Genetics

DNA repair supports brain cognitive development

It's a fact of life that things break down. And when they do, whether it's your car, the roof, or a blocked artery, there are people who we can call to help with the repairs. A lesser known fact of life is that DNA also regularly ...

Neuroscience

Skin breaks down with prolonged AL/CVL use in neonates

(HealthDay)—Neonates with prolonged arterial line (AL)/central venous line (CVL) use have fewer skin breaks and have significantly larger thalamic volumes early in life compared with those with restricted line use, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: Why is rapid turnaround on testing important?

Testing large numbers of people is vital to limiting the spread of COVID-19, but efficient processing of those tests also has a major impact on our ability to contain the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is Brazil the next big hot spot as other nations ease up?

Brazil is emerging as potentially the next big hot spot for the coronavirus amid President Jair Bolsonaro's insistence that it is just a "little flu" and that there is no need for the sharp restrictions that have slowed the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy sees signs of hope despite 766 new virus deaths

Italy saw more evidence Friday that it might have made it through the worst of the coronavirus pandemic despite the world-leading death toll growing by 766 to 14,681.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

N.Y. hospital converts sleep apnea machines into ventilators

(HealthDay)—As COVID-19 pushes American hospitals to the breaking point, intensive care units are finding creative ways to deal with a looming shortage of lifesaving mechanical ventilators.

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