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Brain fog, fatigue and depression: Solving the mystery of Long Covid and what can be done about it

Brain fog, fatigue and depression: Solving the mystery of Long Covid and what can be done about it

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COVID-19 entered my home a year ago today when my 16-year-old daughter Molly first developed the tell-tale cough. By March ...
Gene doping: The next 'big issue' in world athletics

Gene doping: The next ‘big issue’ in world athletics

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In 2020, the Polish developer CD Projekt Red launched Cyberpunk 2077, a video game that pulled players in to a ...
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Could there ever be a vaccine for breast cancer?

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Triple-negative breast cancer, about 10% of all breast cancers, is one of the most aggressive and deadliest forms of this ...
Are Trump and Biden showing early signs of dementia? It's time to look beyond arm-chair psychiatry and politics to science

Are Trump and Biden showing early signs of dementia? It’s time to look beyond arm-chair psychiatry and politics to science

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In 2020, while the United States was locked in one of the most polarizing presidential elections and post-election period in ...
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Regenerative medicine and war: The next breakthrough in treating injured veterans?

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Many Americans, and indeed people all over the world, were outraged when reports surfaced this past summer that President Trump ...
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Rewiring your central nervous system with 3D printing

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Last month, Philadelphia Eagles speedy receiver DeSean Jackson almost got himself released when he shared on Twitter quotes attributed to ...
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Strokes often deadly but gene therapy offers hope to rebuild critically damaged brain cells

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When you think of a typical meal in the US South, you will likely recall the rich, hearty dishes that ...

Searching for Parkinson’s game changer: No cure in sight but stem cells, other advances hold promise

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A flurry of recent advances offer the promise of new avenues for treating patients with Parkinson’s disease, one of our ...

Seeking a big break: How ‘brain-on-a-chip’ devices are revolutionizing brain disorder research

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How do we pick apart an organ as complex as the brain and gain a better understanding of what goes ...
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What we can learn from Sweden’s controversial—and seemingly effective—coronavirus strategy

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Life in lockdown is slowly becoming a rather grim norm for millions of citizens across the globe as the response ...
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Coronavirus vaccines can’t be rushed: We could have one ‘overnight,’ but it has to be proven safe and effective

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Scientists across the globe are racing to develop a vaccine that can protect against COVID-19. The global effort has led ...
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‘A cleaner kill’: Harnessing the body’s immune system to battle cancer

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What if your immune system could kill cancers in the same way it does colds and flu? This concept may ...
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Are vaccines immunity ‘silver bullets’ to protect us against COVID-19? It depends on how quickly the coronavirus mutates.

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Recent studies on COVID-19 mutation rates have revealed promising data that has given scientists across the globe a boost in ...
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Herd immunity and where it fits in the fight against the coronavirus

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During the opening phases of the coronavirus pandemic, government officials in the UK drew scorn from health experts after suggesting ...
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3D-printed organs: Stuff of science fiction or an answer to the organ transplant shortage?

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Among the more interesting applications of fast-moving 3D printing technology is its potential to help solve our critical organ transplant ...
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Searching for the ‘big break’ that could turn stem cells into a weapon against dementia

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Recent developments in stem cell research suggest a radical shift in the way we diagnose and treat dementia ...
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