• By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    LLAMA NANOBODIES BLOCK SARS-COV-2 INFECTION IN VITRO

    Now, a team of scientists at the United Kingdom's Rosalind Franklin Institute may have a surprising solution for the coronavirus pandemic,...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    ANALYSIS OF MATERNAL DEATHS IN MOZAMBIQUE REVEALS MAJOR DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN MOST CASES

    An analysis of a series of maternal deaths in Maputo's central hospital, in Mozambique, reveals a major diagnostic error in almost...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    COMBINING WESTERN-STYLE HIGH-FAT DIET WITH ANTIBIOTIC USE INCREASES RISK OF PRE-IBD

    UC Davis researchers have found that combining a Western-style high-fat diet with antibiotic use significantly increases the risk of...

    Diet
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    HUMAN LUNGS REJECTED FOR TRANSPLANT CAN BE RECOVERED USING CROSS-CIRCULATION WITH PIGS

    A new experiment by researchers at the Columbia Engineering and Vanderbilt University may have the solution to this long-standing problem....

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD SAFELY AND EFFECTIVELY TREATS CHILDREN WITH RARE GENETIC DISORDERS

    Researchers at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh found that infusing umbilical cord blood - a readily available source of stem...

    Hospital, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    ONE IN THREE YOUNG ADULTS AT A HIGHER RISK OF SEVERE COVID-19 DUE TO SMOKING, VAPING

    Now, a new study shows that about one in three young adults may be at risk of severe COVID-19 due to smoking and vaping habits.

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    RESEARCH OFFERS NEW HOPE FOR KIDNEY REVIVAL PRIOR TO TRANSPLANTATION

    New research has demonstrated that kidneys can be revived prior to transplantation by delivering a cell therapy directly to the organ.

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    DEEP LONGEVITY AND HUMAN LONGEVITY ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION TO DEPLOY AI-POWERED AGING CLOCKS

    Today, Deep Longevity Inc, a developer of deep biomarkers of human aging, and Human Longevity Inc announce a collaboration to deploy...

    Power
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    GENOME COMPARISONS BETWEEN SARS-COV-2 AND OTHER BETACORONAVIRUSES YIELDS APPLICABLE INSIGHTS

    Researchers from the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research and the Australian National University untangle the mutational and...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    PALLIATIVE NURSING'S ROLE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND IN FUTURE HEALTH CRISIS

    As a rapid influx of patients overwhelmed health systems during the coronavirus pandemic, palliative nurses played dual roles supporting...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    NEW LINK BETWEEN IMPAIRED BRAIN ENERGY METABOLISM AND DELIRIUM DISCOVERED

    Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new link between impaired brain energy metabolism and delirium - a disorienting...

    Hospital, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    MD ANDERSON AND SANOFI COLLABORATE TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE CANCER THERAPIES

    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Sanofi today announced a five-year strategic collaboration to accelerate the...

    Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    COLD SENSITIVITY OF SARS-COV-2 COULD IMPACT VACCINE STUDIES

    Researchers at Duke University in Durham, USA, have made an important discovery about the spike protein on severe acute respiratory...

    Vaccination, Cold
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    ANTIMICROBIAL CAPACITY OF HUMAN MILK AGAINST CRONOBACTER SAKAZAKII BACTERIUM

    Much research has studied the antimicrobial capacity of human milk against some pathogens, but this ability had not yet been studied...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    INVESTIGATIONAL ANTIDEPRESSANT PT150 SHOWS ANTIVIRAL ACTIVITY AGAINST SARS-COV-2

    In a recent bioRxiv study, an ad hoc multi-institutional research team from the US shows that a novel hormone receptor modulator PT150...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW METHOD TO DETERMINE SIZES OF IMMUNE COMPLEXES IN BLOOD SERUM

    Researchers of Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University in collaboration with colleagues from Tsinghua University developed...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    FLUID IMBALANCE DURING HOT WEATHER INCREASES HIKERS' RISK FOR HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS

    You don't have to be an experienced trailblazer to know that if you choose to hike in the heat, you better be hydrated. Yet scientific...

  • By News Medical   -   Jul 15, 2020

    RESEARCHERS CHARACTERIZE HOW CHANGES IN GLIOBLASTOMA CELLS INFLUENCE DIFFERENT DRUG EFFECTS

    Therapies for treating glioblastoma brain cancer can be delivered with greater precision and existing drugs can be used in new ways.

    Drugs, Cancer, Brain
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 14, 2020

    TWO NEW STUDIES HIGHLIGHT POSSIBLE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH NEUROENDOCRINE TUMORS

    Two new studies led by Renuka Iyer, MD, Section Chief for Gastrointestinal Oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, highlight...

    Tumors, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   Jul 14, 2020

    RESEARCHERS FIND LINKS BETWEEN STATES' VOTING PATTERNS AND HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE

    Researchers at Case Western Reserve University reviewed national data from the U.S. Census bureau and found associations between states'...