Monthly Archives: October 2022

Cohort study determines how often COVID-19 symptoms recurred

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues from the ACTIV-2 trial, part of the U.S. government’s response to COVID-19, investigated whether symptoms of COVID-19 recurred following a two-day symptom-free period in persons who did not receive any treatment for the disease.

New nanovaccine greatly improves cytokine production

Cancer immunotherapies, such as immune checkpoint inhibition therapy, have been attracting attention in recent years as new methods for treating cancer. However, immune checkpoint inhibition therapy is only effective in 20%–30% of cancer patients, so developing better drug delivery systems to induce anticancer cellular immunity is necessary.

Study analyzes Medicaid programs for children with medical complexity

Medicaid eligibility and coverage for children with medical complexity vary substantially by state, which gives rise to health equity concerns, especially if families move across state lines, according to a study from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago published in the journal JAMA Network Open. The study focused on Medicaid programs for […]

Novel delivery system selectively delivers antibiotics to specific targets

Physicists at McMaster University have identified a natural delivery system which can safely carry potent antibiotics throughout the body to selectively attack and kill bacteria by using red blood cells as a vehicle.

Experts analyze the physical activity and health of children prior to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated shortfalls in children’s physical activity around the world, according to a new study – and Scotland is not exempt.

Researchers develop special molecules that stimulate the immune system

Surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy are the three main therapies used to treat cancerous tumors. The doctoral research network ‘Magicbullet::Reloaded’is investigating another approach, with 15 doctoral researchers developing special molecules that stimulate the immune system to destroy tumor cells. In a video, network members explain how doctoral researchers gain valuable experience and research opportunities as part […]

Research could lead to better postoperative care for patients who need shoulder arthroplasty revisions

The most common bacterial infection to occur after revision shoulder arthroplasty surgery can be diagnosed more accurately by considering how quickly samples of the microbe grow in hospital labs and the level of bacteria that grows, a study partly performed at UT Southwestern shows.

BCRF renews funding to support the development of novel therapeutics for triple-negative breast cancer

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) has renewed its funding to Elisa Port, MD, and Hanna Irie, MD, PhD, to study new therapeutic approaches that target aggressive triple-negative breast cancer.

Researchers use deep neural networks to virtually stain microscopic images of unlabeled tissue

In the hospital, there is a group of doctors who use tissue samples as “evidence materials”, analyze the evidence using knives, slicers and microscopes to extract clues from the tissue samples, and provide patients with “verdicts” -; diagnostic reports.