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China builds new quarantine center as virus cases rise

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

A city in northern China is building a 3,000-unit quarantine facility to deal with an anticipated overflow of patients as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush
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New DNA test quickly identifies secondary infections in COVID-19 patients

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers have developed a DNA test to quickly identify secondary infections in COVID-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on ventilation than non-COVID-19 patients.
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Low-carb Diet Provides Remission of Type-2 Diabetes

Low-carb Diet Provides Remission of Type-2 Diabetes

1 month ago   |   By Medindia Health

Patients with Type-2 diabetes who follow a strict low carbohydrate diet for six months may experience greater rates of remission compared with other recommended diets.
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New drug reduces tumor volume and pain in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Based on preclinical studies of an investigational drug to treat peripheral nerve tumors, researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as part of the Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium have shown that the drug, cabozantinib, reduces tumor volume and pain in patients with the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis type 1 .
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Metformin drug decreases mortality rate in COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Use of the diabetes drug metformin - before a diagnosis of COVID-19 - is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a racially diverse study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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What Are the Causes of Secondary Amenorrhea?

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CYBORG: Researchers create the first self-healing robots from living frog...

CYBORG: Researchers create the first self-healing robots from living frog tissues

Researchers created the first living, self-healing robots using stem cells from frogs. Named “xenobots” after the African clawed frog from which the stem cells were taken, the... Read more ...

The effects of early enteral nutrition on mortality after major emergency...

Early oral or enteral nutrition has been proven safe, tolerable, and beneficial in elective surgery. In emergency abdominal surgery no consensus exists regarding postoperative... Read more ...

Virtual avatar-based coaching can prevent childhood obesity

Virtual reality avatar-based coaching shows promise to increase access to and extend the reach of nutrition education programs to children at risk for obesity, according to a... Read more ...

China imprisoning citizens for critical Twitter posts even though the...

China imprisoning citizens for critical Twitter posts even though the website is banned in the Mainland

Over the past three years, the Chinese Communist Party sentenced more than 50 people for questioning its rule, criticizing state leaders and allegedly disrupting public order... Read more ...

Listeria outbreak survivor shares impact of illness

Listeria outbreak survivor shares impact of illness

A man who was sickened in South Africa's Listeria outbreak has described how his life fell apart after getting ill. Joseph Kadango, who lives in Johannesburg, spent months in... Read more ...

Meat and poultry industry says its tactics worked to keep employees safer...

“Essential employees” kept the economy from totally tanking during the past year, often leaving the impression that the coronavirus made these jobs among the most... Read more ...

Bravo Packing Inc. received FDA warning letter nearly one year before latest...

On March 3, Bravo Packing Inc. of Carneys Point, NJ, recalled all of its raw frozen pet food - ground beef and “Performance Dog” - after tests showed contamination with... Read more ...

These 5 Factors Increase the Risk of Zinc Deficiency

These 5 Factors Increase the Risk of Zinc Deficiency

Could you be zinc deficient? Zinc is a mineral that helps direct hundreds of pathways in the human body that affect many aspects of health. If zinc is low, these reactions may... Read more ...