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Category: News

1943 WVU receives $1.2 million to bring telehealth capabilities to rural emergency departments

WVU receives $1.2 million to bring telehealth capabilities to rural emergency departments

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 9 2020 Rural emergency departments often lack the medical specialists who staff larger, urban hospitals. Yet rural patients have the same conditions–and need
1937 CHLA investigator receives $3.4 million research grant to study rotavirus vaccine

CHLA investigator receives $3.4 million research grant to study rotavirus vaccine

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 9 2020 Rotavirus (RV) is an extremely contagious viral infection and the most common cause of diarrhea in infants and children worldwide. The World Health Organization
1931 Study offers new insights about myopia management

Study offers new insights about myopia management

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 9 2020 CooperVision is reporting the latest findings from its landmark MiSight® 1 day clinical study, providing new insights about myopia management and the proven
1925 Eliminating the cold chain with COVID-19 molecular transport media

Eliminating the cold chain with COVID-19 molecular transport media

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Oct 8 2020 After collection from an individual, how are COVID-19 sample swabs transported to the laboratory? Once a sample swab has been collected from the individual, it is placed into a tube containing
1916 Native freshwater bacteria can destroy toxins produced during harmful algal blooms

Native freshwater bacteria can destroy toxins produced during harmful algal blooms

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 7 2020 Searching for new ways to address the growing threat to drinking water in northwest Ohio and across the globe, Dr. Jason Huntley discovered that native freshwater
Plasma ACE2 concentration associated with increased risk of major cardiovascular events

Plasma ACE2 concentration associated with increased risk of major cardiovascular events

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Early in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, scientists have found a cellular gateway the virus uses to enter and invade cells. The angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors act as the
1903 Will COVID-19 become a seasonal virus?

Will COVID-19 become a seasonal virus?

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What provoked your research into the current COVID-19 pandemic? The question of whether COVID-19 will become seasonal and just wane in summer has been of interest since the beginning of the pandemic. Therefore,
1892 Revisions to ISO 80396 for Luer Lock Testing Require Reliable Testing Solution to Ensure Data Integrity

Revisions to ISO 80396 for Luer Lock Testing Require Reliable Testing Solution to Ensure Data Integrity

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Oct 2 2020 A new series of ISO 80369 standards for Luer lock testing is pending release, which means that the medical device industry will be forced to redesign these small-bore tubing connectors. The
1886 Researchers detect cancer cells at an early stage of development via luminescent nanothermometers

Researchers detect cancer cells at an early stage of development via luminescent nanothermometers

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Oct 2 2020 A recent study1 undertaken at Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, Spain, reveals that biolabeling through luminescence thermometry has the potential to detect cancer cells at an early
1879 SGD Pharma extends industry-leading Ready-to-Use molded glass vial range with introduction of EasyLyo and ISO20mm 50ml sizes in tray

SGD Pharma extends industry-leading Ready-to-Use molded glass vial range with introduction of EasyLyo and ISO20mm 50ml sizes in tray

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Oct 2 2020 Global glass primary packaging supplier SGD Pharma has expanded its ready-to-use (RTU) molded glass vial range to introduce a market-first 50ml volume option in tray developed at industrial
1872 Study shows why female primary care physicians receive lower wages than male counterparts

Study shows why female primary care physicians receive lower wages than male counterparts

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 1 2020 A new study led by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis sheds light on why female primary care physicians
1866 FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific to exclusively distribute chemically defined substrate for stem cell culture

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific to exclusively distribute chemically defined substrate for stem cell culture

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Sep 30 2020 FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., today announced that it has become the exclusive, worldwide distributor of cellnest®, a recombinant peptide attachment substrate that provides optimal adhesion
1861 Phase 1 trial of new class of drugs shows promise in range of advanced cancers

Phase 1 trial of new class of drugs shows promise in range of advanced cancers

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 29 2020 A new precision drug which stops cancer from repairing its DNA has shown promise in an early-stage clinical trial – highlighting the potential of a new
1857 Genetic mutations hinder immune response in severe COVID-19

Genetic mutations hinder immune response in severe COVID-19

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The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has been spreading for nine months, infecting more than 33 million people worldwide and claiming over 997,000 lives. Early on in the pandemic, scientists have
1853 New study highlights success of health program's clinical van and street outreach

New study highlights success of health program’s clinical van and street outreach

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 26 2020 A novel mobile health program created in early 2018 by the Kraft Center for Community Health at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has proven to be an effective
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