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HPV infection may increase risk of preterm birth

A connection can be seen between the human papillomavirus (HPV) and the risk for preterm birth, according to a study published in the journal PLOS Medicine.

Life Scientist 18 June, 2021

Ultrasound energy used to treat high blood pressure

A minimally invasive procedure that targets the nerves near the kidney has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure in hypertension patients.

Life Scientist 17 June, 2021

Novavax's Phase 3 vaccine trial yields promising results

Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine demonstrated 100% protection against moderate and severe disease, with 90.4% efficacy overall, in the PREVENT-19 Phase 3 trial.

Life Scientist 17 June, 2021

Healthy lifestyle linked to better cognition in elderly

A healthier lifestyle is associated with a lower risk of cognitive impairment in adults aged 80 and over, even in cases where a person carries a genetic risk of dementia.

Life Scientist 16 June, 2021

New genetic form of ALS discovered in children

Researchers have discovered cases of ALS that are linked to variations in the DNA sequence of SPLTC1, a gene responsible for manufacturing a class of fats called...

Life Scientist 15 June, 2021

Biotechnology
Novavax's Phase 3 vaccine trial yields promising results

Novavax's Phase 3 vaccine trial yields promising results

Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine demonstrated 100% protection against moderate and severe disease, with 90.4% efficacy overall, in the PREVENT-19...

Article 17 June, 2021
Health & Medical
Maternal exposure to endocrine disruptors affects semen quality

Maternal exposure to endocrine disruptors affects semen quality

Scientists have established a link between poor semen quality in adult men and their mothers' occupational exposure to endocrine disruptors...

Article 28 April, 2021
Life Sciences
Ultrafast 3D printing of lifelike organ models

Ultrafast 3D printing of lifelike organ models

The technique is capable of printing organ models 10 to 50 times faster than the industry standard — in minutes instead of hours.

Article 19 May, 2021
Molecular Biology
New genetic form of ALS discovered in children

New genetic form of ALS discovered in children

Researchers have discovered cases of ALS that are linked to variations in the DNA sequence of SPLTC1, a gene responsible for manufacturing a class...

Article 15 June, 2021
Lab Technology
Innovation in life sciences amid a pandemic

Innovation in life sciences amid a pandemic

Life sciences organisations that embraced digital transformation were well positioned to adapt to immediate demands while maintaining production of...

Article 30 March, 2021
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