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Perceptions of old age change as we age
Older ageWednesday February 28, 2018 6:02AM ET
Does life really begin at 40? Is 50 the new 30? For people in these age groups, the answer appears to be yes.
Researchers discover receptor that protects against allergies, asthma
asthmaTuesday February 27, 2018 7:51AM ET
A special receptor on cells that line the sinuses, throat and lungs evolved to protect mammals from developing a range of allergies and asthma, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Causing inflammation to run out of fuel
inflammationTuesday February 27, 2018 6:17AM ET
Inflammation needs energy. An important source for this energy is oxygen, which is indispensable for the cells of the immune system to work properly.
Proof-of-concept study reveals feasibility of eliminating rabies in Africa
rabies in AfricaTuesday February 27, 2018 4:10AM ET
The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, together with European and African collaborators including the Institut Pasteur in Paris, carried out a mass dog vaccination in Chad and determined its effect on human rabies exposure.
Artificial eye automatically stretches
Artificial eyeMonday February 26, 2018 7:08AM ET
Inspired by the human eye, researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed an adaptive metalens, that is essentially a flat, electronically controlled artificial eye.
Fragile X syndrome neurons restored
Fragile X syndromeMonday February 26, 2018 5:03AM ET
Fragile X syndrome is the most frequent cause of intellectual disability in males, affecting 1 out of 3600 boys born.
Australia to offer free flu vaccinations to kids after thousands of hospitalisations
flu vaccinationsSaturday February 24, 2018 6:49AM ET
Toddlers in the Australian state of Victoria will be offered free influenza vaccinations following a severe 2017 flu season.
New York Governor extends emergency order to promote vaccination
vaccination orderFriday February 23, 2018 2:54PM ET
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the extension of an emergency executive order which allows pharmacists to administer flu vaccines to children ages 2 to 18.
British doctors: Pregnant women should avoid animals that are giving birth
Cow calfFriday February 23, 2018 6:49AM ET
Pregnant women who come into close contact with sheep during lambing or other farm animals that are giving birth, may put themselves and their unborn child at risk of contracting an infectious disease sometimes carried by these pregnant farm animals.
New important immune system regulator discovered
Regulatory T cellsFriday February 23, 2018 6:33AM ET
Academy Professor Riitta Lahesmaa's research group from Turku Centre for Biotechnology of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, Finland, has discovered a new regulator of the immune system, a key factor that controls development of regulatory T cells.
Researchers adapt HIV test in developing rapid diagnostic test for Zika virus
HIV testFriday February 23, 2018 5:54AM ET
Researchers at New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry), in collaboration with Rheonix of Ithaca, N.Y., are developing a novel test for Zika virus that uses saliva to identify diagnostic markers of the virus in a fraction of the time of current commercial tests.
Commonly prescribed medication linked to stroke
anticholinergicThursday February 22, 2018 8:17AM ET
Medication routinely prescribed for common complaints including allergies, heart disease and Parkinson's has been linked to an increased risk of stroke according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
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