Psychology & Psychiatry

Digital romance and back-burner relationships among ex-partners

Back burners are people with whom one communicates with the hope of establishing a future romantic or sexual relationship. Having a prior romantic relationship with a back burner affects digital communications and sexual ...

Oncology & Cancer

Heated chemotherapy can help some children with cancer

Tumors that have spread to the lining of the abdomen are tough to treat. But a select number of cancer teams across the country have found success with a procedure known as HIPEC, which stands for hyperthermic intraperitoneal ...

Vaccination

Research results on mix-and-match vaccinations published

Considerable international interest was generated at the beginning of June when Martina Sester, Professor of Immunology at Saarland University, published a preprint of her research into mixing different types of COVID-19 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Understanding the nuances of disgust: Nausea versus itchiness

A team of researchers from Nottingham Trent University, the University of California and Vrije Universiteit, has found that humans have two distinctly different reactions when disgusted—nausea and itchiness. In their paper ...

Medical research

Researchers develop 'dimmer switch' to help control gene therapy

In a major advancement in the field of gene therapy for rare and devastating diseases, researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed a "dimmer switch" system that can control levels of proteins ...

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