Millions Have Lost Health Insurance in Pandemic-Driven Recession

WASHINGTON — The coronavirus pandemic stripped an estimated 5.4 million American workers of their health insurance between February and May, ...
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Texas Hospital Says Man, 30, Died After Attending a ‘Covid Party’

A 30-year-old man who believed the coronavirus was a hoax and attended a “Covid party” died after being infected with ...
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In Astounding Test, Scientists Revive Damaged Lungs for Transplant

The six lungs were taken from brain-dead patients and offered to transplant surgeons. But at major medical centers, one surgeon ...
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Choke Point for U.S. Coronavirus Response: The Fax Machine

Public health officials in Houston are struggling to keep up with one of the nation’s largest coronavirus outbreaks. They are ...
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Live Coronavirus Updates: Trump Aides Target Fauci

Here’s what you need to know:ImageSt. Petersburg, Fla., on Sunday.Credit...Zack Wittman for The New York TimesCase numbers in the U.S ...
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How Koalas With an S.T.D. Could Help Humanity

TOORBUL, Australia — The first sign is the smell: smoky, like a campfire, with a hint of urine. The second ...
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What’s Missing in the Effort to Stop Maternal Deaths

ImageA couple of months after delivery, new mothers can lose health coverage, particularly in states that haven’t expanded Medicaid. Credit...Lisette Poole ...
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Whipped by the ‘Long Tail’ of the Coronavirus

On day 45 of our illness, my husband, Marc, and I woke up and looked at each other. Our symptoms ...
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Airplane noise appears to negatively impact fetal health

Prolonged exposure to loud noise is more than annoying?it is bad for human health. Beyond the obvious potential damage to ...
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Cost prevents one in five US women from using their preferred contraception

AUSTIN, Texas-- More than one in five women at risk of an unplanned pregnancy in the U.S. would use a ...
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Why are memories attached to emotions so strong?

NEW YORK, NY (July 13, 2020)--Memories linked with strong emotions often become seared in the brain. Most people can remember ...
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Mental health units in correctional facilities: Scarce data but promising outcomes

July 13, 2020 - Specialized mental health units (MHUs) may be critical to managing the high rates of serious mental ...
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Scientists evaluated the perspectives of zinc intake for COVID-19 prevention

Researchers from Sechenov University in collaboration with colleagues from Germany, Greece and Russia reviewed scientific articles on the role of ...
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Study shows humans are optimists for most of life

Is middle age really the "golden age" when people are the most optimistic in life? Researchers from Michigan State University ...
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More lonely deaths in hospitals and nursing homes from COVID

CHICAGO--- Patients who died from COVID in 2020 were almost 12 times more likely to die in a medical facility ...
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UTHealth joins study of blood pressure medication’s effect on improving COVID-19 outcomes

An interventional therapy aimed at improving survival chances and reducing the need for critical care treatment due to COVID-19 is ...
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Nationwide project seeks to understand how brain exercises produce cognitive benefits

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- How does memory training lead to cognitive benefits? Aaron Seitz, director of the Brain Game Center for ...
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University research and the private sector

URBANA, Ill. - Food additives get a bad rap, but a natural ingredient from orange peels and apple skins, pectin, ...
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Florida Tops U.S. Record With Over 15,000 New Cases

Here’s what you need to know:As Fauci becomes more vocal, Trump aides are moving to undercut him.ImageDr.  Anthony S. Fauci ...
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Trump’s Health Officials Warn More Will Die as Covid Cases Rise

Two of the Trump administration’s top health officials acknowledged Sunday that the country is facing a very serious situation with ...
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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. and World News

Here’s what you need to know:ImagePresident Trump at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Saturday.Credit...Erin Scott for The ...
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How to Reopen Schools: What Science and Other Countries Teach Us

As school districts across the United States consider whether and how to restart in-person classes, their challenge is complicated by ...
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U.S. Nears 60,000 New Daily Covid-19 Cases: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know:ImageMedical staff at Houston Methodist Hospital’s Covid-19 I.C.U. turning a patient into a prone position ...
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Study of Coronavirus in Pregnant Women Finds Striking Racial Differences

Black, Hispanic and Latino pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as their white counterparts to have been ...
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Why We Still Don’t Know Enough About Covid-19 and Pregnancy

At the end of April, Denise J. Jamieson, M.D., a member of the Covid-19 task force at the American College ...
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Sutter Health’s Request to Delay $575 Million Settlement Is Denied

Despite citing the surge in coronavirus cases and economic fallout from the pandemic in California, Sutter Health failed to persuade ...
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Meet the Heroes Fighting on the Front Lines Against Covid-19

The New York Times Presents: ‘They Get Brave’Producers/Directors Samantha Stark, Alexandra Garcia, John Pappas, Lora MoftahWatch on Friday at 10 ...
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Help Shape Our Reporting on Disability and Accessibility in America

Nearly every person experiences disability at some point in life, or knows someone with a disability. For many of us, ...
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Stayin’ Alive: How Disco Saved Daddy

After he and Mom divorced, Dad went out some weekends with a group from church. The group, made up entirely ...
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Study finds fatty acid that kills cancer cells

PULLMAN, Wash. - Researchers have demonstrated that a fatty acid called dihomogamma-linolenic acid, or DGLA, can kill human cancer cells ...
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More than meets the eye

The ability to recognize faces is a complex neurocognitive skill with important social implications. The disorder, which, according to some ...
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Study: Medicaid expansion meant better health for the most vulnerable low-income adults

The most vulnerable residents of the nation's 10th most populous state say their health improved significantly after they enrolled in ...
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Single-cell RNA sequencing outlines the immune landscape of severe COVID-19

A new single-cell RNA sequencing analysis of more than 59,000 cells from three different patient cohorts provides a detailed look ...
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Pandemic inspires framework for enhanced care in nursing homes

PHILADELPHIA (July 10, 2020) - As of May 2020, nursing home residents account for a staggering one-third of the more ...
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Experts, advocates publish guidance for research on HIV, co-infections in pregnancy

CHAPEL HILL, NC - July 10, 2020 - Pregnant women are among those most in need of safe and effective ...
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Gender bias in evaluating surgical residency faculty members may be decreasing

CHICAGO (July 10, 2020): In the male-dominated field of surgery, female faculty of training programs tend to receive lower scores ...
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COVID-19 can be transmitted in the womb, reports pediatric infectious disease journal

July 10, 2020 - A baby girl in Texas - born prematurely to a mother with COVID-19 - is the ...
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Fast-spreading mutation helps common flu subtype escape immune response

Strains of a common subtype of influenza virus, H3N2, have almost universally acquired a mutation that effectively blocks antibodies from ...
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Columbia physicians give first comprehensive review of COVID-19’s effects outside the lung

NEW YORK, NY (July 10, 2020) -- After only a few days caring for critically ill COVID-19 patients at the ...
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Global COVID-19 registry finds strokes associated with COVID-19 are more severe, have worse outcomes and higher mortality

DALLAS, July 10, 2020 -- Acute ischemic strokes (AIS) associated with COVID-19 are more severe, lead to worse functional outcomes ...
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Media tip sheet: Ecological forecasting

Ecological forecasts are predictions about the future state of an ecosystem - the level of a service it will provide, ...
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Study shows that aerosol box used to protect healthcare workers during COVID

A new study shows that certain aerosol boxes of a similar type to those that have been manufactured and used ...
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Study highlights multiple health risks among a people living longer with HIV

BOSTON - The impact and prevalence of heart disease and other critical comorbidities on an aging global population with human ...
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New research uncovers COVID-19’s impact on college student mental health and well-being

The COVID-19 pandemic is putting significant stress on college students, many of whom are worried about increasing financial pressures caused ...
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Nano-radiomics unveils treatment effect on tumor microenvironment

Research has shown that the tumor microenvironment (TME) can help cancers grow and evade the immune response. The TME has ...
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Scientists may have found one path to a longer life

Scientists at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences may have found the beginnings of a path toward increasing ...
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105th Annual Meeting: Preview and highlights

The sessions and events on this curated list delve into 2020 meeting theme: Harnessing the Ecological Data Revolution. These presentations ...
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The Coronavirus Can Be Airborne Indoors, W.H.O. Says

The coronavirus may linger in the air in crowded indoor spaces, spreading from one person to the next, the World ...
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Surge in Covid Cases Driven Largely by States That Reopened Early: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know:ImageKey data of the dayThe surge in the United States is being driven largely by ...
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Drug Giants Create Fund to Bolster Struggling Antibiotic Start-Ups

Twenty of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies on Thursday announced the creation of a $1 billion fund to buoy financially ...
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Regeneron Scientists Raced To Find Antibodies To Fight Covid-19. Then The Coronavirus Found Them.

In January, as a frightening new virus filled hospital wards in Wuhan, China, Stephanie Giordano, a 25-year-old researcher at the ...
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At Least 5 States Set Single-Day Coronavirus Case Records

This briefing has ended. Read live coronavirus updates here.Here’s what you need to know:ImageA drive-through test site in Dallas on ...
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A Missed Warning About Silent Coronavirus Infections

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via StitcherAt the end ...
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U.S. Weighs Early Vaccine Access for Minorities and Others at Risk

Federal health officials are already trying to decide who will get the first doses of any effective coronavirus vaccines, which ...
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Teletherapy, Popular in the Pandemic, May Outlast It

The 10-year-old girl was afraid that her American Girl dolls — buried in the bedroom closet — would come alive ...
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Air Pollution Takes a Global Toll on Heart Health

All over the world, in high-income and low-income countries, in communities large and small, urban and rural, air pollution is ...
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Study says inhalers ok to use amid COVID-19 concerns

The benefits of using inhalers and nebulisers containing steroids outweigh the risks despite warnings to the contrary during the COVID-19 ...
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How fear transforms into anxiety

A deadly coronavirus pandemic, economic instability and civil unrest menace the mental well-being of millions. Understanding how, in vulnerable people, ...
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Living close to green space benefits gut bacteria of urban, formula-fed infants

Living close to natural green space can mitigate some of the changes in infant gut bacteria associated with formula feeding, ...
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Senators Cassidy and Carper call for Medicare to cover obesity drugs amid COVID-19 pandemic

Washington, D.C. -- July 9, 2020 -- U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Thomas Carper (D-Del.) are calling on the ...
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Teva presents latest data on AJOVY® ▼ (fremanezumab) at EHF Congress

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - Teva Pharmaceutical Europe B.V. has presented results from a pooled analysis of three randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase ...
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Aquaculture’s role in nutrition in the COVID-19 era

Aquaculture, the relatively young but fast-growing industry of farming of fish and other marine life, now produces around half of ...
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American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) to host virtual Annual Meeting, October 25-28

ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2020 -- Registration opens today for the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) 62nd Annual Meeting, ...
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What happens when food first touches your tongue

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new study might explain why humans register some tastes more quickly than others, potentially due to ...
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Feeling with the heart

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Women who deliver by C-section are less likely to conceive subsequent children

HERSHEY, Pa. -- Women who deliver their first child by cesarean section (C-section) are less likely to conceive a second ...
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Study of 17 Million Identifies Crucial Risk Factors for Coronavirus Deaths

An analysis of more than 17 million people in England — the largest study of its kind, according to its ...
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Grave Shortages of P.P.E. Gear Flare Again as Covid Cases Surge

As coronavirus cases surge across the country, hospitals, nursing homes and private medical practices are facing a problem many had ...
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8 Questions From a Disease Detective on the Pandemic’s Origins

For decades, Dr. Daniel R. Lucey, an infectious disease specialist at Georgetown University, has crisscrossed the globe to study epidemics ...
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What’s the Best Exercise for You? Twins Can Provide an Answer

If you start exercising and do not seem to be gaining as much endurance or strength as you had hoped, ...
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The best (and worst) materials for masks

It's intuitive and scientifically shown that wearing a face covering can help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus that ...
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Researchers work to better measure delirium severity in older patients

In a study published in the journal Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorder, researchers reported on their effort to improve and ...
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COVID-19: Yin and yang and herd immunity

The Great Chinese Famine (1959-1962) was probably the greatest man-made disaster in history resulting in tens of millions of deaths ...
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COVID-19 cases and deaths in federal and state prisons significantly higher than in US population

A new analysis led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the number of U.S ...
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ACAAI announces virtual 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (July 8, 2020) - After closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its continuing impact on patients, ...
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International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the American Heart Association Release scientific statement outlining venous thromboembolism research priorities

CHAPEL HILL, NC, July 8, 2020 -- The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) and the American Heart Association ...
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Researchers join with county health officials to monitor and evaluate COVID-19 response

LAWRENCE -- A team from the University of Kansas Center for Community Health and Development has partnered with Lawrence-Douglas County ...
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Enhancing chemotherapy by RNA interference — BIO Integration

Announcing a new article publication for BIO Integration journal. In this review article the authors Shuwen Cao, Chunhao Lin, Shunung ...
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Healthier school food and physical activity environments matter for childhood obesity

Students at elementary and secondary schools that offer healthier food offerings and more opportunities for physical activities have a healthier ...
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TOS Announces Interactive, Online Format for ObesityWeek®

SILVER SPRING, Md.--The Obesity Society (TOS) announced today that it will hold its 38th annual meeting at ObesityWeek® in an ...
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Trump Administration Signals Formal Withdrawal From W.H.O.

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that the United States will withdraw from the World ...
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W.H.O. to Review Evidence of Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus

After hundreds of experts urged the World Health Organization to review mounting scientific research, the agency acknowledged on Tuesday that ...
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Judge Puts Cloud Over Settlement of Roundup Cancer Claims

An agreement to pay more than $10 billion to settle thousands of claims that the popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer ...
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Patient Is Reported Free of H.I.V., but Scientists Urge Caution

A 36-year-old man in Brazil may be the first to experience long-term remission from H.I.V. after treatment with only a ...
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New Data Sheds Light on Who Is Moving Because of the Pandemic

Last month, surveyors with the Pew Research Center set out to answer a timely question: Who is moving because of ...
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A Shot to Protect Against H.I.V.

A single shot every two months prevents H.I.V. better than the most commonly used daily pill, Truvada, researchers reported on ...
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Dogs May Be Good for Children’s Psychological Development

Living in a home with a dog may be linked to healthier psychological development in young children, researchers report.Australian scientists ...
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Live Coronavirus Updates: Testing Demand in U.S. Soars

Here’s what you need to know:ImageA coronavirus test site in Phoenix last week. In Arizona, where cases have grown to ...
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Technology Bridges the Gap to Better Sight

This article is part of our continuing Fast Forward series, which examines technological, economic, social and cultural shifts that happen ...
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‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases

Monica Coenraads had a terrible feeling something was wrong with her 14-month-old baby, Chelsea. She had not learned to walk ...
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Novavax Gets $1.6 Billion for Coronavirus Vaccine From Operation Warp Speed

The federal government will pay the vaccine maker Novavax $1.6 billion to expedite the development of 100 million doses of ...
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As teens delay driver licensing, they miss key safety instruction

New Haven, Conn. -- Teens are getting licensed to drive later than they used to and missing critical safety training ...
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Study: Surgical delay associated with increased risk in some gastrointestinal malignancies

Boston, Mass. - Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, widespread cancellations of electively-scheduled or "non-emergency" operations were implemented to free up ...
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BIO Integration Journal, volume 1, issue number 1, publishes

Guangzhou, July 3, 2020: New journal BIO Integration (BIOI) has been launched with the publication of volume 1, issue 1 ...
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BIO Integration (BIOI) Virtual Conference Series July 2020

The second session in the series will be titled Frontiers and Interdisciplinarity in Nanomedicine. BIO Integration (BIOI) virtual conference series ...
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Survey: 7 in 10 respondents worry poor health will limit their life experiences

DALLAS and ARLINGTON Va., July 7, 2020 -- Seven in 10 U.S. adults worry poor health will prevent them from ...
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CU Healthcare Innovation Fund closes with $50 million in committed capital

AURORA, CO (July 7, 2020)--The CU Healthcare Innovation Fund announced today that it has secured its maximum targeted committed capital ...
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Medicare’s race, ethnic data often undercounts minority populations, study finds

The information critical to a nationwide priority of reducing health care disparities among minorities is incomplete and inaccurate, according to ...
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RNA key in helping stem cells know what to become

Look deep inside our cells, and you'll find that each has an identical genome -a complete set of genes that ...
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TARA biosystems demonstrates in vitro cardiac biology model mimics human drug response

NEW YORK, July 7, 2020--TARA Biosystems today reported study results demonstrating the ability of TARA's in vitro human cardiac models ...
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