Spirituality linked to higher quality of life for stroke survivors, caregivers

DALLAS, May 26, 2020 — Higher spirituality among stroke survivors was strongly linked to better quality of life for them and their caregivers who may also feel depressed, according to new research published today in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. May is American Stroke Month. For many stroke survivors, a…

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Defects in developing frog brain can be prevented or repaired with bioelectric drugs

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 26, 2019)– Researchers led by biologists at Tufts University have discovered that the brains of developing frog embryos damaged by nicotine exposure can be repaired by treatment with certain drugs called “ionoceuticals” that drive the recovery of bioelectric patterns in the embryo, followed by repair of normal anatomy, gene expression and brain…

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New research identifies two drug classes that could be re-purposed for T1D treatment

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – Researchers from the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI), a leading independent, industry-inspired applied research institute, and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Center for Diabetes Research, identified two classes of compounds that prevent most of the effects of interferon-α (IFNα) on human beta cells, paving the way for potential future clinical trials of…

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NUS researchers develop a new library of atomically thin 2D materials

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created a whole new library of atomically thin, two-dimensional (2D) materials using a novel and powerful approach of engineering the composition of transition metal dichalcogenides. Materials that are atomically thin offer a platform to explore a wide range of intriguing physical properties and could provide many…

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Perfume Etiquette Tips

We recall the situations where it is appropriate to apply more drops of the precious perfume, and when it is better to restrain ourselves. Below are some tips on fragrance etiquette – how much, when and why – all you need to know about the unwritten rules of wearing a perfume. Use perfume only on…

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