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Medical News Today: UV light could reduce hospital-acquired infections

A new study shows that ultraviolet disinfection technology eliminates up to 97.7 percent of pathogens in the operating room. Using this light wavelength might help defeat superbugs. Could light help lower the risk of dangerous infections in hospitals? The study, published in the American Journal of Infection Control, examined the effects of a type of… Read More »

Medical News Today: High blood pressure linked to zinc deficiency

A new study demonstrates a link between zinc deficiency and high blood pressure. The findings could help scientists design new ways of intervening in at-risk patient populations. Hypertension is incredibly common; understanding how it works is vital. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a huge and growing health concern in the United States. According to… Read More »

Medical News Today: Why are researchers growing human protein in hens' eggs?

Chicken eggs are already important in clinical research and production — specialists currently use them to make vaccines. New research is now taking the eggs’ potential even further by suggesting a new use for them, as repositories in which to grow specialized human proteins. In the near future, hens may start laying more eggs for… Read More »