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Comprehensive review of COVID-19’s effects outside the lungs

Columbia University Irving Medical Center | 07-10-2020

The first extensive review of COVID-19’s effects on all affected organs outside the lungs. …

Study finds fatty acid that kills cancer cells

Washington State University | 07-10-2020

Study shows a fatty acid called dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid, or DGLA, can kill human cancer cells. …

Fast-spreading mutation helps common flu virus subtype escape immune response

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health | 07-10-2020

Strains of a common subtype of influenza virus, H3N2, have almost universally acquired a mutation that effectively blocks antibodies from binding to a key viral protein …

Mom and baby share ‘good bacteria’ through breast milk

University of British Columbia | 07-10-2020

A new study found that bacteria are shared and possibly transferred from a mother’s milk to her infant’s gut, and that breastfeeding directly at the breast best supports this process. …

High blood sugar linked with higher risk of death in COVID-19 patients not previously diagnosed with diabetes

Diabetologia | 07-10-2020

In patients with COVID-19 but without a previous diagnosis of diabetes, abnormally high blood sugar is associated with more than double the risk of death …

Study pinpoints brain cells that trigger sugar cravings and consumption

University of Iowa Health Care | 07-10-2020

New research has identified the specific brain cells that control how much sugar you eat and how much you crave sweet-tasting food. …

Salmonella biofilm protein causes autoimmune responses — Possible link with Alzheimer’s

University of Saskatchewan | 07-09-2020

Scientists have demonstrated that a Salmonella biofilm protein can cause autoimmune responses and arthritis in animals. …

Bats offer clues to treating COVID-19

University of Rochester | 07-09-2020

Review article discusses adaptations in bats that extend lifespan and confer immunity to deadly viral pathogens. …

Breast cancer cells can reprogram immune cells to assist in metastasis

Johns Hopkins Medicine | 07-09-2020

Metastatic breast cancer cells can reprogram natural killer (NK) cells so that they stop killing cancer cells and, instead, assist in metastasis. …

New study supports remdesivir as COVID-19 treatment

Vanderbilt University Medical Center | 07-09-2020

The news about remdesivir, the investigational anti-viral drug that has shown early promise in the fight against COVID-19, keeps getting better. …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Comprehensive review of COVID-19’s effects outside the lungs

Columbia University Irving Medical Center | 07-10-2020

The first extensive review of COVID-19’s effects on all affected organs outside the lungs. …

Comprehensive review of COVID-19’s effects outside the lungs

Columbia University Irving Medical Center | 07-10-2020

The first extensive review of COVID-19’s effects on all affected organs outside the lungs. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Mom and baby share ‘good bacteria’ through breast milk

University of British Columbia | 07-10-2020

A new study found that bacteria are shared and possibly transferred from a mother’s milk to her infant’s gut, and that breastfeeding directly at the breast best supports this process. …

Mom and baby share ‘good bacteria’ through breast milk

University of British Columbia | 07-10-2020

A new study found that bacteria are shared and possibly transferred from a mother’s milk to her infant’s gut, and that breastfeeding directly at the breast best supports this process. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

The best (and worst) materials for face masks

University of Arizona | 07-08-2020

It’s intuitive and scientifically shown that wearing a face covering can help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But not all masks are created equal …

The best (and worst) materials for face masks

University of Arizona | 07-08-2020

It’s intuitive and scientifically shown that wearing a face covering can help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But not all masks are created equal …