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Artificial intelligence solution to a 50-year-old science challenge could ‘revolutionise’ medical research

Inside every cell, thousands of different proteins form the machinery that keeps all living things – from humans and plants to microscopic bacteria – alive and well. Almost all diseases, including cancer, dementia and even infectious diseases such as COVID-19, … Continue reading

Published Monday, November 30th, 2020 at 3:30 pm
Posted in Uncategorized

Scientists discover what happens in our brains when we make educated guesses

Researchers have identified how cells in our brains work together to join up memories of separate experiences, allowing us to make educated guesses in everyday life. By studying both human and mouse brain activity, they report that this process happens … Continue reading

Published Thursday, September 17th, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Posted in Neuroscience, Uncategorized

E-cigarette user found to have rare form of lung scarring typically found in metal workers — European Respiratory Society warns against vaping for smoking cessation

Researchers studying a patient with a rare lung disease called hard-metal pneumoconiosis say the disease was probably caused by vaping. The condition creates an unusual and distinctive pattern of damage to the lungs that results in breathing difficulties. It is … Continue reading

Published Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 12:01 am
Posted in Respiratory, Uncategorized

Combined therapies increase adverse side effects for patients with advanced hormone receptor-positive breast cancer

Lisbon, Portugal: Patients with advanced breast cancer who are treated with a combination of drugs that target specific molecules important for cancer development and also the hormones that are driving it are at increased risk of suffering adverse side effects. … Continue reading

Published Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 12:01 am
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Cervical cancer survivors frequently suffer from long-term fatigue, insomnia and hot flushes

Vienna Austria: Around half of women who have been treated for locally advanced cervical cancer suffer from symptoms of insomnia, fatigue or hot flushes at some point, according to new research presented at the ESTRO 36 conference. Cervical cancer affects … Continue reading

Published Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 12:01 am
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