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Scientists with ties to China ousted from US cancer center amid fears of foreign influence

According to documents and statements reviewed by CNN, five scientists at the institution were flagged by the US National Institutes of Health — which funds biomedical research across the country — “regarding a variety of threats, including data security and intellectual property loss,” according to a statement by the cancer center. Internal investigations revealed a… Read More »

Medical News Today: Can scientists learn to remove bad memories?

Traumatic memories can severely affect a person’s quality of life when they become intrusive thoughts that lead to anxiety and continue to cause distress. For this reason, scientists are now looking into ways of weakening such memories and lessening their impact. Is it possible to ‘treat’ traumatic memories? People who experience traumatic events may find… Read More »

Scientists identify unique subtype of eczema linked to food allergy – Medical Xpress

A researcher demonstrates the minimally invasive collection of skin samples using small, clear tape strips. Credit: National Jewish Health Atopic dermatitis, a common inflammatory skin condition also known as allergic eczema, affects nearly 20 percent of children, 30 percent of whom also have food allergies. Scientists have now found that children with both atopic dermatitis… Read More »