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Study Advances Field of Precision Medicine

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have demonstrated a new method of rapidly mapping the genome of individual cells, while clarifying the spatial position of cells in the body. The discovery, published in the journal Nature communications, builds on previous advances by OHSU scientists …

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Shedding light on neural activities with LEDs

[ad_1] (A to D) Schematic diagrams of the CBRAIN system. (A) Photo of a mouse wearing the 2.6 g CBRAIN headstage. (B) A headstage consisting of amplifier, on-board compute processor, telemetry, and LEDs records, analyzes, transmits BLA signals, and reports neural activity. A high-speed bird’s-eye spectral camera records group behaviors …

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The key to good muscle growth

[ad_1] Immunofluorescence analysis of a group of proliferating stem cells associated with a muscle fiber (gray). Stem cells produce Dll1 (red) and MyoD (green). Two of the cells produce MyoG (blue): they differentiate to form a new muscle cell. Note that the overlay of blue, green, and red appears in …

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Beneficial transplantation for kidney failure from sickle cell disease

[ad_1] (HealthDay) – Patients with kidney failure who receive a kidney transplant, including those with sickle cell disease, have lower mortality, according to study published online on February 25 American Society of Nephrology Clinical Journal. Sunjae Bae, KMD, MPH, of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, and colleagues …

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Review of U.S. models of recurrent coronary heart disease

[ad_1] (HealthDay) – From 2008 to 2017, rates of recurrent myocardial infarction (MI), recurrent coronary artery disease (CHD) events, hospitalization for heart failure and mortality decreased the year after MI , with larger reductions in women than in men, according to a study published in the Feb. 16 issue of …

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Scientists show benefits of bioinformatics with PlasmidHawk tool

[ad_1] Credit: Unsplash / CC0 Public Domain Tracking the origin of the synthetic genetic code has never been straightforward, but it can be done through bioinformatic computational approaches or, increasingly, deep learning. Although the latter holds the lion’s share, new research by computer scientist Todd Treangen of the Brown School …

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Exposure to green spaces is linked to a lower risk of pediatric-onset IBD

[ad_1] (HealthDay) – According to a study published in the February issue of American Journal of Gastroenterology. Michael Elten, University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study using population-related administrative and environmental health data sets. A total of 2,715,318 mother-child pairs from hospital deliveries in …

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From mild COVID-19 to heart failure in 4 weeks – to 20 years

[ad_1] Madeline Neville did her best to avoid catching COVID-19 while attending Temple University in Philadelphia. In late October, she was visiting her parents near Scranton, Pa., When she learned that one of her roommates had been exposed to the virus. Madeline panicked, realizing that if the coronavirus had been …

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