A team of radiologists from China discussed making changes to the CT examination process during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The group’s work was published in an open-access article published ahead-of-print by the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR). Shanghai Jiao Tong University Medical School Affiliated Ruijin Hospital researchers noted, to undergo CT, patients must exit
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By Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News. Casa de Salud, a nonprofit clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico, provides primary medical care, opioid addiction services and non-Western therapies, including acupuncture and reiki, to a largely low-income population. And, like so many other health care providers that serve
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A study conducted by researchers in Belgium has found no evidence to support concerns that asymptomatic young children may be a source of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus disease 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission. No cases of asymptomatic carriers were detected among a cohort of 84 children (aged six to 30 months) attending daycare centers across Belgium
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After Cardinal Health sold its majority stake in the startup two years ago, naviHealth is trading hands again. The Brentwood, Tennessee-based startup sold to OptumHealth for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2012 by former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Tom Scully, naviHealth developed a platform to help health plans and health systems ensure
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Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a magnetic tracking system for surgical robots to operate with dexterity within the body. The technology does not require patient or clinician exposure to radiation, and is much less expensive that pre-existing monitoring techniques. A magnet is embedded in the tip of the robot and
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May 19 2020 AMSBIO reports on the positive customer feedback received for their One-Step Luciferase Assay kit recently introduced for quantitation of firefly luciferase activity in mammalian cell culture. Initial uptake of this new kit has been strong particularly for high throughput screening applications.  Our customers have appreciated that the kit offers not just high
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Latest Coronavirus News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In the race to find treatments for COVID-19, the antiviral drug remdesivir has gotten much of the attention. But researchers say a class of long-used drugs called interferons also looks promising. Trials testing the medications are underway in several countries. A
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The ongoing severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic is thought to have originated from an animal species, most likely bats, which succeeded in crossing over to humans. However, the exact species of origin has not yet been confirmed. A new study published on the preprint server bioRxiv* in May 2020 identifies eight mutations
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Certain respirators made in China may not provide consistent and adequate respiratory protection to healthcare workers exposed to COVID-19, FDA said after a number of these respirators failed to demonstrate a minimum particulate filtration efficiency of 95% in testing. The testing was conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) – National Personal Protective
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US researchers have published a proof of concept on the efficacy of human monoclonal antibodies against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in laboratory conditions, as well as their pioneering use in a mouse model. The study is available on the preprint server bioRxiv*. Basic virology research of SARS-CoV-2 is of utmost importance during
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