A partnership between Cancer Research UK and Blood Cancer UK has resulted in the UK’s leading biomedical research resource dedicated to storing samples and data of cancers in children and young people. What will this mean for the cancer research community? We spoke to Professor Christina Halsey to find out… The VIVO Biobank provides a
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The current economic crisis has seen many people turn to their careers to try and offset some of their financial difficulties. We asked Mental Health First Aid England what employers can do to help Britain is facing the highest rate of inflation since the 1980s and, whilst we’ve seen promises of energy price caps and
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In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers in Australia explored the molecular mechanisms of the pulmonary and cardiac complications caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection using human stem-cell-derived cardiac and lung cells. Study: Parallel use of pluripotent human stem cell lung and heart models provide new insights
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CNN  —  Younger children could soon be eligible to receive an updated Covid-19 booster shot. Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday said they completed their submission to the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization of their updated Covid-19 booster for children ages 5 through 11. Moderna on Friday said it had requested FDA
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A look at the top cardiovascular disease (CVD) diagnoses in US emergency departments (EDs) suggests that many heart-related emergencies are due to poorly controlled high blood pressure. In a study of more than 20 million ED visits, about one third of CVD-related ED visits in the United States were for hypertension-related conditions. Overall, 13% of ED
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Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is a type of cancer affecting the mucus-secreting glands of the lower esophagus -; the tube connecting the throat to the stomach. It is the most common form of esophageal cancer and often preceded by Barrett’s metaplasia (BE), a deleterious change in cells lining the esophagus. Though the cause of EAC remains
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Study: Higher Blood Sugar Targets Reduce Hypos, but Do Not Improve Type 2 Diabetes Outcomes in the ICU – Diabetes Daily Learning Center Learning Center: LearningCenter Diabetes Daily does not provide medical advice,diagnosis or treatment.Get additional information.© 2005 – 2022 Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health is among the federally registered trademarks of Everyday Health, Inc.
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Risks Arise When Physicians Befriend Patients Physicians sometimes befriend patients, socialize with them, and become close. But professionals caution that such relationships raise ethical issues and could affect patient care. Friendships between physicians and patients are not unusual: 29% of 1600 physician respondents to Medscape’s 2022 Physician Friendships: The Joys and Challenges survey said that they
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There’s been growing concern on how COVID-19 could have significantly increased the risk of children developing type 1 diabetes.  Based on new research that analyzed electronic health records of over 1 million patients aged 18 and below, children infected with SARS-CoV-2 showed a higher risk for type 1 diabetes.  “Incidence of new-onset type 1 diabetes
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The findings of a new Swedish study posted to the Preprints with The Lancet* server found that two COVID-19 vaccine doses provided effective long-term protection against infection before Omicron, but less protection against Omicron infection (dropping to 43% by week four and no protection by week 14). Furthermore, two COVID-19 vaccine doses provided substantial long-term protection against
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UC Riverside engineers are developing low-cost, robotic “clothing” to help children with cerebral palsy gain control over their arm movements. Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of serious physical disability in childhood, and the devices envisioned for this project are meant to offer long-term daily assistance for those living with it. However, traditional robots
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Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. Most information on dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous era comes from what is now the United States, particularly the Hell Creek Formation, which provides a picture of relatively rich dinosaur diversity during the
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Despite a promising start, extended follow-up from the SUGAR trial found that the Cre8 EVO drug-eluting stent could not maintain superiority over the Resolute Onyx DES at 2 years in patients with diabetes undergoing revascularization for coronary artery disease. The Cre8 EVO stent (Alvimedica) is not available in the US but, as previously reported, caused
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Around 43% of Brits have gambled in the last year, yet it’s estimated just 3% of problem gamblers get help. If you’re worried a habit may have turned into an addiction, it’s never too late to seek help. Here’s how you stop gambling for good Who doesn’t like to think that they’re lucky? Whether it’s
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