Laboratory medicine

Study reveals new way to detect early risk of cardiovascular disease

The risk of developing cardiovascular disease is strongly associated with “bad” LDL cholesterol. A large study by scientists at the Karolinska Institutet now shows that two proteins that transport cholesterol particles in the blood provide early and reliable information about the risks. The researchers are now advocating the introduction of …

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Researchers Identify Behavioral Adaptations That May Help Antarctic Fish Adapt to Warming Southern Ocean | VTx

“Remarkably, our team found that Antarctic fish compensate for increasing metabolic demands by improving respiration through species-specific locomotor and respiratory responses, demonstrating resilience to environmental change and possibly global warming,” said said Friedlander, who is also director of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. director. “Ambient warming presents a multi-faceted challenge …

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New variant of Covid in South Africa affecting under 25s, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Representative image The new variant of Covid-19, B.1.1.529, detected in South Africa mainly affects people under the age of 25, among whom the vaccination rate against the virus is only 26%, according to officials of health. Professor Anne von Gottberg of the National Institute of Communicable Diseases said the variant …

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Katy ISD Miller Career and Technology Center Renovations Brings Two New Programs and Major Facility Improvements

Proposed view in veterinary medicine: The design includes a new veterinary laboratory with a folding partition to separate the space into two laboratories if necessary. (rendered courtesy of Katy ISD) The Miller Career and Technology Center renovations are on track, according to a Nov. 15 presentation on the facility design …

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A look at the four people giving their names to campus buildings

Prospective undergraduates at Hopkins will know Undergraduate Teaching Labs (UTL) and Charles Commons by other names. In an effort to recognize and uplift those historically marginalized and under-represented in the institution’s history, Hopkins will rename these campus buildings and the Hopkins Outpatient Center in their honor. This effort was made …

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Does that Covid swab have to go that far down your nose?

A Canadian said it looked like a painful blow to his brain. An American woman heard crackles in her head. A French woman suffered from a severe nosebleed. Others had headaches, cried, or were in shock. They have all been tested for Covid-19 with deep nasal swabs. While many people …

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Johns Hopkins scientists create stunning 3D map of blood vessels and stem cells in mouse skulls

November 18, 2021 Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine used glowing chemicals and other techniques to create a 3D map of the blood vessels and self-renewing “stem” cells that line and penetrate a mouse’s skull. The map provides precise locations of blood vessels and stem cells that scientists could eventually use …

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Van Dijk Receives $ 1.25 Million Grant To Demystify Complexity Of Viral Infection With Algorithms

David van Dijk, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and computer science, received $ 1.25 million over five years MIRA R35 scholarship of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for a new project, “An integrative, data-driven and computational approach to discovering the dynamic mechanisms of early viral infection”. The …

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Pregnancy stretch marks cause psychological and emotional strain

November 15, 2021 3 minutes to read Source / Disclosures Disclosures: Johnson does not report any relevant financial disclosure. Wang reports that he was the principal investigator of an industry-sponsored study on early molecular changes in stretch marks, which is separate from the current article on emotional impact. Please see …

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