The ‘Talking’ Dog of TikTok

Alexis Devine said that she knew early on that Bunny, her sheepadoodle puppy, was destined to talk. A 40-year-old artist and jewelry designer in Tacoma, Wash., Ms. Devine had pored over literature on canine cognition, communication and training in the months leading up to Bunny’s arrival. Through her research, she came across the Instagram page…

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Houston Methodist and US Department of Health and Human Services expand COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment access

Houston Methodist announced today, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), that it has expanded access to COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy (mAb) in the Greater Houston area. The promising treatment has been shown to keep high-risk COVID-19 patients out of the hospital and reduce the likelihood of progression to severe…

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Not fear, but goal importance and others’ behavior makes you favour COVID-19 measures

While earlier research has mostly looked into factors such as fear, perceived risk, age and political views to determine what makes individuals and societies more or less willing to drastically change their lifestyle and support government-imposed strict restrictions, in order to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, psychologists at the University of Zurich Charlotte…

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58th ERA-EDTA Congress: Pre-Press Conference on ‘Late Breaking Clinical Trials’

The Congress of the ERA-EDTA (European Renal Association and European Dialysis and Transplant Association) is Europe’s biggest congress on nephrology and renal replacement therapy. Top specialists in the field, not only from Europe but from all over the world, are expected and will be sharing their knowledge and discussing the latest research findings. This year,…

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Exploring optimization of duplex velocity criteria for diagnosis of ICA stenosis

Study Exploring Optimization of Duplex Velocity Criteria for Diagnosis of Internal Carotid Artery (ICA) Stenosis Published Online Online first in Vascular Medicine, researchers from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) Vascular Testing division report findings of their multi-centered study of duplex ultrasound for diagnosis of internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis. 1 The study was developed in…

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