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Structural analysis of COVID-19 spike protein provides insight into its evolution

July 9, 2020

A characterising feature of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is the protein spikes which cover the surface, which the virus uses to bind with and enter human cells. Analysing the structure of these spikes could provide clues about the […]


Feeling Anxious About Wearing A Mask? Here Are 5 Ways To Overcome It

July 1, 2020

Via: Forbes
Category: Opinions

Tara Herrmann, PhD has a history of asthma and was in the emergency room and hospital numerous times growing up. Before Covid-19, she already struggled with masks as simply wearing one would worsen her anxiety and “put me back in […]


How Are Big Data and Telehealth Changing Healthcare Post-COVID-19?

June 25, 2020

Our world is changing more quickly than many older generations ever imagined. This is especially true in the healthcare industry where new technologies and healthcare revolutions seem just around the corner every single day. Change is happening so quickly here […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Opinions

Scientists may have found one path to a longer life

July 10, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The research, published July 10 by the Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences, shows the drug mifepristone can extend the lives of two very different species used in laboratory studies, suggesting the findings may apply to other species, including human beings. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Next-generation SCIEX 7500 System launches at virtual product experience

July 10, 2020

Via: The Medical News

SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, launches the next generation of its flagship nominal mass spectrometer, the SCIEX Triple Quad™ 7500 LC-MS/MS System – QTRAP® Ready. This system delivers the highest level of sensitivity in the SCIEX […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Breast cancer cells can reprogram natural killer cells to aid in metastasis

July 9, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Natural killer (NK) cells, a type of immune cell, are known to limit metastasis by inducing the death of cancer cells. But metastases still form in patients, so there must be ways for cancer cells to escape. Using a novel […]


Regulatory

WHO warns the coronavirus is ‘getting worse,’ continues to accelerate

July 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

More than six months after the coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China, the “once-in-a-century pandemic” continues to accelerate, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Thursday. “The virus can be brought under control,” he said in his opening remarks to […]


Innovation, Med Tech

BD to manufacture injection devices for Covid-19 vaccination in US

July 9, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) has formed a strategic partnership with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) in the US to establish new manufacturing lines for injection devices. BARDA is part of the US Health and Human Services […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

MIT develops computing model to improve microparticles injectability

July 9, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have developed a computational model to improve the injectability of microparticles and prevent clogging during injections. The model determines an optimal design for injectability by analysing a variety of […]


Regulatory

Employers Don’t Have To Pay For Birth Control For Religious Reasons, Supreme Court Rules

July 8, 2020

Via: Forbes

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that private employers who hold religious or moral objections to birth control can be exempted from providing no-cost contraception to employees through health insurance as mandated by the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Workers in certain jobs face increased risk of developing knee osteoarthritis

July 8, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Workers in jobs that typically involve heavy lifting, frequent climbing, prolonged kneeling, squatting, and standing face an increased risk of developing knee osteoarthritis. That’s the conclusion of a new analysis published in Arthritis Care & Research. Knee osteoarthritis is a […]