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Specific gut bacterium linked to irritable bowel syndrome

University of Gothenburg | 11-25-2020

Researchers have identified a potential connection between Brachyspira, a genus of bacteria in the intestines, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). …

Most lungs recover well after severe COVID-19

Radboud University Medical Center | 11-25-2020

A comprehensive health assessment three months after recovery from severe COVID-19 shows good recovery of lung tissue in most cases. …

New study explains important cause of fatal influenza

Karolinska Institutet | 11-25-2020

New study reveals why influenza infections lead to an increased risk of bacterial pneumonia, which claims many lives around the world every year. …

New immunotherapy shows promise against rare childhood cancer

University College London | 11-25-2020

A novel CAR T-cell therapy designed to target cancerous tumors, has shown promising early results in children with neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer. …

Treatment shows reduction in heart failure after myocardial infarction

Baylor College of Medicine | 11-24-2020

A potential preventative therapy for heart failure after a heart attack has shown promising results in mice. …

Anxiety associated with faster Alzheimer’s disease onset

RSNA | 11-24-2020

Anxiety is associated with an increased rate of progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s disease. …

Cocoa flavanols boost brain oxygenation and cognition in healthy adults

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 11-24-2020

The brains of healthy adults recovered faster from a mild vascular challenge and performed better on cognitive tests if the participants consumed cocoa flavanols beforehand. …

New influenza therapy may help in fight against COVID-19

Purdue University | 11-24-2020

A new therapy for influenza virus infections may also prove effective against many other pathogenic virus infections, including HIV and COVID-19. …

Scientists identify brain cells that help drive bodily reaction to fear and anxiety

University of North Carolina Health Care | 11-23-2020

Neuroscientists discover a set of arousal-related neurons that could help develop better treatments for anxiety disorders, psychiatric illnesses. …

Early weight gain in children linked to ability to produce the hormone leptin

University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences | 11-23-2020

Young children of African ancestry are more at risk of developing obesity if they possess a genetic variant that reduces their ability to produce the hormone leptin. …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Specific gut bacterium linked to irritable bowel syndrome

University of Gothenburg | 11-25-2020

Researchers have identified a potential connection between Brachyspira, a genus of bacteria in the intestines, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). …

Specific gut bacterium linked to irritable bowel syndrome

University of Gothenburg | 11-25-2020

Researchers have identified a potential connection between Brachyspira, a genus of bacteria in the intestines, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Cocoa flavanols boost brain oxygenation and cognition in healthy adults

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 11-24-2020

The brains of healthy adults recovered faster from a mild vascular challenge and performed better on cognitive tests if the participants consumed cocoa flavanols beforehand. …

Cocoa flavanols boost brain oxygenation and cognition in healthy adults

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 11-24-2020

The brains of healthy adults recovered faster from a mild vascular challenge and performed better on cognitive tests if the participants consumed cocoa flavanols beforehand. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Treatment shows reduction in heart failure after myocardial infarction

Baylor College of Medicine | 11-24-2020

A potential preventative therapy for heart failure after a heart attack has shown promising results in mice. …

Treatment shows reduction in heart failure after myocardial infarction

Baylor College of Medicine | 11-24-2020

A potential preventative therapy for heart failure after a heart attack has shown promising results in mice. …