Possible treatment strategy for Meningitis without antibiotics found by researchers

Copenhagen [Denmark], October 25 (ANI): In a new study performed on rats, researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Lund University were able to utilise the body's own immune cells to kill the bacterial meningitis infection.

Updated: Oct 25, 2021 00:06 IST

Study suggests immunotherapy beneficial for patients with cancer that spreads to tissues around brain

Washington [US], October 25 (ANI): Two new studies have indicated that immunotherapy might benefit people with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis (LMD), a rare but serious complication of cancer that has spread to the brain and/or spinal cord.

Updated: Oct 25, 2021 00:05 IST

Researchers find how changing ocean currents are driving extreme winter weather

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): Slower ocean circulation as the result of climate change could intensify extreme cold weather in the US, according to recent research.

Updated: Oct 23, 2021 22:26 IST

Study suggests anxiety has impact on ability to perceive changes in our breathing

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): People with higher levels of anxiety have altered perceptions of their breathing, which can lead to even more anxiety, according to a University of Otago researcher.

Updated: Oct 23, 2021 21:53 IST

Climate change, human pressure has made migration 'no longer worth it' for animals: Study

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): According to the international research team, including scientists from the University of Bath, animals that migrate north to breed are being put at risk by ongoing climate change and increasing human pressure.

Updated: Oct 23, 2021 21:50 IST

New study finds no risk of pregnancy loss from COVID-19 vaccination

Ottawa [Canada], October 22 (ANI): A new study has found no correlation between COVID-19 vaccinations and risk of first-trimester miscarriages, providing further evidence of the safety of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy.

Updated: Oct 22, 2021 19:44 IST

Research suggests early dinosaurs were sociable

Grenoble [France], October 22 (ANI): The findings of new research on a vast fossil site in Patagonia show that some of the earliest dinosaurs lived in herds and suggests that this behaviour may have been one of the keys to the success of dinosaurs.

Updated: Oct 22, 2021 18:54 IST

Fat cells found to play central role in cognitive decline, neurodegeneration

Washington [US], October 22 (ANI): According to a study that involves the oxidant amplification loop led by Marshall University, scientists reveal new insights into the role of fat cells in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration.

Updated: Oct 22, 2021 13:55 IST

Changing ocean currents are driving extreme winter weather, find researchers

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): Throughout Earth's oceans runs a conveyor belt of water. Its churning is powered by differences in the water's temperature and saltiness, and weather patterns around the world are regulated by its activity.

Updated: Oct 21, 2021 21:57 IST

Research breakthrough could mean better treatment for patients with deadly brain tumour

London [UK], October 21 (ANI): Scientists studying the most common and aggressive type of brain tumour in adults have discovered a new way of analysing diseased and healthy cells from the same patient.

Updated: Oct 21, 2021 21:54 IST

Cat bacteria treats mouse skin infection, scientists find

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine used bacteria found on healthy cats to successfully treat a skin infection on mice. These bacteria may serve as the basis for new therapeutics against severe skin infections in humans, dogs, and cats.

Updated: Oct 21, 2021 14:15 IST

Immunotherapy beneficial for patients with cancer that has spread to tissues around brain: Study

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): Two new studies indicate that immunotherapy may benefit people with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis (LMD), a rare but serious complication of cancer that has spread to the brain and/or spinal cord. The research was led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Broad Institute.

Updated: Oct 20, 2021 22:29 IST

New depression screeners successfully measure symptoms, follow treatment's progress: Study

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): Depression is the second most disabling condition in the world, after pain, so screening and diagnosis are crucial to improving outcomes for patients, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated: Oct 20, 2021 19:23 IST

Researchers find possible treatment strategy for Meningitis without antibiotics

Copenhagen [Denmark], October 19 (ANI): Despite widespread implementation of vaccines, bacterial meningitis is still associated with a high mortality rate and neurological consequences including hearing loss, focal neurological deficits and cognitive impairment, estimated to occur in close to half of surviving patients.

Updated: Oct 19, 2021 21:48 IST

Study uncovers secrets of ultra-low frequency gravitational waves

London [UK], October 19 (ANI): New methods of detecting ultra-low frequency gravitational waves can be combined with other, less sensitive measurements to deliver fresh insights into the early development of our universe, according to researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Updated: Oct 19, 2021 18:46 IST

Climate change, human pressure means migration may be 'no longer worth it' for animals

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): Animals that migrate north to breed are being put at risk by ongoing climate change and increasing human pressure, losing earlier advantages for migration, declining in numbers and faring much worse than their resident counterparts, according to the international research team, including scientists from the University of Bath.

Updated: Oct 19, 2021 13:40 IST

Gamma-ray Telescope selected by NASA to chart Milky Way evolution

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected a new space telescope proposal to study the recent history of star birth, star death, and the formation of chemical elements in the Milky Way.

Updated: Oct 19, 2021 10:35 IST

Study identifies new genes for fibromuscular dysplasia

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): According to a new study, three new genetic variants that regulate gene expression in the arteries are connected to fibromuscular dysplasia, an arterial disease that can cause dangerous consequences for the heart and vessels.

Updated: Oct 18, 2021 23:48 IST

Research: New COVID-19 discovery might predict patient death, hospitalization

Copenhagen [Denmark], October 18 (ANI): In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen presented what could be a much-needed helping hand to fight the COVID-19 virus.

Updated: Oct 18, 2021 23:24 IST

Researchers find key protein linked to appetite, obesity

Tokyo [Japan], October 18 (ANI): Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have identified a protein that plays a key role in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism.

Updated: Oct 18, 2021 17:22 IST

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