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Suspension of fertility treatments during COVID-19 has mental health impacts

The suspension of fertility treatments due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a variety of psychological impacts on women whose treatments were cancelled, but there are several protective factors that can be fostered to help in the future, according to a new study by Jennifer Gordon and Ashley Balsom of University of Regina, Canada, published… Read More »

Restore and revive healthy-looking nails with these top fungal treatments

Okay, it might not be the sexiest of topics, but fungal nail infections are very common, affecting 48% of people up to the age of 70. The best fungal nail treatments will work to return discoloured nails to their healthy-looking best. Fungal nail infections usually affect your toenails but can sometimes occur on fingers. They… Read More »

Chemical offers new hope of finding treatments for neglected tropical diseases

Scientists say they are a step closer to developing a drug to kill the trypanosome parasite that causes human African trypanosomiasis, otherwise known as sleeping sickness, paving the way for a potential cure. The University of York researchers deciphered the mechanism by which the compound, known as AB1 works.  AB1 was identified by researchers at… Read More »

Study identifies potential drug treatments for telomere diseases

Capping decades of research, a new study may offer a breakthrough in treating dyskeratosis congenita and other so-called telomere diseases, in which cells age prematurely. Using cells donated by patients with the disease, researchers at the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center identified several small molecules that appear to reverse this cellular aging process.… Read More »