Month: December 2020

N-Aryl-C-nitroazoles are an important class of heterocyclic compounds. They are used as pesticides and fungicides. However, these substances could be toxic to humans and cause mutations. As they are not frequently used, there is little data about them in the medicinal chemistry literature. However, it has been suggested recently that the groups of compounds that
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Video highlights of COVID-19 data trends as of December 31, 2020. This daily report shares critical data on the spread of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours. For the latest news, trends, and expert insights on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the JHU Coronavirus Resource Center: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/ Explore COVID-19 trends around the world with our in-depth
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After “COVID-19,” the term that most people will remember best from 2020 is likely to be “social distancing.” While it most commonly applied to social gatherings with family and friends, it has impacted the way many receive medical care. Historically, the United States has been relatively slow to broadly adopt telemedicine, largely emphasizing in-person visits.
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College football players may underestimate their risk of injury and concussion, according to a new study published today in JAMA Network Open. Christine Baugh, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and member of the CU Center for Bioethics and Humanities, is the corresponding author of the article,
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The global business market for healthcare plastics is almost 15 billion pounds today and is projected to grow 5% year over year to reach 18 billion pounds in 2025, explained Peylina Chu, executive director for the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC), during the Virtual Engineering Week panel discussion, “Recycling & Circularity in Healthcare Plastics.” HPRC seeks
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COVID-19, which has killed 1.7 million people worldwide, does not follow a uniform path. Many infected patients remain asymptomatic or have mild symptoms. Others, especially those with comorbidities, can develop severe clinical disease with atypical pneumonia and multiple system organ failure. Since the first cases were reported in December 2019, the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes
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As we say goodbye to 2020, the year that will live in infamy, it is important to recognize the many positive developments that occurred in the year of the pandemic. COVID-19 may have shut down industries, but it challenged those working in medicine to invent, adapt, and overcome faster than ever before. We would like
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[embedded content] The MedCity INVEST Precision Medicine healthcare conference earlier this month drew together healthcare and life science executives spotlighting many topics tied to precision medicine. In a series of videos from the virtual conference, we highlight some of these compelling conversations. Healthcare startups are an important part of MedCity’s events. The Health IT track
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Extend the holiday spirit by whipping up some tasty winter desserts using recipes from the Women’s Suffrage Movement! Join Heidi Herr and Christin Le (A&S ’23) as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage one more time before ringing in the new year. Heidi will be your guide through history, while Christin leads you
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Latest Neurology News MONDAY, Dec. 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) Hospitalized COVID-19 patients with brain complications such as stroke and confusion have an increased risk of death, a new study shows. The findings could improve care and save lives during the pandemic, the researchers said. “This study is the first to show that the presence of
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In 1986, cellular biochemist Kazumitsu Ueda, currently at Kyoto University’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), discovered that a protein called ABCB1 could transport multiple chemotherapeutics out of some cancer cells, making them resistant to treatment. How it did this has remained a mystery for the past 35 years. Now, his team has published a
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[embedded content] The MedCity INVEST Precision Medicine healthcare conference earlier this month drew together healthcare and life science executives spotlighting many topics tied to precision medicine. In a series of videos from the virtual conference, we highlight some of these compelling conversations. Sponsored by Independence Blue Cross, the panel, What It Takes To Build A
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The Grain Chain, a farm to fork coalition of stakeholders in the grain industry sector and chaired by the American Bakers Association (ABA), celebrates the recommendation published today in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) to “consume half of your grains from whole grain sources” and the remainder from enriched grains. A foundational piece
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[embedded content] The MedCity INVEST Precision Medicine healthcare conference earlier this month drew together healthcare and life science executives spotlighting many topics tied to precision medicine. In a series of videos from the virtual conference, we highlight some of these compelling conversations. Healthcare startups are an important part of MedCity’s events. In the Life Science
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Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News MONDAY, Dec. 28, 2020 Those mussels, oysters and scallops on your plate may come with a secret ingredient: microplastics. Researchers at Hull York Medical School and the University of Hull in the United Kingdom reviewed more than 50 studies (from 2014 to 2020) to investigate the levels of microplastic
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Scientists from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a simple, high-throughput method for transferring isolated mitochondria and their associated mitochondrial DNA into mammalian cells. This approach enables researchers to tailor a key genetic component of cells, to study and potentially treat debilitating diseases such as cancer, diabetes and metabolic disorders. A study, published
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