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A new biomimetic formulation developed to combat glioblastoma multiforme

A new biomimetic formulation developed to combat glioblastoma multiforme

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an aggressive brain cancer with a poor prognosis and limited treatment options. Therefore, novel and effective approaches to the treatment of GBM are urgently needed. Based on the observation of elevated lactate in resected GBM, researchers from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Shenzhen …

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Study: Phenotypes of disease severity in a cohort of hospitalized COVID-19 patients: results from the IMPACC study. Image Credit: sfam_photo/Shutterstock

Study examines results from the IMPACC trial to understand clinical phenotypes of disease severity in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

In a recent article published on honeyRxiv*, longitudinal clinical phenotypes were described based on respiratory ordinal scales. According to the study, demographics, clinical features, laboratory tests and radiographic observations were correlated with the trajectory of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Disease Severity Phenotypes in a Cohort of Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19: Results from the IMPACC …

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A new blood test for pediatric cancer patients that changes the game

Kayne Cook was only 23 months old when a usually happy, healthy toddler began to vomit every day after waking up and became unstable on her feet. His mother, Dani, took him to her local hospital several times in six weeks, only to be told he had virosis or reflux. Despite having countless neurological symptoms …

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Innovative augmented reality articulated scanner unveiled at Westmead Children's Hospital to support young people with haemophilia

Innovative augmented reality articulated scanner unveiled at Westmead Children’s Hospital to support young people with haemophilia

Westmead Children’s Hospital (CHW) today introduced the first augmented reality technology designed in Australia. This technology will allow young people living with hemophilia to see the potentially irreversible impact of disabling joint disease. Image credit: Sanofi Hemophilia, an incurable, hereditary rare blood disorder, is estimated to affect more than 3,000 Australians. Haemophilia is diagnosed when …

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