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Scientists use genomics to discover an ancient dog species that may teach us about human vocalization

Dog

The finding marks a new effort in conserving an ancient dog breed, with potential to inform human vocalization processes Bethesda, (Maryland) Monday, August 31, 2020. In a study published in PNAS, researchers used conservation biology and genomics to discover that the New Guinea singing dog, thought to be extinct for …

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Blood-based biomarker can detect, predict severity of traumatic brain injury : Study

Neurofilament Light Chain on the Neuron

New Delhi, 09th July 2020. A study from the National Institutes of Health (USA) confirms that neurofilament light chain as a blood biomarker can detect brain injury and predict recovery in multiple groups, including professional hockey players with acute or chronic concussions and clinic-based patients with mild, moderate, or severe …

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Study shows markers in blood can help identify risk for complications after mild TBI

Health news

Bethesda, Maryland, May 28, 2020 : Molecules released into the blood following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be indicators of neuronal damage associated with conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression, researchers from the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), part of the National Institutes of Health, …

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Study confirms effective, less toxic alternative to standard treatment for adults with Burkitt lymphoma

Research News

Washington DC. 26th May 2020. In a new study, an alternative treatment regimen that is less toxic than standard dose-intensive chemotherapy was found to be highly effective for adults with Burkitt lymphoma across all age groups and independent of HIV status. In addition to being better tolerated, the regimen, called …

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Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Health News

New Delhi, 27th May 2020: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of US Government has provided background information on several cases of a recently reported multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); and a case definition for this syndrome. CDC recommended healthcare providers …

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Diabetic foot care: New cooling insoles reduce foot temperature, diminishing the risk of tissue breakdown

Diabetes

A sole mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers New cooling insoles developed by UTSW scientists reduce foot temperature, diminishing the risk of tissue breakdown that could contribute to diabetic amputations DALLAS (USA) – May 21, 2020 – A new cooling insole developed by UT Southwestern scientists reduced the foot temperature …

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NIH clinical trial testing antiviral remdesivir plus anti-inflammatory drug baricitinib for COVID-19 begins

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Colorized scanning electron micrograph of a cell showing morphological signs of apoptosis, infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (green), isolated from a patient sample. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: NIAID/NIH

New Delhi, 11th May 2020. A randomized, controlled clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of a treatment regimen of the investigational antiviral remdesivir plus the anti-inflammatory drug baricitinib for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun. The trial is now enrolling hospitalized adults with COVID-19 in the United States. The …

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