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Measuring stressed cells to understand the development of disease

Measuring stressed cells to understand the development of disease

When cells are stressed, they initiate a complex and precisely regulated response to prevent permanent damage. Researchers from Goethe University have developed a new protoeomics...
Young people with IBD more likely to develop serious infections

Young people with IBD more likely to develop serious infections

A first of its kind study analysed almost 2,700 IBD patients to understand the respective roles of IBD activity and drugs in promoting systemic...
Let’s look beyond the New Modalities Ecosystem

Let’s look beyond the New Modalities Ecosystem

What do you know about the unique multidiscipline collaboration combining high level academic knowledge with drug discovery and development? In 2018, Orion Corporation, together with...
Could the gut be involved in the development of multiple sclerosis?

Could the gut be involved in the development of multiple sclerosis?

The gut has long been suspected to play a role in autoimmune disease; a research team has now identified evidence of a potential mechanism. Currently,...
Individual case of rare monkeypox disease confirmed in the UK

Individual case of rare monkeypox disease confirmed in the UK

Monkeypox is a rare viral infection that does not spread easily between people. Public Health England (PHE) have confirmed an individual case of the rare...
Young UK women face unnecessary appendicitis surgery

Young UK women face unnecessary appendicitis surgery

A new study has revealed the extent of unnecessary surgery faced by women in the UK suspected of having appendicitis. A new BJS study found that...
Electrospun fibre: a revolutionary new treatment for brain tumours

Electrospun fibre: a revolutionary new treatment for brain tumours

A revolutionary new treatment can provide effective treatment for brain tumours without exposing patients to the toxic effects of chemotherapy. University of Cincinnati professor Andrew...
Long-term use of opioids could increase risk of PTSD

Long-term use of opioids could increase risk of PTSD

Links have been drawn between long-term opioid use and increased risk of PTSD. According to a study published in Neuropsychopharmacology, long-term treatment with opioids could...
WHO: half of European women with HIV diagnosed late

WHO: half of European women with HIV diagnosed late

Many women in the WHO European Region, particularly those in their 40s, are diagnosed at a late stage of HIV infection when their immune...
Breakthrough discovery reveals how memories are coded in the brain

Breakthrough discovery reveals how memories are coded in the brain

NUS researchers have made a breakthrough in the field of cognitive computational neuroscience, by discovering a key aspect of how the brain encodes short-term...
NIH study finds anti-seizure drugs equally effective

NIH study finds anti-seizure drugs equally effective

New findings reveal that three anti-seizure drugs, levetiracetam, fosphenytoin, and valproate, are equally safe and effective in treating patients with this condition. These three anti-seizure...
Binding mechanism of opioid receptor uncovered in new study

Binding mechanism of opioid receptor uncovered in new study

Researchers have uncovered the binding mechanism of an important pain receptor. The researchers have revealed the activation of the opioid receptor, which can be found...

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