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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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