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Transgender teens and young adults four times more likely to have a sleep disorder

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 09:26
Teens and young adults who are transgender are four times more likely to have a sleep disorder compared to cisgender youth, a Michigan Medicine-led study finds.

Exercise may make radiotherapy more tolerable for breast cancer patients

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 09:02
Breast cancer is the most common form of the disease among women; in Australia, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the age of 85.

Increase in Candida auris infections among EU/EEA nations between 2020 and 2021

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 08:28
Researchers evaluated the trends in Candida auris infections among European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EUA) nations between 2020 and 2021.

MRI reveals brain changes in patients up to six months after COVID-19 recovery

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 08:19
Using a special type of MRI, researchers have uncovered brain changes in patients up to six months after they recovered from COVID-19, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

Anti-inflammatory pain relievers may worsen inflammation in osteoarthritis

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 07:59
Taking anti-inflammatory pain relievers like ibuprofen and naproxen for osteoarthritis may worsen inflammation in the knee joint over time, according to a new study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

What is the association between particulate matter exposure and SARS-CoV-2 infections?

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 07:09
In a new study, researchers assessed the association between particulate matter ≤2.5mm (PM2.5) exposure and SARS-CoV-2 infection and severity outcomes such as hospitalizations and deaths.

Chitin-immobilized nanobodies for SARS-CoV-2 detection

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 06:34
Researchers demonstrated a novel strategy to detect SARS-CoV-2 using chitin-immobilized nanobodies.

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance; A Conversation with the World Health Organisation

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 06:14
For World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW), we speak to Silvia Bertagnolio from the WHO, about the importance of raising awareness of antimicrobial resistance.

SARS-CoV-2 infection and mRNA vaccination prime transcriptionally distinct CD4+ T cell memory landscapes

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 06:14
Researchers reported that SARS-CoV-2 infection and mRNA vaccination induce distinct memory T cells.

Enormous rise in Acinetobacter bloodstream infection cases in initial two years of COVID-19

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 06:00
In a new study, researchers investigated Acinetobacter species bloodstream infection (BSI) case counts from a subset of laboratory data continuously reported during the initial two years of SARS-CoV-2 infections, i.e., from 2020 to 2021.

Does influenza vaccination reduce death and vascular events in patients with heart failure?

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 05:52
Researchers conducted a placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial to assess whether influenza vaccination effectively reduced vascular events and mortality among patients with heart failure.

Frozen and viable: successful culture of replicating SARS-CoV-2 from hospital aerosol samples after freezing

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 05:26
Researchers demonstrated the presence of infectious SARS-CoV-2 in samples from the hospital rooms of SARS-CoV-2-infected patients.

CAR T-cell therapy in colorectal cancer

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 04:47
Researchers assessed the efficacy of CAR T-cells in the immunotherapy of colorectal cancer.

Study suggests bats are an underrecognized arenavirus reservoir

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 04:13
Researchers reported the detection of arenavirus RNA from various species of bats sampled between 2007 and 2011 from Brazil.

New discovery increases understanding of the effects of narcolepsy on the brain

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 02:21
Narcolepsy alters the pulsations that maintain the brain’s waste clearance system, shows a new study from the University of Oulu. The researchers’ discovery increases our understanding of the effects of narcolepsy on the brain, and may also help in the diagnosis of the disease.

Study provides a more accurate tool to stratify patients with HER2-positive breast cancer

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 00:42
Patients with a type of breast cancer called HER2-positive are less likely to survive if their initial treatment fails to eradicate the tumor completely and they have high levels of immune cells called tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in the residual disease.

The role of bacteria in cancer growth

Sun, 11/20/2022 - 22:58
Tumor-associated microbiota is an important component of the tumor microenvironment (TME) across 33 types of human cancer. However, little evidence is available regarding the spatial distribution and localization of these microbes in tumor cells.

UCF researcher examines the mechanisms of COVID-19 pathogenesis in patients with diabetes

Sun, 11/20/2022 - 22:50
Can a COVID-19 infection have long-term health effects on people with diabetes, including advancing their risk for heart disease?

In our rapidly changing world, parasites and vectors thrive

Sun, 11/20/2022 - 22:28
Recently, researchers reviewed the incidence and management of emerging parasites and vectors associated with human and veterinary organisms.

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