Researchers have found that a targeted therapy with tocilizumab reduced mortality by 30 percent for critically ill COVID-19 patients when administered within the first two days of ICU admission.
Oct. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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The TestBoston study will facilitate at-home testing on 10,000 people for both the SARS-CoV-2 virus and antibodies against it to increase access to testing and surveillance.
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~5 min
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“Viral history” tool VirScan offers new insights into antibody response to SARS-CoV-2.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers have developed a synthetic lining that could deliver drugs in a sustained way to the small intestine, offering hope for those suffering from lactose intolerance, diabetes, and obesity.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~4 min
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Shifting the U.S.'s COVID-19 testing strategy to emphasize inexpensive, daily tests would break national transmission chains within weeks, an infectious disease testing expert said.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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New quantum-classical algorithm brings nuclear magnetic resonance readings closer to “near-term” quantum computing.
July 24, 2020 • ~9 min
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In a retrospective analysis of U.S. veterans 75 years or older, Harvard researchers found those who were prescribed statins had a 25 percent lower risk of death than their counterparts.
July 7, 2020 • ~5 min
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Urgent-care physician Anita Chary has turned her attention to treating those suffering from COVID-19 in recent weeks.
April 29, 2020 • ~14 min
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Efforts to protect nursing home patients should include moving residents from facilities and increased testing, said Harvard epidemiologist Michael Mina.
April 6, 2020 • ~8 min
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