Medicine & Health
Dr. Trina Racine 4 days ago
Research Associate at the University of Manitoba and Scientific Coordinator at the CHU de Quebec - University Laval.
HIV vaccine

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Scientists are developing a new HIV vaccine that might save millions of lives

Canadian researchers have joined forces to develop an HIV vaccine using the same backbone as that used for the Ebola vaccine recently tested in West Africa.
Martin Anderson 6 days ago
Research associate at the psychology department, Karlstads University Sweden.
psychedelic

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Self-treatment of headache disorders with psychedelic substances

Primarily psychedelic tryptamines like LSD and psilocybin are reportedly effective for both migraine and cluster headache.
Dr Andre F.S. Amaral 1 week ago
Research associate at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.
lung disease

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Scientists question the role of solid fuels in common lung disease

Researchers from Imperial College London found no evidence of an association between the use of solid fuels and chronic airflow obstruction.
Oroma Nwanodi 1 week ago
Independent obstetrician/ gynecologist.
papillomavirus

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Research needed on attitudes towards human papillomavirus vaccination

A review of the literature shows that research into attitudes towards human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in Andean nations are under-researched.
Dr. Astero Klampatsa 1 week ago
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer CAR T-cell Immunotherapy, University of Pennsylvania.
mesothelioma

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T-cell immunotherapies provide a new treatment option for mesothelioma (cancer)

Mesothelioma is cancer that affects the lining of the lungs. It is becoming more common and affects around 3,000 people per year in the UK alone.
Eva Peters 2 weeks ago
PhD student, VU medical center Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
low oxygen

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Scientists think training under low oxygen conditions contradicts a general belief

Training under low oxygen conditions seems not a good strategy to strengthen muscles and improve endurance capacity at the same time.
Prof. James Hardwick 2 weeks ago
Professor of Gastroenterology at Leiden University Medical Centre in The Netherlands with an interest in clinical and basic research into colon cancer.
colon polyps

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Safe removal of large colon polyps in higher risk elderly patients

This study shows that, even in the elderly, large colon polyps can be simply and safely removed by endoscopy.
Dr. Ranjit Sah 2 weeks ago
MD Microbiology, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institute Of Medicine, Kathmandu, Nepal.
fascioliasis

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Researchers call for diagnostic training in Nepal as a common infection is being wrongly diagnosed as cancer

Researchers discover the first case of human fascioliasis in Nepal and call for changes in diagnostic training to more quickly identify afflicted patients.
Dr. Kevin Hampel 2 weeks ago
Neurologist with special interest in autonomic function and epilepsy surgery, Multidisciplinary Epilepsy Unit University Hospital la Fe Valencia.
epilepsy

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Scientists identify high recurrence risk of epilepsy-related heart rhythm abnormalities

Researchers have gained an insight into the ‘recurrence risk’ of a rare but dangerous epilepsy-related heart condition.
Sithandiwe Ntila 2 weeks ago
Food and Nutrition security, PhD candidate, University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
South Africa

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A small study in South Africa highlights rural babies being severely underweight & food insecure

It was found that 87% of children in rural areas and 78% of children in peri-urban areas of South Africa were severely food insecure.

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