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September 29, 2020

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Wearable Exosuit That Lessens Muscle Fatigue Could Redesign the Future of Work

A new clothing-like exoskeleton can reduce back muscle fatigue and providing needed physical relief to material handlers, medical professionals and ...

Discovery Enables Adult Skin to Regenerate Like a Newborn's

A newly identified genetic factor allows adult skin to repair itself like the skin of a newborn. The discovery has implications for wound treatment and preventing some of the aging process in skin. ...

Genetic Risk of Developing Obesity Is Driven by Variants That Affect the Brain

Some people are at higher risk of developing obesity because they possess genetic variants that affect how the brain processes sensory information ...

Study Suggests Link Between Unexplained Miscarriages and How Women Perceive Men's Body Odor

Women who have suffered unexplained repeated pregnancy loss (uRPL) have altered perceptions and brain responses to male body odors, in comparison to ...
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Social Media Use Linked With Depression, Secondary Trauma During COVID-19

Can't stop checking social media for the latest COVID-19 health information? You might want to take a break, according to researchers who discovered that excessive use of social media for ...

Pandemic Sets Off Future Wave of Worsening Mental Health Issues

Long after a COVID-19 vaccination is developed and years after the coronavirus death toll is tallied, the impact on mental health will linger, continuing to inflict damage if not addressed, according ...

Genetic Testing Cost Effective for Newly Diagnosed GIST

Researchers reported that genetic testing is cost-effective and beneficial for newly diagnosed patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), a rare type of ...

Looking at Evolution's Genealogy from Home

Evolution leaves its traces -- in particular -- in genomes. Researchers used '2-n-way' software to determine the relationships between species or individuals and compare any genome of and ...

Fine-Tuning Stem Cell Metabolism Prevents Hair Loss

An international research team has shown in mice that Rictor, a protein that helps to regulate the growth, energy, and oxygen consumption of cells, plays a key role in the cellular metabolism and ...

Genetic Differences in Body Fat Shape Men and Women's Health Risks

New findings about body fat help explain the differing health risks men and women face - and set the stage for better, more targeted ...

One in Three Parents Plan to Skip Flu Shots for Their Kids During COVID-19 Pandemic, Poll Finds

According to a new U.S. poll, COVID-19 may not influence parents' beliefs about the flu vaccine, with just one third believing it's more important for children to get vaccinated this year, ...

Study Reveals Design Flaws of Chatbot-Based Symptom-Checker Apps

Millions of people turn to their mobile devices when seeking medical advice. They're able to share their symptoms and receive potential diagnoses through chatbot-based symptom-checker (CSC) ...

Last-Resort Life Support Option Helped Majority of Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients Survive

The life-support option known as ECMO appears to be saving lives for many of the critically ill COVID-19 patients who receive it. Patients in a new international study faced a staggeringly high risk ...

Stem Cells Can Repair Parkinson's-Damaged Circuits in Mouse Brains

Researchers demonstrated a proof-of-concept stem cell treatment in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease. They found that neurons derived from stem cells can integrate well into the correct ...

160 Genes Linked to Brain Shrinkage in Study of 45,000 Adults

An analysis conducted in 45,000 adults mainly of European ancestry associated 160 genes with brain shrinkage seen on ...

Faced With Shortages, Researchers Combine Heat and Humidity to Disinfect N95 Masks

Researchers found that gently heating N95 masks in high relative humidity could inactivate SARS-CoV-2 virus trapped within the masks, without degrading the masks' ...

A Better Alternative to Phthalates?

Researchers analyzed urine samples from pregnant women to look for the presence of DINCH, which is short for di(isononyl)cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylate. They found concentrations of DINCH in most of ...

U.S. Hospital Admissions for Non-COVID-19 Have Only Partially Rebounded from Initial Decline

While declines in U.S. hospital admissions during the onset of COVID-19 has been well-documented, little is known about how admissions during the rebound varied by age, insurance coverage and ...

Cocaine Addiction: Impact of Genetic Mutations Elucidated

Cocaine addiction is a chronic disorder with a high rate of relapse for which no effective treatment is currently available. Scientists recently demonstrated that two gene mutations involved in the ...

Comparing Face Coverings in Controlling Expired Particles

Laboratory tests of surgical and N95 masks show that they do cut down the amount of aerosolized particles emitted during breathing, talking and coughing. Tests of homemade cloth face coverings, ...

Historical Racial and Ethnic Health Inequities Account for Disproportionate COVID-19 Impact

A new article examines the ways in which COVID-19 disproportionately impacts historically disadvantaged communities of color in the United States, and how baseline inequalities in our health system ...

Novel Neuroimaging Study on Dissociative Symptoms Reveals Wounds of Childhood Trauma

Brain imaging analyses can uncover changes in functional connections between brain regions linked to dissociative ...

New Vulnerability Found in Lung Squamous Cancer May Facilitate Drug Targeting

New cancer research shows the potential for targeting a specific circular RNA, known as CDR1as, to attack lung squamous cell ...

3D-Printed Nasal Swabs Work as Well as Commercial Swabs for COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing, Study Finds

A clinical trial provides evidence that 3D-printed alternative nasal swabs work as well for COVID-19 diagnostic testing as commercial synthetic flocked nasal swabs. Given the ongoing need for ...

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