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Immune hematology

White Blood Cells Of The Immune System Have Amazing Properties

The research demonstrating advancement in detection of a certain type of immune cells, called T cells. Improved detection of T cells have several therapeutic implications. For example; in cancer immunotherapy (a therapeutic approach that engage patients own immune cells) ; therefore characterization of T cells that recognize cancer cells is crucial for tailoring personalized treatment…

Brain-Computer Interfaces

Tricky Interfaces: Brain-Computer Interfaces Are Still A Long Way Off

It will still be a long time before brain-computer interfaces are able to read thoughts. And many limitations need to be consider, according to Roger Gassert. Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) allow people with severe physical or speech disabilities to interact; and communicate with their surroundings using their thoughts interpreted by a computer. Elon Musk’s Neuralink recently…

Family medicine

Family Meals Are A Recipe For Healthy Eating In Kids

The study find that the Family meals are a recipe for healthy eating in kids, nutritionists say. “Research shows that families who regularly dine together are more likely to eat more fruits, vegetables and fiber and are less likely to eat fried foods,” said Kristen Gradney, a dietitian nutritionist and spokeswoman for the Academy of…

Hematology

Most Common Type Of Leukemia Diagnosed In Adults And Children

The researches find that the people will be diagnosed this year in the US with acute myeloid leukemia (AML); the second most common type of leukemia diagnosed in adults and children, and the most aggressive of the leukemias. Less than one third of AML patients survive five years beyond diagnosis. Researchers from Australia’s Monash University…

Colors

Pupillary Response To Glare Illusions Of Different Colors

Pupil contraction also known to occur when people view a brightness illusion. This study involved showing glare illusions to subjects in a variety of different colors; and conclude that a blue glare illusion, perceive to be the brightest among all the colors and that subjects’ pupils constricted significantly in relation to this perception. The results…

Extreme Heat

ESRD: Extreme Heat Tied To Risk For Hospitalization, Death

Even a single day of extreme heat, associated with an increase risk for same-day hospital admission; and same-day mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), new research suggests. Climate change; is a well-known risk factor for a variety of conditions, but little attention has paid to the specific impact of extremely hot temperatures on…

Understanding Gun Violence And Mass Shootings

Understanding Gun Violence And Mass Shootings

Gun Violence; Public mass shootings, once a rare event, now occur with shocking frequency in the United States. According to the Washington Post, four or more people are killed in this horrific manner every 47 days. The most recent mass shootings, in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, occurred less than a day apart and…