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sepsis

Sepsis Kills Most in Icus, with 55.7% Mortality Rate

Brazil has an extremely high rate of mortality from sepsis in intensive care units (ICUs), surpassing even mortality due to stroke and heart attack...
antibiotics

How Robots Could Solve the Antibiotics Production Crisis

“A WHO report in February listed a worrying number of pathogens that threaten our health because there are fewer and fewer drugs that can...
eczema

Breastfed Babies Are Less Likely to Have Eczema as Teenagers, Study...

The study, which is published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, examined more than 13,000 Belarussian teenagers enrolled in...
diabetes, Zoonosis, spin, human nutrition, blockchain

Study: Generalizing Disease Knowledge Can Help Combat Zoonosis Risks

If you were bitten by a bird, would you be concerned about getting sick? How likely would you be to seek medical attention? As...
Mosquitoes

UCR Researchers Have Found a Promising Way to Outwit Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are brilliant at two things – bringing misery to humans and quickly spoiling all efforts to shut them down. But researchers at UC Riverside...
brain cancer

Genetic Alterations That Make a Type of Brain Cancer More Aggressive...

Among the various types of cancerous brain tumors, 70% are astrocytomas. Fatal in as many as 90% of cases, astrocytomas originate in the largest...
Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic Resistance Rises in ‘Lonely’ Mutating Microbes

A major study led by The University of Manchester has discovered that so called ‘lonely’ microbes, those living at low population densities, are more...
Manganese

Manganese in Underground Drinking Water is Cause for Concern

Underground drinking water sources in parts of the U.S. and three Asian countries may not be as safe as previously thought due to high...
Antibiotic

New Antibiotic That Kills Gonorrhoea in the Lab Could Help Curb...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that 700,000 people around the world die annually from drug resistant infections. It also listed drug resistant...
cancer

Herbal Medicine Shows Potential to Treat Cancer

Researchers from KAUST have been searching locally for plants that have potential for use to combat cancer. Now, three plants used for traditional medicine...
mental health

Mental Health Counts

Scientists of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz Zentrum München asked about 3,600 participants about well-being in later life. The results, which...
malaria

Mosquito-killing Fungi Engineered with Spider and Scorpion Toxins Could Help Fight...

Malaria kills nearly half a million people every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In some of the hardest-hit areas in sub-Saharan...
pregnancy, immune cells, emotions, solitons, enzyme, schistosomiasis, infrared light, brain cancer, chronic pain, Artificial intelligence, immune response, prostate cancer, pollution mitigation, colony collapse, brain diseases, E. coli, enzyme sirtuin 6

New Process May Lead to Vaccine for Schistosomiasis

Cornell and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research scientists have developed a way to produce a protein antigen that may be useful as vaccine for...
antibiotic

New Approach to Antibiotic Therapy Is a Dead End for Pathogens

The World Health Organization WHO is currently warning of an antibiotics crisis. The fear is that we are moving into a post-antibiotic era, during...
breast cancer clinical trials, 100 Top Hospitals, quantum, data platform, blockchain, Solid-State Physics, Cybersecurity, PowerAI, quantum computing, ebola virus, oil extraction, x-force, genome, cloud storage, cloud integration, blockchain, digital, Data Security, genomic data interpretation,Cognitive Personal Concierge Solutions, Five Innovations, Cancer Treatments, cancer

IBM Scientists Use Big Data to Develop New Strategies to Help...

IBM announced its researchers have used big data analytics to assess the impact of infected animal carriers, or an animal reservoir, in the spread...
malaria

Children with malaria more attractive to mosquitoes

Research conducted at Wageningen University & Research has shown that children who are infected with malaria parasites exude an odour that is more attractive...
obesity

Eating Only During Active Hours Reduces Risk of Obesity

FASTING: Researchers at NTNU recently published an article about obesity and eating patterns, based on experiments done on rats. Fifty rats were part of the...
Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis Research Sheds Light on Disease-related Protein

Each year the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes World Health Day with the goal of spreading awareness for global health issues. The WHO names...
vaccine

Ku Leuven to Lead Development of Dual Vaccine Against Yellow Fever...

Rabies is usually transmitted through dog bites. With a near 100% fatality rate it is one of the deadliest diseases on earth, claiming an...
b vitamins

B Vitamins May Reduce Health Effects of Air Pollution

The study shows how individual-level prevention may be used to reduce the adverse effects of PM2.5 particles, which have an aerodynamic diameter of less...