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Excess deaths from March 2020 to December 2021 among US physicians

Thu, 02/09/2023 - 08:52
Researchers evaluated excess COVID-19-associated deaths between March 2020 and December 2021 among physicians in the US.

Study finds hospitalized obstetric patients with cardiovascular disease and COVID-19 are more symptomatic

Thu, 02/09/2023 - 08:18
Researchers evaluated the impact of cardiovascular disease on the prognosis of maternal SARS-CoV-2) infections.

Study estimates the associations of global and regional antibiotic use with COVID-19 cases and vaccinations during 2020–2022

Thu, 02/09/2023 - 06:56
Researchers evaluated the association between COVID-19 cases and vaccinations with antibiotic use worldwide during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic between 2020 and 2022.

Can commercial AI-based CAD software improve the detection rate of actionable lung nodules on chest radiographs?

Thu, 02/09/2023 - 04:15
Researchers performed a single-center, open-label RCT to investigate whether commercial AI-debased CAD system could improve the detection rate of actionable lung nodules on chest radiographs.

Exercise can be used as a treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Thu, 02/09/2023 - 04:07
The 150 minutes of moderate to intense aerobic activity per week that is recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services can significantly reduce liver fat, according to new research by Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

Toddlers' level of attention to motherese may be a diagnostic marker of ASD

Thu, 02/09/2023 - 04:01
We all do it: that high-pitched, sing-songy voice that spills out of your mouth whenever a baby is around. Caregivers have long used this playful, emotional, exaggerated form of speech -; called "motherese" -; to capture their children's attention.

PTSD patients may repeatedly experience emotionally charged dreams during REM sleep

Thu, 02/09/2023 - 03:55
During periods of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, brain activity often resembles that of awake behavior. At times, the brain can actually be more active during REM sleep than when you're awake.

Research reveals differences in the gut microbiomes of people with ME/CFS

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 23:25
The study was led by scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, as part of the Center for Solutions for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, an inter-disciplinary, inter-institutional research group dedicated to understanding the biology of the disease in order to develop effective means to diagnose, treat and prevent it.

Comparison of pre- and post-Omicron disease severity among unvaccinated people without risk factors

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 23:16
In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers in Sweden investigated coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) severity among unvaccinated adults during the periods of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant of concern (VOC) dominance compared to the severity of pre-Omicron VOC infections.

A microbiota-driven mechanism underlies severity of leishmaniasis infection

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 22:53
In a recent study posed to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers in Brazil and the United States investigated the probable impact of the skin microbiome microbiota on the outcomes of cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Despite higher COVID risk, active physicians had lower excess mortality than nonactive physicians

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 22:35
In a recent study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers calculated excess deaths due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among physicians in the United States of America (USA) between March 2020 and December 2021.

Rudeness between colleagues linked to increased risk of workplace bullying

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 21:48
Employees who have previously been the subject of rude behavior run a greater risk of being bullied at work. These are the findings of a year-long series of surveys carried out by a researcher at Malmö University.

Detection of wild poliovirus type 3 in the Netherlands

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 21:38
Researchers detect wild poliovirus type 3 during the environmental surveillance of poliovirus essential facilities in the Netherlands.

COVID-19 deaths worldwide largely attributed to people over 60 years of age

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 21:30
Researchers examine COVID-19 mortality and vaccination progress in older adults worldwide.

Community engagement efforts in Alabama identify priority communities for SARS-CoV-2 testing

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 21:05
Researchers promote SARS-CoV-2 testing among underserved communities in rural Alabama.

Clustered lifestyle risk factors linked to poor mental health in early adulthood

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 20:57
Health is related to the outcomes of multiple risk factors that affect physical, mental, and social health. There is, however, little research on how lifestyle-related behaviors affect mental health.

Limited exposure to language during childhood alters adult brain structure

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 20:35
Researchers assess the impact of restricted language access among children on the organization of the adult brain in specific language regions.

Macrophages suppress Escherichia coli LF82 Gally prophage lytic cycle

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 20:09
Researchers analyze prophages of the LF82 strain of adherent-invasive Escherichia coli to better understand their behavior in vitro and within macrophages.

Reduced breast and lung cancer screening rates in the U.S. during COVID pandemic

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 19:54
Researchers determine whether the rates for cancer screening tests decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A novel nomenclature system for pathogens like SARS-CoV-2

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 19:44
Researchers develop an automated method to define pathogen lineages in phylogenetic trees.