Psychology & Psychiatry

Difficult to build a family after exposure to chemical weapons

People who have been exposed to chemical warfare agents (CWAs) feel uncertain, decades after the exposure, about their survival and ability to build a family, a University of Gothenburg study shows. Women are more severely ...

Cardiology

Cardiac MRI contrast agents carry low risk of adverse events

Contrast agents used to improve views of the heart on MRI carry a very low risk of allergic reactions, vomiting and other acute adverse events, according to a large study from Europe published in Radiology: Cardiothoracic ...

Medications

New drug that can prevent drug resistance and adverse effects

Among diverse treatment methods developed to effectively treat cancer, chemotherapy using anticancer agents has been proven especially effective in many clinical applications. Above all, it is more affordable than other treatment ...

Immunology

Improving the efficacy of cellular therapies

Researchers have gained a better understanding of the complexity of the environment in which T cells thrive and, by extension, the tolerance mechanisms of these cells which are an obstacle to cellular immunity.

Oncology & Cancer

Using tattoo ink to find cancer

The humble ink in a tattoo artist's needle could be the key to improving the detection of cancer, thanks to new research from the USC Viterbi Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Immunology

Beating HIV and COVID-19 may depend on tweaking vaccine molecules

Designing a vaccine starts with finding the right ingredients. Every infectious agent has molecules, called antigens, that the immune system could potentially recognize and attack. So scientists must carefully consider which ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 cases, deaths may follow weekly pattern

MIT, Boston University, and Harvard Medical School researchers have identified weekly oscillations in the numbers of new daily COVID-19 cases and deaths in several countries that are more pronounced than fluctuations seen ...

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