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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UT Southwestern scientists closing in on map of the mammalian immune system

IMAGE: Bruce Beutler, M.D. view more  Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center Using artificial intelligence, UT Southwestern scientists have identified thousands of genetic mutations likely to affect the immune system in mice. The work is part of one Nobel laureate’s quest to find virtually all such variations in mammals. “This study identifies 101 novel gene candidates with…

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