Month: August 2020

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 31 2020 COVID-19 is disrupting just about every student’s 2020 education, but medical students have it particularly hard right now. “It’s a nightmare scenario for the class of 2021,” said Jake Berg, a fourth-year student at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville. In March, students were abruptly pulled
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 26 2020 A team led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has taken an important step forward in the goal of developing a potential treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the most common form of chronic liver disease. There are currently no approved medications for NAFLD, but in
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 28 2020 Breast milk strengthens a child’s immune system, supporting the intestinal flora. These facts are common knowledge. But how does this work? What are the molecular mechanisms behind this phenomenon? And why is this not possible the same way with bottle feeding? The reasons were unknown until a team
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Artificial intelligence, or “supervised machine learning,” could help identify which well-appearing infants with fever, who are 60 days old or younger, are at low risk for a serious bacterial infection, according to a study published in Pediatrics. Accurate risk determination could reduce unnecessary lumbar puncture, antibiotics and hospitalizations for these infants, as well as decreasing
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 28 2020 The data of 61,751 pregnant women, out of approximately 100,000 collected by the Japan Environment and Children’s Study analyzed the association between the maternal usage of insecticides and insect repellents during pregnancy and neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. The Koshin Unit Center at Shinshu University played a central role in this
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 28 2020 Over 1,000 children from Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, known as ‘COVID Warriors’ have had their antibodies measured in the UK-wide trial called ‘Seroprevalence of SARS-Cov-2 infection in healthy children’. The findings have been published today (Friday 28 August) as a pre-print on the server medRxiv. The
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 27 2020 A drug used to treat gout, probenecid, may improve heart function in individuals with a particular heart defect, according to results from a small pilot study run by a University of Cincinnati researcher. Jack Rubinstein, MD, associate professor in the UC College of Medicine and UC Health cardiologist,
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 26 2020 A team of researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) affiliated with the CHOP Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative (ENGIN) have combined clinical information with large-scale genomic data to successfully link characteristic presentations of childhood epilepsies with specific genetic variants. The findings were published today in the American Journal of
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Make no doubt about it: Now is the time to make our voices heard. Regardless of your political party, it’s important to stand up for what you believe in and for the future of our children. Fashion brands are stepping up and encouraging women to cast their vote. Rebecca Lee Funk, The Outrage founder and
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 24 2020 University Hospitals announced today plans to participate as a study site for the Phase 2/3 global study sponsored by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE of an investigational vaccine, BNT162b2, against SARS-CoV-2. UH’s study site is one of approximately 120 clinical investigational sites around the world that will collectively
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