• By News Medical   -   Nov 28, 2020

    NEW SYSTEM ALLOWS FOR INDIVIDUAL SUPPLY OF DISINFECTED AIR IN ENCLOSED SPACES FOR DAILY USE

    Researchers from the University of Alicante Institute of Chemical Processes Engineering have developed a procedure that allows for...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 28, 2020

    STUDY PINPOINTS SPECIFIC AREAS OF THE BRAIN WHERE SEROTONIN PROMOTES PATIENCE

    We've all been there. Whether we're stuck in traffic at the end of a long day, or eagerly anticipating the release of a new book, film...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 28, 2020

    MINE PONDS INCREASE RISK OF MERCURY EXPOSURE FOR INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AND WILDLIFE

    The proliferation of pits and ponds created in recent years by miners digging for small deposits of alluvial gold in Peru's Amazon...

    Minerals
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 28, 2020

    RESEARCHERS STUDY THE ROLE OF VIRAL INTRAMEBRANE INTERACTIONS IN CONTROLLING PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH

    A research group from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the University of Valencia , in coordination with the...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 28, 2020

    MARA PROJECT AIMS TO USE NEW DNA BASED NANOTECHNOLOGY TO FIGHT BACTERIA

    Antibiotics are used to prevent and treat bacterial infections. They have played a major role in combating infectious diseases such...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    RESVERATROL SHOWS POTENTIAL AS SARS-COV-2 ANTIVIRAL, STUDY FINDS

    A recent study reveals that resveratrol, a phenolic compound produced by spermatophytes, can inhibit the viral replication SARS-CoV-2.

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    SARS-COV-2 LAUNCHES MULTIPRONGED ATTACK AGAINST HOST CELL PROTEIN SYNTHESIS, STUDY FINDS

    An interesting new study throws a flood of light on how SARS-CoV-2 accomplishes its mission to infect and replicate within host cells...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    SARS-COV-2 SPIKE PROTEIN SHOWS SLOW BUT STABLE EVOLUTION, STUDY FINDS

    A new preprint published in November 2020 describes the seven different clades into which the virus has diversified.

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    BIOGELX ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

    Biogelx today announced the creation of its Scientific Advisory Board to provide scientific review and guidance to the company regarding...

    Regard
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    COULD BETA-BLOCKERS BE A POTENTIAL TREATMENT FOR COVID-19?

    News-Medical spoke to researchers about their latest research into beta-blockers, and how they could potentially be used to treat COVID-19.

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY HB27 SHOWS POTENT NEUTRALIZING ACTIVITY AGAINST SARS-COV-2

    A new study reports a very promising anti-SARS-CoV-2 monoclonal antibody, HB27, that appears to have two distinct mechanisms of action...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    N439K MUTATION OF SARS-COV-2 MAY BE MORE INFECTIOUS AND ANTIBODY RESISTANT THAN WUHAN STRAIN

    Researchers from the Harbin Institute of Technology, China, modeled the complexes formed between the RBD and the human ACE2 and monoclonal...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    STUDY LOOKS AT THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 LOCKDOWN ON PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY ADMISSIONS

    Decreases in hospital attendances and admissions amid fears of COVID-19 may result in avoidable harm for under 16s say researchers,...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    INFLAMMATION PRODUCED BY BACTERIAL INFECTION 'ALERTS' THE BRAIN STEM CELLS

    The study, directed by Isabel Fariñas and published in the November digital edition of the journal Cell Stem Cell, reveals that the...

    Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY A NEURAL PATHWAY THAT LINKS CIRCADIAN CLOCK, STRESS, AND WAKEFULNESS

    A Nagoya University-led research team in Japan has found a new neural pathway that links the circadian clock, stress, and wakefulness...

    Stress
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    URBAN WOMEN HAVE HIGHER RISK OF CHRONIC DISEASES THAN RURAL DWELLERS

    African women who live in cities are seven per cent more likely to have chronic diseases than rural dwellers.

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    ASIAN COUNTRIES NEED SUPPORT TO GET EQUITABLE ACCESS TO COVID-19 VACCINES

    As three pharma majors, Pfizer Inc with partner BioNTech SE, Moderna Inc. and AstraZeneca Plc announced this month the effectiveness...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    NORMAL SLEEP DEPENDS ON BACTERIA IN THE GUT

    With fall and winter holidays coming up, many will be pondering the relationship between food and sleep.

    Sleep, Food
  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    IPOM-F INHIBITS SARS-COV-2 INFECTION IN VITRO

    An international team of researchers showed the small molecule inhibitor, ipomoeassin F , blocks the translocation/insertion of the...

  • By News Medical   -   Nov 27, 2020

    SALIENT BIO LAUNCHES ROBOTICS DRIVEN COVID-19 MASS TESTING PLATFORM

    UK diagnostics firm Salient Bio has announced the commercial roll out of its robotics driven COVID-19 mass testing platform.