Health and Medicine

This subject area encompasses research and studies in the field of human medicine.

Among the wide-ranging list of topics covered here are anesthesiology, anatomy, surgery, human genetics, hygiene and environmental medicine, internal medicine, neurology, pharmacology, physiology, urology and dental medicine.

New proteins to revolutionize gluten-free baked goods

Finally delicious: Daisies, peas, canola, etc.: Researchers at the University of Hohenheim want to replace gluten protein with new alternatives. Instead of ovens, 3-D printers would be possible. Gluten is…

A perfect match for brain tumour therapy

Feature combination of Siglec-16 and polysialic acid increases survival in patients with glioblastoma. Glioblastomas are malignant brain tumours with a poor prognosis because they usually do not respond to common…

Air pollution worsens movement disorder after stroke

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, in particular, lower the prognosis of ischemic strokes by causing inflammation in the brain. Air pollution has been shown to have a negative effect on the prognosis…

Tuning Brain Cells with Light

An international research team, comprising scientists from DZNE, University Hospital Bonn, the Netherlands, and the US has been awarded a US$ 1.3 million grant by the “Human Frontier Science Program”…

Multiple sclerosis: a new tool to reduce clinical failure

In multiple sclerosis (MS), the immune system mistakenly attacks the brain and spinal cord, causing the complete loss of myelin. “Synthesized by specialized cells, oligodendrocytes, myelin protects nerve fibers, guarantees…

A new treatment for multidrug-resistant bacteria

Researchers have developed a drug that undercuts antibiotic resistance. A new type of drug could provide a way to treat multidrug-resistant bacteria, according to a study published in Nature Communications….

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