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LSU Health New Orleans discovers new class of safer analgesics
Researchers at LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence and colleagues have discovered a new class of pipeline drugs to relieve pain and reduce fever without the danger of addiction or damage to the liver or kidneys. (2020-07-06)
Study: Fever-associated seizures after vaccination do not affect development, behavior
Now a new study has found there is no difference in developmental and behavioral outcomes for children who have febrile seizures after vaccination, children who have febrile seizures not associated with vaccination and children who have never had a seizure. (2020-07-01)
Dangerous tick-borne bacterium extremely rare in New Jersey
There's some good news in New Jersey about a potentially deadly tick-borne bacterium. (2020-06-25)
New study looks at post-COVID-19 emerging disease in children
In recent weeks, a multisystem hyperinflammatory condition has emerged in children in association with prior exposure or infection to SARS-CoV-2. (2020-06-25)
Study confirms "classic" symptoms of COVID-19
A persistent cough and fever have been confirmed as the most prevalent symptoms associated with COVID-19, according to a major review of the scientific literature.    Other major symptoms include fatigue, losing the ability to smell and difficulty in breathing.   The study ratifies the list of symptoms listed by the World Health Organisation at the start of the pandemic.  (2020-06-24)
Current serotype of dengue virus in Singapore disguises itself to evade vaccines and therapeutics
Singapore saw 1,158 dengue cases in the week ending 13 June 2020, the highest number of weekly dengue cases ever recorded since 2014*. (2020-06-23)
Proteins expressed by viruses transmitted by Aedes aegypti Mosquito
The female Aedes aegypti mosquito is a vector of several arthropodborne viruses, such as Mayaro, Dengue, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever, and Zika. (2020-06-19)
Babies with COVID-19 tend to have mild illness, mostly with fever
A report from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago shows that infants under 90 days of age who tested positive for COVID-19 tend to be well, with little or no respiratory involvement. (2020-06-19)
UAlberta clinician-scientists identify pink eye as possible primary symptom of COVID-19
A case of pink eye is now reason to be tested for COVID-19, according to University of Alberta researchers. (2020-06-18)
UConn researchers overcome a vexing problem in vaccine research
Researchers at UConn's Center of Excellence in Vaccine Research (CEVR) have made a breakthrough in vaccine development for a common and difficult to treat pneumonia-causing pathogen. (2020-06-17)
How COVID-19 affects pediatric patients
New insights into the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of pediatric patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) could facilitate early identification and intervention in suspected patients, according to a study publishing on June 16, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Xihui Zhou of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, China and colleagues. (2020-06-16)
Treatment plan helps keep young cancer patients home
An Australian program that avoids hospital admission for some young cancer patients with a fever is helping to ease pressure on the UK health system during the COVID-19 crisis. (2020-06-15)
Reprogramming of immune system cures child with often-fatal fungal infection
In the June 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of UCLA physicians and scientists describes the first case of immune modulation being used to cure a severe and often fatal fungal infection. (2020-06-10)
Stanford-led study suggests a new approach to reducing spread of mosquito-borne diseases
Stanford researchers working in rural Kenya have identified the most productive breeding habitats for mosquitoes that spread a range of untreatable viruses. (2020-06-08)
Fighting mosquito-borne viruses requires a precise balance of immune cells
In a new study, published June 5, 2020, in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) shows that antibodies against JEV are 'cross-reactive' and can also recognize Zika virus. (2020-06-05)
Asian tiger mosquito gains ground in Illinois
Researchers report that the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, has become more abundant across Illinois in the past three decades. (2020-06-04)
Use loss of taste and smell as key screening tool for COVID-19, researchers urge
King's College London researchers have called for the immediate use of additional COVID-19 symptoms to detect new cases, reduce infections and save lives. (2020-06-04)
Altered sense of taste present in half of COVID-19 cases
A systematic review of COVID-19 cases finds nearly half of patients reported changes to or complete loss of their sense of taste. (2020-05-27)
When developing vaccines against COVID-19, 'fast is slow, and slow is fast'
Bypassing clinical trials for a potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccine would be ''catastrophic,'' says Science Advances deputy editor Douglas Green in this Editorial. (2020-05-22)
Tick-borne encephalitis spread across Eurasia with settlers and their pets and prey
Researchers from Sechenov University together with colleagues from several Russian institutes analysed data on the RNA structure of tick-borne encephalitis virus. (2020-05-21)
Emerging viral diseases causing serious issues in west Africa
In a new study, researchers from the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus call attention to the emergence of mosquito-borne viral outbreaks in West Africa, such as dengue (DENV), chikungunya (CHIKV) and Zika (ZIKV) viruses. (2020-05-19)
Viral infection: Early indicators of vaccine efficacy
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich researchers have shown that a specific class of immune cells in the blood induced by vaccination is an earlier indicator of vaccine efficacy than conventional tests for neutralizing antibodies. (2020-05-15)
AJR details COVID-19 infection control, radiographer protection in CT exam areas
In an open-access article published ahead-of-print by the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), a team of Chinese radiologists discuss modifications to the CT examination process and strict disinfection of examination rooms, while outlining personal protection measures for radiographers during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. (2020-05-15)
Designing vaccines from artificial proteins
EPFL scientists have developed a new computational approach to create artificial proteins, which showed promising results in vivo as functional vaccines. (2020-05-14)
Coronavirus infection in children -- it may not start with a cough
Children suffering from sickness and diarrhea, coupled with a fever or history of exposure to coronavirus, should be suspected of being infected with COVID-19, recommends a new study by doctors from Wuhan, China, who detail five cases of coronavirus in children who had no initial signs of respiratory illness. (2020-05-12)
New AI diagnostic can predict COVID-19 without testing
Researchers at King's College London, Massachusetts General Hospital and health science company ZOE have developed an artificial intelligence diagnostic that can predict whether someone is likely to have COVID-19 based on their symptoms. (2020-05-11)
Found: Neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress
Researchers at Nagoya University have discovered a neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress. (2020-05-02)
Understanding the initial immune response after dengue virus infection
This study sheds new light on the body's initial response to dengue virus infection, describing the molecular diversity and specificity of the antibody response. (2020-05-01)
Scientists uncover how Zika virus can spread through sexual contact
Zika virus is capable of replicating and spreading infectious particles within the outermost cells lining the vaginal tract, according to new research. (2020-04-27)
Silent, airborne transmission likely to be a key factor in scarlet fever outbreaks
New research due to be presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) shows that the airborne transmission, both through symptomatic patients and those who are shedding the virus with no symptoms, may be key factors in the spread of scarlet fever. (2020-04-20)
Two novel viruses identified in Brazilian patients with suspected dengue
Species never before found in humans described in PLOS ONE belong to the genera Ambidensovirus and Chapparvovirus. (2020-04-17)
Genetic variation not an obstacle to gene drive strategy to control mosquitoes
New research from entomologists at UC Davis clears a potential obstacle to using CRISPR-Cas9 'gene drive' technology to control mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever and Zika. (2020-04-16)
Low-cost imaging system poised to provide automatic mosquito tracking
Mosquito-transmitted diseases such as malaria, dengue and yellow fever are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). (2020-04-15)
Loss of smell and taste validated as COVID-19 symptoms in patients with high recovery rate
Researchers at UC San Diego Health publish the first empirical findings that strongly associate sensory loss and COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. (2020-04-13)
Stuttering DNA orchestrates the start of the mosquito's life
There are large parts of the DNA that are not used for making proteins. (2020-04-09)
POssible coronavirus drug identified by Australian scientists
Australian Scientists have shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world can kill the virus -- effectively eradicating all genetic material of the virus within 48 hours. (2020-04-03)
Case study: Treating COVID-19 in a patient with multiple myeloma
A case study of a patient in Wuhan, China, suggests that the immunosuppressant tocilizumab may be an effective COVID-19 treatment for very ill patients who also have multiple myeloma and other blood cancers. (2020-04-03)
Individuals taking class of steroid medications at high risk for COVID-19
Individuals taking a class of steroid hormones called glucocorticoids for conditions such as asthma, allergies and arthritis on a routine basis may be unable to mount a normal stress response and are at high risk if they are infected with the virus causing COVID-19, according to a new editorial published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. (2020-03-31)
Caring for seniors during COVID-19 pandemic
Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine scientist Kathleen Unroe, MD, MHA, and colleagues lay out guidelines and best practices for healthcare providers and family caregivers who are providing care for older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. (2020-03-31)
New research shows promise to treat female group A streptococcus genital tract infections
Puerperal sepsis, also known as childbed fever, is the leading cause of maternal deaths. (2020-03-19)
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