Poor sleep and heart-related death

Elderly men who experience extended episodes of interrupted breathing while asleep have a high risk of heart problems. Research shows for the first time that poor blood oxygenation is a good indicator of the chance of heart-related death, which cannot be attributed to sleep apnoea alone. Source: Science Daily, https://www.sciencedaily.com

Hand-knitted molecules

Molecules are usually formed in reaction vessels or laboratory flasks. An Empa research team has now succeeded in producing molecules between two microscopically small, movable gold tips — in a sense as a ‘hand-knitted’ unique specimen. The properties of the molecules can be monitored in real time while they are being produced. The research results … pročitajte više

eTransactions saw usage upswing in 2018: report

Findings from the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare show real momentum for electronic administrative transactions, a crucial step toward reducing physician burnout and increasing workplace efficiency. Source: Healthcare Dive, https://www.healthcaredive.com

Gene therapy promotes nerve regeneration

Researchers have shown that treatment using gene therapy leads to a faster recovery after nerve damage. By combining a surgical repair procedure with gene therapy, the survival of nerve cells and regeneration of nerve fibers over a long distance was stimulated. The discovery is an important step towards the development of a new treatment for … pročitajte više