Antimicrobial resistant bacteria getting into watershed — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] It’s well established that infectious disease is the greatest threat to the endangered chimpanzees made famous by the field studies of Jane Goodall at Gombe National Park in Tanzania. Now, new research led by scientists at Emory University shows that nearly half of the fecal samples from wild chimpanzees contain bacteria that is resistant […]

Scientists identify human genes that fight infection — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have identified a set of human genes that fight SARS-CoV-2 infection, the virus that causes COVID-19. Knowing which genes help control viral infection can greatly assist researchers’ understanding of factors that affect disease severity and also suggest possible therapeutic options. The genes in question are related to interferons, the […]

More than 70% of all COVID-19 cases in New York City might be linked to variants, report finds

[ad_1] Highly infectious coronavirus variants might be making up nearly three-quarters of all new cases in New York City, a new report finds.  Released by the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday, officials say just 10 percent of all samples submitted to global genome sequencing database GISAID in January were variants. By […]

Practicing ‘mindfulness’ in summer camp benefits campers and counselors alike — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] With summer around the corner, a project shows how implementing an evidence-based mindfulness program in a summer camp setting decreases emotional distress in school age children and empowers campers and counselors alike — enhancing camper-counselor relationships. Mindfulness — a state of consciousness that fosters awareness — has the potential to help regulate emotions and […]

Coronavirus: People living with someone with weak immune system to be put on jab priority list

[ad_1] Healthy under-50s who live with an adult with a weak immune system will be added to the UK’s Covid vaccine priority list. Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed today that all adults who share a home with someone who is immunocompromised will be offered a vaccine by mid-April. Those include people living with someone who […]

New York health officials are worried South African and Brazil Covid variants will REINFECT people

[ad_1] New York health officials are worried that some coronavirus variants will reinfect people who have had COVID-19 before. At a press conference on Tuesday, Dr Dave Chokshi, the city’s health commissioner, said that reinfection appears to be rare. However, he noted that the coronavirus variants that were first identified in South Africa and Brazil […]

Why are GPs still refusing to see patients face-to-face

[ad_1] Pinned to the entrance of a GP surgery on a leafy residential road in suburban Sidcup, Kent is a handwritten note, attached to the inside glass. ‘Please do not punch or kick this door.’ That a message such as this is necessary is truly shocking, but it speaks volumes about the increasingly fractured relationship […]

Moderna vaccine is effective against California variant and produces antibodies for least 6 months

[ad_1] Moderna Inc’s coronavirus vaccine is effective against the California variant and its protection last for six months, two new studies find. In one study, researchers from Duke University found that the antibodies generated by Moderna’s jab had about two times less neutralizing power against the strain that was first discovered in the Golden State. […]

Moderna’s Covid vaccine ‘is effective against Kent AND California variants and triggers antibodies’

[ad_1] Moderna‘s coronavirus vaccine is effective against the Californian variant spreading in the US, scientists say. And researchers also found the jab sparks Covid-fighting antibodies that stay in the blood for at least six months following a second dose. Evidence already shows the vaccine — deployed in Britain for the first time yesterday — works against the […]

COVID-19 causes ‘unexpected’ cellular response in the lungs, research finds — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] New insights into the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infections could bring better treatments for COVID-19 cases. An international team of researchers unexpectedly found that a biochemical pathway, known as the immune complement system, is triggered in lung cells by the virus, which might explain why the disease is so difficult to treat. The research […]

Researchers find worrying new coronavirus variant in New York City

[ad_1] Genomics researchers have named the variant B.1.526. It appears in people affected in diverse neighborhoods of New York City, they said, and is “scattered in the Northeast.” One of the mutations in this variant is the same concerning change found in the variant first seen in South Africa and known as B.1.351. It appears […]

Ron Johnson used the Capitol attack hearing to push a ridiculous conspiracy theory

[ad_1] It shouldn’t surprise you one bit, then, that Johnson used his time in the first public Senate hearing on the Capitol attack to spread a single eyewitness account suggesting that there were professional provocateurs seeded in the crowd on January 6 that led the largely peaceful gathering to turn violent. Johnson read excerpts from […]

Opinion: Ted Cruz isn’t the only issue in Texas

[ad_1] Nearly a year ago, the Covid-19 pandemic began bringing death, disease and economic distress to millions of households. But the disaster hasn’t come alone — a host of others have struck the US in the past 12 months. The 2020 hurricane season broke the record for the number of major storms, forcing meteorologists to […]

How to help and get help

[ad_1] Arts and culture How to give American Guild of Musical Arts Relief Fund: The AGMA is a labor union that represents artists involved in America’s operatic, choral and dance heritages. Their relief fund will support members who have lost opportunities and income during the coronavirus crisis. Broadway Cares: This non-profit helps vulnerable people in […]

Opinion: Why ‘It’s a Sin’ resonates for the Covid generation

[ad_1] “It’s a Sin” isn’t a show about the current Covid-19 pandemic. It’s about the last great pandemic to engulf Britain and America: the HIV/AIDS crisis of the 1980s and 1990s. It’s the creation of Russell T. Davies, the showrunner behind the 2005 revival of “Dr Who” and 1999’s “Queer as Folk.” Now he’s retelling […]

Opinion: Rush Limbaugh was the architect of Donald Trump’s presidency

[ad_1] Limbaugh, who announced last February that he was battling advanced cancer, died Wednesday at age 70. At the center of most discussions of right-wing media’s role in propping up the Trump presidency, Fox News looms largest. But talk radio played just as big a role. And Limbaugh’s show was the most important of all, […]

Studimi: Pandemia në Shqipëri Pengoi trajtimin e Pacientëve

[ad_1] Në Tiranë, një studim i shoqatës “Së Bashku për Jetën” zbuloi një seri vështirësish që pandemia solli për trajtimin e afro 400 mijë të sëmurëve kronikë, që ka Shqipëria. Shumë prej tyre duhet të vinë rregullisht në Qendrën Spitalore Universitare “Nënë Tereza”, kur brenda saj janë dy spitale Covid. Shoqata “Së Bashku për Jetën” […]

Vaksina, a po privohen vendet më të varfëra?

[ad_1] Vendet e pasura kanë siguruar sasi vaksine kundër koronavirusit, të mjaftueshme për të mbrojtur popullsinë e tyre gati tre herë deri në fund të vitit 2021, thonë disa organizata që merren me shpërndarjen e ndihmave në të tërë botën. Oxfam, një grup bamirës, thotë se kjo prirje ndoshta ka privuar nga vaksina miliarda njerëz […]

Studim: Njerëzit po vuajnë më gjatë nga sëmundjet e pleqërisë se më parë

[ad_1] Një studim i ri ka zbulur se shëndeti jonë është duke u përmisuar dhe jemi duke jetuar më gjatë se kurr më parë. Gjithashtu edhe në shtetet me shëndetin më të dobët jetëgjatësia është duke u rritur, ndërsa njerëzit janë duke jetuar deri në 10 vite më shumë se kurrë më parë. Tani, në […]

Njerëzit po jetojnë deri në 10 vite më gjatë se më parë, por po vuajnë më gjatë nga sëmundjet e pleqërisë

[ad_1] Shëndeti jonë është duke u përmirësuar dhe jemi duke jetuar më gjatë se kurrë më parë, ka zbuluar një studim i ri. Edhe në shtetet me shëndetin më të dobët jetëgjatësia është duke u rritur, e ku njerëzit po jetojnë deri në 10 vite më shumëse kurrë më parë, transmeton Telegrafi. Tani, në të […]

Dr. Michael Davidson, Who Studied Infectious Disease, Dies at 77

[ad_1] He was badly injured in a biking accident shortly after he relocated to New Jersey for a new job heading up an H.I.V./AIDS research team for Roche Pharmaceuticals. “He had two real loves in life, the outdoors and cooking,” Dr. Sprott said in an interview. Dr. Davidson honed his culinary skills by trying every […]

‘Mum test’ not enough to convince people to get the COVID-19 jab

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain The ‘Mum test’, invoked by England’s deputy chief medical officer, Professor Jonathan van- Tam, to reassure Britons of COVID-19 vaccine safety, won’t be enough to convince people to get the jab, warns the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin. Open and honest messaging about exactly what is and isn’t known about the […]

HIV-positive patients in Libya struggle for care amid Covid-19 pandemic

[ad_1] Issued on: 01/12/2020 – 14:12 Tuesday is World AIDS Day and, today, an estimated 38 million people around the globe are living with HIV or have gone on to develop AIDS. Conditions for those living with HIV and treatment vary wildly around the world. In this video dispatch, FRANCE 24 reports on the situation […]

Child HIV treatment cost slashed: Unitaid

[ad_1] A strawberry-flavoured HIV treatment for the 1.7 million children living with the virus will slash the cost of yearly paediatric treatment by three quarters, Unitaid announced on World AIDS Day. The dispersible treatment is the first specifically made for children and will initially be available in six African countries in the first half of […]

Rastet me HIV/ AIDS në Kosovë

[ad_1] Sëmundja e HIV/AIDS transmetohet nga një person tek tjetri përmes tre mënyrave, përmes marrëdhënieve seksuale të pambrojtura, kalimi i virusit direkt në gjakë dhe kjo mund të ndodhë përmes shiringut Po qe se përdoret në më shumë se një person, mënyra e tret është kalimi i virusit nga nëna tek fëmija. Kur njeriu infektohet […]

Warning signs over effectiveness of HIV ‘wonder drug’ in sub-Saharan Africa

[ad_1] Scanning electromicrograph of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID Dolutegravir, the current first-line treatment for HIV, may not be as effective as hoped in sub-Saharan Africa, suggests new research published on World AIDS Day. The study finds that this so-called ‘wonder drug’ may be less effective in patients resistant to older drugs. As HIV […]

Sot shënohet dita botërore kundër HIV/AIDS

[ad_1] 1 Dhjetori është Dita Botërore e AIDS-it. Në këtë ditë pjesa më e madhe e botës mëson dhe informon popullatën lidhur më këtë sëmundje. Këtë ditë e ka shënuar edhe Kosova. Instituti Kombëtar i Shëndetësisë Publike ka bërë thirrje për ‘aksion’ për të përkrahur masat e parandalimit dhe kontrollit të HIV/AIDS-it. Sëmundja e HIV/AIDS […]

AIDS prevention progress brings hope for women, children in South Africa

[ad_1] Issued on: 01/12/2020 – 09:18 Tuesday is World AIDS Day and, despite the virus fading into the background of public discourse in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, an estimated 38 million people live with HIV or AIDS around the world. In this video dispatch, FRANCE 24 reports on the continuing fight against AIDS in […]

​Zemaj në Ditën Botërore të AIDS: Ekziston akoma nevoja për ndërgjegjësim nga rreziku i këtij virusi

[ad_1] Ministri i Shëndetësisë, Armend Zemaj ka shkruar në Ditën Botërore kundër AIDS-it. Zemaj thotë se në këtë ditë opinioni sensibilizohet për luftën kundër HIV-it dhe ofrohet mbështetja për njerëzit që jetojnë me HIV si dhe për të përkujtuar ata kanë kanë humbur jetën nga AIDS. “Sot është Dita Botërore kundër AIDS-it. Në këtë ditë, […]

Nga viti 1986 në Kosovë u raportua për vdekjen e 51 personave si pasojë e AIDS-it

[ad_1] Që nga 1 dhjetori i 1988 shënohet Dita Botërore e AIDS. Kjo ditë shënohet edhe në Kosovë, e ku Instituti Kombëtar i Shëndetësisë Publike të Kosovës (IKSHPK) ka bërë të ditur që gjatë këtij viti janë raportuar dy raste të infeksionit me HIV. E sipas të dhënave të IKSHPK-së që nga viti 1986 e […]

Berry-Flavored H.I.V. Medication Is Ready for Babies

[ad_1] The first infant formulation of dolutegravir, an important first-line H.I.V. medication, will be available soon under an agreement between several pharmaceutical companies and global health initiatives. The new formulation will be strawberry flavored and come in a tablet that dissolves in water or juice so babies can swallow it. In another announcement also linked […]

Kosova s’ bën teste për HIV gjatë pandemisë

[ad_1] Ditën Ndërkombëtare të AIDS-it, më 1 dhjetor, Kosova e shënon pa asnjë rast të diagnostikuar me virusin HIV (virusi i mungesës së imunitetit) këtë vit. Kjo për shkak faktit se që nga muaji mars, kur u paraqitën rastet e para me koronavirus në Kosovë, asnjë person s’ është testuar për virusin HIV në Klinikën […]

Vaccines Are Coming, but Pandemic Experts Expect a ‘Horrible’ Winter

[ad_1] Each week, good news about vaccines or antibody treatments surfaces, offering hope that an end to the pandemic is at hand. And yet this holiday season presents a grim reckoning. The United States has reached an appalling milestone: more than one million new coronavirus cases every week. Hospitals in some states are full to […]

Undiagnosed HIV rising in Eastern Europe, Central Asia: agencies

[ad_1] Scanning electromicrograph of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID The EU’s disease control agency and the WHO on Thursday called for better HIV testing to spot cases early following rising undiagnosed cases especially in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. Early detection of the virus that causes AIDS mitigates the impact on the patient […]

Rritet përdorimi i antibiotikëve në pandemi

[ad_1] Përdorimi i antibiotikëve, shpeshherë pa nevojë, ka bërë që rezistenca ndaj tyre të konsiderohet si sfida kryesore globale e shëndetësisë në shekullin XXI, thotë mikrobiologu Lul Raka për Radio Evropa e Lirë. Ai shton se në këtë mes s’ bën përjashtim Kosova, ku mikroorganizmat, indikatorë të rezistencës ndaj këtij ilaçi, janë dy deri në […]

Engineered immune cells elicit broad response to HIV in mice, offering hope for vaccine

[ad_1] Antibodies from engineered B cells approach an HIV particle (shown in blue) to disable it. In a new study, scientists found that gene-edited B cells can generate durable protective antibody responses against HIV when activated with a vaccine. Credit: Illustration courtesy of the Voss laboratory at Scripps Research. Unlike so many other deadly viruses, […]

Revolutionary CRISPR-based genome editing system treatment destroys cancer cells

[ad_1] Cancer cell during cell division. Credit: National Institutes of Health Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have demonstrated that the CRISPR/Cas9 system is very effective in treating metastatic cancers, a significant step on the way to finding a cure for cancer. The researchers developed a novel lipid nanoparticle-based delivery system that specifically targets cancer […]

Experts urge FDA to allow over-the-counter hearing aids

[ad_1] Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Hearing loss experts at Mass Eye and Ear are advocating for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement a law passed by Congress permitting the sale of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. In a new column published November 19 in The New England Journal of Medicine, the experts write […]

Why are so many still dying?

[ad_1] Early diagnosis and treatment are key in the fight against HIV. Credit: Peter Casaer Twenty years ago, treatment for HIV was a rare luxury in South Africa. Exorbitant costs and President Thabo Mbeki’s government’s fierce opposition to providing antiretroviral treatment (ART) kept it out of the public sector. They were terrible days. Many lives […]

Pandemien vermeiden: Team mit Beteiligung der Universität Göttingen fordert wirksamere Gesetze für den Wildtierhandel

[ad_1] Viele Krankheiten, darunter auch Covid-19, sind vom Tier zum Menschen übergesprungen, mit schwerwiegenden Folgen. Ein internationales Forschungsteam, darunter auch Wissenschaftlerinnen der Universität Göttingen, hält weitere Epidemien, die von tierischen Wirten ausgehen, für unvermeidlich, wenn nicht schnell Maßnahmen ergriffen werden. Die Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler fordern die Regierungen auf, wirksame Rechtsvorschriften zu erlassen, die den Handel […]

Pneumonia kills 140,000 children each year in Nigeria

[ad_1] Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Pneumonia kills around 143,000 children under the age of five each year in Nigeria, the government said Thursday, with the coronavirus pandemic hampering access to life-saving treatment. Medical oxygen coupled with antibiotics can help cut the number of deaths—but the pandemic has seen a surge in demand, according to UNICEF, […]

HIV: Neuer Mechanismus entdeckt – Biermann Medizin

[ad_1] Der Kampf gegen HIV ist auch nach jahrelanger Forschung nicht gewonnen. Ein wichtiger Schritt zur Entwicklung besserer Therapien ist ein gutes Verständnis davon, wie sich das Virus auf molekularer Ebene im Körper vermehrt. Ein Team um Kathrin Breuker hat nun einen Mechanismus entschlüsselt, der für die Vermehrung des Virus zentral ist und ein neues […]

Smart Finance Loan Manager in ASP.NET Core

[ad_1] Free download Smart Finance Loan Manager in ASP.NET Core Nulled. This item was published on and sold by author reservedgold. But you can download Smart Finance Loan Manager in ASP.NET Core completely free from here. It is also nulled by us to make sure there are no license check. Smart Finance Loan Manager is ASP.NET Core […]

After a Broken Bone, the Risk of a Second Fracture

[ad_1] In other countries, and within some medical networks in the United States, including the Kaiser Permanente system in California, there are coordinated services to assure appropriate post-fracture follow-up. In 2013, the International Osteoporosis Foundation introduced a campaign called Capture the Fracture to assure that “fragility fracture sufferers receive appropriate assessment and intervention to reduce […]

COVID-19 drug and vaccine patents are putting profit before people

[ad_1] The TRIPS waiver enables WTO member states to manufacture and distribute COVID-19 drugs and medical supplies that would normally be protected by patents. Credit: Pixabay Since the birth of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995, most member states have had to abide by the Agreement on Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), which […]

New cause of inflammation in people with HIV identified

[ad_1] Microscopic image of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID While current antiretroviral treatments for HIV are highly effective, data has shown that people living with HIV appear to experience accelerated aging and have shorter lifespans—by up to five to 10 years—compared to people without HIV. These outcomes have been associated with chronic inflammation, which […]

Dr. Fatime Imeri-Berisha drejton disa laboratorë të Covid-19 në Zvicër

[ad_1] Ka ardhur nga Kosova në Zvicër me fakultet të mbaruar të mjekësisë por këtu ka punuar edhe si pjatalarëse. Sot, dr. Fatime Imeri Berisha është bashkëpronare dhe CEO e disa laboratorëve dhe klinikave mjekësore në Zvicër E Shtunë, 31 Tetor 2020 – 16:28 Blerim Shabani Në laboratorin LG1, ku ajo është bashkëpronare dhe drejtoreshë […]

Future pandemics likely to be deadlier and more frequent, warns UN panel

[ad_1] Issued on: 30/10/2020 – 14:56 Future pandemics will happen more often, kill more people and wreak even worse damage to the global economy than Covid-19 without a fundamental shift in how humans treat nature, the United Nations’ biodiversity panel said Thursday.  Warning that there are up to 850,000 viruses which, like the novel coronavirus, […]

Ndikimi shkatërrues i COVID-19 te fëmijët

[ad_1] Kriza COVID-19 ka një ndikim negativ potencialisht të gjerë, afatgjatë mbi fëmijët në të tërë botën, tha Human Rights Watch. Ndikimi ka të ngjarë të jetë shkatërrues, edhe pse fëmijët që infektohen me COVID-19 duket se kanë simptoma më pak të rënda dhe shkallë më të ulët të vdekshmërisë sesa grupmoshat e tjera. Më […]

Dr. Joyce Wallace, Pioneering AIDS Physician, Dies at 79

[ad_1] Dr. Joyce Wallace, a Manhattan internist who treated prostitutes for AIDS, occasionally brought streetwalkers home with her when they had nowhere else to go. Once, when her son, Ari Kahn, was about 12, Dr. Wallace, who had to get to the hospital to see her patients, left him at home with a prostitute who […]

Knee or hip replacements cut people’s risk for falls, study finds

[ad_1] People who have total joint replacement, or total joint arthroplasty (TJA), experience fewer falls than those who don’t undergo the surgery, a new study finds. “Osteoarthritis (OA) is the degeneration of the cartilage in our joints over the years,” said lead author Dr. Ran Schwarzkopf, an orthopedic surgeon at NYU Langone Health in New […]

The Trump Administration Shut a Vaccine Safety Office Last Year. What’s the Plan Now?

[ad_1] As the first coronavirus vaccines arrive in the coming year, government researchers will face a monumental challenge: monitoring the health of hundreds of millions of Americans to ensure the vaccines don’t cause harm. Purely by chance, thousands of vaccinated people will have heart attacks, strokes and other illnesses shortly after the injections. Sorting out […]

Çfarë Ndodh Po qe se Hani Hudhër Me Stomak Bosh

[ad_1] Kur mendon për ushqimet që duhen ngrënë me stomak bosh, hudhra është e fundit që të vjen ndër mend. Megjithatë sipas specialistëve të mjekësisë popullore, kjo perime është e para që duhet ngrënë në mëngjes. specialistët kanë kryer shumë studime sipas të cilave, njeriu duhet të konsumojë hudhër përpara se të hajë apo pijë. […]

Salmonela: Pyetje Dhe Përgjigje Për Bakterin e Rrezikshëm

[ad_1] deri më tani, gjithësecili prej nesh mund ta ketë krijuar një ide për infeksionin e salmonelës, një bakter që infekton miliona njerëz në botë çdo vit. Simptomat e salmonelës shfaqen ndërmjet 24 dhe 48 orësh pas konsumit të një ushqimi të kontaminuar. Ato përfshijnë diarrenë dhe të vjellat. Sipas kërkimeve të, personi i […]

Research could lead to customized cochlear implants

[ad_1] Dr Greg Watkins recently completed his PhD on cochlear implants. Credit: University of Sydney Cochlear implants are a groundbreaking technology that has changed the lives of many people living with severe to profound hearing loss. University of Sydney School of Biomedical Engineering researcher, Dr. Greg Watkins, hears with the assistance of two cochlear implants […]

EU regulator greenlights first injectable HIV drug

[ad_1] HIV-1 Virus. Credit: J Roberto Trujillo/Wikipedia The EU’s medicines regulator on Friday gave the green light for the first injectable treatment for the HIV virus that causes AIDS, which could change the lives of millions of people. The cocktail of two antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, rilpivirine and cabotegravir, can be given every few months instead […]

Leitlinie zur Syphilis aktualisiert – Biermann Medizin

[ad_1] Infektionsketten durch Schnelltests, frühe Therapie und Information von Sexualpartnern unterbrechen – das ist das Ziel der aktualisierten Leitlinie zur Behandlung der Syphilis, die aktuell von der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft (DDG) und der Deutschen STI Gesellschaft (DSTIG) herausgegeben wurde. Sexuell übertragbare Infektionen wie die Syphilis, die dank moderner Antibiotikatherapien heilbar ist, bedrohen nach wie vor […]

Weighted Blankets for Sounder Sleep?

[ad_1] Weighted blankets, which have long been popular aids to induce calm, could help reduce insomnia, a new study suggests. Swedish researchers studied 121 patients with depression, bipolar disorder and other psychiatric diagnoses, all of whom had sleep problems. They randomly assigned them to two groups. The first slept with an 18-pound blanket weighted with […]

The Race for a Super-Antibody Against the Coronavirus

[ad_1] Even as vaccines are hailed as our best hope against the coronavirus, dozens of scientific groups are working on an alternate defense: monoclonal antibodies. These therapies shot to prominence just this month after President Trump got an infusion of an antibody cocktail made by Regeneron and credited it for his apparent recovery, even calling […]

Certain pre-existing conditions may double, triple mortality risk for COVID-19

[ad_1] Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A large, international study of COVID-19 patients confirmed that cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease, stroke and cancer can increase a patient’s risk of dying from the virus. Penn State College of Medicine researchers say their findings may help public health officials improve patient care and […]

Unemployed Stage Actors to Face New Health Insurance Hurdle

[ad_1] Facing enormous financial strain because of the shutdown of the theater industry, the health insurance fund that covers thousands of stage actors is making it more difficult for them to qualify for coverage. Currently, professional actors and stage managers have to work 11 weeks to qualify for six months of coverage. But starting Jan. […]

Timothy Ray Brown, First Patient Cured of H.I.V., Dies at 54

[ad_1] Next, to accommodate the donor’s immune cells, they had to wipe out Mr. Brown’s own immune system by bombarding him with chemotherapy and radiation. Next came the transplant procedure itself. On that same February day, Mr. Brown stopped taking his antiretroviral medication. Three months later, after a grueling recovery in which he almost died, […]

Study provides new data on current ART regimens with weight gain concerns

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Ezintsha, a research group at Wits University that investigates better options for first-line antiretroviral treatment (ART) regimens for people with HIV, today published its 96-week outcomes in the prestigious Lancet HIV medical journal. Conducted in central Johannesburg, the ADVANCE research study looked at the potency and safety of South Africa’s […]

Vdes personi i parë i shëruar nga HIV-i

[ad_1] Personi i parë i kuruar nga virusi HIV – Timothy Ray Brown – ka humbur jetën nga kanceri. Brown, i cili është njohur edhe si “pacienti i Berlinit”, është shëruar më shumë se një dekadë më parë, me një transplant të palcës së kockave nga një dhurues që ishte natyrshëm rezistent ndaj HIV-it. Shoqata […]

Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

[ad_1] by Adam Geller and Rishabh R. Jain In this Sept. 17, 2020 photo provided by Kapil Chaudhary shows pictures of Joginder Chaudhary and his mother Premlata Chaudhary sitting on a table during a Hindu mourning ceremony held at the family home in Jhantala, Madhya Pradesh, India. fter the virus killed the 27-year-old Chaudhary in […]

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

[ad_1] This March 2020 photo provided by the family shows Ming Wang in Sydney, Australia. The 71-year-old was sickened in March on a cruise from Australia with his wife, a break after decades of running the family’s Chinese restaurant in Papillion, Neb. In the 74 days he was hospitalized, doctors desperately tried various experimental approaches, […]

Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, Expert in Infectious Diseases, Dies at 62

[ad_1] This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Things were still relatively calm at the Medical Center at Bowling Green in mid-March, around the time the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic and Gov. Andy Beshear of Kentucky announced the first […]

Coronavirus and other deadly epidemics

[ad_1] Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The novel coronavirus pandemic, soon to pass the milestone of one million deaths, has a higher toll compared with other modern viruses although its ravages to date are far less than the Spanish flu a century ago. As the pandemic continues, the death toll from an AFP tally is only […]

Zi veröffentlicht Studie zu Influenza-Impfquoten unter chronisch Kranken

[ad_1] In der nun beginnenden Erkältungssaison 2020/21 kommt der Influenza-Impfung wegen der anhaltenden COVID-19-Pandemie eine besondere Bedeutung zu, betont das Zentralinstitut für die kassenärztliche Versorgung (Zi). Mit der Influenza-Impfung könne möglichen Doppelinfektionen durch Influenza und SARS-CoV-2 wirksam vorgebeugt werden. Aktuelle wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse zeigten, so das Zi, dass Menschen mit bestimmten Vorerkrankungen zu den besonderen Risikogruppen […]

Ultra-low-cost hearing aid could address age-related hearing loss worldwide

[ad_1] Construction and components of the LoCHAid. a. The LoCHAid is shown in its top view, with its 3D printed polyamide (Nylon 12) case tilted. The side view of the audio jack opening and holes for attaching material for neck wear are shown below. The LoCHAid in its case has a size of 6.70 mm […]

Making ultrasound universally accessible

[ad_1] New ultrasound machines will be easier to use, so specialists will not always be needed. Credit: Shutterstock, NTB Currently, ultrasound machines are operated primarily by specialists because it requires extensive experience to interpret the images. Norwegian researchers are aiming to tackle this issue. The ultimate aim is to develop an ultrasound machine that all […]

If You See Someone Not Wearing a Mask, Do You Say Something?

[ad_1] As the sociologist Erving Goffman pointed out, within groups, people generally seek to “pass” and to avoid behaving in ways that others may see as stigmatizing, “tainting” or bad. Many people hesitate to don masks because of implicit group pressures and concerns about what others may think. Generally, people want to be liked and […]

Unraveling the deadly new coronavirus

[ad_1] This 2020 electron micrsocope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows a Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 particle isolated from a patient, in a laboratory in Fort Detrick, Md. Coronaviruses, including the newest one, are named for the spikes that cover their outer surface like a crown, or corona in […]

Malaria elimination at risk as Ghana economy improves

[ad_1] A lab technician checks a blood sample for malaria. Credit: AMISOM photo / Tobin Jones,Public domain Ghana’s efforts to eliminate malaria could be in jeopardy as its improved economy results in reduced external funding for fighting malaria, a study suggests. With Ghana experiencing a five-fold increase in gross domestic product per capita from US$ […]

Brain cells can harbor and spread HIV virus to the body

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers have found that astrocytes, a type of brain cell can harbor HIV and then spread the virus to immune cells that traffic out of the brain and into other organs. HIV moved from the brain via this route even when the virus was suppressed by combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), […]

Çka është anemia? Shkaqet, simptomat dhe trajtimi i anemisë

Shkruan: Dr. Besa Vranovci Ju mund të gjeni të gjitha detajet rreth anemisë të shkaktuar nga mungesa qelizave të kuqe ose mungesa e hemoglobinës në gjak.   Çfarë është anemia? Shkaqet, simptomat dhe trajtimi i anemisë … Mungesa e hekurit është lloji më i zakonshëm i anemisë në botë. Sidomos në vendet e pazhvilluara por  […]

Boçëbora – Lulja e Shpresës Kundër Sklerozës

[ad_1] Parku Kombëtar “Mali i Dajtit” është zbukuruar nga Boçëbora e mbretëreshës Ollgë, një nga lajmëtaret e para të ardhjes së pranverës. Ajo shpesh krijon lëndina të bardha, jo vetëm në Dajt por edhe në Qafën e Qershisë, Shkallën e Tujanit, faqet perëndimore të Malit me Gropa, etj Ajo njihet si Lulja e Shpresës dhe […]

Pasqyra e gjakut: Cilat janë vlerat normale?

Pasqyra e gjakut: Cilat janë vlerat normale? Pavarësisht nëse keni frikë nga gjilpërat ose dhënia e gjakut, vizita në laborator është e domosdoshme për diagnostikimin e cilësdo sëmundje. Analizat e gjakut tregojnë nëse organizmi është i shëndoshë, nëse ekziston ndonjë proces inflamator, apo ekziston ndonjë sëmundje… Që të mos pyetni se çfarë kuptimi kanë shkurtesat […]