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Category: Research


Innovation, Research

Study Confirms mRNA Vaccines Protect Against COVID-19 During Pregnancy

September 30, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Founded in 1969 in Indianapolis, the Regenstrief Institute is a local, national and global leader dedicated to a world where better information empowers people to end disease and realize true health. A key research partner to Indiana University, Regenstrief and […]


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Can You Mix And Match For The COVID Bivalent Booster Shot?

September 30, 2022

Via: HuffPost

Pfizer and Moderna now both have new bivalent COVID booster shots that not only target the original strain of coronavirus, but also the highly contagious omicron subvariants that are dominant throughout the country. These booster shots are readily available at […]


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In surprise result, Alzheimer’s drug shows benefit in large trial

September 28, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

An experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug developed by Eisai and Biogen succeeded in a large Phase 3 trial, raising its chances for regulatory approval and boosting a long-running hypothesis about how to treat the most common cause of dementia. Trial results […]


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Pregnant women with obesity and diabetes may be more likely to have a child with ADHD

September 8, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

The estimated number of children aged 3-17 years ever diagnosed with ADHD is 6 million, according to data from 2016-2019. A major risk factor for ADHD in children is maternal obesity. Roughly 30% of women have obesity at their first […]


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Pharmacogenomics: The Key to Unlocking the Future of Personalized Healthcare

September 7, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Pharmacogenomics—the study of genetic influences on an individual’s response to therapeutic medications—is an area of personalized medicine that is gaining momentum. Although pharmacogenomics has been around for a while, providers, health plans, pharmacists and legislators are developing a greater appreciation […]


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The Risk Factors For A Blood Clot Are More Common Than You Think

August 31, 2022

Via: HuffPost

When they happen on the outside, blood clotting can be a good thing to help prevent excessive bleeding after you’ve been injured. Platelets (a type of blood cell) and proteins in your plasma (the liquid part of the blood) band […]


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Cardiovascular disease: Surgery trends and developments

August 30, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The rising prevalence of cardiovascular disease due to an aging population is boosting demand for surgical procedures. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 17.9 million people died from cardiovascular disease in 2016, accounting for 31% of all fatalities globally. […]


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Cardiology: Have We Reached A Tipping Point in Structured Reporting Adoption?

August 25, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Each year, KLAS interviews thousands of healthcare professionals about the IT products and services their organizations use. These interviews are conducted using a standard quantitative evaluation, and the scores and commentary collected are shared in reports like this one and […]


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Avenda Health Receives FDA Exemption for AI-Enabled Prostate Cancer Therapy

August 12, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Avenda Health, an AI healthcare company creating the future of prostate cancer care, has received FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for its FocalPoint ablation system. The IDE will allow the technology, powered by iQuest, to be used in a randomized […]


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H1 & Lokavant Partner to Power Next-Gen Clinical Trials

August 3, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Lokavant is a clinical intelligence platform that improves the time, cost, and quality of trial planning and execution through data-driven analytics applications. Lokavant’s platform aggregates and integrates real-time data from disparate trial data sources, and powers advanced analytics enabled by […]


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Where you live can affect your ability to conceive, study finds

July 29, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

People who live in socioeconomically deprived neighborhoods are about 20% less likely to conceive in any given menstrual cycle compared with people living in neighborhoods with more resources, a recent Oregon State University study found. The study measured “fecundability,” which […]


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BA.5 omicron variant may lead to higher risk for reinfection and severe outcomes, compared to other variants

July 29, 2022

Via: Fox News

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review. Reinfections, severe outcomes may be more common with […]


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Specialized brain regions recognize vocal cues that don’t involve speech

July 28, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Specific parts of the brain recognize complex cues in human vocal sounds that do not involve speech, such as crying, coughing or gasping — found researchers from the University of Pittsburgh. In a paper published today in PLOS Biology, scientists […]


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How molecular motor proteins are involved in malaria transmission

July 28, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Scientists at the University of Nottingham have made a major breakthrough in understanding how malaria parasites divide and transmit the disease, which could be a major step forwards in helping to prevent one of the biggest killer infections in the […]


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Scientists develop effective intranasal mumps-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate

July 27, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

New research has advanced COVID-19 vaccine work in several ways: using a modified live attenuated mumps virus for delivery, showing that a more stable coronavirus spike protein stimulates a stronger immune response, and suggesting a dose up the nose has […]


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Eating more ultra-processed foods associated with increased risk of dementia

July 27, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

People who eat the highest amounts of ultra-processed foods like soft drinks, chips and cookies may have a higher risk of developing dementia than those who eat the lowest amounts, according to a new study. Researchers also found that replacing […]


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Mathematical modeling to explain immunotherapy responses

July 26, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Immunotherapies that activate the immune system to seek and kill cancer cells have greatly improved outcomes for many patients with solid tumors. There is still, however, a subset of patients who do not see benefit from this type of therapy. […]


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Cocoa shown to reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness in real-life study

July 26, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Cocoa only reduces blood pressure and arterial stiffness when elevated, a new study from the University of Surrey finds. Cocoa flavanols have previously been found to lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness as much as some blood pressure medication. However, […]


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Green tea extract promotes gut health, lowers blood sugar

July 26, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

New research in people with a cluster of heart disease risk factors has shown that consuming green tea extract for four weeks can reduce blood sugar levels and improve gut health by lowering inflammation and decreasing “leaky gut.” Researchers said […]


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Researchers find why bat cells do not get infected by SARS-CoV-2

July 26, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Bat cells have specific molecular barriers to deal with SARS-CoV-2 replication, according to a study published in the Journal of Virology — a publication of the American Society of Microbiology — which includes the participation of Jordi Serra-Cobo, lecturer of […]