Posted in health

Neural plasticity depends on this long noncoding RNA’s journey from nucleus to synapse

Making memories involves more than seeing friends or taking photos. The brain constantly adapts to new information and stores memories…

Posted in health

New understanding of the deleterious immune response in rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers within the Biomedicine Discovery Institute at Monash University have made a breakthrough in understanding the role played by high-risk…

Posted in health

ATA issues guidelines for managing anaplastic thyroid cancer

(HealthDay)—In new guidelines issued by the American Thyroid Association and published in the March issue of Thyroid, recommendations are presented…

Posted in health

China’s Coronavac 80% effective at preventing COVID deaths: Chile results

China’s Coronavac vaccine was 67 percent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 and 80 percent at preventing death, according to real-life…

Posted in health

Pressure on Spain govt to extend state of emergency

With infections again on the rise and Europe’s vaccine rollout delayed over clotting concerns, the Spanish government is under pressure…

Posted in health

Older adults most likely to make the effort to help others: study

Older adults are more willing to make an effort to help others than younger adults, according to new research from…

Posted in health

Sweat sensor could alert doctors, patients to looming COVID cytokine storm

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors recognized that patients who developed a “cytokine storm”—a surge of pro-inflammatory immune proteins—were often…

Posted in health

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function due to a reduction in energy production in the muscles, according to a…

Posted in health

Heavy energy drink consumption linked to heart failure in a young man

Heavy energy drink consumption may be linked to heart failure, doctors have warned in the journal BMJ Case Reports after…

Posted in health

Study estimates duration of employment loss experienced by adults with kidney failure

A new study estimates the years of employment loss experienced by working-aged adults with kidney failure. The study, which will…