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Scientists in Montreal and London have identified the key role played by the RORC2 transcription factor in HIV infection: the molecule attaches to parts of the virus genome without preventing it from replicating. Co-led by researchers Petronela Ancuta from the Center de recherche hospitalier affiliated with the University of Montreal CRCHUM and Ariberto Fassati from …

The CSMLS aims to give Canadians a deeper insight into the important role that medical laboratory professionals play in our healthcare system. An Indigo Lab Coat of Honor for Wickenheiser was created, designed with his insightful ode to lab professionals printed in microscopic text, to be worn in recognition of CSMLS members. The campaign was …

The results of a retrospective study revealed potential markers of the severity of COVID-19 in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma or chronic bronchitis. Eosinopenia and elevation of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) may serve as potential predictors of the severity of COVID-19 disease in patients with underlying chronic airway disease, according to the results of …

The extreme heat; a leading cause of weather-related death in the United States; poses a growing threat to the public, as days of extreme heat are expected to become more frequent, more intense and longer lasting due to the continuing effects of climate change. While the adverse health effects of heat have been well documented …

TENAK is a market leading expert manufacturer of innovative cold chain storage solutions for laboratories and medical environments. Founded in 2002, privately-owned Danish company TENAK set out on a mission to redefine cold chain storage solutions, one of the most essential aspects of the medical industry. As a result, not only is TENAK the pioneer …

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Scientists at Scripps Research in Florida have determined the near-atomic-scale structure of an unusual receptor in brain cells called GPR158, which has been linked to depression and anxiety. Structural study reveals both the receptor and its regulatory complex, advancing our understanding of the basic biology of cellular receptors. It also allows work on potential therapies …

UT Southwestern and UT Dallas further strengthen their relationship with the inauguration of a facility that will house a portion of the two organizations’ biomedical engineering programs to collaborate and innovate. The $ 120 million, 150,000 square foot medical center building will be called the Texas Instruments Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Building and was made …

An employee of a medical laboratory found several vials marked with the inscription ‘smallpox’ during work on the building, CNN reported on Wednesday with reference to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, for its acronym in English). “The frozen vials labeled ‘smallpox’ were discovered by chance by a lab worker while cleaning a …

HARARE – A TV host whose DNA paternity show was cut short by the Zimbabwe Health Professions Authority (HPAZ) has approached the High Court to challenge the ruling. Tinashe Mugabe’s hit show The Closure DNA saw fathers unsure of the paternity of their children on the show to secure public disclosure of the DNA test …