Vaccination

Harnessing proteomics could improve therapeutic approaches to COVID-19

11 days ago   |   By News Medical

A research group in India has recently described how the field of proteomics could be pivotal in helping to tackle the current coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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Fauci reiterates ‘cautious optimism' regarding COVID vaccine

11 days ago   |   By Healio

Speaking at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, restated actions needed to control the current resurgence of COVID-19, recommended treatments and his “cautious optimism” about recently released vaccine study data.
“Here we are now with a global pandemic of historic proportions, the likes of which we have not seen in the last 102 years,” Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease said. “In the United States, we have been hit the hardest of any other country with close to 10 million cases and over 230,000
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Visceral fat with low liver fat increases risk for coronary heart disease

11 days ago   |   By Healio

Visceral adipose tissue with low liver fat increased the risk for a coronary heart disease event, according to a presenter at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.
“Visceral fat most effectively identified individuals at high risk for developing coronary heart disease,” Jennifer Linge, MSc, from Amra Medical AB, and the department of medical and health sciences at Linköping University in Sweden, said during her presentation. “In the presence of visceral obesity, low liver fat was strongly associated with a higher risk for coronary heart disease.”
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Early evaluation reduces pre-liver transplant mortality

11 days ago   |   By Healio

Evaluating patients within 30 days of referral for liver transplantation reduces pre-procedure mortality, according to research presented at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.
In his presentation, Binu V. John, MD, from Miami VA Medical Center, said there is a lot of variability of access to liver transplantation as well as how quickly patients are evaluated after referral.
“The impact of time from referral to initial evaluation at a liver transplant center and its effect on outcomes is unknown,” he said. “There's limited published data on the outcomes of ‘all comers'
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Chronic liver disease, COVID-19 linked to higher rates of morbidity, mortality

11 days ago   |   By Healio

Investigators observed higher rates of morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic liver disease with COVID-19, according to a presenter at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.
“This pandemic has created stress in a lot of different areas from job loss, depression and anxiety, lack of social interaction, decrease access to medical care; and all these things can potentially lead to increased alcohol use,” Nia Adeniji, M.Eng, from Stanford University School of Medicine, said during her presentation. “Encourage your patients to abstain from excessive alcohol use during
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Coronavirus UK: Chris Whitty cagey on Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Coronavirus UK: Chris Whitty cagey on Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Chris Whitty refused to back the injection when asked about the controversy surrounding data from its late-stage trials at a Downing Street press conference. Read more ...

Coronaviruses Closely Linked to SARS-CoV-2 Found in Lab Freezers

Coronaviruses Closely Linked to SARS-CoV-2 Found in Lab Freezers

Coronaviruses closely related to the COVID-19 pandemic was found in lab freezers in Cambodia and Japan, finds a new study. Read more ...

Almost 250,000 women are overdue cervical smear tests this year due to Covid-19

Almost 250,000 women are overdue cervical smear tests this year due to Covid-19

Some 3.2million women in England have been screened for the cancer in the last 12 months, down 240,000 on the 3.43million checked last year. The NHS shut down in March to free... Read more ...

Covaxin Phase-3 Clinical Trials Begin in AIIMS

Covaxin Phase-3 Clinical Trials Begin in AIIMS

COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin's Phase-3 human trials began at All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi on Thursday. Read more ...

Trump tells Pennsylvania state committee hearing that Dems 'cheated' in...

Trump tells Pennsylvania state committee hearing that Dems 'cheated' in election and he has evidence to prove it

President Donald Trump told the Pennsylvania State Senate hearing today that was gathered in an unofficial capacity to discuss alleged voter fraud in the presidential election... Read more ...

Oregon governor urges people to report coronavirus lockdown violators to law...

Oregon governor urges people to report coronavirus lockdown violators to law enforcement

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown urged people to report citizens who violate coronavirus lockdown orders to law enforcement. In a Nov. 20 interview with local media outlet KGW 8, Brown... Read more ...

Facebook trying to brownnose Biden by promoting COVID-19 vaccines

Facebook trying to brownnose Biden by promoting COVID-19 vaccines

Apparently hopeful that kissing up to the fictitious Biden administration will ward off a potential antitrust crackdown, Facebook has reportedly decided to start actively... Read more ...

Coronavirus infection rates for all parts of Wales on Thursday, Nov 26

Coronavirus infection rates for all parts of Wales on Thursday, Nov 26

Twenty-eight more people have died in Wales with another 1,251 cases of Covid-19 confirmed Read more ...

Coronavirus vaccination programme to start in Swansea

Coronavirus vaccination programme to start in Swansea

Three vaccination centres are planned and frontline health and social care staff will receive the injections first Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Exeter Nightingale reopens as local hospitals 'busy'

Coronavirus UK: Exeter Nightingale reopens as local hospitals 'busy'

Bosses at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital insisting their wards were 'very busy'. They had on average 85 out of 647 beds filled with Covid-19 patients in the week ending... Read more ...