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Synthetic biology meets medicine: 'Programmable molecular scissors' could help fight COVID-19 infection

Synthetic biology meets medicine: ‘Programmable molecular scissors’ could help fight COVID-19 infection

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of a dying cell (blue) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 (yellow), the virus that causes COVID-19. Credit: NIAID Integrated Research Center, Fort Detrick, Maryland. Cambridge scientists used synthetic biology to create artificial enzymes programmed to target the genetic code of SARS-CoV-2 and destroy the virus, an approach that could be used to …

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Global Nuclear Medicine Market Outlook to 2028: The Use of Radiopharmaceuticals in Neurological Applications Presents Opportunities

Global Nuclear Medicine Market Outlook to 2028: The Use of Radiopharmaceuticals in Neurological Applications Presents Opportunities

company logo Dublin, Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Nuclear Medicine Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecast to 2028” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global nuclear medicine market report provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period 2020 to 2028. The report forecasts that the global nuclear …

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GeNeuro Announces Enrollment of First Patients at Five Swiss Centers in First Long COVID Personalized Medicine Clinical Trial Evaluating Temelimab

GeNeuro Announces Enrollment of First Patients at Five Swiss Centers in First Long COVID Personalized Medicine Clinical Trial Evaluating Temelimab

Geneva, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory news: GeNeuro (Euronext Paris: CH0308403085 – GNRO) (Paris:GNRO), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in stopping the causal factors behind the progression of neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC, long-COVID or post-COVID), today announced the enrollment of the first patients in …

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National Children's Doctors rally against working conditions amid RSV outbreak

National Children’s Doctors rally against working conditions amid RSV outbreak

Comment this story Comment Hannah Kilcoyne, a first-year resident at Children’s National Hospital, recently started a 14-hour night shift with a daunting challenge: spending as much time as possible with newly admitted patients, writing treatment plans for each , answer an anxious father’s questions about his sick child and maintain his humanity. She made everything …

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5 questions: Shebani Sethi on the link between metabolism and mental health

5 questions: Shebani Sethi on the link between metabolism and mental health

Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that more than 40% of American adults are classified as obese and 36% report symptoms of anxiety, depression or both. According to Shebani Sethi, MD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, the two epidemics are closely linked. Board-certified in psychiatry and obesity …

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Will the nasal spray relieve my allergies, runny nose, congestion and other sinus issues?

Will the nasal spray relieve my allergies, runny nose, congestion and other sinus issues?

Saline sprays, corticosteroids, antihistamines and decongestants – oh my! There are several over-the-counter and prescription nasal sprays on the market. Knowing which to use — and how — is key to ensuring you get the best results, whether you have allergies, a sinus infection, or a cold. Below we explain the different types of nasal …

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Is it safe to take supplements during cancer treatment?

Is it safe to take supplements during cancer treatment?

Dietary supplements are intended to help people meet nutritional needs. When used correctly, they can help reduce your risk of certain diseases, minimize discomfort, and improve your quality of life. But are they appropriate if you are undergoing cancer treatment? “The short answer is that we don’t really know enough about how dietary supplements interact …

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Confronting inhumanity with medicine

Confronting inhumanity with medicine

“The Doctor’s Art” is a weekly podcast that explores what makes medicine meaningful, featuring profiles and stories of clinicians, patients, educators, leaders, and others working in healthcare. Listen and subscribe on Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Google, Stitcher and Podchaser. When it comes to medical humanitarianism, there is no bigger name than Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also …

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Marginalized populations do not have access to testing sites to treat COVID-19

November 15, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Khazanchi reports receiving a personal honorarium from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Please see the study for relevant financial information from all other authors. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are published on Please provide your …

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Marijuana smoke harms the lungs of tobacco smokers, study finds

Marijuana smoke harms the lungs of tobacco smokers, study finds

Smoking weed while being a tobacco smoker can increase damage to the respiratory system, according to a new study. “There is a public perception that marijuana is safer than tobacco, and this study raises concerns that this may not be true,” said the study’s lead author, Dr. Giselle Revah, an assistant professor at the Department …

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