Sunday, September 27, 2020
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Metabolic syndrome linked to worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients

Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who had a combination of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes were over three times more likely to die...

Autistic people’s nerve cells differ before birth

Philadelphia, August 24, 2020 - Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition that researchers are now tracing back to prenatal development, even though the disorder is...

Researchers show children are silent spreaders of virus that causes COVID-19

BOSTON - In the most comprehensive study of COVID-19 pediatric patients to date, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Mass General Hospital for Children (MGHfC)...

New gene therapy approach eliminates at least 90% latent herpes simplex...

Infectious disease researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have used a gene editing approach to remove latent herpes simplex virus 1,...

USC scientists identify the order of COVID-19’s symptoms

USC researchers have found the likely order in which COVID-19 symptoms first appear: fever, cough, muscle pain, and then nausea, and/or vomiting, and diarrhea.Knowing...

Despite large numbers tested, kids in England made up just 1%...

Children made up a very small proportion--just 1%--of all confirmed COVID-19 cases in England during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, despite the...

MSG promotes significant sodium reduction and enjoyment of better-for-you foods, according...

ITASCA, Illinois - A new study published in the Journal of Food Science suggests monosodium glutamate (MSG) can be used to significantly reduce sodium...

UBCO researchers link advertising to uptick in youth vaping

UBC researchers are raising the alarm about the increase of vaping among teenagers and how e-cigarette marketing strategies target youth.Assistant Professor Laura Struik, who...

Gulf war illness, chronic fatigue syndrome distinct illnesses, Georgetown study suggests

WASHINGTON - A brain imaging study of veterans with Gulf War illness (GWI) and patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) (sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis),...

Pulmonary fibrosis treatment shows proof of principle

A pre-clinical study led by scientists at Cincinnati Children's demonstrates that in mice the drug barasertib reverses the activation of fibroblasts that...