Month: May 2021

By including multi-ethnic participants, a largescale genetic study has identified more regions of the genome linked to type 2 diabetes-related traits than if the research had been conducted in Europeans alone. The international MAGIC collaboration, made up of more than 400 global academics, conducted a genome-wide association meta-analysis led by the University of Exeter. Now
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Video highlights of COVID-19 data trends as of May 31, 2021. The following states did not update data over the weekend, resulting in reduced Case and Death counts: Alabama; Alaska; Connecticut; Florida; Idaho; Kansas; Louisiana; Mississippi; Nebraska; Nevada; New Mexico; North Carolina; Oklahoma; Rhode Island; South Dakota; Tennessee; Virgin Island; West Virginia; Wyoming. This daily
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Parkinson’s disease affects seven to ten million patients in Western societies – with an upward trend. Patients suffer from symptoms such as tremors, gait and speech disorders, and memory loss. Digital technologies have the potential to change the understanding and treatment of Parkinson’s disease fundamentally. But before they can be implemented in clinical practice, their
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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) primarily causes respiratory symptoms that range from mild cough and fever to severe pneumonia. Increasingly, studies indicate that the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has an organotropism beyond the respiratory tract and that the brain is an extrapulmonary site of infection. Central nervous system (CNS) involvement in SARS-CoV-2 involves
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FDA has recently cleared two endoscopes from device-makers that could cut down on some of the contamination problems. The federal agency cleared EndoFresh’s disposable-digestive endoscopy system and a portable cystoscope from UroViu. EndoFresh Disposable Digestive Endoscopy System features a camera system with innovative all-in-one design, disposable upper GI endoscope and disposable colonoscope, which are used
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Video highlights of COVID-19 data trends as of May 30, 2021. This daily report shares critical data on the spread of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours. For the latest news, trends, and expert insights on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the JHU Coronavirus Resource Center: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/ Explore COVID-19 trends around the world with our in-depth
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Video highlights of COVID-19 data trends as of May 29, 2021. This daily report shares critical data on the spread of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours. For the latest news, trends, and expert insights on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the JHU Coronavirus Resource Center: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/ Explore COVID-19 trends around the world with our in-depth
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Leprosy remains one of the biggest public health problems in many countries. It is a complex disease in several aspects, including clinical, histopathological, and molecular. This book is written to help different professionals (medical students, physicians, pathologists, researchers, and others) who handle this disease daily or are interested in it to understand the disease from
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Latest Depression News FRIDAY, May 28, 2021 Researchers who pinpointed 178 gene variants linked to major depression say their findings could improve diagnosis and treatment of a disorder that affects 1 in 5 people. The study draws on a huge database, analyzing the genetic and health records of 1.2 million people from three databanks in
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Latest Lungs News FRIDAY, May 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) Surgery soon after a diagnosis of early-stage lung cancer is crucial in reducing the risk of recurrence and death, a new study finds. “Patients with early-stage cancer have the best chance for survival,” said senior author Dr. Varun Puri, a thoracic surgeon and professor of surgery
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Latest Mental Health News By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder, a common mental health condition known as OCD, may have more than triple the risk of having a stroke, according to a new report from Taiwanese researchers. As to why, the study authors aren’t sure. The
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