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Omicron-specific coronavirus boosters could save 90,000 lives: research

Omicron-specific coronavirus boosters could save 90,000 lives: research

Omicron-specific bivalent COVID-19 boosters could potentially prevent tens of thousands of deaths in the United States and save billions of dollars in healthcare costs if a successful vaccination campaign is conducted, new research suggests. New projections released by the Commonwealth Fund on Wednesday showed around 90,000 coronavirus deaths could be averted if 80% of eligible …

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New Research Funding Opportunities in Early T2D, Mental and Behavioral Health, and Women's Health in Diabetes

New Research Funding Opportunities in Early T2D, Mental and Behavioral Health, and Women’s Health in Diabetes

ARLINGTON, Va., October 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American Diabetes Association® (ADA) has launched new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the Fall 2022 grant cycle to research and expand the field of knowledge to improve the lives of people with diabetes. Critical research topics include supporting the behavioral and mental health of people with diabetes, …

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The value of medical student research goes beyond career planning

The value of medical student research goes beyond career planning

Conducting research as a medical student can help you plan your career. But does this lead to a career in academic medicine? Not necessarily. A study published in the journal priest indicates that the correlation between medical student research experiences and a career as an academic physician is not particularly strong. Rather, the study found …

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New research points to health benefits of eating earlier in the day and within a 10-hour window

New research points to health benefits of eating earlier in the day and within a 10-hour window

New research suggests there may be an ideal time window for eating during the day. Eating relatively early may be beneficial for weight loss, and keeping meals within 10 hours could improve blood sugar and cholesterol levels, according to two small studies published Tuesday in the journal Cell Metabolism. The first study found that eating …

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Dr. Mehmet Oz talks to the media after accepting an endorsement from the Fraternal Order of Police in September, during a ceremony at the FOP headquarters in Philadelphia.

Mehmet Oz is facing animal abuse charges related to his medical research. Here’s what you need to know.

Mehmet Oz, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, faces charges for his treatment of animals following a report that dozens of his experiments at Columbia University resulted in the deaths of hundreds of dogs . The issue went viral after Jezebel released a report on Monday about Oz’s time in the labs of …

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Stevens INI receives major award for addressing health disparities in Alzheimer's disease research

Stevens INI receives major award for addressing health disparities in Alzheimer’s disease research

image: Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) trajectories and cerebral blood vessels in the brain. DTI is an MRI-based neuroimaging technique that estimates the brain’s white matter tracts. see After Credit: USC Stevens INI The Keck School of Medicine at USC’s Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (Stevens INI) is one of five partner institutions …

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Astellas and Pantherna Enter New Technology Assessment Agreement for Expanded Target Organ Research to Generate mRNA-Based Regenerative Medicine Programs Using Direct Reprogramming

Astellas and Pantherna Enter New Technology Assessment Agreement for Expanded Target Organ Research to Generate mRNA-Based Regenerative Medicine Programs Using Direct Reprogramming

TOKYO and HENNIGSDORF, Germany, October 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji YasukawaPh.D., “Astellas”) and Pantherna Therapeutics GmbH (CEO: Klaus Giese, Ph.D., “Pantherna”) announced today that the companies have entered into a new research technology assessment agreement aimed at generate mRNA-based regenerative agents. direct reprogramming medicine programs (transdifferentiation)*. This …

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Swedish scientist wins Nobel Prize in Medicine for his research on early humans

Swedish scientist wins Nobel Prize in Medicine for his research on early humans

Swedish scientist Svante Pääbo received the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for his discoveries about humans evolution. His work shows how our immune system works differently from our ancestors of long ago, the Nobel group said. New methods Pääbo led the development of new methods that allow researchers to compare the genes of modern …

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Children must exercise daily throughout the school year, as part of a research project

Children must exercise daily throughout the school year, as part of a research project

Forty-five children from three schools in Malta will participate in daily physical activity sessions throughout the school year, as part of a pilot project aimed at tackling lack of exercise and overweight problems in students. Students aged seven to eight will participate in the pilot project, FunFit 5. Students will have daily 45-minute physical education …

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Children must exercise daily throughout the school year, as part of a research project

Children must exercise daily throughout the school year, as part of a research project

Forty-five children from three schools in Malta will participate in daily physical activity sessions throughout the school year, as part of a pilot project aimed at tackling lack of exercise and overweight problems in students. Students aged seven to eight will participate in the pilot project, FunFit 5. Students will have daily 45-minute physical education …

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