Pet Care

Update: A New Journey for Juni

This summer the ASPCA gave a helping hoof to a special group of horses after their owner passed away. The previous owner’s family wasn’t sure where to turn for help until connecting with the ASPCA. It didn’t take long for the small herd of horses, which included a bay mare who was later named Juni, […]

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New tool assesses how well people read kids’ emotions

Psychology researchers at North Carolina State University have developed and validated a new tool for assessing how accurate people are at recognizing emotion in elementary school-aged children. The technique will facilitate research on understanding emotions of children—and highlights the fact that adults are often wrong when assessing the emotions of children. The new tool for […]

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Merck’s New COVID Pill: ‘Game-Changer’ or Just One More Tool?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Soon after Merck announced on September 1 it would ask federal regulators for emergency use authorization (EUA) for its auspicious new COVID-19 pill, the accolades began. Former US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chief Scott Gottlieb told CNBC the drug was […]

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New technique helps researchers understand how acid damages teeth

The University of Surrey and the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham have developed a new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth at the microstructural level. The researchers performed a technique called “in situ synchrotron X-ray microtomography” at Diamond Light Source, a special particle accelerator facility with which the University […]

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New technique identifies pathogenic particles in the blood

Autoimmune diseases—i.e. diseases where our own immune system damages the body—are growing, but we know little about what triggers them. Researchers are now a step closer to finding an explanation. With the help of a new technique, researchers from Aarhus University have succeeded in identifying the particles in the blood that determine the development of […]

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New imaging method for the detection of gastric lymphomas

A new imaging technique for the detection of MALT lymphomas, malignant tumors of the lymphatic system, could probably save patients numerous gastroscopies. A study group of MedUni Wien achieved a high imaging accuracy by way of PET/MR and by using a PET Tracer directed against a certain cell receptor. The results are currently published in […]