The ability to map both the magnitude and orientation of forces on a cell provides a powerful tool for investigating not just blood clotting but a range of biomechanical processes, from immune cell activation and embryo development to the replication and spread of cancer cells.The extensive results are published in two separate studies, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and in Nature Methods.
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The repair of wounds is one of the most complex biological processes in human life. A new study found that jellyfish have a great capacity for promoting growth and healing. However, the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. Thus, the study findings showed that TE-induced proliferation and migration in HUVECs mainly occurred through the ERK1/2 MAPK signalling pathway.
According to a randomized controlled trial (RCT) A use of probiotics and xylitol chewing gum to alleviate sore throat symptoms, this has alterantive form for antibiotics and appearing to have no effects. This study was published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Working with nutritionists might improve drug addicts’ odds of recovery, experts believe. Registered dietician nutritionists could help patients at addiction recovery centers think about the ways food affects mental health, eating disorders and cravings, according to a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
A new single-tablet regimen (STR) that includes the protease inhibitor (PI) darunavir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide maintains viral suppression in adults infected with HIV-1, according to results from the EMERALD phase 3 noninferiority trial.Findings were published online in The Lancet HIV.
Researchers have shown that female Somali Bantu refugees might be hesitant to use hormonal birth control and other methods of family planning. However, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Nursing showed that the women are open to family planning when methods help to space births of future children rather than preventing new additions to their families.
Researchers have used genome editing technology to expose the function of gene in human embryos in the first few days of development. This is the first time that genome editing has been used to study gene function in human embryos, which could help scientists to better understand the biology of our early development. This study was published in Nature.
It's not the amount of fat in your body but where it's stored that may increase your risk for heart attack, stroke, and diabetes, according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). A group of radiologist looked at the differences in fat distribution patterns among overweight and obese men and women and their associated cardiometabolic risk.
Video games may have a reputation for attracting introverts, but when it comes to augmented reality games like Pokemon Go, extroverts tend to be better players. That's the key finding of a new psychology study, the first to look at the impact of players' personalities, social competence, and social anxiety when playing the hit mobile game.The study was published online in Personality and Individual Differences.
Soldiers are more likely to open up about post-traumatic stress when interviewed by a virtual interviewer than by taking a survey, finds a study published today in open-access journal Frontiers in Robotics and AI. A computer-generated 'human' interviewer combines the advantages of anonymity with social connection and rapport, which could help soldiers to reveal more about their mental health symptoms.
Researchers have discovered that the Maraba virus, or MG1, can target and destroy the kind of HIV-infected cells that standard antiretroviral therapies can't reach. If this technique works in humans, it might possibly contribute to a cure for HIV.The laboratory discovery was published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Researchers at the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust have discovered the role that they play in preparing the womb for pregnancy. Although it has long been known that the lining of the womb harbours dynamic uterine natural killer cells, no functions have so far been given to these cells outside of pregnancy. The study was published in the eLife