World’s most comprehensive study on COVID-19 mental health
Comparison of mental health symptoms before and during the covid-19 pandemic: evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis of 134 cohorts.
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Magnetic soft-robotic chains for minimally invasive surgery
In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers presented magnetic soft-robotic chains (MaSoChains) that use magnetic and elastic energies to fold themselves into large stable assemblies compatible with magnetic navigational technologies and have potential applications in improving minimally invasive surgery.
New Approach to Improve Clinical Trial Enrollment and Diversity
Educating patients about clinical trials they can participate in is an innovative way to improve inclusivity
Sublingual vaccine for urinary tract infections is awaiting approval by Health Canada
Canadians who experience chronic urinary tract infections may soon have another option than antibiotics — a vaccine is awaiting approval by Health Canada.
Confronting Anti-Vaccine Activism with Counter Narratives
A 21-person commission of public health experts urges the development of networked communities
New project to validate a novel hydrogel for preventing scar tissue formation after heart attack
The European Union has awarded a European Consortium €4.5 million for the ELR-Scar project to validate a novel hydrogel biomaterial that will prevent scar tissue from forming in the heart following a heart attack.
Biodegradable Health Sensors Outperform Conventional Synthetic Sensors
New sensors made from seaweed, rock salt, water, and graphene promise better performance and environmental friendliness
Mercury and urinary arsenobetaine in blood are strong biomarkers for seafood consumption among pregnant women
Mercury content in RBCs and arsenobetaine in urine could be considered seafood consumption biomarkers during pregnancy.
So Where Does All That Mercury in Fish Come From?
Where does it come from? And what are we doing to prevent this contamination?
Complex Learned Social Behavior Discovered in Bee’s ‘Waggle Dance’
Publishing in the journal Science, a University of California San Diego researcher and his colleagues uncovered evidence that social learning is fundamental for honey bees.
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