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Antibody recovered from SARS survivor reveals potential vulnerability of new coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus at the root... more
New family of molecules to join altered receptors in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
An article published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry shows a new family of molecules with high affinity to join imidazoline receptors,... more
Trial drug offers hope to block early infection of novel coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
An international team led by University of British Columbia researcher Dr. Josef Penninger has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses... more
Virological findings from Germany's first group of COVID-19 patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
In early February, research teams from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, München Klinik Schwabing and the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology published initial findings describing the efficient transmission of SARS-CoV-2. more
Deaths of Chinese children, adolescents from infectious diseases prior to COVID-19 found to be rare  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Deaths of children and adolescents in China due to infectious diseases were becoming rare prior to the COVID-19... more
South Australian researchers make rapid progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2... more
I-Form uses 3D printing to provide PPE for health professionals fighting COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing (www.i-form.ie), is using its expertise in additive manufacturing (3D printing) to provide much-needed PPE (personal protective... more
Trump administration uses wartime powers to be first in line on medical supplies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The Trump administration quietly invoked the Defense Production Act to force medical suppliers in Texas and Colorado to sell to it first... more
COVID-19: Guidance to support healthcare staff having difficult conversations about end of life  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A Loughborough University academic is providing guidance to clinicians who are likely to be having - and training people who will have... more
IRB Barcelona and Amazon join forces to develop computational tool in the fight against COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
There are currently more than 10,000 scientific articles related to coronavirus infections. In fact, in recent weeks, research... more
Study of rare genetic disorder that causes severe eyesight problems  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Nagano prefecture is home to a group of people effected with a rare genetic neurodegenerative disorder called familial amyloid polyneuropathies. This disease impacts the gene encoding protein transthyretin... more
First genome sequences of SARS-CoV-2 viruses in Austria openly available  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The first 21 SARS-CoV-2 genomes in Austria have now been completed and published within the scope of the “Mutational Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2” project recently launched by CeMM, the... more
Researchers develop a computer simulator that helps study evolution of COVID-19 in Europe  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A team of Spanish researchers have designed and validated a simulator to enable study of the evolution of the COVID-19 illness in... more
Fox News’ Jesse Watters said travel bans ‘more critical in saving lives’ than COVID testing. He’s wrong.  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Defending President Donald Trump's coronavirus response, Fox News commentator Jesse Watters highlighted federal efforts... more
Australian scientists identify possible coronavirus drug  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A collaborative study led by Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity, has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world kills the virus... more
Francis Crick Institute and UCLH play vital role in national COVID-19 testing effort  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
NHS staff testing for COVID-19 has been boosted by repurposing the Francis Crick Institute’s laboratory facilities as a testing facility, to help... more
BioTek launches new Cell Count & Viability Starter Kit  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
BioTek Instruments today introduced a new kit that can help researchers quickly obtain high-quality cell count results by automating the often tedious and error-prone process of mammalian cell counting. more
Australia’s leading academies collaborate to launch COVID-19 expert database  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Today, the learned academies of Australia—representing over 3,000 of the nation’s best and most eminent scientists, researchers and other experts—come together to launch a searchable database of experts to help... more
IBM Watson Assistant for Citizens provides responses to common COVID-19 queries  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
With COVID-19 affecting 206 countries, areas and territories, IBM is helping government agencies, healthcare organizations and academic institutions throughout the world use AI to put critical... more
GlobalData: Rapid POC tests to accelerate testing capacity for diagnosing COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
There is a current worldwide lack of testing capacity for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The frontline response for diagnosing COVID-19 has been polymerase chain reaction... more
Scotland-based virtual tissue biobank plays key role in the battle against COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A Scotland-based virtual biobank dealing in ethically sourced human tissue samples is helping to speed up the provision of COVID-19 samples for researchers and... more
COVID-19 adversely impacts patients with cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
COVID-19 has a significant impact on patients with pre-existing conditions, many of which fall under the cardiovascular and metabolic disorder category. more
UK diagnostics firm develops rapid test to fight against COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A team of UK biotech experts are close to delivering a sophisticated and affordable testing technology that will complement the simple binary COVID-19 tests currently in use. more
Unilever supports global and national efforts to tackle COVID-19 pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer of brands including Dove, Knorr, Omo and Lifebuoy, has announced a wide-ranging set of measures to support global and national efforts to tackle... more
Investigating Human Disease with Mass Spectrometry-based Proteomics  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Dr. Andrew Webb describes how his lab uses mass spectrometry-based techniques to understand the role of post-translational modifications in human disease. more
St George's, University of London focuses entire research on tackling coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
St George's, University of London, the UK's specialist health university, is focusing all its ongoing research on tackling coronavirus. more
UPV leads development of new mechanical ventilator for patients with COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The Universitat Politècnica de València has led the development of a new mechanical ventilator, ready for a quick industrial production. It would provide hospitals with these... more
Strategies to manage socio-economic costs of COVID-19 pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The governmental decision on when to loosen social distancing measures should not only depend on the latest number of cases. more
Medicaid nearing ‘eye of the storm’ as newly unemployed look for coverage  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As the coronavirus roils the economy and throws millions of Americans out of work, Medicaid is emerging as a default insurance plan for many... more
As the country disinfects, diabetes patients can’t find rubbing alcohol  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
While the masses hunt for toilet paper, Caroline Gregory and other people with diabetes are on a different mission: scouring stores for the rubbing alcohol or alcohol swabs... more
New molecular mechanism that regulates the sentinel cells of the immune system  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A study suggests that it may be possible to regulate macrophages with drugs that modulate the nuclear receptor RXR. more
New IONICON corporate, product & technologies brochure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
We proudly present our new corporate overview brochure. It will take you from an introduction to the business, our main products & services, to the core technology of our solutions: genuine PTR-MS with TRU-E/N... more
Robots can play a major role in COVID-19 battle  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Robots can significantly help in the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that is spreading across the globe. As the number of cases tops one million, and the death toll... more
Loss of smell hints at coronavirus infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The most common signs and symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) include fever, dry cough, and difficulty of breathing. But patients who were infected recall another bizarre symptom tied to the coronavirus infection – loss... more
Study shows way to safely remove low-risk penicillin allergy labels in ICU patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Many patients previously diagnosed with a penicillin allergy can have their allergy label removed after testing and safely undergo treatment with penicillin... more
UK lockdown is slowing down coronavirus spread, study says  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which has rippled across the globe and affected about 180 countries and territories. The number of infections skyrocketed, prompting many countries and territories to impose lockdowns... more
Bayreuth expert presents reliable coronavirus analyses through data assimilation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Thanks to methods used in fluid mechanics, the course of a pandemic and the effectiveness of government containment measures can be assessed promptly and accurately, and forecasts can be derived. more
How to legally and ethically respond to COVID-19 pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Few novel or emerging infectious diseases have posed such vital ethical challenges so quickly and dramatically as the novel coronavirus. more
Study shows how Toxoplasma infection causes seizures, psychiatric illness for some  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Think about traffic flow in a city - there are stop signs, one-way streets, and traffic lights to organize movement across a widespread network. Now, imagine... more
New app provides an overview of COVID-19 spread across the globe  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
There is nothing quite like a quarantine to make one itch to do something useful. Three PhD students from the Department of Mathematical Sciences have done... more
Eight privacy questions governments should ask when developing COVID-19 contact tracing apps  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As part of their efforts to slow the outbreak of coronavirus, governments, research institutions and industry are developing contact tracing apps to record interactions... more
Research shows entire brain responds to the gut through neuronal connections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
You know that feeling in your gut? We think of it as an innate intuition that sparks deep in the belly and helps guide our actions,... more
Who should be taking antimalarial drugs as treatment against COVID-19?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers provide a guideline regarding who should be actually taking antimalarial drugs as prophylaxis to prevent getting COVID-19. They say health professionals who are being exposed to COVID-19... more
Researchers receive NSF RAPID grant to study how anxiety affects spread of COVID-19 information  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Princeton researchers have been awarded a National Science Foundation RAPID grant to study how anxiety about COVID-19 influences how we... more
Study investigates if the body's immune response to infections changes with seasons  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Ground breaking new research is underway at the University of Surrey in collaboration with Columbia University to investigate if the body's immune response to... more
Scientists find important clues to vaccine in SARS-CoV-2 genome  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new research paper published by scientists at the University of Bristol who sequenced the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is causing the worldwide COVID-19 illness, reveals some significant... more
Clean cooking with LPG could avert 28,000 premature deaths, reduce global temperatures  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, has found that clean cooking with liquified petroleum gas could avert 28,000 premature deaths and reduce... more
Drugs considered for COVID-19 can increase risk for dangerous arrhythmias  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As some consider treating coronavirus patients with a combination of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin, cardiologists are advising caution because both medications can increase the... more
Lessons learned from the Italian COVID‐19 outbreak  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
As Italy grapples with the current coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, a new study has shed light on the country’s fight against the deadly disease. Italy is one of the hardest-hit countries of the global... more
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