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Discovering Drugs Through Big Data

Wuhan University researchers develop FingerDTA: an algorithm to predict drug-target binding affinities.
A bowl of salad with high-protein foods such as boiled eggs sitting on top of a table.

High-Protein Diets Could Help Prevent Post-Diet Weight Regain

Researchers have discovered eating a high-protein diet after a restrictive diet could help prevent weight regain by supressing the presence of gut bacteria responsible for fat absorption.

COVID-19’s Shadow On Suicides

Researchers have found that COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase in suicide rates in Japan, particularly among young working women.

Bacteria Inside Nematodes Could Lead To Better TB Treatment

Researchers have extracted a chemical compound, evybactin, from bacteria living inside nematode, that successfully targets TB causing bacteria.

Exercise During Pregnancy Boosts Babies’ Health

Moderate exercise before and during pregnancy promotes healthy fetal development through DNA methylation, researchers in Singapore find.
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Using AI To Detect Cancer Mutations

Researchers from Singapore develop a new AI-based method to accurately detect cancer mutations in patient samples.

Kangaroo Dads

Fathers can establish a closer bond with their infant child through skin-to-skin contact or Kangaroo care, reports researchers from Australia and the United Kingdom.

Visionary Insight Into Dementia

Sight impairment could increase one’s risk of developing dementia, finds a research team from China and the United States.

Measuring Blood Alcohol Levels Through The Ears

A new device that fits over a person's ears can measure real-time changes in blood alcohol levels through the skin.