Study helps to identify medications which are safe to use in treatment of COVID-19

A recent study has found that there is no evidence for or against the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen for patients with…

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Experimental AI tool predicts which COVID-19 patients develop respiratory disease

An artificial intelligence tool accurately predicted which patients newly infected with the COVID-19 virus would go on to develop severe respiratory disease, a new study…

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A new way to study HIV’s impact on the brain

Though many negative repercussions of human immunodeficiency virus infection can be mitigated with the use of antiretroviral therapy (ART), one area where medical advances haven’t…

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UK local authorities not ready for the number of deaths from Covid-19

University of Huddersfield experts have made stark warnings about the impact of coronavirus on local authorities. A major increase in mortality rates and staff absences…

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Gene mutation enhances cognitive flexibility in mice

NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. “Gene mutation enhances cognitive flexibility in mice: Findings may have implications for understanding epilepsy,…

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Standardizing COVID-19 data analysis to aid international research efforts

Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) have launched a new database to advance the international research efforts studying COVID-19. The publicly-available, free-to-use resource…

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Worldwide scientific collaboration unveils genetic architecture of gray matter

The cerebral cortex is the relatively thin, folded, outer “gray matter” layer of the brain crucial for thinking, information processing, memory, and attention. Not much…

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How to identify factors affecting COVID-19 transmission

Much remains unknown about how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, spreads through the environment. A major reason for this is that the behaviors and…

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