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Novel interactions Involving proteins that help in recovering from brain injury

IMAGE: Mechanism of action of inflammatory activation enzymes of Hevin-calcyon interaction view more  Credit: Korea Institute of Science and Technology(KIST) Patients with brain injury (caused by stroke or trauma) primarily rely on rehabilitation therapy for recovery, as there are no other known effective treatment methods. The rate of recovery from brain injury observed in adults is…

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Novel radiotracer shows promise to predict abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture

64Cu-DOTA-ECL1i PET/CT image of a patient with an abdominal aortic aneurysm. CTA and CT images show an aneurysmal abdominal aorta (arrow). PET and PET/CT images demonstrate specific tracer uptake within the aneurysm, with elevated localization to the aortic wall (arrow). Credit: Gyu Seong Heo, Lisa Detering, Deborah Sultan, Hannah P. Luehmann, Richard Laforest, Robert J.…

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Novel liquid crystal metalens offers electric zoom

Conceptual rendering of an ultrathin, electrically tunable metalens developed by Cornell and Samsung engineers. Credit: Daniil Shilkin Researchers from Cornell University’s School of Applied and Engineering Physics and Samsung’s Advanced Institute of Technology have created a first-of-its-kind metalens—a metamaterial lens—that can be focused using voltage instead of mechanically moving its components. The proof of concept…

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Developing the Publication joint technique for Aluminum alloy

IMAGE: The schematic view of two types of heat removal component, conventional type and new type, in a fusion reactor. The new type component is fabricated by using the multi-step brazing… view more  Credit: National Institute for Fusion Science The oxide dispersion strengthened copper alloy (ODS-Cu) is superior in thermal conductivity, electrical conductivity, heat resistance and…

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A novel tuberculosis regimen shortens treatment course for patients

Dr. Susan Dorman, pictured here in her laboratory at the Medical University of South Carolina, led the trial of the novel TB treatment. Credit: Sarah Pack, Medical University of South Carolina. Tuberculosis (TB) is a deadly infection that occurs in every part of the world. The standard treatment for TB, a six-month multidrug regimen, has…

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Novel CDK 4/6 Inhibitor Proves Mettle at HR+/HER2

The investigational cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4/6 inhibitor dalpiciclib could be a new treatment option for patients with HR-positive/HER2-negative advanced breast cancer, according to results from the DAWNA-1 trial. In the phase III study, use of the drug in combination with fulvestrant achieved a progression-free survival (PFS) benefit of 8.5 months compared with fulvestrant alone, reported…

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Novel sensor Found that helps bacteria detect and respond to formaldehyde

A microcolony of Methylorubrum extorquens. Credit: Nkrumah Grant Bacteria called methylotrophs can use methane and methanol as fuel; in doing so, they produce large amounts of formaldehyde during growth, but until recently no one knew how they detected and responded to this toxic compound. Publishing on 26th May, 2021 in the Open Access journal PLOS…

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How the novel coronavirus attacks the brain

We tend to think of COVID-19 as merely a respiratory disease, but the truth is that it can damage a number of vital systems in our body. That’s been made horrifyingly clear by the number of recovering patients who are known as “long-haulers” — people who no longer have virus in their bodies, but who have…

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Novel coronavirus really is seasonal, study suggests

Home News (Image credit: Shutterstock) Warm temperatures and tropical climates may really help reduce the spread of COVID-9, a new study suggests.The study found that places with warm temperatures and long hours of sunlight — such as countries close to the equator and those experiencing summer — had a lower rate of COVID-19 cases, compared…

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Novel biomarker for glucocorticoids could help tailor treatments

Ball-and-stick model of the cortisol (hydrocortisone) molecule. Credit: Public Domain Researchers have uncovered pathways involved in the body’s response to glucocorticoid treatments and identified a novel biomarker that could be used to monitor how these drugs work in patients, according to a clinical study published today in eLife. A more reliable indicator of an individual’s…