How to prevent mosquitofish from spreading in water ecosystems

IMAGE: Its high fecundity, sexual precocity and tolerance to environmental pollution are factors that make its monitoring more difficult. view more  Credit: Oriol Cano (University of Barcelona-IRBio) Preventing the introduction of the mosquitofish and removing its population are the most effective actions to control the dispersal of this exotic fish in ponds and lakes, according to…

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CNIO participates in a study identifying a novel oncogene for most common types of blood cancer

Miguel Gallardo, researcher and coordinator of the H12O-CNIO Haematological Malignancies Clinical Research Unit headed by Joaquín Martínez at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), has participated in a study that revealed that hnRNP K overexpression may cause B-cell lymphomas, the most common types of blood cancer. The finding that this tumour suppressor gene may…

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Simple test can tell if you’re stressed out

IMAGE: University of Cincinnati research assistant Shima Dalirirad holds up a test strip that can measure stress biomarkers in UC’s Nanoelectronics Laboratory. view more  Stress is often called “the silent killer” because of its stealthy and mysterious effects on everything from heart disease to mental health. Now researchers at the University of Cincinnati have developed a…

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Biomarkers help tailor diuretic use in acute heart failure patients

Athens, Greece – 25 May 2019: Adrenomedullin activity predicts which acute heart failure patients are at the greatest risk of death without diuretic treatment post-discharge, according to late breaking research presented today at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 “Therapy at discharge often remains unchanged for several weeks…

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Do you hear what I hear?

NEW YORK, NY (May 24, 2019)–A new study by Columbia University researchers found that infants at high risk for autism were less attuned to differences in speech patterns than low-risk infants. The findings suggest that interventions to improve language skills should begin during infancy for those at high risk for autism. The findings were published…

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