The new words from the coronavirus pandemic
With any new illness comes metaphor. It is humanity ’s attempt to incorporate the mystery of disease into our own stories. We like to personify illness, give it human characteristics as a way of visualizing it. We name its actions to help lessen its unpredictability. Tuberculosis consumed. Syphilis punished. AIDS invaded. Cancer grows. COVID-19 qua rantines separate […]Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
U.S. District Court Judge Robert Pittman has ordered a hearing for July 22 regarding a lawsuit filed by Texas bar and nightclub owners fighting the state order that closed their doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Texas Bar&Nightclub Alliance filed the federal lawsuit on behalf of its members on June 30 — four days after Gov. Gregg Abbott took executive action mandating that such establishments temporarily close, except for delivery and takeout. Plaintiffs have sought a temporary restraining…
CONCLUSION: An AI tool for automatic detection of ATB in chest CT is successfully developed in this study. The AI tool can accurately detect ATB patients, and distinguish between ATB and non- ATB cases, which simplifies the diagnosis process and lays a solid foundation for the next step of AI in CT diagnosis of ATB in clinical application. PMID: 32651351 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: 15 September 2020Source: Life Sciences, Volume 257Author(s): Tapan Behl, Ishnoor Kaur, Simona Bungau, Arun Kumar, Md Sahab Uddin, Chanchal Kumar, Giridhari Pal, Sahil, Kamal Shrivastava, Gokhan Zengin, Sandeep Arora
[The Conversation Africa] COVID-19 continues to infect millions of people as the death toll mounts. There is currently no cure which means that controlling this disease requires a multi-pronged approach. This includes personal protection such as masks, social distancing and the isolation of infected individuals and their contacts.
Publication date: Available online 12 July 2020Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General SubjectsAuthor(s): Sumit Sahni, Christoph Krisp, Mark P. Molloy, Christopher Nahm, Sarah Maloney, Josef Gillson, Anthony J. Gill, Jaswinder Samra, Anubhav Mittal
Analyst, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0AN01011A, PaperXiaonan Gao, Congcong Zhao, Keyan Wei, Bo Hu, Yu-Qin Chen, Kehua Xu, Bo Tang The anticancer mechanism for reduced/oxidized ascorbic acid (AA/DHA) is of great significance for clinical cancer therapies. A pH controlled fluorescent nanocarrier was designed to targetable deliver AA and DHA into... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Publication date: October 2020Source: Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 159Author(s): A.K.M. Najmul Islam, Samuli Laato, Shamim Talukder, Erkki Sutinen
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[SAnews.gov.za] While the country will remain on lockdown level 3 amid a rapid rise in COVID-19 infections, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced drastic measures in an effort to preserve lives and limit the rise in infections.
Cancer therapies could potentially be more effective if their development took into account the cells that give rise to tumor-fighting cells.