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Board Games May Guard Against Cognitive Decline

January 9, 2020/0/0/

At Nerdcore Medical, we love games. Shocking, we know, considering we design and produce them. Games help people learn. They take complex information and make it engaging, memorable and interactive.  But what if games could do more? Evidence is mounting that they can, especially when it comes to protecting your brain. The latest evidence: A […]

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Antivax Advertising: A Peek Behind the Curtain

November 26, 2019/0/0/

Thank Facebook’s tendency to play fast and loose with data privacy. After the social media giant was rocked with scandals, including unauthorized data mining by Cambridge Analytica and accusations that Russian operatives used the platform to influence US elections, Facebook opened a searchable Ad Archive of politically-charged advertisements in a bid to increase transparency.  Vaccines, […]

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MCR Genes: Bacteria’s Secret Weapons

July 29, 2019/0/0/

When infection rages and other antibiotics prove ineffective, healthcare providers may turn to colistin as their weapon of last resort. But disease-causing microbes are rapidly unraveling the secrets of colistin, and the drug may not be an effective fallback for long.  Researchers at Cornell University have found a ninth variation of a gene that confers […]

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A Scientists’s Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug

June 17, 2019/0/0/

Tom Patterson almost lost his life to Acinetobacter baumannii, a carbapenem-resistant pathogen that tops the WHO’s list of deadliest superbugs. But his wife, epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee, developed a treatment that saved him. Now it’s saving others. Learn how.

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