Research

When scientific curiosity paves the way for improved healthcare: Read more about promising studies and trials that lead to more effective drugs, procedures as well as medical guidelines.

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News • Immunity?

A path to better rabies vaccine design

Scientists shared one of the first high-resolution looks at the rabies virus glycoprotein in its vulnerable 'trimeric' form, revealing potential vaccine targets.

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News • New study

AI better at spotting heart failure than current tests

Artificial intelligence can help diagnose acute heart failure with more accuracy than current blood tests alone, research suggests.

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News • Unifying disease dynamics

Covid-19: New insights into recovery after severe disease

Recovery from severe Covid-19 is characterized by a reduction of certain white blood cells and changes in the molecular regulation of the immune system, an international research team found.

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Article • Gender inequalities

Breaking the bias: a woman’s perspective of cancer research

In an online event to mark International Women’s Day, five women at various stages of their careers in cancer care discussed the hurdles they had to overcome – often because of their gender – and their determination to succeed.

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News • Genetics research

Chromosomes: How the 'extra X factor' is putting men at risk

Around one in 500 men could be carrying an extra X or Y chromosome – most of them unaware – putting them at increased risk of diseases such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis and thrombosis.

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News • Study shows elevated risk

Finding connections between diabetes and heart valve disease

Individuals with diabetes display a substantially increased risk of disease in left-sided heart valves compared to controls without diabetes, a new comprehensive register study shows.

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News • "Broken heart syndrome"

Brain changes linked to emotion discovered in Takotsubo syndrome

Changes in areas of the brain associated with emotion have been identified in people with Takotsubo syndrome, sometimes known as broken heart syndrome, according to new research.

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News • miR-634 vs. OSCC

Anti-cancer "dream cream" to shrink oral tumors

Modern medicine offers “peel and stick” solutions like nicotine or contraceptive patches to put right on the skin without needing to visit a doctor for an injection or procedure. Now, researchers have found that applying a topical ointment containing anti-tumor factor can increase the effectiveness of cancer treatment.

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