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SARS-CoV-2 emergence could be due to genetic selection and recombination  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Researchers have found that genetic selection and recombination could be behind the emergence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that leads to acute respiratory distress... more
Delay in implementing social distancing measures adds to the length of COVID-19 outbreak  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
A new analysis of COVID-19 outbreaks in 58 cities has found that places that took longer to begin implementing social distancing measures... more
Study maps novel coronavirus infection in cells of nasal cavity, airway and lungs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
In a major scientific study published in the journal Cell, scientists at the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Gillings School... more
Dire warning of a pandemic 100 times worse than COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
As the world tries to cope the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that causes coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a scientist has claimed that worse is yet to... more
COVID-19 pandemic has worsened pre-existing mental health conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
With over 6.26 million cases and 375,000 deaths in just five months, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused great fear and devastation in many parts of the world. Many studies show that, generally,... more
Crucial ingredient from University of Kansas included in authorized COVID-19 drug  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
When the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency-use authorization for the investigational pharmaceutical remdesivir to treat COVID-19 on May 1, in part it was due... more
Study resolves contradictions surrounding p53 gene's role in pluripotent stem cell differentiation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The gene p53 is extremely important in cell biology and, hence, the world of cell replacement therapy. Its role is to regulate the cell... more
Update on PALLAS triaI evaluating adjuvant palbociclib for early breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group, Alliance Foundation Trials, the Breast International Group, PrECOG, LLC, the German Breast Group, and the NSABP Foundation today... more
Study aims to bring relief for patients removed from ventilators at end of life  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A paper recently published online in the journal Chest reports on a study of the palliative ventilator withdrawal (PVW) procedure... more
A handheld ultraviolet light device to kill novel coronavirus may be feasible  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A personal, handheld device emitting high-intensity ultraviolet light to disinfect areas by killing the novel coronavirus is now feasible, according to researchers at Penn... more
Reducing inflammation improves stroke recovery, may extend window for therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Reperfusion therapy, the gold standard for stroke treatment, helps restore blood flow after a stroke caused by a clot, preventing loss of brain tissue. However, only about 10%... more
Cancer clusters' resistance to natural killer cell immunosurveillance favors metastasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Scientific evidence suggests that cancer can metastasize to other organs when either a single cell or a cluster of cells detaches from the original tumor and travels through... more
Study reveals how essential SARS-CoV-2 protein can be stabilized and scaled for production  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A research group from the University of Texas in Austin described a high-yield production of a stabilized severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus... more
Stem cell model sheds new light on the devastating process of neurodegeneration  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A new study published today in Neuron led by The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute's Valentina Fossati, Ph.D., creates astrocytes -... more
Research suggests new approach to therapeutic intervention for ALS  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is one of the most devastating adult-onset neurodegenerative diseases. Patients, including the late actor/playwright Sam Shepard, become progressively weaker and eventually paralyzed as their motor neurons... more
COVID-19 negatively impacts people with eating disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A study analyzing the early impact that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is having on people with eating disorders has identified areas where their treatment needs could be better addressed. more
A remote optical control for neural cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A team led by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University has created a new technology that enhances scientists' ability to communicate with neural cells using light. more
COVID-19 likely to be a seasonal disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A study conducted in Sydney during the early epidemic stage of COVID-19 has found an association between lower humidity and an increase in locally acquired positive cases. Researchers discovered a 1 percent decrease in... more
Geospatial analysis reveals most vulnerable COVID-19 areas in Spain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A report based on a geospatial analysis conducted by researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in collaboration with TAPTAP Digital, using additional data from Predicio and Tamoco, identifies... more
Study could make genetic testing more accessible to women  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Genetic testing for cancer risk can significantly improve the prevention or treatment of hereditary cancers, but studies have shown that people who might have a genetic risk often don't get... more
Computer modeling reveals necessary vaccine efficacy threshold to prevent SARS-CoV-2 spread  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A recent US study showed that in order to prevent or largely extinguish the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak without social distancing or any other measures,... more
High prenatal choline levels may mitigate negative effects of COVID-19 on newborns  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Pregnant women who take extra choline supplements may mitigate the negative impact that viral respiratory infections, including COVID-19, can have on their babies, according... more
Dogs could help monitor how environmental chemicals impact human health  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Man's best friend may also be man's best bet for figuring out how environmental chemicals could impact our health. more
SARS-CoV-2 prevalence varies widely across Brazil  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers have shown that the prevalence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in Brazil varies significantly by city and region, with the highest prevalence observed in the North of the country and the lowest... more
COVID-19 transmission unlikely to slow down dramatically during summer months  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
It is well known that rates of transmission of some respiratory viruses, including influenza, tend to fall during the summer months. more
Cone snail insulin research could jumpstart the development of better diabetes treatments  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Nearly a century after insulin was discovered, an international team of researchers including University of Utah Health scientists report that they have developed the... more
WVU researchers explore woody biomass for protection against COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
As healthcare facilities grapple with personal protective equipment shortages, West Virginia University researchers are going against the grain to help with an earthy, unorthodox resource: wood. more
NAU scientist collaborating on vault-based vaccine to prevent and treat COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
C. Todd French, assistant professor of biology and leader of Northern Arizona University's new COVID-19 Testing Service Center, is working with scientists at Vault Pharma, an... more
Study uncovers how cancer cells protect themselves from viruses  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have uncovered how cancer cells protect themselves from viruses that are harmful to tumors but not to healthy cells. These findings could lead to... more
Pod-based e-cigarettes have higher potential to foster addiction than other devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
JUUL and similar pod-based e-cigarettes have been popular with teenagers and young adults since they came on the market in 2015, but little has been known... more
Study shows mental toll of being a frontline healthcare worker during COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
They worked in hospitals hundreds of miles from the epicenter of COVID-19. Their city of 24 million people locked down hard enough, and did... more
A moving target identified in small cell lung tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Lung cancers account for approximately 25 percent of all cancer deaths. Even among those who do not smoke, 1 in 15 men and 1 in 17 women are expected to... more
Researchers discover genetic cause of 'differences in sexual development'  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute, the Institut Pasteur and their clinical collaborators have identified a cause of testicular tissue developing in people with female chromosomes. more
UTA cancer researcher establishes new lab with CPRIT award  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
With $2 million in support from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas, The University of Texas at Arlington has added an emerging leader in cancer biology to its... more
Study highlights potential benefits of new drug for inflammatory diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
New research conducted by the University of Liverpool and AKL Research and Development Ltd, published in Inflammopharmacology, highlights the potential benefits of a new drug treatment on the... more
Out-of-sync gamma waves in the brain may underlie learning issues in psychiatric disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A new UC San Francisco study has pinpointed a specific pattern of brain waves that underlies the ability to let go of... more
Studies call for reforms to improve nutritional programs in HIV care settings  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
HIV management in developing countries varies with socioeconomic and structural circumstances, with two Flinders University studies finding examples of key ways to close the... more
New MRI technique to improve tumor diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Early diagnosis of cancer is one of the highest-priority problem for the healthcare system, because it is critical for overall treatment success and saving patients' lives. DWI may be used to detect a malignancy... more
ASPS provides comprehensive playbook with enhanced patient and staff safety protocols  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons - the world's largest plastic surgery organization - leads the specialty's medical professionals in navigating their practices' recovery plans. more
Thermal spraying can greatly improve 3D-printed bone implants  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
In the future, damaged bones can be re-built with 3D-printed implants that have thermal sprayed surface layers so that they are more readily accepted by the human body. University West in Sweden... more
Democratic super PAC uses familiar political play to hit Trump on Medicare  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Priorities USA Action, a Democratic super PAC, announced a new digital and TV ad series criticizing President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic. more
SDSU researchers aim to develop intervention strategy to prevent LGBTQ youth suicide  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth and young adults, behind unintentional injury, with suicide attempts much higher among LGBTQ youth... more
‘Why do we always get hit first?’ Proposed budget cuts target vulnerable Californians  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Shirley Madden, 83, relies on a caregiver and her two grown daughters to remain living at home — and not in a... more
Global survey launched to get children’s views and experiences of COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
he Centre for Children's Rights at Queen's has launched a global survey for children and young people (aged 8-17 years) to get their views and experiences... more
New software helps prioritize medical procedures and treat people more efficiently  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Many patients had to wait for lifesaving surgeries, such as organ transplants, due to the heavy burden COVID-19 caused by hospitals. more
Study summarizes new evidence on using probiotics for specific health conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Probiotic supplements are widely available and are sometimes promoted as a general way to support gut microbiome and promote health. more
Understanding how brain region underscores reward location  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
We are free to wander but usually when we go somewhere it's for a reason. more
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