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Source: Drugs-COVID-19  Sep 08, 2020  2 years ago
Drugs-COVID-19: Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-New York in a new study suggest that using drugs such as PI3K/mTOR And Topoisomerase inhibitors reduces ACE2 expression and reduces risk and an individual’s susceptibility to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease.   As ACE2 are the main and first receptors that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus uses...
Source: COVID-19 Diagnostics  Sep 08, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai in a new study have found that D-Dimers, a fragment protein produced by the breakup of fibrin clots can be used as a biomarker to determine which patients are at the risk of dying.   Information such as this which predicts a COVID-19 patient’s risk of mortality is useful in designing clinical treatment protoco...
Source: Influenza Vaccinations And COVID-19  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
Influenza Vaccinations And COVID-19: A new study by Canadian researchers from Laval University and McGill University show that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) can offer a certain degree of protection against the COVID-19 disease  compared to inactivated influenza vaccines (IIV) containing three or four variants. The study findings also suggest that inactivated influenza vaccines II...
Source: SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Via Frozen Food  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Via Frozen Food: A new research by Chinese researchers from the South China Agricultural University-Guangzhou, Institute of Animal Health-Guangdong and Fudan University-Shanghai has confirmed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is able to survive on seafood such as salmon for up to 8 days at 4 degrees Celsius which is the temperature of most frozen storage facilities for seafoo...
Source: COVID-19 Next Generation Vaccines  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Next Generation Vaccines: Cambridge based Elicio Therapeutics has developed a next generation COVID-19 vaccine ELI-005 that is expected to start initial clinical trials soon. Unlike most of the current genetic based vaccines under development or in phase 3 trials, this lymph node-targeting vaccine is composed of an adjuvant developed using the company’s Amphiphile technology and the...
Source: India COVID-19-Coronavirus News  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
India COVID-19-Coronavirus News: India reported its fourth documented case of COVID-19 reinfection in the IT city Bengaluru on Sunday. Someone Should Really Show Him How To Wear A Mask Correctly   The patient, a female aged 27 years from the southern Indian city who got recovered from an initial infection from SARS-CoV-2 in July, has tested positive again for the virus. The confirmation of ...
Source: United Kingdom And Israel COVID-19 News  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
United Kingdom reported almost 3,000 new coronavirus cases over 24 hours, a level not seen since late May according to health authorities on Sunday.   Also it was reported that two more people had died after testing positive over the past 28 days, bringing Britain’s overall death toll to 41,551, Europe's highest.   Also, 2,990 new cases were recorded, significantly higher tha...
Source: Herbs For COVID-19  Sep 07, 2020  2 years ago
Herbs For COVID-19: A number of studies are now emerging showing that the phytochemical Tryptanthrin extracted from the leaves of the Strobilanthes Cusia plant also known as Assam Indigo or Chinese Rain Bell has potential efficacy as an antiviral against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which causes the deadly COVID-19 disease.   Scientifically known as Strobilanthes Cusia, the plant blooms ...
Source: Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPIs  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs which already have a bad reputation due to various numerous medical and health complications associated with it now has another new complication associated with its use ie risk of developing fatty liver disease   https://www.thailandmedical.news/news/ppis-or-acid-reflux-drugs-affects-cognitive-abilities-of-breast-cancer-survivors   https://www.thailandmed...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 research by German scientists from the University of Tuebingen shows that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus basically paralyzes the cytotoxic and metabolic functions of the human host immune cells which leads to disease severity and progression.   The study findings are published on a preprint server and are currently being peer-reviewed. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.04...
Source: Australia COVID-19  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
The COVID-19 lockdown in the Australian second-biggest city of Melbourne has been extended by another two weeks according to government and health officials who said that new cases had not dropped enough to prevent another surge. An Australian Protester In Melbourne.   Australians in Melbourne were due to exit a harsh six-week lockdown next weekend but face continued restrictions for months...
Source: Thailand COVID-19 News  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
Thailand COVID-19 News:  6 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Thailand today (Sunday, 6th September) of which three could be COVID-19 reinfections! Westerners Not Wearing Mask Still A Common Sight In Thailand   The CCSA or Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration Thailand said that of the 6 cases, 3 were Thai male nationals who had been previously infected in Singapore but had sin...
Source: COVID-19 Antibody  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 antibody immunity and virus neutralizing capabilities will be critical to control the anticipated worsening of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic however already emerging studies are indicating that there could be many complications and disappointments although numerous pharmaceutical and biotech companies along with certain governments are trying to conceal these news in order to either profit from...
Source: America COVID-19 News  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
America COVID-19 News: COVID-19 cases are rising in the various campuses of U.S. colleges and universities, leading authorities to react in a vast array of ways including reverting back to classes going online and a sudden rise of disciplinary actions and dismissals as school authorities try to maintain control in the campuses.   It was found that most of the students breaking social distan...
Source: Narsoplimab And COVID-19  Sep 06, 2020  2 years ago
Narsoplimab And COVID-19: Researchers are now saying that treatments for COVID-19 may be focusing on at the wrong elements of the disease based on emerging data from Bergamo, Italy, the epicenter of the pandemic in Europe.   Italian researchers realized, as they combed through the data, that COVID-19 is an endothelia injury rather than a pulmonary event and that stopping the complement casc...
Source: World COVID-19 News  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
World COVID-19 News: The Global COVID-19 pandemic is not showing any signs of slowing down, on the contrary tell-tale signs are indicating that it is going to get worse and that a real second wave is fast approaching.   In the last 24 hours the world saw its highest record of daily reported new COVID-19 infections of 299,185 cases. The total global deaths from the COVID-19 disease is now 87...
Source: Coronavirus Cases In India  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
India coronavirus cases have crossed the 4 million mark on Saturday as the country also reported its record highest number of COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours which was said to be 86,430 cases.   India is reported to be behind the United States which has more than 6.3 million cases and Brazil which has more than 4.1 million cases.   However many Indian experts and medical profession...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A new study by researchers from Radboud University Medical Center-Netherlands questions as to whether it is really to assume that cytokine storms are truly causing disease severity in the case of COVID-19 as new emerging data questions the unproven hypothesis.   In the study it was observed that although IL-6 levels are elevated in severe COVID-19, they are lower than lev...
Source: COVID-19 Alerts  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Alerts: Researchers from Texas Children's Hospital-Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio and Georgetown University-Washington have discovered in a new study that the multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), linked to COVID-19, damages the heart to such an extent that some children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.   The numb...
Source: Common Cold-COVID-19  Sep 05, 2020  2 years ago
Common Cold-COVID-19: Researchers from Yale University School of Medicine have discovered that the Rhinovirus which causes most of the common colds can prevent the flu virus from infecting airways by jumpstarting the body's antiviral defenses.   The study findings help answer a the strange phenomena surrounding the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic in which an expected surge in swi...
Source: COVID-19 And Unconventional T Cells   Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
French researchers have discovered that a class of immune cells known as unconventional T cells (uT cells) plays a role in the progression of COVID-19 disease into its severity forms. Furthermore it was proposed that these unconventional T Cells could be also used as biomarkers to determine COVID-19 severity risks.   So called unconventional T cells are a diverse class of immune c...
Source: D614G Mutation  Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
D614G Mutation: According to a new study by researchers from University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston-Texas, the mutation of the spike proteins of the new strain D614G has indeed made the new strain more infectious. This new study also reaffirms other previous studies about the new D614 strain being more infectious contrary to some so called Singaporean ‘experts’ making comments t...
Source: COVID-19 And Fatty Liver Disease  Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 And Fatty Liver Disease: Researchers from the University of Minnesota and John Hopkins School of Medicine in a new observational study reveal that individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and steatohepatitis have increased odds of hospitalization due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19); conversely, metabolic surgery was found to be protective against the admission of inf...
Source: COVID-19 And Metformin  Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 And Metformin: A new study comprising researchers from China, America and UK have shown that metformin as a diabetic drug for COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes was associated with higher incidence of acidosis which could lead to kidney complications but it was not associated with higher mortality rates.   The study findings were published in the journal: Cell Metabolism https:...
Source: COVID-19-Heart  Sep 04, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19-Heart: Despite early reports and studies that showed the heart was affected by a variety of ways by the SARS-CoV-2 infection including just recent studies that showed the SARS-CoV-2 was able to attack the heart tissues directly and despite so many numerous articles that that showed that the emerging impact of the COVID-19 on heart health, in the last few days doctors and researchers are r...
Source: Thailand News  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
Thailand News: Thailand will soon impose a compulsory COVID-19 insurance for all foreign visitors to the Kingdom as the country starts to open up the country gradually starting next month.   In was reported in the local media that a spokesman for Thailand’s State Insurance Commission said all foreign arrivals into the Kingdom will need to have insurance cover for COVID-19 starting wit...
Source: COVID-19 Pediatrics  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Pediatrics: Researchers from the Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC in a new study on the kinetics of viral clearance and antibody production across age groups in SARS-CoV-2 infected children found that the virus and the corresponding antibodies can co-exists simultaneously raisng lots of questions and possible implications.   The study is available on a preprint f...
Source: COVID-19 Bradykinin Storms  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
By detailed analysis of data on more than 40,000 genes , 17,000 genetic  and 2.5 billion genetic combinations samples linked to COVID-19, researchers from Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee have managed by using the world’s second fastest computer called the Summit supercomputer have come up with a hypothesis as to how the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus affects the human host dubbed the &...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
A new COVID-19 Research study published the JAMA Journal that involved an international collaboration of huge magnitude has shown that widely available corticosteroids improved the survival rates of COVID-19 patients experiencing severity and in critical conditions. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2770279   Researchers and medical experts pooled data from 121 hospitals in ...
Source: Cancer And Hair Dyes  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
A cohort study by researchers from Harvard Medical School on women in the United States who use permanent hair dye products to color their hair at home has found that most do not experience greater risk of most cancers or greater cancer related mortality.   The study findings were published in the British Medical Journal. https://www.bmj.com/content/370/bmj.m2942   Although the study f...
Source: COVID-19 And Plasmin  Sep 03, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in an attempt to answer a question as to why the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus more dangerous in individuals with comorbidities have managed to propose a hypothesis that an extracellular protease called plasmin might be responsible for aiding the accelerating the virus activities at the furin sites. The team also proposed that the widely a...
Source: Polio Vaccine  Sep 02, 2020  2 years ago
Vaccines are basically meant to protect individuals against a disease but in some cases the things could go wrong and backfire especially when proper studies are not conducted and things are expedited over monetary concerns.   The WHO or World Health Organization finally admitted that  a new polio outbreak in Sudan is linked to an ongoing vaccine-sparked epidemic in Chad, a week after ...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Sep 02, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Vaccine researchers from UK and Taiwan have demonstrated the potential of a new candidate vaccine called RBD-SpyVLP against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in animal models.   In vivo trials involving animal models such as mice and pigs, low doses of the vaccine triggered a potent neutralizing antibody response that was stronger than the response induced by serum taken from patients who...
Source: Thailand Coronavirus News  Sep 02, 2020  2 years ago
Thailand Coronavirus News: Thailand celebrated its 100 Days without any local COVID-19 cases or transmissions. The country has been lucky as it was only exposed to the milder strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus since the epidemic plus it is speculated that due to epigenetic changes as a result of the excessive usage of herbs in Thai cuisines and dietary habits, Thais have developed a robust and ...
Source: COVID-19 And Diabetes  Sep 02, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 related diabetes being found in SARS-CoV-2 infected patients who were previously healthy and never had the disease before is causing a dilemma among the medical community as studies are showing that ACE-2 expression is not found in the pancreatic beta cells although it is found in other areas of the pancreas and to date no SARS-CoV-2 virus particles were ever detected in the pancreas...
Source: COVID-19 Spread   Sep 02, 2020  2 years ago
A new study of COVID-19 spread via airborne mode is published in the journal: JAMA Internal Medicine provides new evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can simply spread in the air. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2770172   In the incident in China, an infected individual on a poorly ventilated Chinese bus caused the COVID-19 spread to nearly two dozen o...
Source: COVID-19 T Cells  Sep 01, 2020  2 years ago
Even a strong T Cell response against the spike, membrane, and nucleocapsid SARS-CoV-2 proteins is not associated with recovery in critical COVID-19 patients according to a new study by German researchers from Marien Hospital and the department of Virology of Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) as well as the Clinic for Infectious Diseases, the Clinic of Anesthesiology and the Institute for Virolog...
Source: COVID-19 Herbs-Prunella Vulgaris  Sep 01, 2020  2 years ago
A research on herbs that can treat COVID-19 by Canadian researchers from the Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba-Canada has shown the extracts from the herb  Prunella Vulgaris is able to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus entry into cells in a vitro study.   The research findings are published on a preprint server and are currently bein...
Source: Epigenetics  Sep 01, 2020  2 years ago
Epigenetics changes linked to aging was observed in people who eat a lot of industrially processed junk food as they are  likely to exhibit a change in their chromosomes linked to ageing, according to study by researchers from University of Navarra in Spain.   The study found that three or more servings of so-called "ultra-processed food" per day doubled the odds that st...
Source: Oxytocin and Gastroenterology  Sep 01, 2020  2 years ago
Oxytocin which is also known as the love hormone, plays an important role in stress' disruption of digestion such as bloating, discomfort, nausea, and diarrhea according to a new study by researchers from Penn State University- College of Medicine that was sponsored by a grant from the U.S. National Institute of Health.   The study findings are published in The Journal of Physiology. ht...
Source: COVID-19 Disinfectants  Sep 01, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Disinfectants: Researchers from Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University, George Mason University-Virginia and SINTX Technologies Inc-Utah in a new study have demonstrated that the synthetic compound silicon nitride, which is used in medical implants and high mechanical performance engineering applications, is capable of inactivating the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus at varying concentrat...
Source: Coronavirus-COVID-19  Sep 01, 2020  2 years ago
Coronavirus-COVID-19: Eight months down the road we have already hit 25.5 million people globally infected with COVID-19 disease according to official reports with a realistic figure being at least ten fold due to issues of insufficient testing, figures being concealed etc. Forget about the recovery, it is a very arbitrary term. Once you are infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus you might &lsqu...
Source: Eye-Problems-COVID-19  Sep 01, 2020  2 years ago
Eye-Problems-COVID-19: A study by Chinese researchers from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan have showed that although most children developed eye symptoms later after contracting COVID-19 disease and as the disease progresses, there is a also growing occurrence of ocular issues appearing as the first sign of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children.   The study findings we...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Aug 31, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Vaccine: New studies are showing that T cell immunity is necessary to provide robust and durable protection against reinfection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. This implies that the epitopes specific to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which are capable of eliciting this type of response across a huge number of individuals need to be identified.   An epitope, also known as ant...
Source: Neuro-COVID  Aug 31, 2020  2 years ago
Neuro-COVID: Spanish researchers from Universidad Complutense- Madrid reported two cases studies in which COVID-19 patients were manifesting new neurological conditions not witnessed before in COVID-19 patients.   One 50 year old  male patient from the University Hospital “Príncipe de Asturias,” Alcalá de Henares-madrid was reported to exhibit the neurological...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 31, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: German Researchers from the Goethe University In Frankfurt have discovered that inhibiting growth factor receptor(GFR) signaling using prominent anticancer druglike  pictilisib, omipalisib, RO5126766, lonafarnib, and sorafenib prevented SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replication in vitro.   The study findings were published in the journal: Molecular Cell. https://www.science...
Source: COVID-19 Vaccine  Aug 31, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Vaccine: The chief of the US Food and Drug Administration, Dr Stephen Hahn raised the possibility that a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus might be given emergency approval even before the end of trials designed to ensure its safety and effectiveness.   However such a request for extraordinary approval would have to come from the vaccine developer, Dr Stephen Hah...
Source: COVID-19 News  Aug 31, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 News: Indians are being warned to avoid consuming raw milk unless boiled or pasteurized as a safety precaution as a new German study has shown that cows can get infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. India is one of the few countries in the world where many still consume raw milk or use raw milk for yoghurt production or for other food products.   Though they are no studies to v...
Source: Twitter  Aug 31, 2020  2 years ago
Our twitter account has been compromised since Saturday and we are still unable to get into the account as Twitter keeps on asking for a code that they say they will send via our mobile number but they never call. We can still access to change our passwords via codes twitter sends by sms but we cannot regain control of the account till they send a code via calling us! There has been no respond fr...
Source: COVID-19 Treatments  Aug 31, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Treatments: Researchers from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School reports the potential of a new class of drugs called CAR NK cells, which could be used off-the-shelf to treat COVID-19.   Their research findings were published on a preprint server and have yet to be peer-reviewed. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.08.11.247320v1   Present medical interventions in COVID...
Source: Coronavirus News  Aug 31, 2020  2 years ago
Coronavirus News: Malaysian researchers from the International Medical University-Kuala Lumpur and also involving another Malaysian researcher from the University of Huddersfield-UK have found from a study involving meta-analysis of data of more than 9000 COVID-19 patients that statin usage  was associated with a reduced risk of a severe or fatal course of COVID-19 by about 30%. The study fi...
Source: COVID-19 Warnings  Aug 30, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Warnings: There have been more case reports and studies emerging globally of COVID-19 patients who had initially only experienced mild symptoms or in some cases were simply asymptomatic despite testing positive from SARS-CoV-2 later developing chronic heart conditions.   It was already known that ‘recovered’ hospitalized COVID-19 patients were often at risk of cardiovas...
Source: COVID-19 Research  Aug 30, 2020  2 years ago
COVID-19 Research: A study led by researchers from  University of Tennessee, Amcyte Pharmaceutical Inc, 3LogixBio Inc and researchers from Argentina have demonstrated the antiviral effects of three candidate nasal spray formulations against  the SARS-CoV-2, the agent that causes the COVID-19 disease that were based using a seaweed extract called Iota-Carrageenan and also Xylitol an artif...
Source: Heart Attacks:   Aug 30, 2020  2 years ago
Heart Attacks: It is already a known fact that a heart attack can leave parts of the heart permanently scarred and stiff, resulting in prolonged disability and potential progression toward heart failure. Medical researchers have studied various ways to repair or regenerate such damaged heart tissue with only limited success.   However a new study led by chemist Dr Matthew Disney, Ph.D., fro...
Source: Coronavirus Latest News  Aug 30, 2020  2 years ago
Coronavirus Latest News: Researchers from the Children’s National Hospital and Research Institute-Washington DC and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in an editorial review published in the JAMA Pediatrics journal are warning that numerous studies are showing that in majority of children infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, even though they might on...

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