In a recent study posted to the Research Square* preprint server, researchers explored the molecular basis for increased immunity against heterologous severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) strains after repeated antigen exposures. Study: SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections induce somatically hypermutated broadly neutralizing antibodies against heterologous variants. Image Credit: ktsdesign/Shutterstock Background SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant spike (S)
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In a recent article posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, the University of South Florida, and the Catholic University of America demonstrated that the natural severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) main protease (Mpro) mutations result in nirmatrelvir resistance. Study: Naturally occurring mutations of SARS-CoV-2 main
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After a career spent probing the mysteries of the universe, a Janelia Research Campus senior scientist is now exploring the mysteries of the human brain and developing new insights into the connections between brain cells. Tirthabir Biswas had a successful career as a theoretical high-energy physicist when he came to Janelia on a sabbatical in
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A study published in the Medical Journal of Australia, which assessed whether ambulance offload time influences the outcomes for patients experiencing cardiac issues, provides further evidence that access block is causing significant harm to patients. While there is currently no cardiac-specific data available in the emergency medicine literature, there is a substantive history of data
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Six-year-old Grant Brown was not a strong swimmer. His mother told counselors that when she dropped him off on his first day at a North Carolina day camp. Carolynne Brown was assured the boy would be supervised. The lifeguard, a collegiate swimmer, never got that info, according to local reporting. On that day in July
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Almost two thirds of patients with acute ischemic stroke have at least one undiagnosed major risk factor, new research shows. The most common of these are dyslipidemia, hypertension, and atrial fibrillation (AF). In addition, many of the study participants were women and were relatively younger. André Rêgo, MD These results highlight the need for greater
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Chris Evans discusses bowel cancer and Deborah James' death We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The food under the microscope of
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Anyone walking in the city has had to adjust their gait again and again to navigate curbs or steps. Every person develops control strategies for the changes in muscle activity required for this, which protect them from tripping and falling accidents. Researchers at the University of Bayreuth have now analyzed these strategies and their effectiveness
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An online group coaching program that normalizes vulnerability and emotional processing can help fix burnout in female physicians, our study found. The doctors who participated in this program went from highly to only mildly burned out, while their peers who were not in the program became even more burned out. Physician burnout happens when doctors
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We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Prince William and Kate said Deborah’s powerful but upbeat campaign against bowel cancer would be
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