THE NOBLE PRIZE 2021: Two Americans Win Medicine Nobel for Discoveries in Sensing Temperature and Touch

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Abstract The Noble Prize in Physiology or medicine is awarded by the Noble assembly [1] for extra-ordinary inventions in physiology and medicine. The Nobel Prize is basically awarded to “those who, during the preceding year, have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind”, according to Alfred Nobel’s will in1895. The Noble Prize is basically awarded for […]

Universalising Leading Healthcare Budgeting Systems by Applying Supervised Machine Learning Through Integrating Recurrent Neural Networks

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  Abstract: Globally, inadequate healthcare funding has catalysed severe effects, demonstrating the extensive issues raised by inefficient spending. Consequently, this study’s principal objective is to universalise leading health care systems by examining different countries’ data, such as population and number of hospital beds, with linear regression analysis. This research focuses on extrapolating the funding principles […]

Shedding Light on the Dark Cotard’s Syndrome

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RUNNING HEAD: Perspectives in Cotard’s Syndrome Ajay Macherla, Downingtown STEM Academy, April 2021 Email: [email protected]   Abstract: Cotard’s Syndrome is a rare neuropsychiatric condition characterized by the delusion that one is either nonexistent, dead, or undeserving of life. Cotard’s Syndrome seems to affect the frontotemporoparietal circuitry, which connects the frontal lobes and the temporoparietal junction […]

The Psychological effect of COVID-19 on Health Professionals

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By: Dhanya Janga and Tanishka Aglave Abstract Jobs in the healthcare industry are inherently stressful positions with lives constantly on the line. Just like the rest of the public, healthcare professionals face everyday challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic. They work in stressful environments by helping ill patients. They too face stress, anxiety, and even depression […]

Neurological and Cardiovascular Complications in COVID-19

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Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has infected patients who have died of stroke and myocardial injury. The purpose of this study is to identify the neurological and cardiovascular complications of COVID-19. A systematic study has been performed on PubMed. Patients with a history of comorbidities (including stroke, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and diabetes) are correlated with a […]

Measuring Withdrawal Behavior in Planaria Following Exposure to Fentanyl and Cocaine

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Abstract People addicted to drugs of abuse experience withdrawal effects as they try to become sober. This withdrawal behavior can be studied in a simple model system: planaria, a type of freshwater flatworm. Using planaria, this study measured the withdrawal effects of fentanyl, a potent opioid, and cocaine, a widespread psychostimulant. We hypothesized that longer […]

Diagnostic Difficulties Associated with Erdheim-Chester Disease

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Abstract: Over the last 20 years, the prognosis for those with Erdheim-Chester disease, a histiocytic neoplasm, has improved dramatically due to the increased speed at which doctors can identify and treat the condition. Although great strides have been made, the pace at which doctors are able to diagnose the condition is still considered extremely slow. […]

Neurorehabilitation of Paralysis Patients using Brain Computer Interfaces

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Abstract Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) acquire and translate brain signals from a patient to carry out some action on an external device. BCIs may collect these data signals through invasive, semi-invasive, or non-invasive techniques. Such techniques include electroencephalography (EEG), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and Electrocorticography (ECoG). This review will aim to understand the development of […]

COVID-19: have we survived worse than this?

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COVID-19: have we survived worse than this? Ansha Khurana Abstract Covid19 is a contagious disease that causes respiratory illness, visit McDaidPharmacy.ie to get supplies to prevent it . From the 11th of March 2020, the disease was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. This article compares Covid-19 to some of the other pandemics […]

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Do you want to fight Coronavirus?

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Amanda Naeima Grade 7, St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic School, Saskatoon, SK, Canada Abstract: The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused panic around the world and everyone wants to do their part in overcoming this virus. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends regular hand washing and social distancing as the best precaution measures. This study investigates […]

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The Importance of Statistical Modeling for the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Andreas Voyages Abstract The primary objective of this report is to provide a general overview of the role of statistical modeling throughout the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic. This overview will focus on analyzing various forecast statistical models utilized by academia, government, and medical companies, comparing and contrasting characteristics of these models, identifying which models […]

Bacteriophages: The case for viruses in treatment development

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By Laura Maisvoreva   Abstract Non-living organisms called viruses are notorious for wreaking havoc on life worldwide. Most diseases nowadays, particularly those that are especially difficult to treat, are attributed to viruses. However, it must be known that a case for viruses could see these harmful organisms benefiting the global population. Bacteriophages are a group […]

Correlations between sport and science interests

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ABSTRACT Participating in sports can affect young people’s lives by influencing their interests. A survey carried out with 500 young people showed that their subject choices and interests correlated with their sport interests. The questionnaire was designed to collect data including the age, gender, educational background and sporting experience of each participant as well as […]

Neurorehabilitation of paralysis patients using Brain Computer Interfaces

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Abstract Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) acquire and translate brain signals from a patient to carry out some action on an external device. BCIs may collect these data signals through invasive, semi-invasive, or non-invasive techniques. Such techniques include electroencephalography (EEG), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and Electrocorticography (ECoG). This review will aim to understand the development of […]

Cotard’s Syndrome: The Real Walking Dead

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Shruthi Ganesh Abstract Cotard’s syndrome is a rare condition where patients deny the existence of certain parts of their body, have delusions of immortality, and even believe that they are deceased. First observed by Dr. Jules Cotard, the syndrome has multiple symptoms including nihilistic delusions, depression, and anxiety, and it often accompanies other psychological disorders. […]

Why is it important that highly infectious pathogens are studied, and how does this impact future healthcare?

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Abstract Author: Bax AJ Affiliations: Bolton School Girls’ Division, Bolton Background: In light of the current pandemic, it is essential to understand whether prevention measures can reduce the negative effects of highly infectious pathogens on the population, with regards to morbidity, mortality, social and financial repercussions. This vital research highlights whether this would be possible […]