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New study aims to help physically disabled people gain better access to cervical screening
A team of researchers led by Keele University - comprising psychologists, GPs, and nurses - are leading a new study funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research to help physically disabled women and people with a cervix gain better access to cervical screening, in a bid to reduce cervical cancer.
Demographic, geographic, and temporal variables associated with C. auris cases in Italy
A recent study reported growing cases of Candida auris in North Italy.
Peanut consumption could have a beneficial impact on vascular health in young and healthy people
Eating peanuts and peanut butter could have a beneficial impact on vascular health in young and healthy people, according to a study published in the journal Antioxidants.
Study adds valuable new information on the treatment of COVID-19
Although steroid treatment for COVID-19 is reportedly beneficial in some cases, details—such as the upper dosing limits and safety of this method—have not yet been clarified.
Researchers discuss strategic actions to stimulate research on fungal diseases in the context of the WHO fungal pathogens priority list
Researchers in the US and Brazil explored priority fungal pathogens recognized by the WHO.
How can microbiota be used to make wine more health beneficial?
Researchers discussed the use of wine microbiota in enhancing the functional components of wine during production.
Study shows that a healthy penile urethra supports a core microbiome that may be reshaped by penile-vaginal sex
Researchers in the US used a shotgun metagenomic approach to characterize urethral microbiomes of specimens from healthy men without infections or inflammations of the urethra.
SARS-CoV-2 reinfection uncommon among individuals with evidence of previous infection during the pre-vaccine era
Researchers in the United States assessed the risk associated with SARS-CoV-2 reinfection.
Possible pathways of C. auris emergence and the hypothetical role of interspecies transmission
Researchers summarized the current understanding of the emergence and ecologic niches of Candida auris.
What is the course of functional, symptom, and quality of life outcomes 1 to 5 years after traumatic brain injury?
Researchers in the US investigated functional recovery, symptom burden, and quality of life over five years of traumatic brain injury.
Researchers isolate an IgM exhibiting ultrapotent neutralization from a Zika virus-infected pregnant woman
A recent study published in the Cell Press Journal demonstrated that plasma immunoglobulins of isotype M elicited during pregnancy have an exceptional Zika virus-neutralizing potential.
SolasCure announces final closing of GBP 10.9m (c. USD 13.3m) Series B fundraise to advance wound care innovation
SOLASCURE Ltd (SolasCure), a biotechnology company developing a hydrogel containing a recombinant enzyme derived from maggots which aims to accelerate wound debridement, has announced the completion of its GBP 10.9m (c. USD 13.3m) Series B investment round. The funding round was led by Seneca Partners and also included industry veterans, institutional venture and strategic investors, including BRAIN Biotech AG, EVA Pharma, Jonathan Milner, and Wealth Club.
Is nirmatrelvir treatment of SARS-CoV-2 associated with a lower risk of post–COVID-19 condition?
Researchers performed an observational cohort study using the US Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare databases.
Study finds persistent decrease in daily step count among U.S. adults post-pandemic
In a recent study published in JAMA Network Open, researchers in Tennessee investigated whether the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic altered daily step counts among individuals participating in All of Us (AOU) research programs.
The vital role of patients and the general public in guiding long-COVID research
In a recent study published in the journal Nature Medicine, researchers in the United Kingdom (UK) emphasized the significance of public and patient involvement (PPI) in scientific studies on long coronavirus disease (COVID).
Metformin may reduce the risk of osteoarthritis
In a recent study published in JAMA Network Open, researchers in the United States (US) determined the risk of osteoarthritis (OA) and joint replacement among adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) following metformin or sulfonylurea treatment.
A randomized trial of a blood thinner after severe COVID-19 to prevent clotting events
In a recent prospective study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine Journal, researchers in the United States (US) and Spain performed a randomized controlled trial (RCT) across 127 US hospitals between 2021 and 2022.
How does diet affect inflammation?
In a recent study published in the journal Nutrients, researchers in Italy suggest there is evidence that dietary factors may directly affect the immune system and play a role in chronic systemic inflammation.
Intermittent fasting shows potential benefits for obesity treatment and brain-gut-microbiome health
A recent Nutrients journal study by researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, has discussed the effects of time-restricted eating on BGM and reviewed its promising effects in obesity treatment.
Curcumin reduces inflammatory responses in post-COVID vaccinated adults
A new study published in the Nutrients Journal highlights the impact of curcumin supplementation on the immune response following the immunization of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) survivors with a primary series of monovalent COVID-19 vaccines.