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Chemo shown to upset gut microbes in cancer patients

New research from SAHMRI and Flinders University has shown myelosuppressive chemotherapy destabilises gut microbiome in patients with solid organ cancers. The study led by infectious diseases expert and clinical microbiologist,

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New cancer findings can give wider access to immunotherapy

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have published new findings in the journal Cancer Discovery showing how pharmacological activation of the protein p53 boosts the immune response against tumours. The

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Autistic children can benefit from attention training, study finds

Attention training in young people with autism can lead to significant improvements in academic performance, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK along

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Sleep deprivation increases teen angst

Sleep deprivation—from lifestyle choices, pandemic stress, or late-night computer study—can quickly lead to loss of energy and function during the day and even feelings of anger and depression, an Australian

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Bone marrow-derived fibrin clot is better source for meniscal repair

While this isn’t the fountain of youth, scientists may have improved healing in joints—even in areas that become weaker with age. The meniscus is a durable, yet flexible tissue found

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New test targets super-recognisers, high-performing facial recognition individuals

Psychologists from UNSW Sydney have developed a new face identification ability test that will help find facial recognition experts for a variety of police and government agencies, including contract tracing.

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Why vacations feel like they’re over before they even start

For many people, summer vacation can’t come soon enough—especially for the half of Americans who canceled their summer plans last year due to the pandemic. But when a vacation approaches,

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