Study reveals how efficient brain circuitry develops spontaneously

Seoul [South Korea], January 19 (ANI): A KAIST team's mathematical modelling has revealed that efficient brain circuitry develops spontaneously by showing that the topographic tiling of cortical maps originates from bottom-up projections from the periphery.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 22:31 IST

Scientists acquaint new methodology with improved treatment of brain tumours

Augusta (Georgia) [US], January 19 (ANI): Scientists of Medical College of Georgia claim that looking directly at the Ribonucleic acid (RNA) of brain tumour cells appears to provide objective, efficient evidence to better classify a tumour and the most effective treatments.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 13:37 IST

Study introduces new drug combination as ground-breaking treatment for AML

California [US], January 19 (ANI): A collaborative study by scientists of Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and the University of Glasgow has identified two drugs that are potent against Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and also administered how they effectively contribute to cancer cell death.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 12:53 IST

Scientists reveal mechanism that causes irritable bowel syndrome

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Researchers have identified the biological mechanism that explains why some people experience abdominal pain when they eat certain foods. The finding paves the way for more efficient treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and other food intolerances.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 10:49 IST

Green med diet cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by half: Study

Beer-Sheva [Israel], January 19 (ANI): A green Mediterranean (MED) diet reduces intrahepatic fat more than other healthy diets and cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in half, according to a long-term clinical intervention trial.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 08:13 IST

Study explains why some people report 'hearing the dead'

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A study led by Durham University might explain why some people and not others eventually adopt spiritualist beliefs and engage in the practice of "hearing the dead."

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 01:14 IST

New computational technique differentiates between cancer and normal cells within tumour samples: Study

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): In an effort to address a major challenge when analyzing large single-cell RNA-sequencing datasets, researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a new computational technique to accurately differentiate between data from cancer cells and the variety of normal cells found within tumor samples.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 01:36 IST

New discovery finds positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment

Adelaide [Australia], January 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found new evidence about the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment with immediate implications for women with estrogen receptor-driven metastatic disease.

Updated: Jan 19, 2021 00:19 IST

Sexual harassment claims made by attractive women considered more credible

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Young conventionally attractive women who act in a feminine manner have a higher probability of being believed when making sexual harassment accusations, as revealed in a recent study.

Updated: Jan 18, 2021 04:04 IST

Study: Environmental allergens linked to acute itching in eczema patients

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): A new research has indicated that itching often doesn't respond to antihistamines because the itch signals are being carried to the brain along a previously unrecognized pathway that current drugs don't target.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 23:38 IST

Diet, dentition and linguistics linked together by researchers

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Speech patterns of Anthropologists used a novel data analysis of thousands of languages, in addition to studying a unique subset of celebrities, to reveal how a soft food diet contrasted with the diet of hunter-gatherers is restructuring dentition and changing how people speak.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 23:03 IST

Study: Use of Metformin diminishes danger of death for patients with COVID-19, diabetes

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Utilization of the diabetes drug metformin - before a determination of COVID-19 - is related with a triple reduction in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, as per a racially assorted investigation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Diabetes is a huge comorbidity for COVID-19.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 22:47 IST

Study: Disparities in COVID-19 impacts life expectancy

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): An investigation measures the dissimilar effects of COVID-19 on mortality rate in the United States based on racial and ethnic differences.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 22:25 IST

Depression, stress could moderate viability of COVID-19 antibodies: Study

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): A study published in Perspectives on Psychological Science shows that downturn, stress, loneliness, and chronic weakness practices can debilitate the body's immune system and lower the adequacy of specific antibodies.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 22:12 IST

Study reveals first-degree relative with kidney disease increases risk by three-fold

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): The family history of kidney disease was strongly associated with increased risk of chronic kidney disease, in a large population-based family study.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 18:56 IST

For parents with multiple children, more fragmented sleep reported by mothers than fathers: Study

Montreal [Canada], January 17 (ANI): According to a new study, mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child. However, the number of children in a family doesn't seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 18:40 IST

Researchers find how cancer can be killed by body's own immune system

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): A new way to help the body's immune system get past that deception and destroy cancer, has been found by a University of Missouri researcher.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 14:57 IST

NASA conducts test of SLS rocket core stage for Artemis

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): NASA conducted a hot fire on Saturday of the core stage for the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will launch the Artemis I mission to the Moon.

Updated: Jan 17, 2021 09:39 IST

Researchers offer guide to improve ecological perceptions in Indian ocean

Florida [US], January 16 (ANI): A group of researchers from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science has given proposals to improve the Indian Ocean Observing System (IndOOS), a bowl wide checking framework to more readily comprehend the effects of human-caused environmental change in a district that has been warming quicker than any other ocean.

Updated: Jan 16, 2021 23:00 IST

Study uncovers connection between intestinal microorganisms, diet and ailments

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): A study published in Nature Medicine shows that diets rich in plant-based foods empowers the presence of gut microorganisms that are connected to a lower danger of regular ailments including coronary illness.

Updated: Jan 16, 2021 23:50 IST