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Fibrosis is a wound healing response after tissue injury or stress. Cardiac fibrosis can cause abnormal stiffening of the heart, contributing to the pathogenesis of heart failure, a condition that afflicts...
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A single high dose of radiation aimed at the heart significantly reduces episodes of a potentially deadly rapid heart rhythm, according to results of a phase one/two study at Washington...
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The first signs of Huntington s, an inherited disease that slowly deteriorates bodies and minds, don t typically surface until middle age. But new findings suggest that something in the...
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Can a computer be used to explain why an environmental toxin might lead to neurodegenerative disease According to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, a computer generated simulation allowed them to...
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For decades, chemists have tested theories for how life began on Earth. One hypothesis has caught the scientific imagination for years RNA World. This theory proposes that prebiotic molecules joined...
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Plants can grow whole new organs with the help of pluripotent stem cells throughout their entire lives. When necessary, these stem cells can develop into any type of cell within...
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How do humans affect forest fires And what can we learn from forest fires in the past for the future of forestry An international team of researchers led by Elisabeth...
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Wild relatives of food crops, such as wheat, host an abundant array of genetic material to help the plants cope with a changing climate. In a study over 28 years...
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Harvesting for the luxury food trade has led to a collapse in numbers across China. Previously considered a single species, analysis of specimens, living and dead, suggests there are in...
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Selective mammography screening can provide potentially lifesaving early detection of breast cancer in men who are at high risk for the disease, according to a landmark study published in the...
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While hair analysis has become routine in humans for example for the detection of prolonged drug or medication abuse it has been little used in animals to date....
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Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis appear to have solved a decades long mystery regarding the precise biochemical pathway leading to a fatal genetic disorder in children...
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A prominent JCU shark researcher is part of an international team that found shark babies can t reach their physical peak if they re born into environments degraded by human induced...
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A research team from Japan Science and Technology Agency JST , RIKEN, and the University of Tokyo developed a novel data analysis method for prior evaluation of single crystal structure analysis....
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Human red blood cells RBCs are extremely resilient and have the capacity to undergo cellular deformation as they navigate across various micro vessels and capillaries. Over their 120 day normal lifespan, RBCs...
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For decades, physicists have been attempting to reconcile quantum mechanics, the physics of the very small, with gravity, the physics of the very large. While many academics are working on...
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A therapeutic shoe engineered to improve stroke recovery is proving successful and expected to hit the market by the end of the year. Clinical trials have been completed on the...
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That s the suggestion of the first ever study asking people to act like extraverts for a prolonged period. For one week, the 123 participants were asked to in some...
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Australian researchers looking for a genetic lifeline to endangered hog deer species endemic to Pakistan, northern India and mainland southeast Asia have found widespread hybridisation of the species in Victoria....
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Dozens of students who reported sexual assaults to their university have said they were failed by complaints processes that left them traumatised. A BBC investigation found universities received more than...