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Released: 6-Apr-2020 5:40 PM EDT
McKelvey Engineering staff creating face shields for health care workers
Washington University in St. Louis

McKelvey Engineering staff are pitching in to create personal protective equipment for health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Released: 6-Apr-2020 5:10 PM EDT
Researchers Identify Potential Early Biomarker to Track Development of Dangerous Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Joslin Diabetes Center

Fatty liver disease not associated with alcohol consumption, which is called Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease or NAFLD, affects more than one billion people worldwide. Even in children the numbers are overwhelming, with up to 80 percent of pediatric patients who are considered obese affected worldwide. People with NAFLD can progress to a severe form known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which puts patients at higher risk for cirrhosis or liver cancer.

Newswise: Johns Hopkins Taps Twitter to Measure Success of Social Distancing
Released: 6-Apr-2020 4:50 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins Taps Twitter to Measure Success of Social Distancing
Johns Hopkins University

By comparing Twitter data from before and after the COVID-19 outbreak, Johns Hopkins University researchers found a profound impact on the movement of Americans – indicating social distancing recommendations are having an effect.

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Released: 6-Apr-2020 4:20 PM EDT
AACC Reschedules 2020 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo to December to Ensure a Healthy and Safe Meeting Experience for Attendees
American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

AACC is pleased to announce that the organization will be able to preserve the complete 2020 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo experience for its attendees by moving the meeting to December 13-17, 2020. After carefully monitoring the ongoing global crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the association’s leadership determined that rescheduling is the best way to safeguard the health of meeting attendees, partners, and staff, which is AACC’s number one priority.

Newswise: LifeBridge Health Virtual Hospital’s COVID-19 Tele-triage Program Sees Exponential Growth In First Weeks of Operation
Released: 6-Apr-2020 4:20 PM EDT
LifeBridge Health Virtual Hospital’s COVID-19 Tele-triage Program Sees Exponential Growth In First Weeks of Operation
LifeBridge Health

With the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), LifeBridge Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in Maryland, ramped up its tele-triage program to help reduce an overflow of concerned patients in the system’s emergency departments and provider offices in the community.


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