Children’s hospitals are pitching in to help with the flood of adult Covid-19 patients.

With a rising tide of Covid-19 patients threatening to overwhelm hospitals, public health officials across the United States are reaching for a safety valve that the Northeast used in the spring: borrowing beds in children’s hospitals to care for adults. U.S. hospitalizations are at a record-high of 104,600, according to the Covid Tracking Project, and…

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PET/MRI, CT metrics assess pathologic response of pancreas cancer to neoadjuvant therapy

Leesburg, VA, December 9, 2020–According to an open-access Editor’s Choice article in ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), post-neoadjuvant therapy (NAT) changes in metabolic metrics from PET/MRI and morphologic metrics from CT were associated with pathologic response and overall survival in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA). “Imaging metrics associated with pathologic response and overall…

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Glyphosate can create biomarkers predicting disease in future generations

PULLMAN, Wash. – Exposure to the widely used weed-killer glyphosate makes genetic changes to rats that can be linked to increased disease in their grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a new study has found. The study provides evidence that glyphosate-induced changes to sperm from exposed rats could be used as biomarkers for determining propensity in subsequent generations…

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