Read more about the article Immunotherapy Chip Could Create Customised Cures
Physicist Dr Larysa Baraban, poses in undated photo. She was awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant to continue developing bio-nanosensors for medical diagnostics at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, in Dresden, Germany. (HZDR/Newsflash)

Immunotherapy Chip Could Create Customised Cures

A researcher developing a miracle microchip that can identify cancer cells and predict how they will act has been awarded a EUR 2 million grant to develop the tech. The cash injection is to be used to adapt the technology to customise immunotherapies tailored to treat individual patients. Physicist Dr…

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Read more about the article Outrage Over Cat Spotted In Intensive Care Unit Of Ecuadorian Hospital
Cat stands on top of a glass partition in the intensive care unit in the hospital Teodoro Maldonado Carbo, in Guayaquil, Ecuador, in undated footage. The viral video has caused outrage in Ecuador. (CEN)

Outrage Over Cat Spotted In Intensive Care Unit Of Ecuadorian Hospital

These images showing a cat in the intensive care unit of an Ecuadorian hospital have caused outrage. The images were reportedly filmed in the Teodoro Maldonado Carbo public hospital, in the coastal city of Guayaquil, in western-central Ecuador. They have been confirmed as genuine by the hospital, according to local…

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Read more about the article Similarities Between Schizophrenia And Dementia Confirm 120-Year-Old Theory For 1st Time
Illustration shows neuroanatomical patterns of the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia in an undated photo. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences discovered similarities between schizophrenia and dementia as reported on Aug. 4, 2022. (Nikos Koutsouleris/Newsflash)

Similarities Between Schizophrenia And Dementia Confirm 120-Year-Old Theory For 1st Time

New research has found a link between dementia and schizophrenia that has confirmed a theory that is more than 120 years old and was previously refuted by the scientific community. ‘Dementia praecox’ is a term that was popularised in 1899 by Emil Kraepelin, founder of the psychiatric hospital of the…

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Read more about the article Microplastics Detected In Human Liver Tissue For First Time
Picture shows the University of Hamburg in an undated photo. Scientist at the University have detected microplastics in human liver tissue for the first time (Newsflash)

Microplastics Detected In Human Liver Tissue For First Time

Scientists in Germany have detected microplastic particles in human liver samples for the first time. Researchers at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf took liver, kidney and spleen samples from six cirrhosis patients and five individuals who do not suffer from the disease. Microplastic concentrations in all six cirrhotic liver tissues…

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Read more about the article Poor Women Get Heart Attacks Earlier Than Wealthy, Says Study
The main building of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna where researchers have revealed that poor people suffer heart attack earlier than rich people. (OAW/Newsflash)

Poor Women Get Heart Attacks Earlier Than Wealthy, Says Study

Poor women suffer heart attacks almost six years earlier than rich women, a new study has revealed. Scientists behind the research say women on low incomes lack the health choices and lifestyle care available to their richer neighbours. Researchers at the Austrian Academy of Sciences studied the socio-economic background of…

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Study Shows High Post-COVID Anxiety Disorder Risk

Scientists have urged patients and healthcare staff to be more proactive about addressing mental health concerns as a new study identifies a higher psychiatric disorder risk of people suffering from COVID-19. Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) in the United States used data from the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)…

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Read more about the article Tiny Bots Could Deep Clean Teeth, Say Experts
Left: Nanobots entering a dentinal tubule. Centre top and bottom: Schematic representation and electron microscope image of nanobot moving through dentinal tubule to reach bacterial colony. Right: How locally induced heat from nanobot can kill bacteria. Live bacteria are green and dead bacteria are red. Bottom right shows band where targeted treatment has been done in human teeth. (Theranautilus/Newsflash)

Tiny Bots Could Deep Clean Teeth, Say Experts

Nano-sized robots manipulated using a magnetic field can help kill bacteria deep inside teeth to ensure the success of root canal treatments after the living tissue has been removed. Root canal treatments are routinely carried out to treat tooth infections in millions of patients. The procedure involves removing the infected…

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Read more about the article Electric Brain Shocks Could Help Stroke Victims Recover Say Scientists
People affected by a stroke are often unable to use their arm at all or only to a very limited extent according to the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences located in the German city of Leipzig. (MPI CBS/Newsflash)

Electric Brain Shocks Could Help Stroke Victims Recover Say Scientists

German researchers have discovered that paralysed stroke victims could recover significant mobility after receiving electric current to their brains Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI CBS) in Leipzig, the University Medical Centre Halle, and the Charite-Universitaetsmedizin in Germany's capital, Berlin, revealed that such…

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Read more about the article Nurse Faces 241 Years And 6 Months In Jail For Fake COVID Jab Scam
Rukiye Kizilirmak Yuceturk, the nurse who was arrested in 2021 in Izmir, Turkey, on the allegation that she prepared fake vaccination cards. (CEN)

Nurse Faces 241 Years And 6 Months In Jail For Fake COVID Jab Scam

A Turkish nurse faces 241 years and six months behind bars for pretending to jab patients in return for cash so they could obtain COVID-19 vaccination certificates. Rukiye Kizilirmak Yuceturk, age not stated, was working as a nurse at a training and research hospital in the western Turkish city of…

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Read more about the article Angel Of Death Serial Killer Nurse Jailed For Life For Murdering 85 Patients Will Testify Against 7 Colleagues
Niels Hogel, a former nurse who was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing patients at facilities he worked at in Germany. (Newsflash)

Angel Of Death Serial Killer Nurse Jailed For Life For Murdering 85 Patients Will Testify Against 7 Colleagues

The serial-killer nurse dubbed the 'Angel of Death', who was jailed for life for murdering 85 patients, is set to testify in a trial against seven of his colleagues, who stand accused of looking the other way. The trial against seven of Niels Hoegel's colleagues started in the Weser-Ems-Halle, a…

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