Elusive immune cells dwelling in ‘hidden niches’ of the bone marrow may be key to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

Immunologists have limited knowledge of the long-lived plasma cells (LLPCs) that produce antibodies in response to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination. These cells reside in the bone marrow and are challenging to study in humans due to their hidden niche. A new research technique developed by scientists has shed light on how LLPCs respond to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination and…

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Smartphone addiction fuels loneliness and reduces well-being, study finds

Researchers studied the connection between smartphone addiction and well-being in Chinese university students. They found that smartphone addiction negatively impacts well-being by increasing loneliness. This suggests that smartphone-related policies should focus on reducing addiction to improve students’ well-being. Loneliness, exacerbated by excessive smartphone use, can weaken offline relationships over time. The study included 1,527 students…

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Metastatic Breast Cancer: Be Heard

The content highlights the disparities in cancer care based on race and ethnicity. Studies from various sources discuss how factors such as demographics, socioeconomic status, and implicit biases affect the outcomes of patients with cancer. Research also points to the importance of diversity in healthcare and the need to address these disparities to ensure equitable…

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Study Exposes Gaps in US Burn Center Access

A study analyzing access to burn centers in the US found disparities based on socioeconomic, racial, and regional factors. The total burn incidence rate increased to 257.2 per 100,000 individuals in 2019, with 133 burn centers nationwide. While 81.6% of the population had 60-minute transport access to all centers, access to ABA-verified centers was lower…

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Grief Takes A Toll On Your Body: Here’s What To Know

Grief can have a significant impact on both mental and physical health. While it is normal to experience emotional distress after losing someone close, it can also manifest in physical symptoms such as illnesses, fatigue, pain, and sleep disturbances. Children may exhibit symptoms like headaches, stomachaches, and sleep issues. Prolonged grief lasting beyond six months…

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Bristol Myers Squibb concludes acquisition of RayzeBio

Bristol Myers Squibb has completed the acquisition of RayzeBio, a biotechnology company. The acquisition is part of Bristol Myers Squibb’s strategy to expand its portfolio of innovative therapies. By continuing to use our site, you agree to the use of cookies for analytics, advertising, and site improvement. To learn more about our cookie policy and…

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16 Health Systems Help Launch Health & Wellness Marketplace

Vale Health, a new startup, was announced at a conference in Los Angeles, aiming to bridge the gap between traditional healthcare and wellness. Backed by 16 health systems, the platform connects consumers with products and services related to health and wellness issues like sleep, weight management, and muscle pain. CEO Bill Furlong highlighted the importance…

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Consultants group calls for Gaza ceasefire

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza to allow hospitals and healthcare professionals to function in the warzone. The association, representing 3,800 hospital consultants, is deeply concerned about the healthcare and humanitarian crises in the region, particularly the impact on women, children, and healthcare workers. The deteriorating situation in…

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