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Abnormal heart metabolism may predict future sudden cardiac death

Adults with abnormal heart metabolism are up to three times more likely to experience life-threatening arrhythmias (an irregular heart rhythm), and MRI techniques could be used to detect the condition and predict future sudden cardiac death (SCD), according to a small, but rigorous study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers. The findings were published June […]

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Sources of transmission of monkeypox in Madrid and in Berlin: From private encounters to larger gatherings

A multi-country outbreak of monkeypox outside endemic areas has been ongoing worldwide since the beginning of May with Europe as the main affected area. Germany and Spain are among the European countries with the most reported cases of monkeypox. Two articles published in Eurosurveillance describe the epidemiology of monkeypox and sources of transmission in the […]

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Researchers call for closing gap in collecting racial and ethnic data in studies of rare genetic condition

In a review of published research papers, investigators from the Johns Hopkins Medicine Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center have identified a substantial lack of racial and ethnic data that may be negatively impacting the treatment and diagnosis of this rare disorder in diverse patients. The study, a systematic review of 79 U.S.-based studies, was published […]

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Identification of a therapeutic target for the treatment of lymphoma

New light is being shed on the mechanisms underlying the malignant transformation of lymphomas, paving the way for a promising therapeutic target, thanks to research conducted by a team led by Université de Montréal professor Tarik Möröy. Director of the hematopoiesis and cancer research unit at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM), affiliated with UdeM, […]

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Anterior cingulate glutamate levels associate with functional connectivity during sensory integration in schizophrenia

Neurological soft signs (NSS) are one of the most important biomarkers for schizophrenia. These signs mainly cover motor coordination, disinhibition, and sensory integration domains, and have been found to be associated with clinical symptoms, cognitive deficits, and prognosis in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Investigating the neural mechanisms of NSS in schizophrenia would help our […]

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What science says about the best ways to cool down

We spend most of the year complaining that Britain is too cold and wet but gripe with just as much enthusiasm about the heat. Although moaning about the weather is satisfying, it’s better to take action and cool yourself down. You need to take extra care in the U.K. when temperatures hit 24℃ as this […]

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Is Your Hair Becoming Dry After Applying Henna? Try These Hair Masks

As the lifestyle and food habits of people are changing with time, it is taking a huge dig at their health and beauty. Earlier, hair whitening was an ageing sign. Well, nowadays it has become quite common due to pollution, diet and lifestyle. This leaves us with no option but dye our hair. However, heavy […]