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Innovation, Research

Study: People eat more the night before a planned exercise session

April 1, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A study into eating behavior and exercise has found that people increase the amount of food they eat the night before a planned exercise session. Researchers tested a group of recreationally active males, made up of Loughborough staff and students […]


News

Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine Works for Teens, According to a New Study

March 31, 2021

Via: Time Health

Pfizer-BioNTech says their COVID-19 vaccine is 100% efficacious in protecting adolescents aged 12 to 15 years from COVID-19 disease. On March 31, the companies released a statement summarizing the results of their study of the safety and efficacy of their […]


Innovation, Research

Study ratifies link of processed meat to cardiovascular disease and early death

March 31, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A global study led by Hamilton scientists has found a link between eating processed meat and a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. The same study did not find the same link with unprocessed red meat or poultry. The information comes […]


EHR & EMR

VA launches strategic review of beleaguered $16B Cerner EHR project

March 19, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

VA’s ongoing analysis of the only site operational with the new EHR, the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., precipitated the need for a schedule shift, the agency said. Mann-Grandstaff went live in October last year, the first site […]


Innovation, Research

DNA spike-ins increase reliability of amplicon-based sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 genomes

March 19, 2021

Via: The Medical News

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread all over the world, its causative pathogen, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is being monitored for the emergence of new variants and alterations in viral biology. In […]


Innovation, Research

Scientists explore structure of SARS-CoV-2 receptor-binding domain with G485R mutation

March 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), continues to spread globally, with new variants of concern continuing to emerge. Scientists aim to closely monitor the spread of the virus and detect newly […]


Innovation, Research

Hyperthyroid Patients Fare Just as Well After Total Thyroidectomy

March 18, 2021

Via: MedPageToday

People with hyperthyroidism did not seem to have worse thyroidectomy outcomes than those with normal thyroid functioning, researchers in France reported. In a nonrandomized study of adults with hyperthyroidism or euthyroidism, neither patient group saw a significantly higher rate of […]


Innovation, Research

The First Big Study On COVID Reinfection Is Here. Here’s What It Means.

March 18, 2021

Via: HuffPost

The possibility of coronavirus reinfection has been a concern since the first reports of people getting sick again began popping up in 2020 ― while many around the globe were still in isolation. But there has been relatively little data […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Double trouble for drug-resistant cancers

March 16, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

ETC-159, a made-in-Singapore anti-cancer drug that is currently in early phase clinical trials for use in a subset of colorectal and gynaecological cancers, could also prevent some tumours from resisting therapies by blocking a key DNA repair mechanism, researchers from […]


Innovation, Research

Study highlights the importance of ensuring newborns have close contact with parents during COVID-19

March 16, 2021

Via: The Medical News

New research from WHO and partners shows that the COVID-19 pandemic is severely affecting the quality of care given to small and sick newborns, resulting in unnecessary suffering and deaths. A study published in the Lancet Eclinical Medicine highlights the […]


News

Surgery should remain as mainstay of treatment for acute uncomplicated appendicitis: Study

March 15, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

An RCSI study conducted in Beaumont Hospital in Dublin has found that surgery, rather than antibiotics-only, should remain as the mainstay of treatment for acute uncomplicated appendicitis. Published in the Annals of Surgery and led by researchers from the RCSI […]


Innovation, Patient Experience, Research

Beta-blockers not likely to cause depression yet may contribute to sleep disturbances

March 15, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

Beta-blockers treat various cardiovascular diseases and were not more likely to cause depression compared to other similar treatments, according to new research published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. While depression may occur during beta-blocker therapy, the research […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Breast cancer: The risks of brominated flame retardants

March 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) are found in furniture, electronics, and kitchenware to slow the spread of flames in the event of a fire. However, it has been shown that these molecules may lead to early mammary gland development, which is […]


Innovation, Research

Natural virus-induced immunity protective against UK and South African SARS-CoV-2 variants in hamster study

March 12, 2021

Via: The Medical News

As new variants of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) continue to emerge, fueling the continued spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, a new study offers encouragement. Released as a preprint on the bioRxiv* server, the […]


Innovation, Research

Dry eye disease negatively affects physical and mental health as well as vision

March 11, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Patients suffering from dry eye disease symptoms have a lower quality of life compared to those without symptoms, a new study reports. The findings showed that patients with the condition reported negative effects on visual function, their ability to carry […]