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Team finds new safe method that enhances dengue vaccination

Researchers from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, have found a practical way to induce a strong and broad immunity to the dengue virus based on proof-of-concept studies in mice. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease with an estimated 100 million symptomatic infections every year. It is endemic […]

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A new approach to aiding Black male trauma survivors

Many Black men suffer symptoms of traumatic stress in the aftermath of traumatic injury, and they also often carry social concerns, including experiences of discrimination and stigma. Yet despite their significant needs, underserved populations often have limited access to behavioral health care as well as a lack of financial resources to pay for such care. […]

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Biological laboratory scientist develops new imaging method

The extraordinary progress that has been achieved in the biomedical sciences in the modern era can be attributed in large measure to imaging technologies that have allowed scientists to observe the structure and function of tissues and organs in the context of their natural tissue environments in greater detail than possible with the naked eye. […]

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Lego builds anaesthesia skills according to new study

Lego could be used as a practical tool to train doctors in anesthetic skills according to new research that has shown a simple task using the building bricks can help improve technical skills—a finding that could improve medical training and patient safety. Scientists from the University of Nottingham’s School of Psychology and School of Medicine […]

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How to safely return to fitness as a new mum

Knowing when to return to fitness after having a baby can be a tricky decision – and it is very much based on the individual. Each person reacts differently to the physical trauma of pregnancy and birth, as well as the exhaustion and hormones of having a newborn. So it’s important to ease yourself back […]