Discovery is first report of effect on the abundant actin protein — ScienceDaily

Toxins released by a type of bacteria that cause diarrheal disease hijack cell processes and force important proteins to assemble into “roads to nowhere,” redirecting the proteins away from other…

COVID-19 Effect on Graduating Urology Resident Case Logs

For a study, researchers sought to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on surgical volumes in the national case logs of the first graduating cohorts of urologic residents. For…

Mining’s effect on fish warrants better science-based policies — ScienceDaily

A new paper published in Science Advances synthesizes the impact of metal and coal mines on salmon and trout in northwestern North America, and highlights the need for more complete…

The ‘Benjamin Button’ effect: Scientists can reverse aging in mice. The goal is to do the same for humans

CNN  —  In molecular biologist David Sinclair’s lab at Harvard Medical School, old mice are growing young again. Using proteins that can turn an adult cell into a stem cell,…

Paxlovid Rebound Effect Seen in Some – NBC New York

The COVID-19 pandemic poses another puzzling question that is concerning several patients who have taken Pfizer’s COVID antiviral drug, Paxlovid, and are experiencing rebounding symptoms after initially feeling better. Matthew…

A new approach could make it possible detect the elusive Unruh effect in hours, rather than billions of years. — ScienceDaily

For “Star Wars” fans, the streaking stars seen from the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon as it jumps to hyperspace is a canonical image. But what would a pilot actually…

Does the placebo effect really work?

On call Q. I just began taking a new drug. My doctor said I probably wouldn’t feel any improvement for several weeks, but I felt better the next day. Is…

Health Benefits for Immigrant Adults Expansion Takes Effect May 1 | Latino Voices | Chicago News

In December 2020, Illinois expanded Medicaid to provide health coverage to immigrant adults ages 65 and older. Now, another expansion offers health care benefits to low-income immigrants ages 55 to…

Do pets have a positive effect on your brain health? Study shows long-term pet ownership linked to slower decline in cognition over time — ScienceDaily

Owning a pet, like a dog or cat, especially for five years or longer, may be linked to slower cognitive decline in older adults, according to a preliminary study released…

Research could lead to treatment for common COVID side effect — ScienceDaily

Can you smell those roses? There’s a real possibility that the gene that helps you experience their heavenly fragrance may also help you feel the prick of their thorns. Researchers…