Lecture notes, commentary, and discussions about biomedicine and biology in general by Dr. William Simcik.
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Vaccines - Calling the Shots From PBS and NOVA - Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago—including whooping cough, measles, mumps—are returning, in pa...
neurosciencenews.com A new study provides evidence that hearing is the last sense to go during the process of active death. Many people become unresponsive during the final hours of life, however, EEG data revealed the dying brain responds to sounds throughout the final moments of life.
bbc.com The Hawaii-based Gemini telescope produces a super-sharp picture of the gas giant in the infrared.
npr.org Governors are starting to float ideas for reopening schools. But there are many concerns about what education will look like when that happens.
uchicagomedicine.org Infectious disease expert Dr. Emily Landon explains what public health officials know about new novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to stay safe.
Another ACE-Inhibitor and CoViD19 Relation Article! If you take these types of medications; Ramipril, Lisinopril, etc... keep taking them but for the time being be extra careful to limit exposure!
sciencenews.org Researchers don’t yet know if the way the coronavirus enters cells may have something to do with the risks to the heart.
Am important read if you take blood pressure medicines that are of the category ACE-Inhibitors.
academic.oup.com In a rapid response published online by the British Medical Journal, Sommerstein and Gräni1 pushed forward the hypothesis that angiotensin-converting enzyme (AC
vox.com Confused about coronavirus? Here’s a list of the articles, papers, and podcasts we’ve found most useful.
Important study/information about CoViD19 from the World Health Organization
[03/15/20] These CoViD19 symptoms being reported are basically the same for all viruses... flu (Influenza virus) colds and cold sores (caused by the family of Herpes viruses) even HIV which usually presents as the flu! Viruses trigger a whole body inflammation reaction which produces high levels of prostaglandins resulting in aches, swelling, redness (flush color) and fever; the hallmarks of inflammation. With viruses, symptomology is not conclusive. A test is what we need... and we need a test for the CoViD19 RNA since an antibody test will be negative until about a week after infection.
ksat.com Willie Nelson received a standing ovation mid-performance and shed a tear after singing “Always On My Mind."
nytimes.com Maps show the extent of the coronavirus outbreak and the number of cases and deaths by state.
nytimes.com He won a Nobel Prize for his discoveries in immunotherapy. This documentary shows how he got there.
Wow, what a time to be alive. We’ve now seen something that we thought could not be seen!
bbc.com Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy.
Worth the time to watch! If you will take the time!
youtube.com Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: New insights, opportunities and prospects for cures The 2018 Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine were held...
businessinsider.com A new study by researchers at Fudan University in Shanghai has discovered a correlation between mitochondrial DNA passed onto babies by their mothers and sound patterns — it also found a link between vocabulary and the Y chromosome, both of which appear to be passed on by the father.
scienmag.com Credit: Karina F. Bombonato-Prado (FORP-USP) A group of researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil used a DNA editing tool called CRISPR/Cas9 to manipulate on of the genes associated to the autoaggressive T lymphocytes responsible ..
New research from the up-close Grand Finale orbits of NASA’s Cassini mission shows a surprisingly powerful interaction of plasma waves moving from Saturn to ...
Einstein is probably right... again!
newsweek.com The theory describes how heat moves through solids.
bbc.com Immunotherapy treatment could provide "spectacular" results for some patients, doctors say.
The future seems bright for biomedicine in Houston Texas!
abc13.com New medical research center to bring 30,000 new jobs
[02/24/18] New Technology Platform for Cancer Immunotherapy Developed - Scicastshttps://apple.news/Ac5eQZulzOwe_DsU0DeuNxQ
apple.news Seventeen years after the original Blue Planet, the BBC Natural History Unit has perfected the art of the blockbuster documentary.
Drs. Jim Allison and Pam Sharma... hero’s to cancer patients everywhere... Just if the Swiss would realize this!!!
washingtonpost.com Husband-and-wife team mixes science, celebrity — and research breakthroughs.
So, you can change your genetic future !
Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Prize Lecture given by Professor Adrian Bird CBE FMedSci FRS on Tuesday 22 January 2013. Adrian Bird CBE FMedSci FRS is the Buc...
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Child birth education for the woman in charge!
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