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Infant immune systems found to have unique and effective responses to SARS-CoV-2

Research led by the University of Tübingen, Germany, along with partners at Stanford University, Emory University and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, U.S., has looked into infant immune responses following ...


Protein experts show altered ubiquitin signaling induces hallmarks of sporadic Alzheimer's disease

New discoveries in the development of Alzheimer's disease in a study led by Professor Michael Glickman and Dr. Inbal Maniv from the Faculty of Biology at the Technion were published in Nature Communications.

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Oncology & Cancer

Computer model predicts who needs lung cancer screening

A machine learning model equipped with only data on people's age, smoking duration and the number of cigarettes smoked per day can predict lung cancer risk and identify who needs lung cancer screening, according to a new ...


Can science take the STING out of runaway inflammation?

Until the COVID-19 pandemic exploded, few people outside of research labs and intensive care units had heard of a cytokine storm. But once this dangerous form of infection-triggered runaway inflammation started claiming lives ...

Medical research

Discovery may complement recovery from ischemic stroke

A study led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, Ph.D., Director of the LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center, pinpointed which cells within specific areas of the brain are involved in post-stroke response and found that the delivery ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Extra-large synapses could be a cause of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia may be associated with the excessive formation of oversized and hyperactive synaptic connections between nerves in the brain, a mouse model and a human post-mortem study published in Science Advances by RIKEN ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trivalent vaccine candidate fights measles, mumps, SARS-CoV-2

Altered measles and mumps viruses could be used as a platform to create a trivalent COVID-19 vaccine that triggers immunity to multiple variant strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, new research in animals suggests.

Autism spectrum disorders

New insights into the developmental trajectory of autism

In a study published in JAMA Pediatrics, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital shed new light on the evolving nature of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnoses in early childhood. Diagnosing ASD at a young age is important ...