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Dejan Matlak

Longevity
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February 2, 2020

Extensive Longevity Study May Help in Early Disease Detection

Researchers believe they can make the diagnosis of medical conditions easier with the aid of genetics. Because of this, in this research, a group of scientists looks at genotype and phenotype associations. About the Research A new study on longevity comes from Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI). They are an innovative…
Astrocytes
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January 25, 2020

New Research About Astrocytes Reveals Facts About Addiction

Astrocytes are glial cells that outnumber neurons, five folds. Even though neuroscientists know they play a crucial role in the CNS their exact function remains a mystery. Recent research shows that these cells have an influence over the brain's reward system. Furthering the scientific knowledge about these cells may help…
Antibiotic Resistance
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January 23, 2020

New Research May Help in The Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance

Scientists are developing a new method for fighting bacterial infections without the need for antibiotics. Through this method, they are able to influence the communication between bacteria cells and to reduce their harmful effect. About the Research The new research on antibiotic resistance prevention comes from bioscience engineers at the…
obesity
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January 16, 2020

New Findings Show Promise for Obesity Treatment

Researchers discover that blocking the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) can reverse the effects of obesity. With this discovery, scientists hope to develop a drug that will help in the fight against obesity. About the Research The new research about obesity comes from Dartmouth's and Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Researchers…
ART
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January 14, 2020

New Study Shows ART Can Cause Immune Amnesia in HIV+ Patients

New study suggests that antiretroviral therapy (ART) erases antigen-specific memory from previous vaccinations. This reaction, known as immune amnesia, is acknowledged by medical researchers but it needs further attention. About the Research New research about ART comes from SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and Oregon Health & Science University. Furthermore,…
frailty index
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January 8, 2020

New Frailty Index May Help in The Treatment of Elderly Patients

Frail and older adults often lose functional ability when they are brought to a health center for treatment. An international group of researchers is attempting to create a frailty index (FI-Laboratory) for elderly patients. They believe it will help medical workers detect if new patients are at risk of developing…
e-cigarettes
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December 20, 2019

E-cigarettes May Increase the Risk of Chronic Lung Disease

A new study shows that e-cigarettes increase the chance of developing lung disease. The chance is even greater if the e-cig user also smokes regular cigarettes. About the Research The new research about e-cigarettes comes from UC San Francisco. Furthermore, the researchers working on this project use data from the…
Gene Interactions
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December 15, 2019

Deep Learning Assists Research on Gene Interactions

Scientists use software for facial recognition to establish gene interactions. The new method can revolutionize medical research and our understanding of disease development. About the Research The new gene interactions research comes from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Also, the results from the study are available through the Proceedings of the…