The immense devastation from the COVID-19 coronavirus appears to be increasing hourly. No part of society has been spared. For some segments, continued viability, even survival, may rely on the successful implementation of emergency medical and economic measures.
Digestive symptoms were common in patients with COVID-19, according to the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Patients with these symptoms had a longer time from onset to admission and their prognosis was worse compared with patients without symptoms.
Facing projections that Hamilton's health-care system could be stretched to the limit in a matter of weeks, a group of this area's top researchers are working together to test a promising COVID-19 treatment here.
The National Institutes of Health will launch a website with important educational resources for coronavirus workers dealing with the spread of COVID-19. The initiative got underway after Congress passed a supplemental appropriation of $10 million on March 6 for worker-based training to prevent and reduce exposure of hospital employees, emergency first responders, and other workers who are at risk of exposure to coronavirus through their work duties. T
In a series of four studies published today (Mar. 26) in Gastroenterology, a journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, Mount Sinai inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) researchers, describe the identification of predictive tools and a new understanding of environmental factors that trigger IBD.
Researchers at Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) have developed a device that moves fluids over corneal cells similarly to the movement of tears over a blinking eye.
Graphene-based biosensors could usher in an era of liquid biopsy, detecting DNA cancer markers circulating in a patient's blood or serum
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