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Idea of COVID-19 ‘immunity passports’ decreases people’s compliance with restrictions

June 16, 2021

Category: Innovation, Research

Researchers from the University of Kent’s School of Psychology have found that when people are presented with the idea of a Covid-19 “immunity passport,” they show less willingness to follow social distancing and face covering guidelines. However, this willingness seems […]


Scientists detect delayed and reduced antibody responses after BioNTech/Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination in older adults

June 11, 2021

Vaccination efforts have commenced in most countries, prioritizing older adults and those with comorbidities. They are at a higher risk of severe coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pathogen. Researchers at the U.S. […]


Study: Some Type 2 diabetes patients can benefit from bone marrow stem cell transplants

June 3, 2021

Category: Innovation, Research

Type 2 diabetes patients who are not overweight and who have had the disorder for less than a decade can benefit from stromal stem cells transplanted from their own bone marrow, according to a study published today in STEM CELLS […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Blood test may help identify risk of bladder cancer recurrence after surgery

June 21, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A blood test that can detect tiny amounts of circulating cancer DNA may be able to identify risk of cancer recurrence and guide precision treatment in bladder cancer following surgery, according to a clinical study led byProfessor Tom Powles from […]


Innovation, Research

Depression in youth may be a possible risk factor for future diseases and impairment

June 21, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Depression in youth, between the ages of 10 and 24 years, is both a leading cause of stress and a possible risk factor for future diseases and impairment. Now, a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child […]


Biomarker, Innovation, News

FDA grants EUA to Roche’s 20-minute Covid-19 PCR test

June 21, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Roche has received Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of its cobas SARS-CoV-2 Nucleic acid test in point of care settings. Indicated for screening symptomatic as well as asymptomatic people, the […]


Innovation, Research

Most cancer cells grown in a dish have little in common with cancer cells in people, research finds

June 18, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

In a bid to find or refine laboratory research models for cancer that better compare with what happens in living people, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists report they have developed a new computer-based technique showing that human cancer cells grown in […]


Innovation, Research

First insights into human prion disease could help tackle neurodegenerative diseases

June 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Surface features of human prions responsible for their replication in the brain have been identified for the first time, which may provide key information into treatments of neurodegenerative diseases. Progress towards uncovering the origin of Alzheimer’s disease Despite Alzheimer’s disease […]


Innovation, Research

Could horse-derived antibody therapy be effective against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern?

June 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A new study, released as a preprint on the bioRxiv server, reveals the high neutralizing efficacy of hyperimmune horse serum against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This could prove, if validated, to be a more affordable yet […]


Innovation, Research

New technique can measure metabolic process at the single-cell level

June 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Understanding cellular metabolism – how a cell uses energy- could be key to treating a wide array of diseases, including vascular diseases and cancer. While many techniques can measure these processes among tens of thousands of cells, researchers have been […]


News

We Used to Have a Lyme Disease Vaccine. Are We Ready to Bring One Back?

June 17, 2021

Via: Time Health

At my animal hospital in upstate New York, an epicenter of the U.S. tick epidemic, my dog Fawn lets out a whimper as the veterinarian injects her with her annual Lyme disease shot. I roll my eyes. She doesn’t know […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Landmark multiple myeloma study completes enrolment and method development

June 17, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Binding Site is pleased to announce that the ground-breaking iStopMM (Iceland Screens, Treats or Prevents Multiple Myeloma) study has reached an important milestone, with the publication of a paper outlining the design and recruitment of this population-based screening study.1 The […]