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The 3D shape of a protein involved in regulating blood pressure has been determined

A team of researchers led by Cardiff University has solved the 3D structure of a protein involved in the regulation of blood pressure, an advance that will facilitate the discovery of new antihypertensive drugs. Blood pressure levels are tightly regulated by many enzymes in the body, including two proteins known as SPAK and OSR1. Various… Read More »

These states have been hit the hardest by America's opioid epidemic

In a study of opioid deaths from 1999 to 2016, “we found that, in general, opioid mortality is skyrocketing,” said Mathew Kiang, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Population Health Sciences. More specifically, the study, published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open, found that the mortality rate from synthetic opioids in… Read More »

There have been 33 cases of the norovirus this week – HSE

Noroviruses are very contagious and can spread easily from person to person. Stock photo There have been 33 cases of the norovirus this week – HSE Independent.ie Some 33 people were struck down with norovirus in Ireland this week, according to the HSE. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/there-have-been-33-cases-of-the-norovirus-this-week-hse-37681207.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37681209.ece/612e3/AUTOCROP/h342/sick.PNG Email Some 33 people were struck down with norovirus in… Read More »