About half of people living with HIV have coronary artery plaque despite low cardiac risk

BOSTON – Significant amounts of atherosclerotic plaque have been found in the coronary arteries of people with HIV, even in those considered by traditional measures to be at low-to-moderate risk of future heart disease, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. This finding emerged from the global REPRIEVE (Randomized Trial to Prevent Vascular…

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Novel coronavirus infects and replicates in salivary gland cells

IMAGE: Electron microscope image showing novel coronavirus inside salivary glands view more  Credit: Bruno Matuck/USP In Brazil, researchers at the University of São Paulo’s Medical School (FM-USP) have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 infects and replicates in the salivary glands. Analysis of samples from three types of salivary gland obtained during a minimally invasive autopsy procedure performed on…

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UK HealthCare, partners receive prestigious CDC grant to improve stroke care in Kentucky

IMAGE: UK HealthCare, Partners Receive Prestigious CDC Grant to Improve Stroke Care, Outcomes in Kentucky view more  Credit: Photo by Tim Webb LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 24, 2021) — UK HealthCare, UofL Health, the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program (KHDSP), and other state partners have been awarded the prestigious Paul Coverdell…

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Global health scientist named fellow of prestigious international informatics organization

IMAGE: Regenstrief Research Scientist and Indiana University School of Medicine Associate Professor Paul Biondich, M.D., M.S., has been elected a fellow of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI). Dr…. view more  Credit: Regenstrief Institute INDIANAPOLIS — Regenstrief Research Scientist and Indiana University School of Medicine Associate Professor Paul Biondich, M.D., M.S., has been elected…

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SAEM publishes GRACE guidelines for recurrent, low-risk chest pain care in the ED

IMAGE: Chest Pain GRACE PICO questions and recommendations view more  Credit: KIRSTY CHALLEN, B.SC., MBCHB, MRES, PH.D., LANCASHIRE TEACHING HOSPITALS, UNITED KINGDOM Des Plaines, IL – The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) is pleased to announce the release of the first publication in a series of Guidelines for Reasonable and Appropriate Care in the Emergency…

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