Medical research

Lancet boosts review process after COVID study retraction

The prestigious Lancet medical journal said it is bolstering its scientific review process after being forced to retract a study into the effects of an anti-arthritis drug on COVID-19 patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stroke scans could reveal COVID-19 infection

New research from King's College London has found that COVID-19 may be diagnosed on the same emergency scans intended to diagnose stroke. The findings have important implications in the management of patients presenting with ...

Health

COIVD-19: A barometer for social justice in New York City

In an editorial for the American Journal of Public Health, faculty from the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) led by Dean Ayman El-Mohandes highlight the long-standing public health-related ...

Genetics

Epigenetic changes precede onset of diabetes

Epigenetic changes in the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas can be detected in patients several years before the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes (T2D). These changes are responsible for the altered methylation activity of ...

Cardiology

ESC updates guidelines for adult congenital heart disease

(HealthDay)—In 2020 European Society of Cardiology guidelines, updated recommendations are presented for the care of adult patients with congenital heart disease (ACHD); the guidelines were published online Aug. 29 in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus in the blood can predict severe COVID-19

A blood test on hospital admission showing the presence or absence of SARS-CoV-2 can identify patients at a high risk of severe COVID-19. Admitted patients without virus in their blood have a good chance of rapid recovery. ...

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Journal

A journal (through French from late Latin diurnalis, daily) has several related meanings:

The word "journalist" for one whose business is writing for the public press has been in use since the end of the 17th century.

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