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Diet has rapid effects on sperm quality

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Sperm are influenced by diet, and the effects arise rapidly. This is the conclusion of a study by…
Researcher employs eye-tracking technology to detect neurological disorders

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A University at Buffalo biomedical engineer is gaining recognition outside the United States for his work using high-tech…
How biology creates networks that are cheap, robust, and efficient

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From veins that deliver oxygen to tissues to xylem that send water into stems and leaves, vascular networks…
Study uses eye movement test to confirm brain-ageing effects

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A new study, published in PeerJ, shows how University of Liverpool researchers have used a newly developed eye movement…
Vanderbilt researcher shares more than 3,000 brain scans to support the study of reading and language development

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Vanderbilt University neuroscientist James R. Booth is publicly releasing two large scale neuroimaging datasets on reading and language development…
Team discovers new genetic disease and defines underlying mechanism

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Studies that started in zebrafish have now pointed to a role for collagen secretion in a wide variety…
Hormone resistance in breast cancer linked to DNA ‘rewiring’

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Garvan researchers have revealed changes to the 3D arrangement of DNA linked to treatment resistance in ER+ breast…
Jumping Genes Threaten Egg Cell Quality; Understanding Their Activity Has Implications For Fertility And Health Of Future Generations.

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A woman’s supply of eggs is finite, so it is crucial that the quality of their genetic material…
Genome editing at the crossroads of scandal and cure

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Genetic modification of babies in China one year ago was universally condemned. At the same time, CRISPR treatments…
BPA activates immune response in mice that passes down through generations

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Some plastic food and beverage containers still contain bisphenol A (BPA), which can mimic the hormone estrogen. Although…
New Mechanisms Describe How the Genome Regulates Itself

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An organism’s genome contains all of the information necessary for each of its cells and tissues to develop…
Mutations in donors’ stem cells may cause problems for cancer patients

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A stem cell transplant — also called a bone marrow transplant — is a common treatment for blood…
Study Paves Way for New Vaccines to Protect Infants Against Infections

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A new Penn Medicine study puts researchers within closer reach of vaccines that can protect infants against infections by…
Death Rate Escalates for Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients in ‘Growth Failure Gap’

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1 in 6 Children Loses Priority Points Due to Flawed Score System, UCSF Study Shows. Children waiting for…
Use of hormone provides no neuroprotection in preemies

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A study published in the  New England Journal of Medicine suggests that erythropoietin treatment may not provide neuroprotection for…
Long-Term Study Questions the Benefits of Sleeping 7 or more Hours per Night

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A new prospective cohort study published last week in the journal SLEEP suggests that sleeping for 7 or…
Computer model describes essential step of embryonic development

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Computational biologists from the University of Amsterdam have succeeded in making a computer model of one of the…
A Simple Twist of Cell Fate

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How do a couple of universally expressed proteins in stem cells and developing embryos influence an individual cell’s…
Cancer’s big appetite

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There’s no shortage of ways to kill a cancer cell. Cut it out, poison it, blast it with…
Brain model offers new insights into damage caused by stroke and other injuries

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He calls it his “chocolate and peanut butter moment.” A University at Buffalo neuroimaging researcher has developed a…
Exosomes promote remarkable recovery in stroke

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It’s been almost a quarter-century since the first drug was approved for stroke. But what’s even more striking…
Researchers Identify Cellular Pathways that Extend Lifespan by 500%

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Working on C. elegans – a nematode worm commonly used in aging research due to its weeks-long lifespan…
Researchers Find New Function for Macropinocytosis in Mammalian Cell Growth

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Research suggests the possibility of a more general phenomenon, applicable to the growth of other primary cell types.…
Genetic Testing: Advantages and Limitations

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DNA testing has become one of the most valuable tools that humans can rely on to discover possible…
Snake-like proteins can wrangle DNA

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It turns out the coiled snakes often used to symbolize medical knowledge are more than apt. They also mimic a…
Molecular “doormen” open the way to potential obesity treatment

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Fat cells are filled with droplets coated by molecules that act like hotel doormen: These “doormen” control cellular…
Anaemia hits development of northern bubs

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Early childhood anaemia more than doubles the risk of developmental disadvantage among school-age Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…
Colorectal cancer risk remains despite modern treatment for ulcerative colitis

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Patients with inflammatory bowel disease ulcerative colitis have a higher risk of dying from colorectal cancer, despite modern…
Zinc, folic acid supplements fail to enhance male fertility

January 10, 2020

Zinc and folic acid, a pair of dietary supplements long touted as an effective treatment for male infertility,…
More muscle, more protein may improve odds of surviving cancer: study

January 10, 2020

Step off of that bathroom scale. That number won’t tell you how healthy you actually are, according to…
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