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Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research Breakthrough on How to Treat COVID-19 Cytokine Storm

Some patients’ immune systems have responded to SARS-CoV-2 infections by going into a form of overdrive, leading to the overzealous response known as a cytokine storm—a very dangerous situation. When this occurs, the death rate associated with COVID-19 is extremely...

Kaiser Permanente NorCal Research: Early Diagnosis and Treatment of HIV with ART Reduces Incidence of Cancer

New compelling research reveals that patients with HIV who are diagnosed early and placed on antiretroviral therapy (ART) show benefits, including reduced risk of certain types of cancers. The net takeaway: the earlier HIV can be diagnosed and ART introduced, the...

ICU’s Collaborating Worldwide: Hartford Hospital Joins COVID-19 Critical Care Consortium Study & Pursuit of Real World Evidence

Hartford Hospital, one of New England’s largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers with perhaps one of the region’s busiest surgery practices, joined the COVID-19 Critical Care Consortium (COVID Critical), an alliance of clinicians and scientists dedicated...

The Texas Nursing Home COVID-19 Outbreak: Did the Medical Director Launch a Questionable Observation Study or Practice Good Crisis Medicine?

A physician and medical director of a Texas nursing home is under scrutiny as the call was made to administer hydroxychloroquine to many elderly COVID-19 patients after an outbreak nearly two weeks ago. Known as the Resort at Texas City, the physician, Robin...

Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute Expands Translational Pop Health Research Center & MURDOCK Study Participation

The Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) announced an exciting expansion with 10,100 square feet to the Translational population Health Research Center (TransPop). Part of the MURDOCK Study, the CTSI team, can take on even larger more and complex...

Kaiser Permanente Research Reveals Depressed Pregnant Women Eating Poorly Putting Themselves and Future Children at Risk

A Kaiser Permanente Division of Research study revealed that pregnant women with depression are far more likely to eat poor diets, with higher intake of empty calories, that may have adverse, lasting consequences on a next generation of children. Published in the...

UNSW Sydney Receives World First Diabetic Research Study Following Babies from Pregnancy to Early Childhood

University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, along with partners, have been awarded $8.25 million to further a study titled The Environmental Determinants of Islet Autoimmunity (ENDIA). The Type I Diabetes Problem Type 1 diabetes in Australian children is twice as...

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