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The fabricated and packaged nanodialysis device.

A New Nanoscale Device for Analyzing Brain Chemistry

A new silicon-based nanosensor has been developed to track subtle changes in brain chemistry with sub-second resolution.
A woman sat alone on a chair looking out a window.

High Levels of Inflammatory Protein Linked to Long COVID

SARS-CoV-2 triggers the production of the antiviral protein IFN-γ, which is associated with fatigue, muscle ache and depression. New research shows that in Long COVID patients, IFN-y production persists until symptoms improve.
Someone having a blood test.

Blood Test Predicts Patient Outcome After Stroke

An ultra-sensitive blood test that reflects brain damage after acute ischemic stroke – and also predicts functional outcome. This is a discovery that is expected to be of great significance in the future.
Cancer cells.

Innovative Biosensor Detects Skin Cancer

Researchers have developed a revolutionary biosensor using terahertz (THz) waves that can detect skin cancer with exceptional sensitivity, potentially paving the way for earlier and easier diagnoses.
Laughter between an older and younger male.

Ancient DNA Reveals Down Syndrome in Historical Populations

A new study scoured ~10,000 ancient genomes in search of trisomies, such as Down Syndrome. Combined with archeological analyses, the data reveal how these infants were perceived in ancient societies.
Two sheets of graphene.

First Human Trial Shows “Wonder” Material Is Safe To Develop

A revolutionary nanomaterial with huge potential to tackle multiple global challenges could be developed further without acute risk to human health, research suggests.
Two vials of blood.

Alzheimer’s Blood Test Is 96% Accurate, Study Finds

Researchers have developed a cutting-edge blood test for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI), surpassing remarkable accuracy rates of over 96% and 87% respectively.
A strand of DNA.

10 Polygenic Scores for Chronic Disorders Progress to the Clinic

By analyzing millions of small genetic differences, researchers can calculate a polygenic risk score for disease. Ten of these risk scores have been validated for clinical use.
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New Tool Identifies People at Risk of Burnout

It is not uncommon for people to “hit the wall” at work and experience burnout for short or long periods of time. A new tool can identify people at risk.
A woman standing at the edge of a pier.

New Insights Into Menopause-Linked Migraines

Higher risk of heart issues and stroke only seen in those with long-term hot flashes, night sweats and migraines; earlier focus on cardiovascular risk reduction and migraine care needed.