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Dry mouth syndrome can be a symptom of asthma

74535 Scientists at the University of Granada and the High Resolution Hospital in Loja (Granada) prove that asthmatic patients who suffer from xerostomia (dry mouth syndrome) have a poorer level of control disease. Whether an asthmatic patient also suffers from severe xerostomia can be of great use for the pneumologist when it comes to establishing… Seguir Leyendo Dry mouth syndrome can be a symptom of asthma

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Researchers seek tools to modulate the synthesis of CoQ10 in human cells

74742 A study which includes the participation of University of Granada scientists has provided new data on the Q10 coenzyme (CoQ10), a molecule which is synthesized within the cells of the organism itself and which has essential functions for cellular metabolism. This study opens the door for the development, in the not too distant future,… Seguir Leyendo Researchers seek tools to modulate the synthesis of CoQ10 in human cells

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New measuring system to objectively ascertain the level of fatigue in physicians through eye movement

73810 An international team of scientists which includes researchers from the U. of Granada has demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to establish in an objective way the level of fatigue in physicians after long shifts through their eye movement.  This research reveals that the speed of saccadic movement (mostly voluntary rapid… Seguir Leyendo New measuring system to objectively ascertain the level of fatigue in physicians through eye movement

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Efficacy of new drug against stem cells that provoke cancer and its metastasis

73843 An Andalusian team of researchers led by the University of Granada has demonstrated the efficacy of a new drug against cancerogenic stem cells, which cause the onset and development of cancer, of relapse after chemotherapy and metastasis. This drug, called Bozepinib, has proved to be effective in tests with mice. The results have been… Seguir Leyendo Efficacy of new drug against stem cells that provoke cancer and its metastasis

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New patent to establish if a person will suffer from burns with laser hair removal treatments

73578 Researchers at the U. of Granada have developed an innovative technique which facilitates the preventive identification of potential damage in the skin of a patient before he or she is submitted to a dermatological treatment by pulsed light, such as IPL (Intense Pulsed Light). These systems are frequently used in dermatological treatments such as… Seguir Leyendo New patent to establish if a person will suffer from burns with laser hair removal treatments

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Colon cancer survivors are more likely to have pain in the back and abdomen

72588 Researchers from the University of Granada have discovered that colon cancer survivors are more likely to suffer future lesions related with pain in the back and lower abdomen than healthy individuals of the same gender and age.   These patients present a series of abnormalities in the abdominal wall architecture—the site of surgery in… Seguir Leyendo Colon cancer survivors are more likely to have pain in the back and abdomen

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Colon cancer survivors are more likely to have pain in the back and abdomen

72588 Researchers from the University of Granada have discovered that colon cancer survivors are more likely to suffer future lesions related with pain in the back and lower abdomen than healthy individuals of the same gender and age.   These patients present a series of abnormalities in the abdominal wall architecture—the site of surgery in… Seguir Leyendo Colon cancer survivors are more likely to have pain in the back and abdomen

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Study warns of the risk entailed when night owls drive early in the morning

72553 Researchers from the University of Granada have shown that individual chronotype—that is, whether you are a “morning-type” or an “evening-type”, depending on the time of day when your physiological functions are more active—markedly influences driving performance.   In fact, evening-types are much worse drivers—they pay less attention—at their “non-optimal” time of day (early in… Seguir Leyendo Study warns of the risk entailed when night owls drive early in the morning

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Study warns of the risk entailed when night owls drive early in the morning

72553 Researchers from the University of Granada have shown that individual chronotype—that is, whether you are a “morning-type” or an “evening-type”, depending on the time of day when your physiological functions are more active—markedly influences driving performance.   In fact, evening-types are much worse drivers—they pay less attention—at their “non-optimal” time of day (early in… Seguir Leyendo Study warns of the risk entailed when night owls drive early in the morning

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Female intuition could be linked to lower exposure to testosterone in women while in womb

71200 So-called “female intuition” could actually have a biological component, related to the lower prenatal exposure to testosterone women receive in the womb. This would lead them to have a “more intuitive and less reflective” attitude to life than men. These are the results of a study carried out by Spanish researchers from the University… Seguir Leyendo Female intuition could be linked to lower exposure to testosterone in women while in womb