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Newswise: How COVID-19 affects the brain
Released: 16-Feb-2024 9:05 PM EST
How COVID-19 affects the brain
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Scientists still are not sure how neurological symptoms arise in COVID-19.

Released: 16-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
New study analyzes link between digit ratio and oxygen consumption in footballers
Swansea University

The efficiency of oxygen supply to tissues is a factor in the severity of important diseases such as Covid-19 and heart conditions.

15-Feb-2024 1:45 PM EST
Lockdown skin cancer diagnosis delays linked to deaths and £6bn costs in Europe
University College London

Delays in diagnosing melanoma due to Covid-19 lockdowns may have contributed to over 100,000 years of life lost across Europe and over £6bn in costs, mainly indirectly due to loss of productivity, finds a new study led by UCL and University Hospital of Basel researchers.

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Released: 16-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Research grant aimed at improving wastewater monitoring for diseases in rural Appalachian communities
Virginia Tech

Testing wastewater to assess the spread of the COVID-19 virus became common and well-publicized during the pandemic, but it has been focused mostly on urban areas.

Released: 14-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
New Jersey Health Data Project Approves Research Addressing Population Health Priorities
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The governing board of the New Jersey Integrated Population Health Data (iPHD) Project in December approved the release of data – along with pilot funding and data access fee waivers – for six research proposals to study the top challenges of the state’s population health.

Newswise: Johns Hopkins Medicine-Led Study Shows Rapid COVID-19 Tests Done at Home are Reliable
Released: 13-Feb-2024 11:00 PM EST
Johns Hopkins Medicine-Led Study Shows Rapid COVID-19 Tests Done at Home are Reliable
Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a study involving nearly 1,000 patients seen at the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital (BCCFH) during a five-month period in 2022 — researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, the University of Maryland School of Medicine and five other collaborators report that a rapid antigen test (RAT) for detecting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can be used at home with accuracy comparable to the same test being administered by a health care professional.

Newswise: Researchers Develop Economical Tool to Facilitate Identification of Disease-Causing Pathogens
12-Feb-2024 2:00 PM EST
Researchers Develop Economical Tool to Facilitate Identification of Disease-Causing Pathogens
Southern Methodist University

SMU nanotechnology expert MinJun Kim helped a team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin to develop a less expensive way to detect nuclease digestion – one of the critical steps in many nucleic acid sensing applications, such as those used to identify COVID-19.

   
Newswise: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles RECOVER Study Collaborators Publish Comprehensive Report on Long COVID Symptoms in Children
Released: 12-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles RECOVER Study Collaborators Publish Comprehensive Report on Long COVID Symptoms in Children
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of 10 pediatric sites involved in the nationwide Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) Initiative, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health to improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of long COVID in children.

Released: 12-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Long COVID-19 is linked to chronic pain conditions
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Therapies for pain conditions like fibromyalgia provide clues for helping those with long COVID, finds a new University of Michigan study.

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Released: 8-Feb-2024 5:05 PM EST
Sandia awarded for outstanding work in technology transfer
Sandia National Laboratories

Through hard work and ingenuity, some Sandia employees are excelling at moving technology to market, a feat that is now being honored by the Federal Laboratory Consortium.



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