Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Team creates better tool to aid COVID diagnosis

An LSU Health New Orleans radiologist and evolutionary anatomist have teamed up to show the same techniques used for research on reptile and bird lungs can be used to help confirm the diagnosis of COVID-19 in patients. Their ...

Medical research

Space station crew takes a breather with lung tissue investigation

The microgravity environment of the International Space Station impacts nearly every system within the human body. Researchers are studying the effects to the eyes, heart, muscles, and bones, but an area that hasn't received ...

Medical research

Fat tissue shows a robust circadian rhythm in a dish

In humans, glucose tolerance varies with time of day, but the mechanism responsible for the variation in insulin sensitivity throughout the day is unclear. In a recent study in The Journal of the Federation of American Societies ...

Health

FDA moves to ban most powdered surgical gloves (Update)

Federal health officials are moving to ban most surgical gloves made with powder, a feature designed to make them easier to wear, but which actually poses health risks to patients and health professionals.

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