Since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been known that older men have a higher risk of getting very sick and dying than older women.
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Vice President Mike Pence portrayed his boss, President Donald Trump, as a leader who has reached out across the aisle to help during the coronavirus pandemic.
A team of researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia affiliated with the CHOP Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative have combined clinical information with large-scale genomic data to successfully link characteristic presentations of childhood epilepsies with specific genetic variants.
Incidence of obesity-related cancers in adults who are overweight/obese and have type 2 diabetes is reduced by an intensive lifestyle intervention compared with standard diabetes support and education.
Medscape Medical News
University of Queensland researchers have developed biosensors that use nanoengineered porous gold which more effectively detect early signs of disease, potentially improving patient outcomes.
The drug’s manufacturer is pushing the FDA to expand the emergency use authorization to full approval for all hospitalized with COVID-19. But some experts say there are too many unanswered questions.
Medscape Medical News
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Antibiotic resistance in some kinds of bacteria may be reversed using hydrogen sulphide (H2S), according to a new study.
Scientists at the University of Bonn identify previously unknown disease mechanism. A congenital disorder of the fat metabolism can apparently cause chronic hyperreaction of the immune system.