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New Study Analyzes The Risk Of Catching Covid-19 While Flying

September 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

One of the biggest business disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic has been inability or reluctance to travel. International air travel is down 48% compared with this time last year. And it’s no wonder. Congested airports and long flights packed densely […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Opinions

Better material for wearable biosensors

September 16, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Matthew S. Brown, a fourth-year PhD student with Assistant Professor Ahyeon Koh’s lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, served as the lead author for “Electronic?ECM: A Permeable Microporous Elastomer for an Advanced Bio-Integrated Continuous Sensing Platform,” published in the […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study provides insight into lymphomagenesis and patterns of resistance to immunotherapy

September 16, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Lymphomas are a diverse group of cancers of the immune system, which is the body’s primary defense against autoimmune disease, infections, and malignancy. Now, researchers at the University of Tsukuba have clarified risk factors and molecular mechanisms underlying primary and […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Pregnant People Should Cut Out Caffeine, According To Study

August 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

Changing your diet while you’re trying to conceive and while you’re pregnant is a very common reality for many people. It’s likely that after you’ve found out that you’re expecting your doctor will give you a list of things you […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Smartphones can tell when you’re drunk by analyzing your walk

August 18, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Having real-time information about alcohol intoxication could be important for helping people reduce alcohol consumption, preventing drinking and driving or alerting a sponsor for someone in treatment, according to lead researcher Brian Suffoletto, M.D., who was with the University of […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Low humidity increases COVID-19 risk: Another reason to wear a mask

August 18, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Now a second study by the same team confirms the risk. The study is published today in Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. The research led by Professor Michael Ward, an epidemiologist in the Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Tumor gene test could help to predict ovarian cancer prognosis

August 17, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The research paper led by UNSW Medicine — involving 125 authors across 86 organisations, including University of Southern California (USC), University of Cambridge, University of British Columbia, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Mayo Clinic, and Peter MacCallum Cancer Center in Melbourne — […]


Opinions

Echoes Of The Past: Can We Apply Lessons Of The Polio Era To The Coronavirus Pandemic?

August 17, 2020

Via: Forbes

When I first visited India in 2005, the country still had 66 cases of polio. But when I flew to India this past January, I landed in a country that had been polio-free for nearly six years. India achieved its […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Nanoparticle Coating Could Stop Plaque Forming On Teeth

August 17, 2020

Via: Forbes

Tooth decay is caused by bacteria in the mouth colonizing the tooth surface and forming something called a biofilm, which is very hard to get rid of and is what dental plaque consists of. These bacteria live on sugar, so […]


Opinions

Study outlines new strategy that could speed up antiviral treatment for COVID-19

August 11, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The study, conducted by an international team and led by RMIT University’s Professor Christian Doerig, outlines a strategy that could save years of drug discovery research and millions of dollars in drug development by repurposing existing treatments designed for other […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study suggests novel strategy to slow down evolution of antibiotic resistance

August 10, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The rise of antibiotic resistance in many pathogens has been driven by the spread of a small number of strains, suggesting that some bacteria may be genetically pre-disposed to evolving resistance. Researchers at Oxford University have tested this hypothesis by […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Glycome shift in epidermal stem cells could serve as potential biomarker of aging

July 21, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Age shows nowhere better than on the skin. The ravages of time on skin and the epidermal stem cells that differentiate to replenish its outer layer have been hypothesized, but there has been no method to evaluate their aging at […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Patient Experience

Traditional PTSD therapy doesn’t trigger drug relapse

July 20, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Johns Hopkins researchers have now demonstrated that behavior therapy that exposes people to memories of their trauma doesn’t cause relapses of opioid or other drug use, and that PTSD severity and emotional problems have decreased after the first therapy session. […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Med Tech

Study brings researchers one step closer to produce and blend medicines on a microscopic scale

July 20, 2020

Via: The Medical News

For the first time, a single, twisted nanoparticle has been accurately measured and characterised in a lab, taking scientists one vital step closer to a time when medicines will be produced and blended on a microscopic scale. Physicists at the […]


Biomarker, Clinical Research, Innovation

Breakthrough blood test detects positive COVID-19 result in 20 minutes

July 17, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

In a discovery that could advance the worldwide effort to limit the community spread of COVID-19 through robust contact tracing, researchers were able to identify recent COVID-19 cases using 25 microlitres of plasma from blood samples. The research team, led […]