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White House denies report that national coronavirus testing plan was scrapped to hurt blue states

July 31, 2020

Via: CNBC
Category: Regulatory

The White House on Friday denied a report claiming the Trump administration scrapped plans for a national coronavirus testing strategy to make Democratic governors in some of the hardest-hit states look bad as “entirely false.” According to an article published […]


If relaxed too soon, physical distancing measures might have been all for naught

July 24, 2020

Category: Opinions

The researchers compared the results of three related mathematical models of disease transmission that they used to analyze data emerging from local and national governments, including one that measures the dynamic reproduction number — the average number of susceptible people […]


Study could accelerate drug development to reduce age-related diseases

July 16, 2020

Genes linked to ageing that could help explain why some people age at different rates to others have been identified by scientists. The international study using genetic data from more than a million people suggests that maintaining healthy levels of […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Researcher is exploring safer and more effective treatment for leukemia

August 4, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A potentially safer, more effective chemotherapy treatment for patients with blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, who need a particular bone marrow transplant procedure is under study at the University of Arizona Health Sciences. The procedure is known as a haploidentical […]


Opinions

Trial to examine if new psychological therapy can help tackle problem drinking

August 4, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A psychological therapy found to be effective in helping people achieve and maintain weight loss is being trialed to see if it can support patients with chronic liver disease to stop drinking. Functional Imagery Training (FIT), developed by researchers at […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Uncategorized

AI and single-cell genomics

August 3, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Researchers from the Institute of Computational Biology at Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Department of Mathematics at TUM developed “scVelo” (single-cell velocity). The method estimates RNA velocity with an AI-based model by solving the full gene-wise transcriptional dynamics. This allows […]


Opinions

Child sleep problems associated with impaired academic and psychosocial functioning

August 3, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

“Our study shows that although those with persistent sleep problems have the greatest impairments when it comes to broad child well-being, even those with mild sleep problems over time experience some psychosocial impairments,” said Ariel A. Williamson, PhD, a psychologist […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Virologists identify potential COVID-19 treatment

August 3, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Pathogenic coronaviruses are a major threat to global public health, as shown by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus, or SARS-CoV; Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, known as MERS-CoV; and the newly emerged SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 infection. The […]


Regulatory

New head lice treatment receives FDA approval

August 3, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The treatment, Xeglyze™, was developed by Hatchtech, an Australian pharmaceutical company and will be commercialized by Dr Reddy’s Laboratories. Hatchtech CEO Hugh Alsop estimates that it is only the 13th drug developed primarily by an Australian company to be given […]


Opinions

Cannabinoids may alter the effects of some prescription drugs

August 3, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Cannabinoid-containing products may alter the effects of some prescription drugs, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. They published information that could help medical professionals make safe prescribing choices for their patients who use prescription, over-the-counter or illicit cannabinoid […]


Opinions

Using personalized precision medicine to treat cognitive decline

July 31, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Latest research from Affirmativ Health succeeds in treating cognitive decline using personalized, precision medicine. Affirmativ Health sought to determine whether a comprehensive and personalized program, designed to mitigate risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease could improve cognitive and metabolic function in […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Early coronavirus drug trials tested vaccines mostly on White people; next phase aims for diversity

July 31, 2020

Via: CNBC

With chronic asthma, food allergies and a heart condition, Thomas Silvera does everything he can to safeguard his health, including getting vaccines. So if and when a Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, he said, he’s leaning toward getting that, too. But […]