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Newswise: Tulane University awarded $10.3 million to test therapeutics, vaccines for novel coronavirus
Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:55 AM EDT
Tulane University awarded $10.3 million to test therapeutics, vaccines for novel coronavirus
Tulane University

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane National Primate Research Center a contract of up to $10.3 million to evaluate vaccines and treatments to combat coronavirus disease 2019.

Newswise: Simple, Low-Cost Ventilator Builds on Available Resuscitation Bags
6-Apr-2020 8:45 AM EDT
Simple, Low-Cost Ventilator Builds on Available Resuscitation Bags
Georgia Institute of Technology

A simple, low-cost ventilator based on the resuscitation bags carried in ambulances – and widely available in hospitals – has been designed by an international team of university researchers. The device, which is powered by a 12-volt motor, could help meet peak medical demands in the industrialized world and serve resource-constrained countries that don’t have supplies of conventional ventilators.

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Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:40 AM EDT
Environmental engineers study fabrics, materials for face covers
Missouri University of Science and Technology

ROLLA, Mo. – The day before the federal government issued new recommendations that Americans wear cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, a researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology decided to test a few common household materials – pillowcases, scarves, furnace filters – “out of curiosity.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:40 AM EDT
Estudio de Mayo Clinic descubre que operar espina bífida antes del nacimiento restablece la estructura cerebral
Mayo Clinic

La intervención quirúrgica realizada en un feto que aún se encuentra en el vientre materno con el fin reparar los defectos de la espina bífida motiva al cuerpo a restablecer la estructura normal del cerebro, descubrió un estudio de Mayo Clinic.

Newswise: A guide to using nonmedical masks
Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:35 AM EDT
A guide to using nonmedical masks
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

There are some critical things to know about how to use a nonmedical mask correctly, because when used incorrectly, which is pretty easy to do, you could actually put yourself and others more at risk. Physicians at UTHealth break it all down.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:30 AM EDT
Mayo Clinic提供紧急指导,识别因超适应症治疗COVID-19而出现的药物诱发心源性猝死风险的患者
Mayo Clinic

导致COVID-19的SARS-CoV-2病毒持续传播,在不到四个月的时间里导致全球超过20,000人死亡。COVID-19疫苗的研发工作正在进行中,但距离疫苗上市可能还需要12到18个月的时间。

Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:30 AM EDT
Estudio de Mayo Clinic descubre cómo las células madre reparan los daños por un ataque cardíaco
Mayo Clinic

Los investigadores de Mayo Clinic descubrieron cuáles son los mecanismos de recuperación que las células madre activan después de un ataque cardíaco. Las células madre restablecieron el músculo cardíaco al estado que tenía antes del ataque al corazón, lo cual, a su vez, facilitó un diagrama del posible funcionamiento de estas células.

Newswise: ATS Publishes New Guidance on COVID-19 Management
Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:30 AM EDT
ATS Publishes New Guidance on COVID-19 Management
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

An American Thoracic Society-led international task force has released a guidance document to help clinicians manage COVID-19 patients in the face of a worldwide pandemic and minimal empirical evidence to guide treatment. The new guidance – “COVID-19: Interim Guidance on Management Pending Empirical Evidence”– is published as an open access document on the American Thoracic Society’s website.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:25 AM EDT
Las personas sin hogar que sufren un ataque cardíaco reciben menos tratamiento en el hospital y muestran tasas mayores de reingreso
Mayo Clinic

El sinhogarismo se ha convertido en una crisis social y un problema de la salud pública en todo el mundo y afecta a gente de toda edad. La mayoría de las personas sin hogar están en desventaja porque tienen menos recursos y, posiblemente, no cuentan con un buen seguro de salud.


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