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Catching those nasty, leaky drips
14-April-2017

A new adhesive sensor can save patients the discomfort and pain resulting from leaky intravenous drips.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Soundinig-out high blood pressure in diabetics
14-April-2017

Blood pressure can significantly drop by applying 20 minutes of ultrasound to the forearms of people with type II diabetes and treatment-resistant hypertension, according to Japanese research.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Unraveling the mechanism of skin barrier formation
14-April-2017

Scientists have identified the gene responsible for generating acylceramide, the key lipid in forming the skin barrier that protects us from pathogens, allergens and other harmful substances. This finding could prove crucial in developing medicines for treating atopic dermatitis and ichthyosis.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Feeling the heat in cells
13-April-2017

New nano-sized sensors provide unprecedented data on how heat diffuses in and out of living cells.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Low-fat dairy linked to lower tendency towards depression
12-April-2017

People who consume low-fat milk and yoghurt, rather than whole-fat dairy products, are less likely to have depression, according to researchers in Japan and China.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
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