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BAME babies at highest risk of Vitamin D deficiency

A third of all babies and half of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) babies are vitamin D deficient, a large study of 3000 newborn’s in the West Midlands has

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Some neurons target tiny cerebral blood vessel dilation

Neurons control blood flow in tiny vessels in the brain, but researchers know little about this relationship. Now a team of Penn State engineers has found a connection between nitric

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Movement recovery after stroke depends on the integrity of connections between the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord

A team of scientists, with the first author from the HSE University, were investigating which factors are the most important for the upper limb motor recovery after a stroke. The

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The bull’s eye: New modified stem cells can deliver drugs specifically to tumor cells

As humans evolve, cancer also evolves in parallel, making the race for finding efficient treatment methods for cancer patients challenging and constant. In addition to designing drugs for treatment, the

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LOOP technique for I&D of abscesses in adults is safe, effective alternative to I&D with packing

The LOOP technique for incision and drainage (I&D) of abscesses in adults is a safe and effective alternative to the traditional I & D with packing and may offer an

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Blocking DNA repair enzyme could help treat certain cancers

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have found a new way to prevent some tumors from repairing their own DNA, a function that is essential for cancer cell survival. This

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Cancer: Tumor driver promoting EMT, metastasis and resistance to therapy

Cancer metastasis, which is the dissemination of tumor cells into distant organs, is the leading cause of mortality in cancer patients. To undergo metastasis, cells must leave the primary tumor,

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