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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: Corticosteroids in COVID-19: Optimizing Observational Research through Target Trial Emulations. Image Credit: luchschenF/Shutterstock

The effect of corticosteroids on mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

In a recent study published on medRxiv* prepress server, researchers evaluated the impact of modern causal inference methods in estimating the effect of corticosteroids on coronavirus disease-related mortality 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Corticosteroids in COVID-19: Optimization of observational research through target trial emulations. Image credit: luchschenF / Shutterstock Observational research has provided great opportunities to understand …

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Westmead Children's Hospital is launching augmented reality technology to support patients with hemophilia.

Westmead Children’s Hospital is launching augmented reality technology to support patients with hemophilia.

Earlier this week, an innovative augmented reality technology designed in Australia was unveiled at Westmead Children’s Hospital (CHW). It is designed to enable young people living with hemophilia to see the potentially irreversible impact of joint disease. Hemophilia: An incurable blood disorder Hemophilia, an incurable, hereditary rare blood disorder, is estimated to affect more than …

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"We need people to take this seriously": Queensland Children's Hospital is under pressure with a sharp rise in flu and respiratory tract cases

“We need people to take this seriously”: Queensland Children’s Hospital is under pressure with a sharp rise in flu and respiratory tract cases

The emergency department of Queensland Children’s Hospital (QCH) in Brisbane is experiencing unprecedented demand, with record numbers of patients last month. Key points: This year’s flu season started earlier than usual and seems to be peaking before the typical August peak. People are more susceptible to the flu than in previous years after being protected …

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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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