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Mosquito-borne viruses linked to stroke

University of Liverpool | 09-18-2020

A deadly combination of mosquito-borne Zika and chikungunya viruses may be a trigger for stroke. …

Immunotherapy improves survival in advanced bladder cancer patients

Queen Mary University of London | 09-18-2020

Phase III clinical trial results have shown that an immunotherapy drug called ‘avelumab’ significantly improves survival in patients with the most common type of bladder cancer. …

The hormone glucagon may be a warning light for diabetes

University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences | 09-17-2020

Individuals with fatty liver and/or type 2 diabetes have reduced sensitivity to glucagon, which increases glucagon secretion and leads to higher levels in blood. …

Study suggests pet cats and dogs can be infected with SARS-CoV-2 by their owners

ESCMID | 09-17-2020

Preliminary results suggest that pet cats and dogs can be infected with SARS-CoV-2 by their owners. …

Metformin for type 2 diabetes patients or not? Researchers now have the answer

Lund University | 09-17-2020

Newly identified epigenetic biomarkers can show in advance how the patient will respond to metformin treatment via a simple blood test. …

Could breadfruit be the next superfood?

UBC Okanagan | 09-17-2020

Researchers examine the health impact of a breadfruit-based diet. …

T cells take the lead in controlling SARS-CoV-2 and reducing COVID-19 disease severity

La Jolla Institute for Immunology | 09-16-2020

Study confirms that a multi-layered, virus-specific immune response is important for controlling the virus during the acute phase of the infection and reducing COVID-19 disease severity. …

A ‘cell-less’ therapy may regenerate heart tissue without cell transplant risks

AAAS | 09-16-2020

Researchers have developed a strategy that uses exosomes – tiny membrane-bound sacs secreted by cells – to mimic the heart-regenerating effects of cardiac cell transplants …

Viral load predicts mortality rate in hospitalized patients with cancer and COVID-19

Cell Press | 09-16-2020

Higher viral loads are associated with a greater risk of death among cancer and non-cancer patients hospitalized with COVID-19. …

Pollution exposure linked to stroke risk in people with common heart rhythm disorder

University of Pittsburgh | 09-16-2020

People with one of the most common heart disorders who are exposed to greater levels of pollution have a higher risk of stroke than their peers who live with less pollution. …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Mosquito-borne viruses linked to stroke

University of Liverpool | 09-18-2020

A deadly combination of mosquito-borne Zika and chikungunya viruses may be a trigger for stroke. …

Mosquito-borne viruses linked to stroke

University of Liverpool | 09-18-2020

A deadly combination of mosquito-borne Zika and chikungunya viruses may be a trigger for stroke. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Could breadfruit be the next superfood?

UBC Okanagan | 09-17-2020

Researchers examine the health impact of a breadfruit-based diet. …

Could breadfruit be the next superfood?

UBC Okanagan | 09-17-2020

Researchers examine the health impact of a breadfruit-based diet. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Cannabinoids may prevent colon cancer

University of Southern California | 09-15-2020

Treatment with a cannabinoid found in cannabis prevented the development of colon cancers in mice. …

Cannabinoids may prevent colon cancer

University of Southern California | 09-15-2020

Treatment with a cannabinoid found in cannabis prevented the development of colon cancers in mice. …