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New study advances understanding of rare sarcoma

Advancing the understanding of synovial sarcoma, a highly aggressive and rare cancer of young people, scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have discovered how an abnormal protein misdirects and disrupts the control of gene expression in cells, causing the aberrant activation of normally repressed genes that contribute to the malignant growth of sarcoma tumors. The investigators, […]

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Comprehensive study of vaccine safety concludes that vaccines are ‘remarkably safe’

A comprehensive review of vaccine data over a 20-year period finds that vaccines are remarkably safe. A large proportion of safety issues were identified through existing postmarketing surveillance programs and were of limited clinical significance. Findings from a cohort study are published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Vaccines are considered one of the greatest achievements […]

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Scientists debunk study that claimed 5G causes coronavirus

5G does NOT cause COVID-19: Scientists swiftly debunk bizarre study that claimed radio waves used in the latest cell phone technology ’causes human cells to produce coronavirus’ and sparked conspiracy theories A team published a study this month claiming human skin cells absorb 5G network waves and causes development of coronavirus Outside researchers pointed out that […]

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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 […]