• By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    A PERSON'S AGE, GENDER, CULTURE INTERACT TO PREDICT LONELINESS

    Young people, men and people in "individualistic" societies report higher levels of loneliness, according to a large-scale global study.

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    META-ANALYSIS OF LATEST SECOND-LINE TREATMENTS FOR STATUS EPILEPTICUS

    Status epilepticus is the most common neurologic emergency, with rates estimated between 1.3 and 81 cases per 100,000 people per year.

    Neurology
  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    STAND UP TO CANCER HAILS FDA APPROVAL OF NEW TREATMENT OPTION FOR AGGRESSIVE PROSTATE CANCER

    A recent FDA approval supported by Stand Up To Cancer research provides a new treatment option for patients with an aggressive form...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    UPDATES ON STEM CELL THERAPEUTICS AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

    Stem cell and regenerative medicine research is an important area of clinical research which promises to change the face of medicine...

    Face
  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    CHIMPANZEE COMMUNICATION PROVIDES CLUES TO HUMAN SPEECH-RHYTHM EVOLUTION

    One of the most promising theories for the evolution of human speech has finally received support from chimpanzee communication, in...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    INVESTIGATIONAL ANTIVIRAL SUPERIOR TO STANDARD OF CARE FOR TREATING COVID-19 PATIENTS

    The investigational antiviral remdesivir is superior to the standard of care for the treatment of COVID-19, according to a report published...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    COVID-19 IN THE UK: MILITARY PLANNING AND SCHOOL RE-OPENINGS

    The global COVID-19 pandemic has hit the United Kingdom hard. Collectively England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland now have...

    Plan
  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    WHAT AFFECTS THE CASE FATALITY RATE OF COVID-19? ANALYSIS OF TOP 50 AFFECTED COUNTRIES

    Ever since the beginning of the international spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 that causes COVID-19 disease,...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    MANY DIFFERENT T CELL RECEPTORS RECOGNIZE SARS-COV-2 ANTIGENIC SITES

    The global COVID-19 pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is spreading over the world. However, not much...

    Vaccination
  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    STUDY FINDS VERY LOW LEVEL OF SARS-COV-2 IN TWO SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREAS

    A new study published on the preprint server medRxiv in May 2020 reports a very low prevalence of antibodies in two separate populations...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    HEPARIN RESISTANCE AMONG COVID-19 PATIENTS ADMITTED TO ICU

    A new study has shown that COVID-19 patients admitted to the Intensive care unit may be resistant to the naturally occurring anticoagulant...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    RESEARCHERS TO STUDY THE ABILITY OF OPTICAL RADIATION TO DISINFECT SURFACES

    Now and in the months to come, hospitals and commercial buildings will be tasked with sanitizing large indoor environments to prevent...

    Hospital
  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    STUDY OFFERS NEW INSIGHT INTO HOW CELLS FUSE

    Scientists have known for a decade that cells that fuse with others to perform their essential functions - such as muscle cells that...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    LYMPH NODE AND DISTANT METASTASES DEVELOP THROUGH DIFFERENT EVOLUTIONARY MECHANISMS, STUDY SHOWS

    The evolutionary processes underlying metastasis-the development of secondary malignant growths away from the primary tumor site-in...

    Tumors
  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    MAJORITY OF PEOPLE IN VANCOUVER'S DOWNTOWN EASTSIDE USE CANNABIS FOR THERAPEUTIC REASONS

    Most people at high risk of overdose in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside who use cannabis do so for pain relief and other therapeutic...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    RESEARCH COULD HELP IDENTIFY DISTURBANCES IN THE BODY'S COPPER METABOLISM

    In biology it is well-known that every living organism is triggered by the hereditary material or DNA that encodes various protein...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    STUDY UNCOVERS HOW PROTEIN INHIBITS THE DEVELOPMENT OF TUMORS IN MICE

    Proteins are found throughout our cells and regulate a lot of biological processes that are important forour survival.

    Tumors
  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    FLICKERING OF CARDIAC STATE COULD PROVIDE EARLY WARNING FOR ONSET OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

    Affecting up to 4% of patients older than 65 years, atrial fibrillation ranks among the most common heart conditions. Described by...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    SIMULATED SUNLIGHT KILLS SARS COV-2 ON SURFACES IN 7 TO 14 MINUTES

    Simulated sunlight could effectively kill severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 that is responsible for the worldwide COVID-19...

  • By News Medical   -   May 27, 2020

    PEDIATRICIANS URGE EFFORTS TO OFFSET COVID-19 IMPACTS ON CHILDREN FROM LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS

    The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified the social, educational and health care disparities already plaguing the nearly 40 million Americans...