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Method for discovery of antiviral drugs

2 August, 2021 - Uppsala universitet

The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for methods to identify new or repurposed drugs as antivirals. Researchers at Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet are now presenting a new screening approach that focuses on the identification of virus-specific morphological changes in virus-infected cells.

Internet CBT for depression reviewed and analyzed

2 August, 2021 - Göteborgs universitet

Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for depression is often just as effective as traditional CBT. This is clear from an international study involving scientists at the University of Gothenburg. However, some online treatments have components that can be harmful. Internet CBT (iCBT) as a method of delivering treatment is on the increase. Nevertheless, it has […]

A single cell type map of human tissues

30 July, 2021 - Uppsala universitet

In a study published in the US journal Science Advances, a single cell type map of human tissues is presented. An open access atlas has been launched with more than 250,000 interactive plots to allow researchers to explore the expression in individual single cell types for all protein-coding genes in these tissues.

Nine of ten patients with high blood pressure need more treatment

28 July, 2021 - Göteborgs universitet

Of patients with hypertension, nine-tenths do not receive enough treatment and are thereby at elevated risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, a University of Gothenburg thesis shows. Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the leading treatable cause of illness and death worldwide. More than a billion people are hypertensive, defined as having blood pressure (BP) […]

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