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September 29, 2020

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Two new studies offer an explanation for why COVID-19 cases can be so variable. A subset of patients has mutations in key ...
Early interventions were effective at stamping out coronavirus infections before they spread, according to a new study. Combining virus genomics with epidemiologic ...
A potential therapy for obesity would transplant HUMBLE (human brown-like) fat cells, human white fat cells that have been genetically modified using CRISPR to become similar ...
Using MRI scans and computer modeling, scientists say they have further pinpointed areas of the human brain that regulate efforts to deal ...
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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 ...

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 frontline ...

Heating in Vaping Device as Cause for Lung Injury, Study Shows

Early results of an experimental vaping study have shown significant lung injury from e-cigarette devices with nickel-chromium alloy heating ...

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 ...

Strong Activation of Anti-Bacterial T Cells Linked to Severe COVID-19

A type of anti-bacterial T cells, so-called MAIT cells, are strongly activated in people with moderate to severe COVID-19 disease, according to a new ...

About 14% of Cerebral Palsy Cases May Be Tied to Brain Wiring Genes

Researchers confirm that about 14% of all cases of cerebral palsy, a disabling brain disorder for which there are no cures, may be linked to a patient's genes and suggest that many of those ...

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 ...

How the Brain Balances Emotion and Reason

Navigating through life requires balancing emotion and reason, a feat accomplished by the brain region 'area 32' of the anterior cingulate cortex. The area maintains emotional equilibrium ...

Evolutionary and Heritable Axes Shape Our Brain

Every region has its place in the brain. However, it has been unclear why brain regions are located where they are. Now, scientists have defined two main axes along which brain regions are ...

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 ...

COVID-19 May Deplete Testosterone, Helping to Explain Male Patients' Poorer Prognosis

A study of patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 suggests that the disease might deteriorate men's testosterone levels. The study found that as men's testosterone level at baseline ...

COVID-19: Social Distancing Is More Effective Than Travel Bans, Study Finds

Travel bans will delay the peak of infection with days, while social distancing has a much stronger impact, amounting in up to 4 weeks delay, scientists ...

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 ...

Cancer's Hidden Vulnerabilities

To fight cancer more effectively, a researcher probes its inner workings for metabolic ...

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, ...

Busy Pictures Hinder Reading Ability in Children

A new study shows extraneous images draw attention from text, reducing comprehension in beginning ...

COVID-19: Saliva Tests Could Detect Silent Carriers

Testing self-collected saliva samples could offer an easy and effective mass testing approach for detecting asymptomatic ...

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) ...

Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against psychological stress during lockdown, a new survey ...

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