Amid surge in COVID-19 cases, ‘encouraging' early data on vaccine candidate
Phase 1 trial results from the first COVID-19 vaccine candidate given to people in the United States showed that it induced anti-SARS-CoV-2 immune responses in all...
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Asthma, allergies more common in adolescents who sleep late
Adolescent circadian preference may be associated with the development of asthma and allergies, according to data published in ERJ Open Research. “Adolescents who sleep late...
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Top in ID: AIDS 2020 highlights, US withdrawal from WHO
Details of the first case of long-term HIV remission that did not require a bone marrow transplant were presented during the virtual International AIDS 2020 Conference. It was...
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Vaccine hesitancy could make it difficult to achieve herd immunity for COVID-19
Anthony S. Fauci, MD, told CNN last month that it is unlikely a COVID-19 vaccine with an efficacy of up to 75% that is taken by two-thirds of the population would be enough to...
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Masks May Cause Skin Allergies
Wearing a mask has led to many complaining of various skin issues. Masks create a hot and moist environment inside it, becoming the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and germs.
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Veganism and paediatric food allergy: two increasingly prevalent dietary issues that are challenging when co-occurring
Vegan diets - defined as the exclusion of all foods of animal origin from the diet- are becoming popular. In recent years, the prevalence of food allergy has also increased...
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Volunteers can now register for coronavirus disease vaccine trials
In an attempt to recruit many volunteers, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has established a new clinical COVID-19 Prevention Trials Network that aims...
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Fauci: COVID-19 was ID physicians' ‘worst nightmare,' warns of potential airborne spread
During an International AIDS 2020 press conference today, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, said that, before the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of a highly contagious respiratory illness was...
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Sorting Out the Many Mimickers of Psoriasis
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COVID-19 Update: US Hastens Vaccines, Therapies Development
As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in US, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases announced the establishment of a new clinical trials network aiming to...
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Why Obesity May Stack the Deck for COVID-19 Risk
It has become clearer that people who are obese are one of the groups at highest risk from the disease, regardless of their age
Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity
The bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study...
Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Prioritising the most critical services, like antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for...
Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms
A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the...
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Fitness pros share the workouts and moves they would do every day if they could.
Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation
Recently-approved treatments prompted an update to American College of Cardiology guidance on managing bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulation. New guidance included the...
In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India
Snapchat has announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis.
Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado
Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal.
Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood
Women especially were more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, said new study.
New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease
A new research has found that the anti-lupus drug hydroxychloroquine is a safe, and highly effective drug for preventing pregnant women at risk from having another child with...