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NfL Levels Linked to Worse Disability in Real-World MS

Elevations in serum neurofilament light chain levels (sNfL) in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are significantly linked to worse neurologic function, clinical disability, and lower brain volumes, according to new…

Deep brain stimulation and exercise restore movement in ataxia

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain New research from Baylor College of Medicine scientists shows that a combination of deep brain stimulation (DBS) and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia, a…

Atherosclerosis can accelerate the development of clonal hematopoiesis, study finds

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Billions of peripheral white blood cells are produced every day by the regular divisions of hematopoietic stem cells and their descendants in the bone marrow. Under…

Mass COVID-19 testing clinics in Summerside, P.E.I., this weekend for all aged 14 to 29

Everyone from age 14 to 29 in the city of Summerside, P.E.I., is being urged to get tested immediately for COVID-19, whether or not they have any symptoms. The news came Friday…

Research reveals how bacteria defeat drugs that fight cystic fibrosis

UM researcher Laura Jennings helped discover a strategy used by bacteria to defeat antibiotics and other drugs used to fight infections caused by cystic fibrosis. Credit: University of Montana University…

Push for better vaccine access as world cautiously looks ahead

Some of the world's most powerful countries issued a rare unified call for better vaccine access for poorer nations on Friday, as inoculation campaigns strengthened and governments cautiously envisioned a…

Raptors’ Nurse, Siakam to miss Friday’s game due to COVID-19 protocols

Assistant coach Sergio Scariolo took charge of the Toronto Raptors on Friday night with head coach Nick Nurse and five other members of his staff sidelined because of COVID-19 health…

Covid-19: Jabs for over-40s in next phase of rollout, and holiday health pass call

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday evening. We'll have another update for you tomorrow morning.1. Vaccinating by age not job 'will save…

Secret Base Hall of Fame: Hunahpú & Xbalanqué

Hunahpú and Xbalanqué are the Maya Hero Twins. Born to Xquic after a tree bearing the head of their dead father, Hun-Hunahpú, drooled on her hand, the Twins lived their…

Texas Dialysis Crisis Over, but Effects for Patients Remain

Texas dialysis units have largely recovered from the loss of water and power from powerful winter storms, but their patients still face fallout from it. "I work with three different…