China’s control measures may have prevented 700,000 COVID-19 cases: study

China’s control measures during the first 50 days of the COVID-19 epidemic may have delayed the spread of the virus to cities outside of Wuhan by several days and, by interrupting transmission nationwide, prevented more than 700,000 infections across the country, according to an international team of researchers. The findings, published today (March 31) in […]

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New research suggests parents should limit screen media for preschoolers

New research from University of California, Davis, suggests that parents should delay introducing their children to any screen media, as well as limit preschool-age children’s use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. The research was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics this week. Over a two-and-a-half-year period, researchers assessed 56 […]

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Neuroscientists gather new insight about the genetic risk of developing schizophrenia

Past research in the field of neuroscience suggests that specific types of cells can contribute to the development of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia. However, identifying the types of cells that may play a role in schizophrenia can be quite challenging, particularly when using some of the most conventional techniques for the analysis of human tissue. […]

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Scientists modify CAR-T cells to target multiple sites on leukemia cells

In a new pre-clinical study published this week in the journal Leukemia, the research team of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles investigator Hisham Abdel-Azim, MD, MS, worked with colleagues to engineer T-cells to identify and target multiple sites on acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells instead of just one. The early collaboration points the way to future clinical […]

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