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The cradle of plasma medicine, 20 years later

Suresh Joshi, PhD, MD, left, and Alexander Fridman, PhD, at the Drexel Plasma Institute in January 2022. Photo courtesy of Suresh Joshi. In 2022, Drexel University C. & J. Nyheim Plasma Institute (NPI) celebrates 20 years not only as a …

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Diversity among oncologists does not reflect US population

While the representation of women in academic radiation oncology and medical oncology faculties has increased over time, racial and ethnic minorities are still vastly underrepresented in these fields, according to a cross-sectional study of data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. “Creating and sustaining a diverse healthcare workforce is …

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Care-seeking behavior of COVID-19 cases during the first eight weeks of the outbreak in Singapore: differences between local community and imported cases and having visits to one or more healthcare providers | BMC Public Health

Our study revealed differences in care-seeking behavior among subgroups of early COVID-19 cases in Singapore. Locally acquired cases had a significantly longer time from symptom onset to hospital admission than imported cases (median 6 days versus 4 days). Among those who had at least one pre-admission visit, a higher percentage …

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Obituary: Robert E. Kleiger, professor of medicine, 87 years old – The Source

Robert E. Kleiger, MD, longtime electrophysiologist in the cardiovascular division of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died of prostate cancer on January 21, 2022 at his home in St. Louis. He was 87 years old. kleiger Kleiger, a professor of medicine, was a cardiologist widely known for …

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Geotechnical Services Market Latest Advances and Business Opportunities 2021-2030

Allied Market Research Geotechnical Services Market by Type and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast by 2030 PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, Jan. 17, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The global geotechnical services market is expected to reach $3.7 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% by 2021 to 2030. The …

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Omicron News, Vaccines and EU cases: Live updates from Covid

Medical staff treated Frank Clark for Covid-19 at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, last week.Credit…Shannon Stapleton / Reuters The number of Americans hospitalized with Covid-19 has surpassed last winter’s peak, underscoring the severity of the threat the virus continues to pose as the highly contagious variant of Omicron …

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Covid updates: long waits and extra expense for many to get US tests

PictureStudents and staff at public schools in Clayton County, Ga. Waited in a line of more than 100 vehicles for coronavirus tests on Wednesday.Credit…Dustin Chambers for The New York Times Many Americans have stood in long lines at free test sites since before the Christmas and New Years holiday rush. …

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Governor’s Office | This week in New Jersey: January 7, 2022

GOVERNOR MURPHY LEADS THE RESPONSE TO WINTER STORMS Governor Murphy led the state’s response to two winter storms with State Police Superintendent Col. Patrick Callahan, Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti and Public Services Board Chairman Joseph Fiordaliso to closely monitor state efforts to mitigate the impact of storms. READ …

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American coronavirus: Americans could face a different reality in January as Covid-19 sweeps the country, experts warn

“Omicron is really everywhere,” Dr. Megan Ranney, professor of emergency medicine at Brown University’s School of Public Health, told CNN Friday night. “What worries me the most over the next month is that our economy is going to shut down, not because of the policies of the federal government or …

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Chronicle’s Most Read World Microscopy Record in ’21

In 2020, four of the five most read stories in the Cornell Chronicle were related to the pandemic. This year, as of December 1, there was only one COVID-19 story in the top 20 – a reflection of the “new normal” after a year like no other. Of Chronicle’s 10 …

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Undiagnosed diabetes mellitus and associated factors in adults in Ethiopia: systematic review and meta-analysis

1. Tabák, AG, Herder, C., Rathmann, W., Brunner, EJ & Kivimäki, M. Prediabetes: A high risk condition for the development of diabetes. Lancet 379(9833), 2279-2290 (2012). Google Scholar article 2. Bonora, E. & Tuomilehto, J. The pros and cons of diagnosing diabetes with A1C. Diabetic treatments 34(SUPPL. 2), S184 – …

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Broadening the Conversation on Sustainability | MIT News

Stacy Godfreey-Igwe sat in her dorm at MIT, staring frantically at her phone. An unprecedented snowstorm had hit her hometown of Richardson, Texas, and she was struggling to contact her family. She felt worried and frustrated, aware that neighboring areas had not lost electricity during the storm but that her …

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Ackley recognized as one of Virginia’s top teachers for 2022

Education “Students and colleagues describe Ackley’s approach to teaching as dynamic and lively. It facilitates learning by using unique materials, technologies and industry leaders as mediums to immerse students in critical inquiry and engage students in learning with purpose… Ackley’s student assessments are always among the highest at Roanoke College. …

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Why the demographic transition is accelerating

December 11, 2021 ABIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT come on, that was capital. On November 24, the Indian government said the country’s fertility rate had fallen to 2.0 children per woman. That’s below the replacement rate – at which new births are enough to maintain a stable population – and puts India in …

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Fauci castigates his GOP critics in first Fox News appearance since October

(Fox Business Network) White House Chief Medical Advisor Dr Anthony Fauci said on Friday he was much more interested in whether Americans stop dying from Covid-19 than whether they love it or not. Veteran virologist and longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has spoken of …

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UMich study reveals vulnerability of mental health in COVID-19 patients

Regardless of mental health history, pre-existing medical conditions, and severity of illness, people hospitalized with COVID-19 had higher levels of PTSD, anxiety, and loneliness compared to those hospitalized for unrelated illnesses to COVID at the time of release, a recent report published by researchers at the University of Michigan concluded. …

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Analysis: swollen Texan treasure leaves 2022 hopes room for big ideas

Editor’s Note: If you’d like to receive an email notification whenever we publish Ross Ramsey’s column, click here. If you’d like to listen to the column, just click the play button below. According to the state comptroller, Texas is heading into an election year with projections that more than $ …

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How to assess COVID-19 information online: fact, fiction, or something in between

There are so many studies on COVID-19 and vaccinations for people to read and react to. How do we know / decide which study is accurate and useful for patients and which studies are not when it comes to COVID-19? “There is more information on the Internet than anyone can …

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MRNA Vaccine Pioneer Dr Robert Malone Joins Project Unity as Medical and Regulatory Director

IRVINE, Calif., November 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Unity Project announced today that Dr. Robert malone, MD, MS, has been appointed the organization’s medical and regulatory director. Dr Malone is an internationally renowned physician-scientist who specializes in the advanced development of medical countermeasures against infectious diseases. He is …

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The time has come to get the lead out of Kan water.

Department of Political Science, Wichita State University. “/>Alexandra Middlewood, PhD, is aassistant professor at Department of Political Science, Wichita State University. According to a national study released by the American Medical Association last month, 65% of children in Kansas have high levels of lead in their blood – 15 points …

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Durability of immunity to reinfection with SARS-CoV-2

The most effective approaches currently available to control the spread and transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is the virus responsible for coronavirus-2019 disease (COVID-19), include several effective COVID-19 vaccines that have already been distributed around the world. Despite their usefulness, there remain critical knowledge gaps …

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The durability of immunity against reinfection with SARS-CoV-2: an evolutionary comparative study

Contextual research Evidence before this study We searched PubMed and Google Scholar for articles containing information on antibody levels after recovery from infection with the coronaviruses SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, human coronavirus (HCoV) -OC43, HCoV-HKU1, HCoV-NL63, and HCoV-229E, and corresponding reinfection times. We have applied no language restrictions and included articles …

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Grow Your Own Teacher programs take off

Thank you for supporting Montana Free Press and for being part of our community. Your donation makes this and all of our other local reporting possible. A donation to Montana Free Press goes beyond the newsroom. We uncover the truth, explain key news and hold those in power accountable. The …

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September 27 – Georgia Southern College of Education Creates Research Center Dedicated to Advocating Youth Rights | Education and Career Development

September 27, 2021 – For more than 30 years, the National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Conference (NYAR) at Georgia Southern University (formerly the National At-Risk Youth Conference) has served as an epicenter for sharing information and advancement to support young people facing challenges across the country. The conference recently led …

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Kumar Leader in Collaborative HIV Cure Research

Priti Kumar, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), will co-lead the Yale School of Medicine’s HIV Cure Research Program, under a new $ 26.5 million grant from the program National Institutes of Health flagship Martin Delaney Collaboratories (MDC) for HIV cure research. The team, made up of researchers from …

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The research on obesity that has exploded

As this 2005 article began to gain attention, a renowned professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, Walter Willett, had already started his own advertising campaign. Believing that Flegal’s findings were not only false but in fact dangerous, Willett and a handful of his Harvard …

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Science shows the benefits of masks

By letter to the editor on July 10, 2021. Editor:In response to Mr Baiton’s letter to the editor of July 7 titled “Mask Mandates Triggered by Fear, Not Science,” I assume he is referring to a review article published by authors at the Chicago School of Public Health in July …

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