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Highly Detailed Map of the Human Heart Could Guide Personalized Heart Treatments

Scientists have created a detailed cellular and molecular map of the healthy human heart to understand how this vital organ functions and to shed light on what goes awry in cardiovascular disease.
23-Sep-2020 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Neural Cartography

Researchers have demonstrated that a new x-ray microscopy technique could help accelerate efforts to map neural circuits and ultimately the brain itself.
14-Sep-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Portrait of a Virus

• Researchers create a centralized electronic medical records tool to gather, monitor, analyze clinical trends in COVID-19 across multiple countries • Proof-of-concept platform overcomes key hurdles of decentralized EMR systems • Platform...
18-Aug-2020 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Autism-Cholesterol Link

Study identifies genetic link between cholesterol alterations and autism. Lipid abnormalities found in nearly 7 percent of individuals diagnosed with an autism-spectrum disorder. Results can inform the design of precision-targeted therapies...
17-Aug-2020 7:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New generation of drugs show early efficacy against drug-resistant TB

• New drug regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis shows early effectiveness in 85 percent of patients in a cohort including many with serious comorbidities. • The results suggest a global need for expanded access to two recently developed...
12-Aug-2020 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Quieting the Storm

A team of researchers led by neuroscientists at Harvard Medical School has successfully used acupuncture to tame cytokine storm in mice with systemic inflammation.
10-Aug-2020 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Points to Health Disparities Among Former NFL Players

At a glance: In a study of former NFL players, Black, Hawaiian, and athletes from other racial backgrounds report worse physical, mental health outcomes than white players The widest health gaps emerged between Black and white former NFL...
11-Aug-2020 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physician practices with more female doctors have smallest gender pay gaps

• A study shows female physicians have more equitable income when they work in practices with more doctors who are women. • The analysis shows a 12 percent relative difference in income for practices with equal numbers of female and male...
27-Jul-2020 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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