FAPESP will discuss an integrative approach to clinical long-term effects of COVID-19

The long and post-acute effects of COVID-19 will be the theme of the next FAPESP COVID-19 webinar that will be held on June 2nd. COVID-19 is a novel disease which is revealing unprecedented challenges. While many patients with symptoms fortunately can survive acute disease, a substantial cohort undergoes a sustained clinical picture, exhibiting a subacute…

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DFG to fund eleven new collaborative research centers

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is establishing eleven new Collaborative Research Centres (CRC) to promote world-class research at universities. This was announced by the relevant Grants Committee, which met by video conference due to the coronavirus pandemic. The new CRCs will initially receive a total of approximately €138 million over a period of…

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Open, expressive family life may reduce social deprivation effects among adopted children

WHAT: An environment in which family members support one another and express their feelings can reduce the effects of social deprivation on cognitive ability and development among adopted children, suggests a small study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. In contrast, rule-driven households where family members are in conflict may increase an adopted…

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Natural gas pipeline density higher overall in more vulnerable US counties

An analysis led by North Carolina State University researchers found counties with more socially vulnerable populations had a higher density of natural gas pipelines overall. The findings suggest counties that are more socially vulnerable are also at greater risk of facing water and air pollution, public health and safety issues, and other negative impacts associated…

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ECOG-ACRIN research highlights at ASCO 2021

New research results for patients with breast and HPV-associated throat cancers are the highlights among 23 presentations by ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group researchers at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, occurring virtually June 4-8. The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, funded these studies. Breast Cancer…

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