REM vs. Non-REM Sleep: The Stages of Sleep

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Scientists once thought that sleep was a passive state, a time when a person's brain and body shut down for the night to rest...

Covid vs. US Daily Average Cause of Death

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Researchers uncover new role of TIP60 protein in controlling tumour formation

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Assistant Professor Sudhakar Jha, Principal Investigator at CSI Singapore, and his team found that TIP60 protein, a known cancer suppressor for breast and colorectal tumours, works...

Lying flat after stroke ‘no more beneficial’ than sitting up

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Lying patients flat on their backs soon after the onset of a severe stroke does not appear to affect outcomes despite suggestions that it...

COVID-19 and Obesity: Reducing Risk with Healthy Habits

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, “flattening the curve” has become the driving imperative for governments, public health officials, hospitals, health care workers,...

Penn Medicine researchers find way to make some cancers self-destruct

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esearchers at Penn Medicine have found a way to cause some cancer cells to self-destruct, a finding that could lead to new therapeutic treatments. Blocking...

Blood biomarkers may help diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome

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Inflammation biomarkers may help doctors diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a poorly-understood condition in which people feeling continually exhausted. These biomarkers could also give...

Changes in language on Facebook posts could signal need for hospitalization...

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Can Facebook posts predict who might soon end up in the emergency department? They can, say University of Pennsylvania researchers who analyzed several thousand Facebook...

Linguistic red flags from Facebook posts can predict future depression diagnoses

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In any given year, depression affects more than 6 percent of the adult population in the United States--some 16 million people--but fewer than half...

Tape strips detect eczema, psoriasis biomarkers

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Tape strips outperformed skin biopsies by differentiating eczema from psoriasis with high accuracy, researchers report. Researchers often sample the skin of subjects with atopic dermatitis...