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Small molecules: From beaker to solved 3D structure in minutes

In a new study that one scientist called jaw-dropping, a joint UCLA/Caltech team has shown that it is possible to obtain the structures of small molecules, such as certain hormones and medications, in as little as 30 minutes. That’s hours and even days less than was possible before. The team used a technique called micro-electron […]

Health Problems

What exactly are early indications of cardiovascular disease?

It is not easy to discover developing cardiovascular disease, since vascular and heart illnesses have a tendency to continue for a lengthy time with inconspicuous signs and symptoms. The attending doctors told about this and gave an image of individuals uncomfortable manifestations that indicate heart disease. Oftentimes, cardiovascular illnesses remain undetected before the start of […]

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Why women receive less CPR from bystanders

Concerns about inappropriate contact or causing injury may help explain why bystanders are less likely to perform CPR on women — even “virtual” women — than on men who collapse with cardiac arrest, according to two studies presented at the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Science Symposium 2018, an international conference highlighting the best in cardiovascular […]

Personal Health

This sport can slow the aging process.

Sports are essential for the sake of your body. Cellular, replicative aging is connected with lack of cell capability to divide. To date, scientists know little about how exactly exercise can slow lower aging at your bodies cells. The mechanisms accountable for the positive aftereffect of the exercises have yet to be fully studied. It’s […]

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Some heart patients ride roller coasters and other thrill-seeking activities despite warnings

Adults with an inherited thickening of the heart muscle, often don’t stop participating in thrill-seeking activities despite recommendations that they should. And while some experienced minor consequences, only a few suffered serious health effects as a result, according to preliminary research from an online survey to be presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association’s […]

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Hospital communication-and-resolution programs do not expand liability risk

To be more transparent and to promote communication with patients after medical injuries, many hospitals have implemented a new approach called the communication-and-resolution program (CRP). Through these programs, hospitals openly communicate with patients after adverse events, investigating specifics, providing explanations, and, when necessary, taking responsibility and proactively offering compensation. Medical centers that have adopted this […]

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AI doctor could boost chance of survival for sepsis patients

Scientists have created an artificial intelligence system that could help treat patients with sepsis. The technology, developed by researchers from Imperial College London, was found to predict the best treatment strategy for patients. The system ‘learnt’ the best treatment strategy for a patient by analysing the records of about 100,000 hospital patients in intensive care […]

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US air pollution deaths nearly halved between 1990 and 2010

Air pollution in the U.S. has decreased since about 1990, and a new study conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill now shows that this air quality improvement has brought substantial public health benefits. The study, published in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, found that deaths related to air pollution were […]

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Recognizing the uniqueness of different individuals with schizophrenia: Research reveals large differences between individual patients

Schizophrenia is an extremely variable psychiatric disorder which is diagnosed based on the presence of specific symptoms. Thomas Wolfers and André Marquand of Radboud university medical center investigated how much the brains of individual patients diagnosed with schizophrenia differ from the ‘average’ patient. For this purpose, they compared brain scans of 250 healthy individuals with […]