Space travel destroys red blood cells faster than on Earth

Canadian research on astronauts’ red blood cells while in space could help knowledge of anaemia. Source link

Seasonal Changes in Sleep Patterns – Science News and Research News

We create videos of interesting research papers, making research accessible to non- researchers, public and children alike. Today, we look at “Seasonal Changes in Sleep Patterns in Two Saskatchewan First Nation Communities” Please learn more about this and other topics. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC43ZBT0-2oufGo81Lk8B2pg?sub_confirmation=1 Authors: Chandima P. Karunanayake, Vivian R. Ramsden, Clifford Bird, Jeremy Seeseequasis, Kathleen McMullin, Mark… Continue reading Seasonal Changes in Sleep Patterns – Science News and Research News

Vaping Can Trigger Gene Changes in Cells

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec.2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — For those who think vaping is safer than smoking, think again. A new study warns that vaping triggers the same gene regulation changes that smoking does, so it may raise the risk of cancer and other serious diseases. “Our study, for the first time, investigates… Continue reading Vaping Can Trigger Gene Changes in Cells

A Quest to Learn How Immune Cells Age

Nov. 12, 2021 — A key risk factor for severe COVID-19 is age, in part because the immune response weakens as we get older. But our understanding of this effect of age remains hazy, as the immune system is one of the most complex systems in the human body. In the hope of clearing some… Continue reading A Quest to Learn How Immune Cells Age

Fuel Cells in Brain Can Also Release Damaging Toxins

Oct. 25, 2021 — Star-shaped cells in our brains called astrocytes play a crucial role in helping us think, move, and breathe. They nourish our neurons, the cells that transmit messages throughout our brain and nervous system to control our bodily functions. A new study in mice suggests that astrocytes also may play a negative… Continue reading Fuel Cells in Brain Can Also Release Damaging Toxins

Covid patient’s own blood cells could treat lung scarring

A therapy made from a Covid patient’s own blood is being trialled to treat lung scarring that’s left after hospitalisation. Doctors at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London have begun a small trial using patients’ white blood cells. Filmed by Julius Peacock, edited by Rachael Buchanan Source link

Science News – Japanese woman gets worlds 1st stem cell corneal treatment

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Human cells grown in monkey embryos spark ethical debate

Sarah Norcross, director of the Progress Educational Trust, said that while “substantial advances” are being made in embryo and stem cell research, which could bring equally substantial benefits, “there is a clear need for public discussion and debate about the ethical and regulatory challenges raised”. Source link

Zombie Genes Spur Brain Cells to Grow After Death

By Cara MurezHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When people die some cells in their brains go on for hours, even getting more active and growing to gargantuan proportions, new research shows. Awareness of this activity, spurred on by “zombie genes,” could affect research into diseases that affect the brain. For the… Continue reading Zombie Genes Spur Brain Cells to Grow After Death

Malibu Organics Himalayan Scrub – All-Natural Body Exfoliant with Collagen and Stem Cells – Organic Body Scrub to Exfoliate and Moisturize Skin – Deep Cleansing Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub – 8.8oz

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