Many individuals with COVID-19 say they experience headaches, along with a “fuzziness” or brain fog that can persist for weeks or months following recovery from the acute respiratory symptoms. This is sometimes referred to as “COVID brain.”...
8-Jan-2021 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers from the Uniformed Services University (USU) recently identified pint-sized antibodies, or “nanobodies,” that could protect against COVID-19. At least one of these nanobodies – produced by a llama named Cormac – also appears to...
22-Dec-2020 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites
A medication used to treat motor neuron diseases, like Lou Gehrig’s disease, might also have the potential to help treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), particularly the symptoms linked to suicide attempts, according to a study,...
27-Oct-2020 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Dr. Louis Pangaro has been selected to serve as Interim Dean of the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, “America’s Medical School,” at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU). Pangaro succeeds Dr. Arthur Kellermann,...
19-Oct-2020 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites
An international research team recently discovered two new animal viruses that are the first known relatives of the rubella virus, which could ultimately impact global efforts to eliminate the virus. These findings were published Oct. 7 in Nature.
8-Oct-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Genetic, immunological abnormalities in Type I interferon pathway are risk factors for severe COVID-19
Individuals with severe forms of COVID-19 disease can present with compromised type I interferon (IFN) responses based on their genetics, according to results published in two papers today in the journal Science. Type I IFN responses are critical...
24-Sep-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New guidance for use by behavioral health providers, policy makers and community leaders in the wake of disasters has just been released by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
19-Aug-2020 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The Uniformed Services University (USU) has established a new named chair in its Department of Surgery in honor of world renowned vascular surgeon, Dr. Norman M. Rich.
17-Aug-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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The recent string of violence among families throughout the country have increased the need for community resources to support those touched by the tragedies. Educational resources available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, or CSTS...
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