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Dejan Matlak

Opioid Addiction
October 28, 2019

New Research Finds Key Mechanism in Opioid Addiction

Scientists identify molecular processes that may play a role in the development of addiction to opioid substances. For this study researchers use a new imaging procedure that helps monitor the brain during exposure to opioids. With insight from this study, we may have a better chance of understanding and treating…
October 27, 2019

A Questionnaire May Help Determine if Preeclampsia Can Develop

Scientists from Australia develop a new method for determining if women are prone to Preeclampsia. This medical condition is potentially dangerous for both the fetus and the mother if left without treatment. The research team working on this task develop an easy and inexpensive method for testing. About the Research…
Resistance to Antibiotics
October 25, 2019

Resistance to Antibiotics Doubles in Twenty Years

Results from a new study purpose that the bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing. The extent of resistance differs from country to country. This is made obvious through the analysis of 1,232 patients from 18 European countries. If the increase in antibiotics resistance continues the side effects can be potentially…
Chronic rhinosinusitis
October 20, 2019

Chronic Rhinosinusitis May Soon be Treatable with Medication

Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a condition treatable only with the aid of surgery. However, new medical research explores treatment through the use of medication. This condition is also known as the “asthma of the sinuses”. CRS is an inflammatory process that affects the nasal and sinus mucous membrane. Furthermore, it…
“Silent Killer”
October 16, 2019

New Blood Test Moves “Silent Killer” Research Forward

The “silent killer” is a condition notorious for taking away Albert Einstein’s life. Aside from him, it affects 1% of the world population and it is common among men who are 65+. The disease influences the health of blood vessels, more specifically the aorta. The name of the condition is…
Protein-Painting Technology
October 13, 2019

New Protein-Painting Technology Exposes How Cancer Cells Function

New research discovers the location where two proteins combine to protect cancer cells from the immune system. This breakthrough is possible because of innovative protein-painting technology. Also, this novel approach may change the treatment of cancer. However, further research needs to be done before any exact claims can be made.…
Computer Kidney
October 9, 2019

Computer Kidney Sheds New Light on Appropriate Hydration

New research combines programing and mathematics to understand the functioning of mammal kidneys. The researchers working on this task want to determine how water intake influence’s health of kidneys. More precisely, their research interest is in how specific medication intake and insufficient water consumption influence their functioning. The results of…
October 7, 2019

Light May Play a Key Role in Regenerative Medicine

New research on the regenerative capabilities of light may change our approach to tissue regeneration. Researchers are calling this new technique for regenerative medicine optoceutics. Optoceutics is a technique that uses a light beam to stimulate tissue regeneration. Furthermore, scientists believe that such a stimulus is better than the previous…
Heart Disease
October 4, 2019

Exposure to Pesticides May Increase the Risk of Heart Disease

Findings from the study propose that exposure to pesticides causes heart disease. The study group consists of Japanese men that live in Hawaii. Furthermore, the total sample consists of 8,000 men, that are between 45 and 68 years. After examining the data scientists conclude that workers that are in contact…