medical sciences

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Estonian Research Council supports joint Nordic research projects on COVID-19
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New potential therapeutic target found for osteosarcoma
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Researchers’ discovery could make the development of coronavirus drugs more efficient
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University of Tartu researchers study the impact of COVID-19 on nurses
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Hallucinations can also be experienced by healthy people
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Novel Drosophila-based disease model to study human intellectual disability syndrome
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Genetics sheds light on causes of adverse events of drugs
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Doctoral thesis gives hints on how to treat melanoma with a virus
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Researchers found a reason why COVID-19 may be life-threatening
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Suicidal thoughts among people with dementia need more attention
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TalTech’s PhD thesis offers a real-time alternative to dialysis quality monitoring by an optical method
Coronavirus is ten times more prevalent than previously thought
Screening test by University of Tartu scientists for early identification of the risk for preeclampsia
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New giant database helps find medication and diagnose hereditary diseases
The study showed that copper ions are primarily bound to only two proteins in the blood – ceruloplasmin and serum albumin. A small proportion of copper ions are also bound to histidine and other free amino acids in the blood.
The analysis of copper levels in blood facilitates diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
Schizophrenia spectrum disorder is characterised by significant impairments in reality testing and behaviour, which may involve a decline in functioning.
The condition of metabolic and immune systems affects the development of schizophrenia spectrum disorders
Eating high fibre foods such as fruits and vegetables supports health by improving the intestinal microbiota.
Food scientists confirm low fibre intake among Estonians
The long-term goal of the study is to develop a methodology for the analysis of new and yet unknown viral infections
Coronavirus in Estonia has at least eight mutations
The findings of the study provide new information on the ovarian function which is important for a more accurate diagnosis of the causes of female infertility and for the development of new treatment options.
Geneticists revealed new potential causes of female infertility
The results of the study show that we should be thinking about how to make a diverse diet that is largely based on plant-based food (fruits, vegetables, etc.) available and attractive to adolescents.
Students need more fruit and vegetable options at school
A physically active lifestyle is one of the prerequisites to good mental health in adolescents.
Physical activity and sleep help maintain good mental health in adolescents
The study showed that the working life of men with prostatitis-like symptoms was more frequently characterised by night shifts. Photo credit: Kaspar Orasmäe.
Men with prostatitis-like symptoms often consider their quality of life to be poor
University of Tartu scientists developed a test for detecting COVID-19 antibodies
In many societies one’s ancestors often come from the opposite corners of the world.
How to develop personalized medicine for multiethnic families?

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