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Study may allow patients with multiple breast lesions to consider breast-conserving therapy as treatment option
Patients with multiple tumors in the same breast who underwent a lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy had local recurrence rates comparable to those historically observed in patients with a single tumor, according to results from the ACOSOG Z11102 (Alliance) prospective phase II clinical trial, which were presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December 6-10, 2022.
Study proposes a new concept for treating COVID-19 associated weight loss
Losing too much weight when infected with COVID-19 has been linked to worse outcomes. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 infection fuels blood vessel formation in fat tissues, thus revving up the body's thermogenic metabolism.
HIV-positive people are protected by Covid vaccines
People infected with HIV who receive antiretroviral therapy form antibodies against Sars-Cov-2 after being vaccinated against Covid with mRNA vaccines.
Exploring the well-being and health of SARS-CoV-2-positive children and young people
Researchers explored the well-being and health of non-hospitalized young individuals and children following severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) testing.
How does the Mediterranean diet associate with cognitive risk and functional ability in adults?
A new study evaluated the associations between adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet), cognitive risk, and functional ability in older Australian adults.
What is the association between farnesoid X receptor inhibition and protection against COVID-19?
Researchers assessed the association between farnesoid X receptor (FXR) inhibition and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection.
Characterization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BQ.1.1
Researchers characterized the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron BQ.1.1 sub-variant.
New study describes two major possible onsets of the COVID-19 pandemic
Researchers have analyzed millions of SARS-CoV-2 genomes and identified two major genetic drivers of the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Study finds disparities in breast cancer screening, treatment access for underserved communities
Barriers to breast cancer screening remain despite Medicaid expansion for preventive screening tests and implementation of patient navigation programs under the Affordable Care Act, with women from underserved communities experiencing disproportionately low rates of screening mammography, according to a study that was conducted by New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine (SOM) faculty and students and recently published in BMC Women’s Health.
Enveloped viruses show greater cross-species transmission, according to new research
New research found that enveloped viruses harbor greater cross-species transmissibility and are more likely to cause zoonotic infections than nonenveloped viruses.
How have smoking trends changed during the COVID-19 pandemic in England?
A new study covered over 100,000 adults interviewed in person or over the phone to uncover sustained changes in smoking and cessation from 2017-2022.
Study reveals the presence of metal particles in cannabis vape liquids
Vaping can lead to exposure to metals, with lead levels exceeding tolerance limits in most of the analyzed samples.
What is the importance of vitamin B12 supplementation in plant-based diets?
Researchers emphasize the importance of vitamin B12 supplementation for individuals consuming a plant-based or vegan diet.
Microbiomes in female reproductive tract linked to pregnancy following use of ART
Specific microbial profiles are associated with better conception rates from assisted reproductive technology.