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Exploring clinical characteristics and outcomes of hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 10:46
Researchers described the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Netherlands.

Do previously infected individuals still benefit from vaccination against COVID-19?

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 10:40
Researchers determined the vaccine effectiveness (VE) of the primary coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination series.

Study finds that pediatric stroke is associated with COVID-19 infections but not with multisystem inflammatory syndrome

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 10:23
Researchers investigated whether coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) were associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke in pediatric populations.

Study finds high rate of first-onset depression during the pandemic

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 10:21
A new, large-scale study of more than 20,000 older adults in Canada found that approximately 1 in 8 older adults developed depression for the first time during the pandemic.

The relationship between neutralization levels and observed efficacies against asymptomatic and symptomatic infection of ten COVID-19 vaccines

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 10:15
Researchers determined whether neutralizing antibody levels were predictive of the efficacy of fractional vaccine doses against SARS-CoV-2 infection.

What was the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on political unrest exacerbated by pandemic fatigue?

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 10:02
Researchers explored the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on political unrest exacerbated by pandemic fatigue.

How national programs leveraged PEPFAR-supported laboratory resources for SARS-CoV-2 testing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 09:53
Researchers described ways in which national-level programs leveraged PEPFAR [president’s emergency plan for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) relief]-aided laboratory-based resources for SARS-CoV-2 testing during COVID-19.

Strength of genetic drift in SARS-CoV-2 across time and spatial scales in England

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 09:33
Researchers developed and validated an approach for the joint inference of measurement noise and genetic drift by analyzing time-series data of lineage frequencies

Did the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbate existing racial discrepancies in the diagnosis of different cancers?

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 09:26
Researchers investigated whether disparities in the presentation of late-stage prostate, lung, colorectal, and breast cancers associated with race were exacerbated during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Study highlights global estimates of mortality related to 33 clinically significant bacterial pathogens

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 09:11
Researchers presented comprehensive global estimates of the mortality burden related to 33 species or genera of bacterial pathogenic organisms causing 11 main infectious syndromes in 2019 using data and methods of the GBD 2019 and the global burden of antimicrobial resistance study conducted in the same year.

Exploring synthetic engineering of bacteriophages

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 08:40
In a new study, researchers demonstrated biological bacteriophage containment and synthetic engineering.

Unexplored NGS data could help elucidate carcinogenesis and discover biomarkers

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 08:29
A new research perspective was published in Oncotarget's Volume 13 on November 17, 2022, entitled, "Treasures from trash in cancer research."

Study finds first direct evidence of AMR bacteria migrating from the gut to the lungs

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 08:13
A new study released today in Nature Communications from the Department of Biology, University of Oxford has found the first direct evidence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria migrating from a patient's gut microbiome to the lungs.

Study aims to develop broad-spectrum antivirals against SARS-CoV-2 via drug repurposing strategies

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 07:52
This study aims to determine which FDA-approved compound(s) can be repurposed as a broad-spectrum antiviral drug(s) against SARS-CoV-2 and variants.

Parental methods to help toddlers sleep are related to the development of a child's temperament

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 07:43
A group of international researchers examined parental methods to help toddlers sleep across 14 cultures and found that these methods are related to the development of a child's temperament.

Additional six weeks of anti-clotting treatment reduces further clot risk after distal DVT

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 06:32
Giving the anti-clotting drug rivaroxaban to patients for 12 weeks instead of the usual six after a blood clot in the lower leg reduces the risk of further clots developing up to two years after treatment, finds a trial published by The BMJ today.

Single-cell transcriptome analysis provides insights into bat immunity

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 06:11
In a world first, scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School and colleagues in Singapore have sequenced the response to viral infection in colony-bred cave nectar bats (Eonycteris spelaea) at single-cell resolution.

Study: Nearly 1 in 7 Americans regularly experience bloating issues

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 05:50
Nearly 1 in 7 Americans experience bloating on a weekly basis, and most aren't seeking professional care for it, according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai investigators.

Study demonstrates that Paxlovid protects severe COVID-19–associated outcomes among persons for whom it is recommended

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 05:49
Researchers assessed the association between receiving a prescription for Paxlovid and COVID-19-related hospitalization in the ensuing 30 days.

Sino Biological announces construction of its new US-based center for bioprocessing

Thu, 11/24/2022 - 00:19
Sino Biological, Inc., a biotechnology company listed on the Shenzhen stock exchange subsidiary ChiNext, which provides biological research reagents and related technical contract research services, is pleased to announce the formal signing of a lease with Hines and initiation of construction on its new Center for Bioprocessing at its Levit Green facility in Houston, Texas USA.