Biomedical technology

Seaweed molecules found to aid wound healing

Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterial Science (ACES) and University of Wollongong (UOW), in partnership with their seaweed bioinks collaborators Venus Shell Systems, have discovered that a molecular ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Carbon dioxide levels reflect COVID-19 risk

Tracking carbon dioxide levels indoors is an inexpensive and powerful way to monitor the risk of people getting COVID-19, according to new research from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxiety in a post-COVID world

A post-pandemic world is arguably near. Experts anticipate a "return to normal," or the next iteration of normal, in 2022. Many people correlate the end of mask-wearing with the end of the pandemic, or see herd immunity as ...

Health informatics

Virtual reality to help patients speak up

Immersive virtual reality (VR) technology could help speech pathologists treat communication disorders, according to University of Queensland research.

Cardiology

Working long hours may increase odds of second heart attack

Among patients who return to work after a heart attack, those who work more than 55 hours per week, compared to those working an average full-time job of 35-40 hours a week, increase their odds of having a second heart attack ...

Genetics

Researchers create a new human height inheritance model

Skoltech scientists and their colleagues have proposed a new human height inheritance model that accounts for the interaction between various factors that influence adult human height. The research was published in the European ...

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