There is no escape from fungi. They are common in our environment, and we come in contact with hundreds to thousands of them daily. Fungi such as Aspergillus, for example, are breathed in large quantities every day. While they are normally harmless to healthy people, they can cause fatal infections in people with weakened immune systems. Yet, it is becoming more recognizable in the literature that infections like the flu and COVID-19 may raise the risk of aggressive Aspergillus infections.
Further research will provide insight into how bacterial infections may affect heart health
Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to explore the effects of nanoparticles on gouty arthritis using animal models.
Nanoparticles and lateral flow assay help detect and treat common illnesses at low cost
Any regular leisure time physical activity at any age is linked to better brain function in later life, but maintaining an exercise routine throughout adulthood seems to be best for preserving mental acuity and memory, suggests a long term study published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.
Rates in blood transfusions have decreased at the MUHC following the implementation of an educational intervention, shows a new study by RI-MUHC researchers.
A team at UHN's KITE Research Institute has developed a low-cost approach to assess patients' recovery of upper limb function following a spinal cord injury.
AI algorithms and imaging biomarkers may amp up the prediction accuracy of risk models
In a recent study published in One Health, researchers projected the West Nile virus (WNV) spread in the context of climate change.
Noninvasive biomarkers are more cost-efficient than endoscopy in many cases
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