Guidance on treating COVID-19 patients with signs of acute heart attack

Much remains unknown about COVID-19, but many studies already have indicated that people with cardiovascular disease are at greater risk of COVID-19. There also have…

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New study shows how oxygen transfer is altered in diseased lung tissue

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed tiny sensors that measure oxygen transport in bovine lung tissue. The…

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Children of parents with mental illness have higher risk of injuries

Children to parents suffering from mental illness have a higher risk of injuries than other children, according to a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet…

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Off-the-shelf artificial cardiac patch repairs heart attack damage in rats, pigs

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed an “off-the-shelf” artificial cardiac patch that can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of…

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Whether marijuana helps with pain is unclear

Medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with low pain to say they use cannabis three…

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River-groundwater hot spot for arsenic

Naturally occurring (geogenic) groundwater arsenic contamination is a problem of global significance, with noteworthy occurrences in large parts of the alluvial and deltaic aquifers in…

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Common coronaviruses are highly seasonal, with most cases peaking in winter months

Of the seven coronaviruses known to infect people, four cause common respiratory infections that are sharply seasonal and appear to transmit similarly to influenza, according…

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How forest loss leads to spread of disease

Viruses that jump from animals to people, like the one responsible for COVID-19, will likely become more common as people continue to transform natural habitats…

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