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IBD: Researchers discover pathway for potential new drug treatment

About 6.8 million people globally have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered how a set of molecules in the body affect IBD. Scientists believe their findings could be used to develop a new drug to treat IBD. About 6.8 million people around the world have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) […]

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US News & World Report Releases Best Hospitals for Maternity Care

US News & World Report has released its Best Hospitals for Maternity Care rankings for 2022. The rankings are intended to assist expectant mothers in making informed decisions about maternal healthcare for uncomplicated pregnancies. The ratings assess eight aspects of care. Three categories are new ― rates of episiotomy; transparency for racial and ethnic disparities; […]

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Researchers identify a new entryway into cells for virus causing COVID-19

One of the many pressing research undertakings by the scientific community amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has focused on ways the coronavirus manages to enter host cells. Now, in a study adding to the pool of knowledge about viral entry, Dr. Marceline Côté’s Faculty of Medicine lab and collaborators have published a highly compelling study […]

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‘Hypoglycaemic events can accelerate cognitive decline’

John Lydon describes his wife's battle with Alzheimer's We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Talking about the research, Dr April Savoy […]

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Medical jargon is often misunderstood by the general public, according to a new study

Students learning medicine must learn a whole new language to allow them to express their clinical impressions to others accurately. In time, this becomes second nature and soon they can be heard babbling away confidently and sounding quite the part. Communication skills are a standard part of medical education and the teachers take great care […]