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How does COVID-19 increase clotting risk?

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 21:21
An in-depth review article describing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-related coagulopathy has recently been published in the journal Nature Reviews Immunology.

Study warns of a potential Sindbis virus epidemic in 2022

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 20:59
Researchers seek to raise awareness of a potentially impending Sindbis virus epidemic.

Gene discovery could help develop new tools to prevent strokes and heart attacks

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 20:47
Heart attacks and strokes are a leading cause of death in the United States, but scientists are still working to understand one of their primary triggers.

Vaccines and monoclonal antibodies being developed for respiratory syncytial virus

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 20:44
A new study reviews recent advancements made in the development of RSV immunoprophylactic measures.

Large Canadian study suggests COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are safe to use in pregnancy

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 20:37
COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are safe to use in pregnancy and pregnant women experienced lower rates of health events post vaccination than similarly aged, non-pregnant vaccinated people, suggests a large Canadian study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.

Researchers identify genes that become active when carotid plaque rupture leads to a stroke

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 20:11
Researchers at Ochsner Health and Tulane University School of Medicine have identified the genes that become active in carotid arteries when plaque rupture causes a stroke.

Leaving small, asymptomatic kidney stones behind increases patient's risk of relapse

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 19:59
When surgeons remove patients' kidney stones, they typically leave behind small stones that appear not to be causing problems.

Health inequalities amongst ethnic minorities with diabetes have worsened during the pandemic, study shows

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 13:09
Existing health disparities amongst ethnic minorities with diabetes have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study published in the journal Diabetes Care has reported.

Children hospitalized with COVID-19 commonly experience neurologic complications

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 13:00
Physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt have found another reason to vaccinate children against COVID-19: to help reduce the likelihood of neurologic complications caused by the virus.

Doctors discover genetic and viral causes of adenoid hypertrophy in kids

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 12:44
RUDN doctors have discovered genetic and viral causes of a frequent ENT disease in children - adenoid hypertrophy. The results are published in Life.

Study highlights the urgent need for combinatorial drug therapies for SARS-CoV-2

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 11:40
Researchers investigated the susceptibility of naturally-occurring severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 main protease variants to protease inhibitor drugs, including nirmatrelvir and ensitrelvir.

Assessment of replicon ribonucleic acid COVID-19 vaccine in nonhuman primates

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:49
Researchers explored the immunogenicity of a replicon ribonucleic acid (repRNA) COVID-19 vaccine, repRNA-CoV2S, in pigtail macaques.

Study identifies multiple pathways adopted by SARS-CoV-2 to develop resistance to nirmatrelvir

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:13
Researchers demonstrated multiple routes SARS-CoV-2 might take to develop high-level resistance to nirmatrelvir, an oral antiviral targeting the 3C-like protease (3CLpro) of SARS-CoV-2.

OICR funding to help five research projects take the next step toward advancing cancer care

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 09:48
Five Ontario-based research projects will take the next step toward advancing cancer care in the province thanks to funding from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR).

Crying out for new disease diagnoses

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 09:42
In this interview, we speak to Dr. Fei Liu and Dr. Luke P. Lee about their new iTears platform and how it could help to diagnose disease from tears.

Electrical body stimulation combined with sound activates the brain's somatosensory cortex

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 09:26
A University of Minnesota Twin Cities-led team has found that electrical stimulation of the body combined with sound activates the brain's somatosensory or "tactile" cortex, increasing the potential for using the technique to treat chronic pain and other sensory disorders.

Sample management innovation on tour

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 09:25
Sample management specialists - Ziath announce they will be exhibiting their latest DP5 range scanners and readers at most major laboratory and automation events across Europe over the next few months.

Gut microbial and immune parameters linked to heterogeneous inter-personal COVID-19 vaccine-triggered immunity

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 09:23
A new study identified the gut microbial and immune variables linked to heterogeneous messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccine responses between individuals.

SARS-CoV-2 receptor-binding domain-based protein subunit vaccine shows promise against multiple SARS-CoV-2 variants

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 08:45
Researchers described a novel protein subunit vaccine comprising the receptor-binding domain (RBD) of ancestral SARS-CoV-2 spike (S) protein, dimerized with an immunoglobulin (Ig)G1-fraction, crystallizable (Fc) domain.

How did the COVID-19 pandemic impact the epidemiology of antibiotic resistant bacteria?

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 08:25
In an article, a mathematical model was used to explore how behavioral responses to the COVID-19 pandemic impact the anti-microbial resistance across communities.