Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University are working on a technology for 3D-printing dosimetry phantoms, which present physical models of the human body or its single parts used by medical physicists for verification of radiotherapy plans.
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In a new study published in the journal Science, researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science have revealed the existence of 10 previously unknown immune defense mechanisms in bacteria.
Researchers speculated that oral microbiota composition is associated with general frailty , in addition to the relationship between gut microbiota and general health condition.
In a study published in Nature Communications, researchers show that hematopoietic clones harboring mutations in DNA damage response genes, including TP53 and PPM1D, expand in response to cytotoxic stress.
The study suggests that following a specific type of diet that excludes fast foods and highly processed foods could decrease vertebral fractures and prevent bone loss as people age. The study findings were published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
The researchers compared prescribing rates with prevalence rates for the most common psychiatric disorders in children, they discovered that some of these medications may be underprescribed. The study findings were published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.
Interpersonal psychotherapy is a common, in-person treatment for depression, but new research from the University of Georgia found that this type of one-on-one therapy can be successfully delivered over the telephone. The findings offer an important new opportunity for treating depression among those living with HIV in a rural place.
In a new study published in the issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, a West Virginia University (WVU) neuropsychologist suggests a new reason fentanyl- alone, or in combination with stimulants- may put substance users at risk of amnesia, whether they take it knowingly or not.
In this study, researchers conduct work employs 20 male subjects in a 7-day−6° head-down tilted (HDT) bed rest model to simulate physiological effects under weightlessness condition, and use behavioral, electrophysiological techniques to compare the changes of mental rotation ability (MR ability) before and after short-term simulated weightlessness state.
Pneumococcal vaccination yields a satisfactory antibody response in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), but synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) might reduce the vaccine response in these individuals, according to a study published in Rheumatology.