Biochemical compound responsible for blood pressure drop in sepsis is discovered

A study conducted by an international group of researchers has overturned the understanding of life-threatening inflammatory diseases such as sepsis, pointing to a biochemical agent that may be involved in the rapid decline in blood pressure that occurs in the advanced stage of sepsis and usually causes the patient’s death. This discovery could pave the way for novel therapeutic approaches. […]

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Obesity and alcohol responsible for nearly 30,000 cases of breast cancers in the next decade

Maintaining a healthy weight and not consuming alcohol regularly could help prevent thousands of breast cancer cases, a new big data study by UNSW Sydney researchers has found. The findings could help inform future cancer control strategies. The large collaborative study led by UNSW’s Centre for Big Data Research in Health was published in the International Journal of Cancer. It […]

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How to Raise a Responsible Internet User

The internet can seem to be a big, scary place for parents, especially since children grow up with access practically from the moment they exit the womb. While the easiest thing to do is give a child a phone and call it a day, it’s important for parents to help guide their kids as they use the internet. Here are […]

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