Pandemics and the environment: China’s COVID-19 interventions reduced nitrogen dioxide levels

Pandemics and the Environment: China’s COVID-19 Interventions Reduced Nitrogen Dioxide Levels A new Special Collection of Science Advances papers will delve into how pandemics such as COVID-19 affect – and are affected by – global environmental conditions, underscoring the interconnectedness of global processes. “Economic lockdowns this year, designed to slow the spread of COVID-19, have…

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New algorithm uses artificial intelligence to help manage type 1 diabetes

Researchers and physicians at Oregon Health & Science University, using artificial intelligence and automated monitoring, have designed a method to help people with type 1 diabetes better manage their glucose levels. The research was published in the journal Nature Metabolism. “Our system design is unique,” said lead author Nichole Tyler, an M.D.-Ph.D. student in the…

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Parasites and the microbiome

Parasite infections are a constant presence for many people who live in tropical regions, particularly in less industrialized areas. These often chronic conditions are at best unpleasant; more seriously, children with parasite diseases that cause diarrhea can die of malnutrition or dehydration. In Genome Biology, a study led by University of Pennsylvania scientists investigated the…

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Corrona Psoriasis Registry shares real-world evidence at AAD Virtual Meeting

Portland, Ore. (June 12, 2020) — The Corrona® Psoriasis Registry, a joint collaboration between the National Psoriasis Foundation, NPF, and Corrona, LLC, the leading sponsor of registries in immune-mediated diseases, announces that studies from the registry will be presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Virtual Meeting Experience (AAD VMX) taking place June 12-14, 2020.…

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Modeling the trajectory of COVID-19 cases in settings with weaker health systems

A new modeling study evaluating unfolding COVID-19 epidemics among different income countries reports that, in lower income countries, even if risk is reduced because populations are younger, this benefit is largely negated by limited health system capacity and closer inter-generational contact. In these places, efforts to mitigate the virus will need to be maintained or…

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