Keeping you up to date on recent developments in orthopedics, including: New study expands evaluation of gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy; High risk of AKI in patients undergoing treatment for infected total knee replacement; Tadpole nerve regeneration capacity provides clue to treating spinal cord injury.
LONDON – The largest study to date, involving 236,379 confirmed cases, shows that 1 in 3 survivors of COVID-19 was diagnosed with a neurological or psychiatric condition within six months of contracting the infection. For 13% of those patients, it was their first such diagnosis.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in oncology, including: Popcorn-like gold nanofilms for detection of miRNA in cancer; Myeloid cells differ in primary and recurrent glioblastoma; Premetastatic niche is prepared via leaky gut in colorectal cancer; Brain metastases of breast cancer depend on fatty acid synthesis.
Researchers at the J. Craig Venter Institute and the National Institute of Standards and Technologies have identified seven genes that are indispensable in order for the "minimal genome" or JCV3.0 cell to divide into two equal daughter cells.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in cardiology, including: Space flight, swimming both hard on LV mass; Workaholism a bad deal for coronary artery disease patients; New approach to stem cell therapy effective in animal models of HF.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in neurology, including: DBS shows promise in treating OCD patients with comorbidities; COVID-19-associated seizures linked to higher risk of death; Antibodies could make things worse in neurodegeneration; Ultrarare variants give insights into schizophrenia.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in diagnostics, including: Blood-based test may help detect early Alzheimer’s disease; AI-based tool helps predict course of COVID-19; Myeloid cells differ in primary and recurrent glioblastoma.
Researchers at Kumamoto University have identified mutations in the proteoglycan Tsukushi as a cause of hydrocephalus. The study, which was published in the March 31, 2021, issue of Science Translational Medicine, adds to the evidence that a significant proportion of hydrocephalus are due to genetic alterations.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in orthopedics, including: Scientists use nanotechnology to detect bone-healing stem cells; Premia reports FDA breakthrough device designation for Its Tops system; 'Break a leg' not so lucky when it leads to limb deformities.