend. Dr. Coetzee says the patients seen so far have had “extremely mild symptoms” – but more time is...
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Were Compass Pathways' Clinical Trial Results Really That Bad?

Compass Pathways (NASDAQ: CMPS) has released data for a phase 2b study of its COMP360 psilocybin treatment for depression. In this Motley Fool Live video recorded on November 15, Motley Fool contributors Keith Speights and Brian Orelli point out...
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Nonalcoholic Beverage Provision May Curb Underage Drinking Among Greek-life College Students

Availability of nonalcoholic beverages together with alcohol price increases could reduce alcohol consumption among college students at high risk for drinking-related harm, according to a study in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.
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Pfizer Said An Updated Version Of Its Covid-19 Vaccine Will Be 'ready In 100 Days' If The New...

A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Pfizer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at The University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., December 14, 2020.Bryan Woolston/Reuters Pfizer said it can update its COVID-19 vaccine if...
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Gamaleya Center Says Covid-19 Antibody Drug Will Not Be Available Earlier Than Late 2022

PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKIY, Russia (Sputnik) - The antibody treatment against COVID-19 from Russia's Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology will become available no earlier than late 2022, Alexander Gintsburg, the center's director, said...

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How One Discredited 1998 Study Paved The Way For Today's Anti-vaxxers

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic and the concomitant vaccine, the anti-vaccination movement was mainly identified with one very specific myth: the idea that vaccines cause autism. Aside from being patently offensive to neurodiverse and autistic...
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Giving Male Bornean Rock Frogs Testosterone Found To Exaggerate Their Kicking Gestures

A team of researchers from Brown University, the University of Vienna and Smith College has found that giving male Bornean rock frogs testosterone pushes them to exaggerate their provocative kicking gestures. In their paper published in Proceedings...

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A 3d Ink Made Of Living Cells For Creating Living Structures

A team of researchers from Harvard University and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, has developed a type of living ink that can be used to print living materials. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the...
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Shocking: Big Pharma Received Emergency Use Approval A Couple Of Weeks Ago For Covid Variant...

The wonders of modern medicine? It seems like only yesterday we were reporting on the new COVID variant coming out of Africa. New COVID Virus Variant Identified in Africa Is “Highly Transmissible and Vaccine-Resistant” But within hours...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Vaccines

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5 Canva Courses That Will Help You Grow Your Business

If you’ve just discovered Canva, then you’re in for a treat. Canva is an amazing tool for designers of all abilities and has proven to be quite useful to those who want to start a business as well as those who simply enjoy playing around...

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Why The Medical Profession Should Give People With Criminal Records A Second Chance

I am a board-certified osteopathic family physician who worked most of my career as a hospitalist. I am thankful to my university, family medicine program, and the state boards for being open-minded and future-minded and admitting and licensing me,...

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Probing The Dysregulation Of Ubiquitin-specific Protease 8 Activity In Cushing's Disease

The molecular mechanism underlying enzyme activity regulation of ubiquitin-specific protease 8 (USP8) has been decoded by researchers at Tokyo Tech. USP8 has been implicated in Cushing's disease pathogenesis. They have identified an autoinhibitory...
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A Study Reveals The Presence Of Murine Coronavirus In Canary Islands Mice Population

A study published in Frontiers in Veterinary Science reveals the presence of murine coronavirus—the murine hepatitis virus or M-CoV—in mice of the Canary archipelago (Spain) that could have reached the islands by maritime transport from the...
Related topics: Hepatitis, Virus, Virology

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The Study Of The Microbiome Enables New Strategies For Healthy And Climate-resilient Crops

Agriculture is facing enormous challenges worldwide due to global changes caused by human activities. Drought, severe weather events, record temperatures and emerging pathogens threaten the world's food supply. For this reason we need to make our...
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Biologists Reveal How Obesity Damages The Skeletal Muscle Metabolism

A decline in metabolism and endurance of skeletal muscle is commonly observed in obese patients, but the underlying mechanism is not well-understood. A research team led by Dr. Chi Bun Chan, Assistant Professor from School of Biological Sciences,...
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Study Links Increasing Air Pollution To The Rise Of A Type Of Lung Cancer

An international team of scientists, led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), has linked increased air pollution to an uptick in cases of lung adenocarcinoma (LADC) worldwide. The same study also concluded an overall lower...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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A Beginner's Guide To Cloning

Despite logistical and ethical hurdles, the ability to create genetic replicas could aid medical research and possibly save animals from extinction.
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Pandemic Depression Persists Among Older Adults: Study

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health of older people living in the community, with those who are lonely faring far worse, according to new research from McMaster University. Using data from the Canadian...
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Dna Damage In Tissue-infiltrating Macrophages Triggers An Exosome-based Metabolic Reprogram

Research carried out at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of FORTH, provides evidence that persistent DNA damage triggers an exosome-based, metabolic reprogramming that leads to chronic inflammation and tissue pathology in...
Related topics: DNA, Genetics, Biotechnology

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