Pulmonary embolism and COVID-19

Researchers at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit say early diagnosis of a life-threatening blood clot in the lungs led to swifter treatment intervention in…

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Antibiotic-destroying genes widespread in bacteria in soil and on people

The latest generation of tetracyclines — a class of powerful, first-line antibiotics — was designed to thwart the two most common ways bacteria resist such…

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COVID-19 outbreak lasts days longer for each day’s delay in social distancing

AUSTIN, Texas — A new analysis of COVID-19 outbreaks in 58 cities has found that places that took longer to begin implementing social distancing measures…

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Study seeks to optimize comfort for patients removed from ventilators at end of life

A paper recently published online in the journal Chest reports on a study of the palliative ventilator withdrawal (PVW) procedure performed in intensive care units…

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Across the cell membrane

Some of the most essential processes on the planet involves water and energy entering and leaving cells. The cellular doormen responsible for this access are…

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The fight goes on: Clinical trial shows promising new treatment for rare blood cancer

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that develops from lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). It has many subtypes. A rare subtype, called…

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COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative death

Patients undergoing surgery after contracting coronavirus are at greatly increased risk of postoperative death, a new global study published in The Lancet reveals. Researchers found…

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How the coronavirus could be prevented from invading a host cell

How might the novel coronavirus be prevented from entering a host cell in an effort to thwart infection? A team of biomedical scientists has made…

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