Deferring TAVR Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic May Cause Serious Complications

CIDRAP recently featured JAMA NetworkOpen's online reports of two timely research letters. The letters outlined the complications that may arise for aortic stenosis patients who have had to delay transaortic valve…

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Sorrento Therapeutics Has Received FDA Clearance for STI-1499 Trial in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19

Waking up to the news has one encouraging note, another new day and another new drug is being tested. According to an article in Biospace, the news from Sorrento Therapeutics…

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New Partnership: Sorrento and ViralClear Partner to Develop Antibody-Antiviral Therapies for COVID-19
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New Partnership: Sorrento and ViralClear Partner to Develop Antibody-Antiviral Therapies for COVID-19

If you're like me, you might be surprised that COVID-19 is not only still deeply ingrained in our world, but it seems to continue growing. As of the afternoon of…

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BERG Study Identifies a Genetic Factor Responsible For a Disproportionate Number of COVID-19 Cases Among African Americans

PRNewswire recently carried BERG’s announcement of the results of its COVID-19 clinical study. BERG, a biotech company based in Framingham, Mass., utilizes artificial intelligence in its research of diseases and…

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Can Nomacopan Treat COVID-Related Pneumonia? Akari Therapeutics Looks to Find Out
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Can Nomacopan Treat COVID-Related Pneumonia? Akari Therapeutics Looks to Find Out

Although we are now months into the global pandemic, new information emerges daily. Currently, COVID-19 is responsible for over 29 million cases globally, with 926,000 associated deaths. In the United…

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Overview of Coping Mechanisms That Can Help with Isolation-Induced Depression
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Overview of Coping Mechanisms That Can Help with Isolation-Induced Depression

by Caitlin Seida from In The Cloud Copy Isolation as a result of COVID-19 precautions is necessary but can take its toll on your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.…

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Researchers Are Investigating a Possible Connection Between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and COVID-19

Business Insider recently interviewed Marissa Oliver, a resident of New York City, who told us about the problems she has encountered during her recovery from COVID-19. Marissa, an arts manager,…

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Early Stages of Precision Medicine Being Developed for Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A recent article in Med City News outlines the difficult choices patients must make regarding immune compromising but life-saving therapy during the 2020 pandemic. Do they postpone their treatment or…

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 Researchers Are Studying the Use of THC For the Treatment of ARDS caused by COVID-19

According to a recent article in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, researchers at the UofSC have presented data stating that the cannabis compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is effective against respiratory distress syndrome…

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: CMT Australia Gets $10,000 Grant Towards Youth Outreach
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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: CMT Australia Gets $10,000 Grant Towards Youth Outreach

According to a story from Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, the nonprofit organization CMT Australia, which focuses on serving the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease patient community in Australia, has recently acquired a grant to the…

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