The technology used in the Avatar film that is revolutionising the diagnosis of some diseases

The motion-capture suits that bring characters to life in films such as Avatar are helping researchers track the onset of diseases that affect movement. The new system uses artificial intelligence to analyse body movements. In tests in research publishe in the journal Nature Medicine. UK experts measured the severity of two genetic disorders twice as …

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Mild cognitive impairment and depression triples the risk of dementia

Mild cognitive impairment and depression triples the risk of dementia

People diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment who have symptoms of depression. Low mood have a three-fold increase risk of developing dementia. According to a study by the Ace Alzheimer Center Barcelona (ACE) in Spain. The study, publishe in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, has shown that those with positive biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease and …

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CDC says vaccine boosters helped prevent variant development

CDC says vaccine boosters helped prevent variant development

New studies by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that the update Covid-19. Boosters are reducing a person’s risk of becoming ill with coronavirus by half. The data show that the boosters continue to offer substantial protection against the currently circulating variants. This near real-time data was collected by the federally funded …

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What is SLYM, the Newly Discovere Brain Structure, Like and What Does It Do?

What is SLYM, the Newly Discovere Brain Structure, Like and What Does It Do?

With its complicated networks of neurons and biological structures. The brain continues to prove a difficult machine to decipher. Now, thanks to advances in neuroimaging and molecular biology techniques. Scientists in the US and Denmark have discovered a new structure in the brain. They have named it SLYM, which stands for subarachnoid lymphatic-like membrane. They …

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Scientists just discovere a new protective layer of the brain

Scientists just discovere a new protective layer of the brain

It is a membrane that acts as a “defence barrier”. The finding could be key to the future study of neurodegenerative diseases. The human brain is a tremendously complex organ that does not reveal all its secrets. Thanks to advances in imaging technology, hidden forms and functions of neurological anatomy continue to emerge, from new …

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Autopsies show Covid-19 spreads throughout the body

Autopsies show Covid-19 spreads throughout the body

The virus that causes Covid-19, the SASR-CoV-2 coronavirus, spreads throughout the body. A study that analysed tissue samples from 44 autopsies of people who died with Covid-19 shows that the SAR-CoV-2 virus spread throughout the body – including the brain – and remained for almost eight months. The finding was published in Nature. Scientists at …

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Chip that simulates vagina create to learn more about infections

Chip that simulates vagina created to learn more about infections

Harvard University’s Wyss Institute created a vaginal chip with the goal of finding cure options for vaginosis, an infection that affects 30 percent of women of reproductive age. The model developed uses donated cultured cells and places them inside the silicone rubber chip to mimic the characteristics of the vaginal microbiome, which will allow a …

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Study suggests dolphins show hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease

Study suggests dolphins show hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease

Three types of brains Dolphin Found strande along the Scottish coast. Has shown the distinctive features of Alzheimer’s disease. New research provides insights into diseases in species other than humans. The results may also provide a possible answer to unexplaine questions. Crime The researchers said the dolphins are along the coast. Alzheimer’s disease is a …

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