New clinical underway to use personalized medicine to treat severe asthma

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A new phase 2 clinical trial of multiple therapies to treat patients with severe asthma, specifically focusing on personalized therapies based on genetics, family...

Northwestern Medicine study finds link between dietary choices and COVID-19 risk

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Some dietary decisions, including high vegetable intake and coffee consumption, may impact a person’s likelihood of contracting COVID-19, a Northwestern Medicine study found, according...

Study could help improve care for irregular heartbeats in patients with...

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New research will help doctors identify, treat and prevent potentially dangerous irregular heartbeats in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a common heart condition in...

Study Characterized the Antibody Response to Five Ebola Vaccines

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A new study published in Science Translational Medicine reports on the Ebola vaccine-mediated protection of five mucosal vaccine vectors based on the human and avian paramyxoviruses....

Can dietary supplements help the immune system fight coronavirus infection?

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Johns Hopkins Medicine gastroenterologist Gerard Mullin, M.D., and a team of co-authors published an article May 11, 2021, in Advances in Experimental Medicine and...

Taking a step toward discovering the cause of joint disease

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Terence D. Capellini has been interested in how joints work for almost three decades. Part of it is due to personal experience, as he...

Vaccine Hesitancy in Young Adults May Hamper Herd Immunity

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Vaccine skepticism among young adults may stall efforts to achieve herd immunity – a threshold in which approximately 80 percent of a population is...

Scientists unravel the many physiological roles of melatonin

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Mention melatonin and many people think of the over-the-counter sleep aid. But the hormone made in the brain’s pineal gland controls much more than...

Study: People Living with HIV/AIDS at Significantly Higher Risk of Suicide

Despite significant medical advancements related to HIV treatment and quality of life, the risk of suicide in patients is high and health care providers...

Tooth loss associated with greater risk of cognitive decline and dementia

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Around 5 million people aged 65 years or older in the United States have dementia. Researchers have noted a potential relationship between tooth loss and...