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Rushing COVID-19 Vaccine Development: Is It Justified?

Rushing COVID-19 Vaccine Development: Is It Justified?

The U.S. is joining the COVID-19 vaccine race with a massive testing effort planned for this year, and Russia might start vaccinations... Read more

Potential COVID-19 Treatments: Some In, Some Out

Potential COVID-19 Treatments: Some In, Some Out

The UK health ministry has announced that the antiviral drug remdesivir would be made available to selected COVID-19 patients while the... Read more

Alternating Lockdowns and Relaxation for Pandemic Control

Alternating Lockdowns and Relaxation for Pandemic Control

An international team of researchers has analysed several scenarios of non-pharmaceutical COVID-19 interventions in 16 countries and outlined... Read more

WHA Concludes with Landmark COVID-19 Resolution

WHA Concludes with Landmark COVID-19 Resolution

The 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) concluded on 19 May with its delegates adopting a landmark COVID-19 resolution co-sponsored by over... Read more

EU Streams Millions into COVID-19 R&D

EU Streams Millions into COVID-19 R&D

The European Commission is planning to invest another €122 million in COVID-19 research and has launched a second call for an expression... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

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Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

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Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

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 Bari Berger

Competency: Is It the Wonder ‘Drug’? Part 2

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