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Study estimates the risk of false positives in colon cancer screening

5 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Colorectal cancer can develop for months without producing any symptoms and, as soon as the first ones appear, sometimes the disease is already in an advanced stage.
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Scientists have come up with a 'liquid health check' which could predict a range of diseases 

Scientists have come up with a 'liquid health check' which could predict a range of diseases 

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Scientists at the universities of Cambridge and California, San Francisco have created the health MOT, which scours blood for proteins released by damaged cells or the immune system.
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“Liquid health check” could one day predict disease risk

5 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Measuring proteins in the blood could serve as a “liquid health check” that could predict people's risk of developing diseases.
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Clotting Tied to COVID-19 May Harm the Placenta

Clotting Tied to COVID-19 May Harm the Placenta

Women who had COVID-19 while pregnant showed evidence of placental injury, suggesting a new complication of the illness, researchers say. Read more ...

Coronavirus isn't just a physical health crisis - U.N. report says it's also...

Coronavirus isn't just a physical health crisis - U.N. report says it's also a mental crisis

From the time it was detected in Wuhan, China in December 2019, the coronavirus has upended daily life around the world. As of press time, over 4.6 million have been infected... Read more ...

Leronlimab May Hold Potential in Treating COVID-19

Leronlimab May Hold Potential in Treating COVID-19

Leronlimab from CytoDyn is a promising candidate for the treatment of COVID-19 and is currently forecast by GlobalData to have peak sales of 747m in 2026. Read more ...

Alzheimer's Gene Linked to Severe COVID-19 Risk

Alzheimer's Gene Linked to Severe COVID-19 Risk

Part of the increased risk among people with dementia may owe to high rates of new coronavirus infections in nursing homes. But this study suggests genetics may also be a factor. Read more ...

Apartment-Friendly Bodyweight HIIT Workout

Apartment-Friendly Bodyweight HIIT Workout

Workout equipment: None Workout type: 12 Minute Timer setting: 18 x :10 x :30 1. Burpees 2. Pike push ups 3. Squat jump in/outs 4. Push up in & outs 5. High knees 6. V up tuck... Read more ...

Mass testing will cut how many people will need to be quarantined by the...

Mass testing will cut how many people will need to be quarantined by the track and trace system

A team led by University of East Anglia simulated a pandemic in the village Haslemere. They estimated that 1.7% of people would need to quarantine if there was mass testing... Read more ...

Hospital in Weston-super-Mare shut to new patients 'sees 40% of staff test...

Hospital in Weston-super-Mare shut to new patients 'sees 40% of staff test positive for Covid-19'

A memo leaked to a local newspaper revealed Weston General Hospital, which has around 2,000 staff, warned of a high rate of coronavirus cases among medics. Read more ...

US pharmacies plan for surge in flu vaccines as two-thirds of Americans plan...

US pharmacies plan for surge in flu vaccines as two-thirds of Americans plan to get jab in the fall

US pharmacies are preparing for a surge of customers asking for the flu vaccine as 60% of Americans said in a new poll that they either plan to or definitely will get the jab... Read more ...

President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

How are you doing? I understand the answer may not be straightforward. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has created exceptional challenges over the last several months. Please let me... Read more ...

Stunning new graphs show how coronavirus is still surging in many US ciites

Stunning new graphs show how coronavirus is still surging in many US ciites

Researchers looked at infection and fatality rates from 116 counties in 33 states. Harrison, Texas has seen daily cases rise from 300 per 100,000 people in mid- April to 3,000... Read more ...