Exploring the Genetic Contribution to Incongruence Between an Individual's Internal Gender and External Sex
Technology Networks spoke with John Graham Theisen, MD, senior author of a recent study that explored the contribution of genetics to our gender identity.
Can Preprints Shake Up Biomedical Publishing?
Academic publishing has proved stubbornly resistant to change, but preprint servers have started to make their mark. Technology Networks spoke to BiorXiv content lead Samantha Hindle to find out more about how preprints could shake up publishing and give scientists a new avenue through which to share their research.
How Big Tech Is Changing the Way Hospitals Are Run
Like other industries across the economy, healthcare saw new developments in technology through 2019. Now, as big tech becomes more interested in the industry and looks for ways to partner with hospitals and other medical institutions, these changes are likely to deepen — and they may even transform how these organizations operate.
Cheap Diuretic Pill Could Help With Autism Symptoms, New Findings Suggest
It is possible to improve symptoms in autistic children with a cheap generic drug, a new study shows.
Depression Memes May Be a Coping Mechanism For People With Mental Illness
Internet memes are a bit like an inside joke you share with the entire internet.
New Theory of Phantom Pain Could Mean End for Illusory Treatments
Research has contradicted longstanding theory around the origins of phantom limb pain (PLP), where amputees feel agony in limbs that have been amputated, persisting even decades after the removal. The research suggests that new interpretations of PLP are required to develop effective treatments.
The Future of Neurotechnology: What I’ve Learned As a Gen-Z, Early-stage Founder
In this comment piece, Hubly Surgical CEO Casey Grage gives a perspective on her advancing career, which has seen her go from freshman to startup co-founder in just a few years.
Exploring the Medicinal Benefits of Cannabis Within UK Pharmaceuticals
In this article, we explore how the use of cannabis within UK pharmaceuticals is expected to change, as well as the medicinal benefits offered by cannabis, and cannabinoids.
The Importance of Understanding Target–Protein Interactions in Drug Discovery
You’re unwell, you see a doctor, they prescribe you a medicine… and you take it. But how exactly is that drug having an effect? What is its mechanism of action? Drugs exhibit their effects through specific protein–target interactions. Andrew Lynn, Chief Executive Officer at Fluidic Analytics discusses why understanding protein–target interactions is so important.
New Year’s Anxiety Hangover? Here’s What’s Happening in Your Brain
As a neuroscientist researching how food and drink affect brain function, let me explain how drinking alcohol can trigger hangxiety the next day.