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December 8, 2020

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Novel Form of Alzheimer's Protein Found in Spinal Fluid Indicates Stage of the Disease

Researchers have found a novel form of the Alzheimer's protein tau in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. This form of tau -- known as ...

New Findings on Nature's UV Sunscreens

Research has provided a new insight into the behavior of nature's own UV sunscreens when they are exposed to other parts of the light ...

'Anti-Antibiotic' Allows for Use of Antibiotics Without Driving Resistance

An inexpensive, FDA-approved drug -- cholestyramine -- taken in conjunction with an antibiotic prevents the antibiotic from driving antimicrobial resistance, according to new ...

How SARS-CoV-2 Reaches the Brain

Researchers have studied the mechanisms by which the novel coronavirus can reach the brains of patients with COVID-19. The results show that SARS-CoV-2 enters the brain via nerve cells in the ...
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COVID-19: Persistent Symptoms in One Third of Cases

Physicians in Geneva have shown that some of the troublesome symptoms of COVID-19 could last more than 6 weeks, even in patients without underlying risk ...

Risk of Serious Complications During Knee Replacement 73% Higher When a Tourniquet Is Used

The risk of developing serious complications following a knee replacement could be up to 73% higher when a tourniquet is used, compared to surgery without a tourniquet. Serious complications during ...

White Blood Cells May Cause Tumor Cell Death -- But That's Not Good 亚博棋牌平台

White blood cells are part of many immune system responses in the human body. New research shows that a specific type of those cells may cause brain cancer tissues to die -- but that's not good ...

CAR T-Cell Therapy Found Highly Effective in Patients With High-Risk Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

A CAR T-cell therapy known as axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel) drove cancer cells to undetectable levels in nearly 80% of patients with advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in a phase 2 clinical ...

Once Hospitalized, Black Patients With COVID-19 Have Lower Risk of Death Than White, Study Finds

While multiple research studies show that Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to test positive for COVID-19, researchers found that once hospitalized, Black patients (after controlling for ...

Neighborhood Deprivation and COVID in Louisiana

A new study to investigate the role of neighborhood deprivation on COVID-19 in Louisiana has found that the more a neighborhood is deprived, the higher the risk for cases of ...

COVID-19 Pandemic Responsible for Decrease in Hepatitis C Testing

New research finds that the COVID-19 emergency systemic changes made to decrease in-person visits during the pandemic have led to a decrease in hospital-wide Hepatitis C (HCV) testing by 50 percent, ...

Research Confirms Crucial Monitoring Assessment Is Effective for Patients With COVID-19

New research shows that an assessment score used to measure a patient's severity of illness can be applied to patients with COVID-19 without ...

Pediatric ER Saw Steep Drop in Asthma Visits During Spring COVID-19 Lockdown

A new study discusses a steep drop off from prior years in asthma-related emergency department (ED) visits at Boston Children's Hospital during the spring 2020 COVID-19 surge and ...

Chicago Neighborhoods With Barriers to Social Distancing Had Higher COVID-19 Death Rates

New research has found that Chicago neighborhoods with barriers to social distancing, including limited access to broadband internet and low rates of health insurance, had more COVID-19 deaths in ...

Telemedicine Use Disparity During COVID-19 Among Head and Neck Cancer Patients, Study Finds

Retrospective research by otolaryngologists found telemedicine use disparity among head and neck cancer ...

Sensor Can Detect Scarred or Fatty Liver Tissue

Engineers have now developed a diagnostic tool, based on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), that could be used to detect both fatty liver disease and liver ...

After Shipping, Pallets Pose Big Risk to Public, Cause Many Accidents, Injuries

Shipping pallets -- often used as display platforms in retail settings or seen as raw material for household projects -- were responsible for sending more than 30,000 people to the emergency rooms of ...

Rethinking Race and Kidney Function

Removing race from clinical tools that calculate kidney function could have both advantages and disadvantages for Black ...

AI Abdominal Fat Measure Predicts Heart Attack and Stroke

Automated deep learning analysis of abdominal CT images produces a more precise measurement of body composition and predicts major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke, better than ...

New Lab-on-a-Chip Infection Test Could Provide Cheaper, Faster Portable Diagnostics

A tiny new silicon-based lab-on-chip test could pave the way for cheap handheld infectious disease ...

Targets for Avoidable Sight Loss 'Not Being Met'

A new global study has found no significant reduction in the number of people with treatable sight loss since ...

How Are Older Adults Coping With the Mental Health Effects of COVID-19?

Recent studies indicate that older adults may be withstanding the mental health strains of the COVID-19 pandemic better than other age ...

AI-Based 'OxyGAN' Is a Robust, Effective Method to Measure Tissue Oxygen Levels

Researchers have proposed an end-to-end technique for accurate calculation of tissue oxygenation from single snapshots, called ...

False Widow Spiders Bite Can Transmit Harmful Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

A team of zoologists and microbiologists have published a new study showing that common house spiders carry bacteria susceptible to infect people, with the Noble False Widow spiders also carrying ...

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