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Coffee Consumption Affects Cannabinoid Metabolism

The research shows how coffee affects a person's metabolism including the metabolism of steroids, and neurotransmitters linked to cannabis
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RNA from Nasal Swabs Can Detect Viral Infections

The test, shown to be effective at evaluating nasal swab samples, could significantly improve diagnosis of very sick young patients.
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Mitochondrial DNA May Hold Key to Autism Spectrum Disorder

The researchers found the risk of developing autism spectrum disorders correlates with mitochondrial DNA variants, not nuclear variants
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Nightingale Health to Analyze Biomarker Profiles of UK Biobank Samples

Company's technology measures metabolic biomarkers predictive of future risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases.
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Enzyme Eyed as Biomarker of Colorectal Cancer

Researchers identify a protein involved in cell proliferation and new blood vessel development that could aid in early CRC diagnosis
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Gut Microbiome Bacteria Provides Link Between Fiber and Heart Health

Researchers show that mice harboring the butyrate-producing bacteria Roseburia eating a high-fiber diet suffered from less atherosclerosis
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10 Liquid Biopsy Companies in the Money

10 privately-held diagnostics developers primarily focused on liquid biopsy tests, ranked by total money raised from venture capital firms.
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Seven Companies Honored with Bio-IT World Best of Show Awards

The seven winners leverage a variety of IT technologies including artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and cloud computing
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Prophylactic Treatment Could Block SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

A prophylactic lipopeptide treatment, given to ferrets two days before they were co-housed with SARS-CoV-2-infected animals, prevented transmission of the virus to the treated ferrets.
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Diabetic Patients at Higher Risk for COVID-19 Mortality

Mechanisms that may increase COVID-19 susceptibility for diabetics include a higher affinity of cellular binding and efficient virus entry; decreased viral clearance in the blood stream; diminished T cell function; increased susceptibility to hyper-inflammation and cytokine storm syndrome; and the presence of cardiovascular disease.
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