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Pulmonary morphopathology in COVID-19 caused by the B.1.617.2 Delta variant

Rss Feed - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 07:29
Researchers examined the histopathological condition of the lungs of patients who died from COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 Delta (B.1.617.2) variant.

What is the effect of sex on the clinical characteristics and prognosis of COVID-19 patients?

Rss Feed - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 06:54
Researchers evaluated COVID-19 management based on sex differences.

What are the existing support models for caregivers and patients with long COVID?

Rss Feed - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 06:05
Researchers presented existing data on support models for the post-COVID-19 condition or long COVID patients and their caretakers.

FSU psychologist wins NIA grant to treat anxiety in older adults with Alzheimer's, cognitive impairment

Rss Feed - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 01:43
For the more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, or mild cognitive impairment, anxiety is often an accompanying challenge.

Researchers document link between higher risk of maternal mortality and sickle cell disease

Rss Feed - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 01:24
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have further documented an association between a substantially higher risk of maternal morbidity and mortality among those with the inherited blood disorder sickle cell disease (SCD) compared to those without it.

Researchers develop new biomarkers to improve skin cancer detection

Rss Feed - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 00:23
New biomarkers to improve skin cancer detection and avoid delays in treatment are being developed by researchers at the University of South Australia.

Blood pressure drug losartan can prevent immunotherapy-induced edema in glioblastoma patients

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 21:49
Patients with glioblastoma-;the deadliest type of primary brain tumor-;may potentially benefit from immunotherapy medications called immune checkpoint inhibitors that stimulate an immune response against cancer cells.

Intensive blood pressure treatment may lead to positive change in brain structures linked with brain health

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 19:43
Among people who received more intensive treatment for high blood pressure, evaluations of MRI scans indicated a positive change in brain structures involved in its ability to clear toxins and other byproducts, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2023.

Financial coaching for parents in pediatric primary care reduces missed well-child care visit rates

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 19:39
Implementing financial coaching for parents of infants in a pediatric primary care setting reduced missed well-child care visit rates by half and significantly improved receipt of vaccinations at a timely age, according to a new community-partnered pilot study led by UCLA researchers.

Understanding the mechanism of bedaquiline resistance in Mycobacterium marinum

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 19:20
Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal. As infections caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are rapidly increasing globally, a need exists for developing novel antibiotics and discovering the mechanism of resistance

Study offers clues about the biology of cells in the spinal cord that die off in ALS

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 19:13
New research offers clues about the biology of cells in the spinal cord that die off in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Using predictive analytics to reduce hospital readmissions and save health care dollars

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 19:05
Corewell Health care coordinators are using predictive analytics to reduce hospital readmissions and save health care dollars according to a recently published study in the peer-reviewed journal NEJM Catalyst.

Adoption of electric cars associated with reductions in air pollution and respiratory problems

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 18:59
Electric vehicles are widely hailed as a key way to mitigate climate change through reduced emissions, but research on the dual benefits of reduced air pollution and improved health has been largely hypothetical.

Study finds alterations in the gut microbiome of young adult binge drinkers

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 18:54
Youth binge drinkers show alterations in the gut microbiome, a new study finds.

UVA researchers discover genes responsible for the development of coronary artery disease

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 18:48
University of Virginia researchers and their collaborators have identified genes that play key roles in the development of coronary artery disease, the No. 1 cause of death worldwide.

Combined glucocorticoid steroids and statin therapy may be safer for the treatment of preterm birth

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 18:38
Potentially life-saving steroids commonly given to preterm babies also increase the risk of long-term cardiovascular problems, but a new study in rats has found that if given in conjunction with statins, their positive effects remain while the potential negative side-effects are 'weeded out'.

Increase in multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria in German hospitals linked to patients from Ukraine

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 18:28
The pathogens reach German hospitals with refugees and war casualties. Researchers recommend precautionary screening for hospitals.

Research reveals a candidate drug and biomarker to target uveal melanoma

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 18:14
Findings from an international research study involving Irish and Spanish patients reveal a candidate drug and biomarker that could be used to manage uveal melanoma.

Five major adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with long term risks of ischemic heart disease

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 18:09
Women who experience any of five major pregnancy complications, such as preterm birth and pre-eclampsia, show an increased risk of ischemic heart disease up to 46 years after delivery, finds a study from Sweden published by The BMJ today.

Rutgers researcher maps dengue fever hotspots in Mexico

Rss Feed - Thu, 02/02/2023 - 18:04
As many as one in five dengue fever deaths in the Americas occur in Mexico, and the rate of the disease's severity has been increasing for decades, according to the World Health Organization.