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Medical research

The origin-of-life molecule, a key to cancer research

RNA, the molecule that gave rise to life, has been shown to be essential for repairing human genetic material and preventing mutations that might lead to developing cancer. Recent advances in research, such as those published ...

Health

The reasons that university students do sport

The University of Seville researcher Carolina Castañeda has carried out a study in which she analyses the relationship between university students and sport and physical activity. It reports the main reasons that students ...

Health

Pair of physicists endorse continuing time change in the US

Putting the clocks forward does not affect the length of the daylight period—a natural phenomenon beyond human control—but rather makes it possible to optimize its use by using early morning light for activities and thus ...

Health informatics

Using lung X-rays to diagnose COVID-19

Researchers from the Department of Computer Architecture and Technology at the University of Seville's School of Computer Engineering (ETSII) are working on a system that uses X-ray images of patients' lungs to help diagnose ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Extract from soursop leaves can prevent the symptoms of fibromyalgia

Researchers from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Seville have recently published a study reporting that diets supplemented with aqueous extract of Annona muricata L. leaves can prevent symptoms associated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Developing an optical methodology for rapid detection of COVID-19

A team of Spanish researchers, coordinated by the University of Seville, has published the first results of an optical methodology for detecting the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This tool could be potentially usable ...

Medications

Antipsychotic drugs may have protective effect against COVID-19

Two studies led by the Mental Health Unit of the Virgen del Rocio University Hospital and involving researchers from the US conclude that antipsychotic drugs could have a protective effect against SARS-CoV-2. For this reason, ...

Neuroscience

New patent will allow for the relief of chronic neuropathic pain

The researchers Lucía Martín Banderas and Mercedes Fernández Arévalo, from the I+DNanomed research group at the University of Seville, have patented an innovative formulation based on nanotechnology, which is designed ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Using artificial intelligence can improve pregnant women's health

Researchers from the University of Seville have carried out a rigorous and detailed analysis of how artificial intelligence has been used with pregnant women over the last twelve years. The analysis confirmed that disorders ...

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