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Study: T cells play a vital role in controlling SARS-CoV-2 during acute phase of infection

2 days ago   |   By News Medical

Ever since SARS-CoV-2 first appeared, researchers have been trying to understand whether sometimes the immune system does more harm than good during the acute phase of COVID-19. The latest study by researchers at La Jolla Institute for Immunology clearly argues in favor of the immune system.
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Study shows why bacterial cells behave differently on different types of surfaces

2 days ago   |   By News Medical

These results from studies in both experimental and theoretical physics may help to improve antibacterial surfaces. The research work was recently published in the journal 'Nanoscale'.
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Study shows how the body's immune system finds intruding or damaged cells

2 days ago   |   By News Medical

Research led by Dr. Wonmuk Hwang has led to better understanding on how components of the body's immune system find intruding or damaged cells, which could lead to novel approaches to viral and cancer treatments.
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US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

Guidelines for testing asymptomatic people have been updated by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These guidelines further reinforce the need to test even the... Read more ...

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Mourners gathered within hours of hearing about Ginsburg's passing As the heartbreaking news spread about the death of woman's rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg , crowds... Read more ...

Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Led, Statewide, Community-Based Fall Risk...

Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Led, Statewide, Community-Based Fall Risk Screening

Background and Purpose: Falls are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among US older adults and result in considerable medical and social consequences. Community-based... Read more ...

Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L

Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L

Continuing with its massive daily spike, India recorded 93,337 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its overall tally across the 53-lakh mark, data from the Ministry... Read more ...

Cancer Patients May Not Have Higher COVID-19 Risk: Study

Cancer Patients May Not Have Higher COVID-19 Risk: Study

Cancer patients do not get infected with COVID-19 than the general population and do not suffer from more severe disease symptoms, stated study. Read more ...

Up to 50% of people may already have immune cells that could fight coronavirus

Up to 50% of people may already have immune cells that could fight coronavirus

Tests done on donated blood in the US found that about 50 percent of the samples had immune T cells that reacted to coronavirus. Immune cells to similar viruses might protect... Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer

The three-time cancer survivor faced her most recent troubles in late 2018, when she had surgery for lung cancer that was discovered after she broke several ribs in a fall in... Read more ...

Here's Why Peloton's Guided Stretching Videos Are One of the App's Best Features

Here's Why Peloton's Guided Stretching Videos Are One of the App's Best Features

Throughout all the Peloton hype, no one is talking about what I believe to be one of the app's best features. So I've taken it upon myself to share what I think is currently... Read more ...

CMS Moves to Boost Home Dialysis, Living Donor Kidney Transplants

CMS Moves to Boost Home Dialysis, Living Donor Kidney Transplants

WASHINGTON - Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease may soon have easier access to home dialysis and kidney transplants under a final rule issued Friday by the... Read more ...

Here's Why Peloton's Guided Stretching Videos Are One of the App's Best Features

Here's Why Peloton's Guided Stretching Videos Are One of the App's Best Features

Throughout all the Peloton hype, no one is talking about what I believe to be one of the app's best features. So, I've taken it upon myself to share what I think is currently... Read more ...