Prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms, fecal viral shedding in patients with COVID-19

What The Study Did: How commonly reported gastrointestinal symptoms were in patients with COVID-19 and viral RNA shedding was detected in these patients’ stool are examined in this systematic review and meta-analysis. Authors: Sravanthi Parasa, M.D., of Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, is the corresponding author. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at…

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How targeting killer T cells in the lungs could lead to immunity against respiratory viruses

LA JOLLA–(June 11, 2020) A significant site of damage during COVID-19 infection is the lungs. Understanding how the lungs’ immune cells are responding to viral infections could help scientists develop a vaccine. Now, a team of researchers led by Salk Professor Susan Kaech has discovered that the cells responsible for long-term immunity in the lungs…

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Gruber Neuroscience Prize awarded to three for their work on axon guidance

The 2020 Gruber Neuroscience Prize is being awarded to Friedrich Bonhoeffer, of the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Corey Goodman, of venBio, and Marc Tessier-Lavigne, of Stanford University, for their groundbreaking work in elucidating the molecular mechanisms that guide developing axons to their targets, a key step in the formation of neural circuits. The…

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Experts clarify subtypes of multiple sclerosis to improve care and clinical trials

– Urging the healthcare and regulatory community to use the terms as published for the different subtypes of MS and for describing disease activity, which is critical for selecting clinical trial participants New York, NY – An international committee of multiple sclerosis (MS) experts has clarified their previously published descriptors of the different courses of…

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