Urinary biomarkers can show enhanced performance than plasma biomarkers in disease detection

In recent decades, the emphasis of biomarker research has focused on blood-based markers. However, blood biomarkers alone cannot capture the full spectrum of clinically relevant indicators. Consequently, urine has emerged as a valuable and complementary source of information, with increasing evidence of the diagnostic potential of urine biomarkers compared to their serum counterparts for the […]

LMU medical scientists discover new mechanism of alarmin release

LMU medical scientists have demonstrated that important pro-inflammatory mediators are released into the bloodstream through tiny pores in cell membranes during the very early stages of the immune response. Many common illnesses such as arteriosclerosis and diabetes or neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s are linked to the inflammatory process. Gaining a better understanding of these […]

Study finds substantial racial disparities in opioid prescribing for pain

New research from the University of Greenwich looked at data from US emergency departments from 1999-2020 and found significant differences between how black and white patients were treated for pain. The authors examined more than 200,000 records of patients treated for pain in emergency departments from 1999-2020 using data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical […]

NIH awards $2.1 million to UCLA to end the HIV epidemic

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $2.1 million to UCLA’s Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) and the UCLA-CDU Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) to support four research projects and an implementation science advisory center. . . These awards will fund projects to strengthen research-community collaborations and strengthen the implementation […]

6 Best Foldable Phones to Buy in 2023

Motorola Razr (2023) Features: Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 | Display size: 1.5-inch external and 6.9-inch internal RAM/Storage: 128GB with 8GB | Battery: 4,200mAh Last year’s Motorola, “best budget foldable phone” buzzer-beater wasn’t on my 2023 bingo card, but was it on anyone else’s? The standard Motorola Razr isn’t as flashy as its Plus […]