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Effects of implemented vaccine rollout strategies on spread of SARS-CoV-2, subsequent global burden of disease, and emergence of novel variants

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 10:52
Researchers conducted a retrospective analysis to investigate the impact of vaccine-sharing strategies on the heterogenous global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

The separate and combined associations of coffee and tea consumption with all-cause and cause-specific mortality

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 10:30
Researchers investigated the association between individual and combined coffee and tea consumption and all-cause and cause-specific mortality, such as those due to cardiovascular, respiratory, and digestive diseases.

Low-dose CT screening improves survival rate of lung cancer patients

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 09:31
Diagnosing early-stage lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening drastically improves the survival rate of cancer patients over a 20-year period, according to a large-scale international study being presented by Mount Sinai researchers at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy can alter the baby's brain structure

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 09:28
A new MRI study revealed that consumption of alcohol even in low to moderate amounts during pregnancy can change the baby's brain structure and delay brain development.

Diastolic blood pressure found to be associated with neuroticism

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 09:24
Diastolic blood pressure-;the lower of the two numbers in a blood pressure reading-;is highly likely to cause neurotic personality trait, finds research published in the open access journal General Psychiatry.

Acupuncture significantly improves lower back or pelvic pain during pregnancy

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 09:21
Acupuncture can significantly relieve the lower back and/or pelvic pain frequently experienced by women during their pregnancy, suggests a pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published in the open access journal BMJ Open.

Study shows sylvatic origin of chikungunya virus transmission among nonhuman primates of Myanmar

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 08:44
Researchers investigated the potential exposure of peri-urban non-human primates (NHPs) residing near Yangon to arboviruses that have raised health concerns.

IVF patients need personally tailored support from doctors to make informed choices

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 08:13
People struggling with infertility take very different views on the medical evidence around treatment and need personally tailored support from doctors to make informed choices, according to research by Queen Mary University of London newly published in the peer-reviewed journal Sociology of Health and Illness.

Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of monkeypox virus infection in cis and trans women and non-binary individuals

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 07:04
A recent study described the clinical and epidemiologic features of infection with monkeypox virus (MPXV) in cisgender (cis) and transgender (trans) females and non-binary individuals.

Approved and developing passive and active immunizations against respiratory syncytial virus in childhood and pregnancy

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 06:38
Researchers explored active and passive vaccination among children against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

US experienced higher COVID-19 mortality during delta and omicron waves

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 06:24
A recent study estimates coronavirus disease 2019-related mortality and excess all-cause mortality in the US and 20 peer countries during the delta and omicron waves of infection.

The biological properties of the SARS-CoV-2 E protein in the context of HIV-1

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 05:29
Researchers assessed the effectiveness of SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2 envelope proteins against HIV-1.

Exploring antibiotic resistance in the EU

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 05:24
Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to global human health and to development.

The vaginal microbiome through the lens of systems biology

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 00:38
A new paper recently published online in Trends in Microbiology journal reviews the systems biology approach to explore the vaginal microbiome (VMB), helping to understand its composition and function and the mechanisms by which it interacts with the host.

Potent hypervalent nanoparticles against HIV, Lassa and SARS-CoV-2 variants

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 23:44
In a recent study published in the journal Advanced Science, researchers developed molecularly imprinted nanoparticles (nanoMIPs) with broad-spectrum activity against lethal viruses.

Elevated incidence and risk for a new diagnosis of diabetes after COVID-19

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 23:26
In a recent study published in the journal BMC Medicine, researchers estimated the prevalence of new-onset diabetes following coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

The WHO announces four MERS cases from Saudi Arabia in recent weeks

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 23:05
A recent disease outbreak alert released by the World Health Organization (WHO) reported four laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from three regions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Beetroot juice appears to affect gut microbiome, positively impacting intestinal and systemic health

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 22:29
In a recent study published in the Food Chemistry journal, researchers investigated the impact of consuming red beetroot juice for two weeks on gut microbiota.

Study finds no benefits from angiotensin receptor blocker treatment for COVID-19

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 21:48
In a recent study published in the BMJ, researchers conducted a phase three, multicenter, randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of using angiotensin receptor blockers that disrupt the renin-angiotensin system on the clinical outcomes of individuals with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

MUSC researcher identifies dramatic rise in cervical cancer incidence among women in early 30s

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 21:32
MUSC Hollings Cancer Center researcher Ashish Deshmukh, Ph.D., identified a dramatic recent rise in cervical cancer incidence among women in their early 30s. This work was published Nov. 21 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.