Medicine and Life Sciences - Health

Health - Apr 8
Dr Jasmina Panovska-Griffiths (UCL Epidemiology & Health) explains how a recent study which suggests 78% of people with Covid-19 are asymptomatic could affect future models and responses to the virus. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, with 1.4 million cases and almost 75,000 deaths reported worldwide as of April 7.
Health - Apr 8

Stanford Medicine researchers used high doses of magnetic stimulation, delivered on an accelerated timeline and targeted to individual neurocircuitry, to treat patients with severe depression. A new form of magnetic brain stimulation rapidly relieved symptoms of severe depression in 90% of participants in a small study conducted by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Pharmacology - Apr 8

A drug used for cancer therapy has shown promise in reversing kidney damage caused by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus), according to a Yale-led study published April 8 Translational Medicine.

Environment - Apr 8
Environment

In Uganda, loss of forested habitat increases the likelihood of interactions between disease-carrying wild primates and humans.

Health - Apr 8
Health

An online tool to illustrate the effects of different COVID-19 control measures has been developed by a team of University of Cambridge researchers.

Health - Apr 8
Health

FACULTY Q&A Landscape architect and ecologist MaryCarol Hunter is an associate professor at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability whose current work focuses on the impact of nature experiences on mental wellbeing.

Life Sciences - Apr 8

The ability to make fine visual discriminations between two stimuli runs up against a natural barrier created by large groups of 'noisy' neurons behaving similarly. Stanford researchers have helped solve a longstanding mystery about how brains manage to process information so accurately, despite the fact that individual neurons, or nerve cells, act with a surprising degree of randomness.


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