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Biotechnology, Featured, Neuroscience
Researchers develop urine test capable of early detection of brain tumors with 97% accuracy

Researchers from Nagoya University discovered that microRNAs in urine might be a useful biomarker for diagnosing brain cancers in a recent study. Their findings, which were published in the journal

Alzheimer's disease, Cancer, Featured, Longevity, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience
New treatment stops progression of Alzheimer’s disease in monkey brains

According to a new study, a novel medication causes immune defense cells to swallow malformed proteins, amyloid beta plaques, and tau tangles, which are known to damage surrounding brain cells

Biotechnology, Featured, Neuroscience
First 3D super-resolution image of dendritic spines captured by Yale researchers

Deep tissue imaging is possible with the new STED technology, which displays the internal movements of neurons. Researchers have created a novel microscopy technique that can see subcellular structures in

Featured, World health
Vitamin D deficiency may increase risk for opioid addiction, Harvard study suggests

According to a new Massachusetts General Hospital study, published in Science Advances, people with low vitamin D levels are more likely to develop opiate dependency or addiction, and the deficiency

Featured, Immunology
Researchers find a new way to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can now be killed using a new approach, according to researchers. The new method disables bacteria’s natural defense system, making antibiotics more harmful. The research, which was carried

Cancer, Featured, Mood disorders, Pharmaceuticals
Drug commonly used as antidepressant has been found to help fight cancer

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors are a type of medicine used to treat depression. They operate by increasing levels of serotonin, the brain’s “happy hormone.” According to a recent UCLA study, such