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Human Fetal Lungs Harbor a Microbiome Signature
Human Fetal Lungs Harbor a Microbiome Signature
University of Alabama at Birmingham | Jan 20, 2020
This microbiome signature suggests that bacteria, or bacterial products, colonize the lungs far before birth
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Fluorescent Protein Reversible in Common Microscopy Technique
Fluorescent Protein Reversible in Common Microscopy Technique
American Physiological Society | Jan 20, 2020
Heart cell research leads to discovery that may lead to unreliable data
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Low Lymphocyte Count May Indicate Increased Mortality Risk
Low Lymphocyte Count May Indicate Increased Mortality Risk
Clinical Lab Manager | Jan 17, 2020
Study finds lymphopenia is associated with a 1.6-fold increase in risk of dying from any cause
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New Algorithm Predicts Gestational Diabetes
New Algorithm Predicts Gestational Diabetes
Weizmann Institute of Science | Jan 17, 2020
Timely prediction may help prevent the condition using nutritional and lifestyle changes
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Sepsis Associated with 1 in 5 Deaths Globally, Double Previous Estimate
Sepsis Associated with 1 in 5 Deaths Globally, Double Previous Estimate
University of Pittsburgh | Jan 17, 2020
Even if sepsis doesn't kill its victims, it can create lifelong disabilities in survivors
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HIV 'Hotspots' Not Necessarily Major Drivers of New Infections
HIV 'Hotspots' Not Necessarily Major Drivers of New Infections
Imperial College London | Jan 16, 2020
Hotspots are often targeted for intense HIV control interventions, including treatment and prevention, to maximize their effect and reach the people in greatest need first
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Lab Automation: A Solution to Staffing Shortages?
Lab Automation: A Solution to Staffing Shortages?
Technology Networks | Jan 16, 2020
Automation is often considered a threat to the clinical laboratory workforce, but it could solve a key challenge
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Mutations in Donors’ Stem Cells May Cause Problems for Cancer Patients
Mutations in Donors’ Stem Cells May Cause Problems for Cancer Patients
Washington University in St. Louis | Jan 15, 2020
Heart problems, graft-versus-host disease are concerns
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Multimodal Genomic Analyses Predict Response to Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Patients
Multimodal Genomic Analyses Predict Response to Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Patients
Johns Hopkins Medicine | Jan 15, 2020
Immune checkpoint inhibitors are transforming the field of cancer therapeutics, but their successes are limited by the lack of biomarkers that identify patients most likely to respond
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First Robust Cell Culture Model for the Hepatitis E Virus
First Robust Cell Culture Model for the Hepatitis E Virus
Ruhr-University Bochum | Jan 14, 2020
The lack of a robust cell culture model is one of the reasons why the hepatitis E virus has not been investigated much to date