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MIT's new human liver model reveals how it regenerates, providing hope for patients to avoid transplants

MIT’s new human liver model reveals how it regenerates, providing hope for patients to avoid transplants

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), engineers developed a new liver tissue model to help reveal the stages of liver regeneration in hopes to help those individuals with liver disease, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The researchers …

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New Imaging Technique Starkly Reveals The Source of Long COVID in The Lungs

New Imaging Technique Starkly Reveals The Source of Long COVID in The Lungs

While COVID vaccines have saved millions of lives globally by reducing the overall severity of the disease, nearly one in ten of those recovered are still ending up with ongoing symptoms after the initial illness has passed.   These patients are presenting with a staggering array of over 200 symptoms, including dizziness, diarrhea, breathlessness, fatigue, and …

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Symptoms of depression decrease with improvements in sense of smell, particularly among patients with dysosmia

Symptoms of depression decrease with improvements in sense of smell, particularly among patients with dysosmia

New research published in the journal Scientific Reports highlights the intricate relationship between depression and sense of smell. The study found that participants’ symptoms of depression dropped as their odor identification improved, particularly among those with an impaired sense of smell. A wealth of research has pointed to a relationship between depression and olfactory function. For …

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COVID-19 positive patients at higher risk of developing neurodegenerative disorders, new study shows

COVID-19 positive patients at higher risk of developing neurodegenerative disorders, new study shows

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain COVID-19 positive outpatients are at an increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders compared with individuals who tested negative for the virus, a new study presented today at the 8th European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress has shown. The study, which analyzed the health records of over half of the Danish population, found …

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Some long COVID patients still have virus in the blood; Paxlovid rebound patients may need longer treatment

Some long COVID patients still have virus in the blood; Paxlovid rebound patients may need longer treatment

By Nancy Lapid (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review. Some long COVID patients still have virus in blood Some cases of long COVID may be the immune …

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Remarkable Drug Trial Ends With All 18 Patients Cancer-Free

Remarkable Drug Trial Ends With All 18 Patients Cancer-Free

Image: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images/Cancer Research UK) (Getty Images) A cancer treatment has shown astounding results in a small clinical trial. All of the treated patients, who had a specific form of mid-stage rectal cancer, have since experienced complete remission. Though the findings are based on a sample size of just 18 people, they could hold …

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Some cancer patients can skip treatments, 2 studies show

Some cancer patients can skip treatments, 2 studies show

After surgery, some cancer patients can safely skip radiation or chemotherapy, according to two studies exploring shorter, gentler cancer care. Researchers are looking for ways to precisely predict which cancer patients can avoid unneeded treatment to cut down on harmful side effects and unnecessary costs. One new study used a blood test to determine which …

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